modern prog rock

Pure Reason Revolution to release new studio album “Eupnea” on April 3rd 2020

Pure Reason Revolution recently announced the release of “Eupnea”, their first new studio album in nearly 10 years, for April 3rd, 2020.

Today they are excited to reveal the first piece of new music taken from the record, in the form of the epic 10-minute “Silent Genesis”, a track which Jon Courtney co-wrote alongside original PRR member Greg Jong.

External releases official video for new single “Distant”

The Finnish progressive metal collective External have released a new song, “Distant”. It’s the follow-up to their previous single “Anhedonia”, released in June. The cover art was done by Lumi Hartikainen.

In the mixing process, once again, External worked with Asger Mygind from the Danish band VOLA. The song is accompanied by an animated music video by Tuomas Kortelainen.

Anubis to release new studio album “Homeless” on March 10th 2020

Australian Progressive Rock Band Anubis have revealed that their sixth studio album “Homeless” is to be released on March 10th, 2020.

To celebrate the announcement, the Marillion influenced sextet have launched a lyric video for the single “Home”.

Check out the lyric video for “Home” below.

Douglas Skene, guitarist and vocalist, says this about the single:

Mantra reveal new music video for “Medium”

In what is perhaps a world first, French progressive metal band Mantra have unveiled an interactive three-sided record listening experience, to showcase their most recent LP “Medium” (October 18th, Finisterian Dead End).

Conceived as an experience of both mind and body, “Medium” is a record centred on the theme of duality. The band took it upon themselves to compose a piece in which both sides can be played simultaneously and controlled by the listener, generating a unique third side. 

Leprous - Pitfalls

Leprous have become for a lot of fans a focal point in the prog genre, in some cases eliciting fanatical responses, both positive and as of late even negative. Not being a fanatical fan of a lot of popular bands and able to appreciate or sour up at will, about different releases has been quite liberating, as a musical work can either fit one’s criteria or even help expand their tastes, but becoming a fanatic usually takes away perspective and I feel that’s happened a lot to the Leprous fandom.
 

Cellar Darling release new lyric video for “Hang”

Tomorrow, the Swiss Prog Metallers Cellar Darling kick off their European tour bringing their concept album “The Spell”, as well as their previously released sound tales to the European stages! They also announce an additional show, on which they will be supporting Opeth on October 27th in Norwich, UK. 

As a bonus, the band unveil the new video for “Hang” from their latest album “The Spell”, which you can see below.

Flying Colors premiere music video for new single “The Loss Inside”

Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group and Flying Colors have presented an official music video for “The Loss Inside” in front of the band’s upcoming global release of “Third Degree” on October 4th.

Singer Casey McPherson shares: “We all go through loss, and the grieving process often comes in waves, I love how musically and lyrically this song represents that process for me”.

Atlas : Empire sign with Wormholedeath and release new music video for “Our Hands Part the Waves”

UK based progressive/alt.rock combo Atlas : Empire are glad to announce that they have signed a deal with WormHoleDeath for the reissue of their album “The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet”.

Steven Gillies (vocals & guitar) says:

KXM - Circle of Dolls

KXM are a powerful and multifaceted trio comprising by Korn’s drummer Ray Luzier, bassist/vocalist dUg Pinnick of King’s X fame, and Dokken/Lynch Mob etc., guitarist George Lynch.