melodic prog rock

Sonic Desolution to release debut album “Explorer” on April 30th 2021

Swedish melodic progressive rock band, Sonic Desolution, featuring members of Kaipa, Kee Marcello, Out Of This World, Artic Rain, have announced the release of their debut album “Explorer” on April 30th, 2021, via GMR Music. “Explorer” is for fans of classic prog like Flower Kings, Kaipa and Genesis.

Acolyte to release new studio album “Entropy” on May 14th 2021

Acolyte have exploded back into the heavy music scene with rapturous applause since their return. Unleashing an ambitious 10 minute single that painted a vibrant musical landscape of theatrical melodies, crushing riffs, soaring leads and exemplary technical musicianship, Acolyte’s “Entropy” has set the wheels in motion and can now be named as the official title track to the quintet’s new album.

Angel resigns with Cleopatra Records and working on new studio album

Legendary Rock Band Angel is set to start recording a brand new album on Cleopatra Records. This will be the second album on Cleopatra and a follow up to the very successful album “Risen” released in 2019. Founding members Punky Meadows and Frank DiMino have been working with new partner and band member, guitarist Danny Farrow to write and craft the new songs.

District 97 to release new live album “Screenplay” on March 26th 2021

Chicago prog legends District 97 will be releasing a new live album called “Screenplay” featuring well over 2 hours of music across 2 CDs on March 26th, 2021! The album comprises all of District 97’s critically-acclaimed “Screens” album performed live at Europe’s prog rock mecca, Boerderij Cultuurpodium, in October 2019. Additionally, the collection boasts a wide variety of additional live material spanning District 97’s back catalog and covers ranging from John Lennon to Yes.

3.2 to release new studio album “Third Impression” on February 12th 2021

Robert Berry will return with a second 3.2 album “Third Impression” on February 12th, 2021. 3.2 is a continuation of the band 3, in which Berry played alongside Carl Palmer and the late, great Keith Emerson.

Today, fans can get their first impression of the new album with the release of the single “A Fond Farewell”. Watch the music video below.

Todd Rundgren announces February and March 2021 multi-city Virtual Tour

Legendary recording artist, producer, songwriter and tech pioneer Todd Rundgren has announced his 2021 Clearly Human virtual tour, featuring 25 performances, each geo-fenced and tailored to a different US city. With each performance emanating from a Chicago venue (the most convenient time zone to allow for 8pm showtimes in every market), the shows will be “localized” to give both the band and the fans a sense of place (e.g.

Need to release new studio album “Norchestrion: A Song for the End” on January 12th 2021

Greece’s leading prog metal group Need return with their long-awaited fifth album, “Norchestrion: A Song for the End” on January 12th, 2021, via Ikaros Records.

“Norchestrion” will be released on digipack CD, double vinyl LP (with a limited edition of golden vinyl), a limited edition boxset, and on all digital platforms.