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Opeth - In Cauda Venenum

In all honesty, I was not a big fan of Opeth when they were playing death metal, since I thought other bands were doing a much better job at it, but when they started going soft, circa “Still Life”, I thought they were losing every ounce of credibility. They inadvertently abandoned their extreme style for a more mature, so called progressive style, just a little bit into the millennium and released a bunch of watered down albums that gained them a wider appeal, as they became more and more accessible.
 

Oh Hiroshima reveals lyric video for new single “Moderate Spectre”

After Swedish post-rockers Oh Hiroshima have just recently unleashed the hotly anticipated details for their upcomimg, third studio album titled “Oscillation”, today we get to hear another beautiful anthem with the track “Moderate Spectre”.

Of what blossoms into the band’s most epic record to date, “Oscillation” impresses with abstract guitar work, dreamlike vocals as well as a hint of Electronica.

Bjørn Riis - A Storm is Coming

Bjorn Riis’ name might not mean a lot on its own, but some context is given if you mention that he’s the mastermind and guitarist of Norweigian progsters Airbag, a band that has manage to mirror Pink Floyd, to perfection without really aping them. Seemingly not content with only being a member of Airbag, he’s also got a solo career on the side and “A Storm is Coming” marks his fourth personal outing.
 

Bjørn Riis to release new studio album “A Storm is Coming” on May 3rd 2019

Fans of Atmospheric Prog Rock will have something to look forward to on the 3rd of May, 2019, because that’s the date that Karisma Records will release “A Storm is Coming”, the latest album from Bjørn Riis, also known as the co-founder, songwriter and lead guitarist of Norwegian Prog Rockers Airbag.

Suldusk to release debut album “Lunar Falls” on April 12th 2019

Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Suldusk - a new project led by other-worldly frontwoman Emily Highfield - weaves acoustic tones of dark folk with elements of doom, atmospheric black metal and post rock

Suldusk is set to release her debut full-length album, entitled “Lunar Falls”, on April 12th, 2019. The album is available for pre-order now via Bandcamp.
 

Evergrey release official video for first single “A Silent Arc”

Acclaimed Swedish dark melodic metal masters Evergrey release their first single and video for “A Silent Arc” today, taken from new album “The Atlantic”, which is due out on January 25th, 2019.

You can check out the video for “A Silent Arc” below.

Stream “A Silent Arc” here.

The band stated:

Evergrey to release new studio album “The Atlantic” on January 25th 2019

Acclaimed Swedish dark melodic metal masters Evergrey are set to release their new studio album, titled “The Atlantic”, on January 25th 2019.

The band has worked extensively on the follow-up to their highly successful 2016’s effort “The Storm Within” (which entered the charts on high positions in numerous countries).

Again, Evergrey teamed up with Jacob Hansen, who – just like with the band’s previous releases “The Storm Within” and “Hymns For The Broken”, took care of mixing and mastering.

Evergrey’s Tom S. Englund states: