modern prog metal

Oceans to release debut album “The Sun and the Cold” on January 10th 2020

Austrian-German post death metallers Oceans have just wrapped up a string of dates supporting label mates Cellar Darling and Forever Still across Germany.

Whilst on the road the quartet premiered new material from their upcoming debut album titled “The Sun and the Cold” and today, the group is pleased to announce that the aforementioned record will be released on January 10, 2020 via Nuclear Blast.

Sonus Corona release music video for new single “Illusions”

Sonus Corona is a progressive metal band from Turku, Finland. The band combines intense musical atmospheres accompanied with heavy riffs and strong melodies and relies on stellar songwriting. They say they have been heavily influenced by Haken, Toto, Tool, Dream Theater and Leprous.

The band released a new music video for “Illusions”, which is an all-acoustic track. Watch the video below.

Dvne signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Dvne to its worldwide roster! Founded in 2013, Dvne is a 5-piece progressive rock/metal band from Edinburgh, Scotland. With highly dynamic compositions venturing from delicate and intricate melodies to crushing and brutal soundscapes, Dvne’s music takes its listeners through a deeply emotional journey filled with dystopian thematics, grand narrative, and other-worldly landscapes. Fans can expect their upcoming 2nd full-length album - and Metal Blade debut - in 2020.

Meshiaak release new single “Tears that Burn the Son”

Meshiaak has released a second instant grat. track in front of the band’s upcoming new studio album, “Mask of All Misery”.

The song, “Tears that Burn the Son” can be heard via a static video below.

Danny Camilleri shared: “Tears is the deepest song on the on album for me personally, very close to home, my heart is in it...”

Periphery announces Winter 2020 North American Headlining Tour

Periphery, who recently wrapped up their wildly successful Periphery IV: Hail Stan North American tour, extend the outing, adding a Winter 2020 swing through the U.S. with festivities kicking off on Jan. 30 in San Francisco. See the new dates below.

North American Tour Dates 2020:
January 30 San Francisco, CA Fillmore
January 31 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
February 1 Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl
February 3 Phoenix, AZ The Van Buren
February 4 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater

Novelists FR to release new studio album “C’est La Vie” on January 24th 2020

Today, modern progressive metal outfit Novelists FR released their brand new single “Head Rush” and launched pre-orders for their new upcoming album “C’est La Vie”, which will be available on January 24th, 2020, via Arising Empire!

Watch the music video for the brand new single “Head Rush” below. Buy and/or stream the new single here.

Blame Zeus release lyric video for new single “The Warden”

Portuguese progressive/alternative metallers Blame Zeus have unleashed the new single and lyric video for “The Warden” off their upcoming full-length “Seethe”, coming out next November 8th, via Rockshots Records.

With influences that range from progressive metal to alternative rock, their music can be described as an intense and heavy rock, but also with intimate and nostalgic ballads. 

Check out the lyric video for “The Warden” below.