instrumental

Epica and Apocalyptica reschedule 2022 European co-headlining Tour to Winter & Spring 2023

Once again, symphonic metal titans Epica are forced to reschedule their co-headline tour with Apocalyptica due to the still ongoing restrictions in various countries that make it impossible to plan a 2-month-long tour run across Europe and 17 countries.

Animals As Leaders to release new studio album “Parrhesia” on March 25th 2022

Ground breaking, genre defying instrumental trio, Animals As Leaders have announced their highly anticipated new album “Parrhesia” today. Their first new full length album since 2016’s critically acclaimed “The Madness of Many” will be released on March 25th, 2022, via Sumerian Records.

Highlighting the news of their first new album in 6 years is the release of brand new single and accompanying music video “The Problem of Other Minds”. Watch the vidoe below.

Deeper Graves to release new studio album “The Colossal Sleep” on January 28th 2022

Deeper Graves – the solo project of Jeff Wilson of Chrome Waves, Contrition, and formerly of Nachtmystium, Wolvhammer, Abigail Williams, and more – will release its second album, “The Colossal Sleep” through Disorder Recordings in late January 2022.
 

Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events announce Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” in August 2022

Steve Vai and Dreamcatcher Events have announced Vai Academy 6.0 – “Finding Your Note” will be staged August 4-8, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa. Featured guests at this year’s gathering include Nuno Bettencourt, Guthrie Govan, Larry Mitchell, Joe Robinson, Billy Sheehan, Yvette Young, plus special guest Tommy Emmanuel.

Lybica signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Lybica are a dynamic and instrumental three-piece force from South Florida that seamlessly blends flavorful guitar melody with powerful metallic crunch. Lybica take you on an epic musical journey of peaks and valleys where the possibilities are endless.
 
Today, the band has announced its signing to Metal Blade Records and has shared the virtual performance video for the song “Ferment”. Watch it below.
 

Outrun The Sunlight to release new studio album “A Vast Field of Silence” on November 12th 2021

Chicago instrumental progressive quintet Outrun The Sunlight are ecstatic to announce their new album “A Vast Field of Silence”, to be released on November 12th, 2021.

The band have also released their beautiful first single from the record, “Awareness”. Watch the video for “Awareness” below.

Qilin signs licensing deal with Wormholedeath for the release of “Petrichor”

Paris based instrumental stoner combo Qilin has signed a licensing deal with Wormholedeath for their album “Petrichor”, which is due for release on November 19th, 2021, worldwide.

Like this creature from the Asian mythology from which the band takes its name, Qilin plays a hybrid music alternating between powerful, raw parts and soaring interludes. FFO: Yawning Man, Domkraft, Stone From The Sky, Glowsun, Spaceslug, Kylesa, Sleep, Yob.

Statement about the album and the signing:

Intervals announce November & December 2021 North American Headlining Tour

Following the release of the critically acclaimed fourth album “Circadian”, progressive rock innovators Intervals have announced a North American tour this fall. Kicking off November 19th in Pontiac, MI, the run will find the band performing songs from the album for the first time in a live setting.

Tuesday The Sky to release new studio album “The Blurred Horizon” on September 3rd 2021

On September 3rd, 2021, Tuesday The Sky will release their new album, “The Blurred Horizon”, via Metal Blade Records.

For a first preview of the record, listen to the new single, “Hypneurotic” - which features drummer Gavin Harrison - below.

Pre-order “The Blurred Horizon” here in the following formats:

• digipak-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)