progressive extreme metal

Isle Of The Cross to release debut album “Excelsis” on February 21st 2020

Progressive-death metal band Isle Of The Cross has inked a worldwide deal with Rockshots Records for the release of their debut album “Excelsis”.

Isle Of The Cross is a progressive metal band led by composer and multi-instrumentalist Je Schneider, infused with a blend of the avant-garde realms of extreme, symphonic, melodic and technical death metal.

Svengahli to release debut EP “Nightmares of Our Own Design” on March 6th 2020

Emerging progressive death metal project Svengahli is proud to announce the upcoming release of their debut effort, “Nightmares of Our Own Design”. The EP will see release on Friday, March 6th, 2020.

Born from the mind of Exist (Prosthetic Records) bassist Alex Weber, Svengahli aims to chart a unique course between all that progressive death metal and eccentric progressive metal has to offer and combine together.

Sutrah signs with The Artisan Era

The Artisan Era is proud to announce the signing of Montréal-based Progressive Death Metallers Sutrah. Active since 2011, Sutrah released “Effervescence ”in 2015, a two-song demo that made clear from their inception how serious the project is aimed at achieving something special.

Fractal Universe launches live video for “Fundamental Dividing Principle”

Earlier this year, Fractal Universe released their new full-length, “Rhizomes of Insanity”, via Metal Blade Records, and toured across Europe in support of it.

During their album release show at Le Gueulard+ in Nilvange, France, on April 19th, 2019, the band recorded their performance, where they played “Rhizomes of Insanity” in its entirety, along with some fan favorites.

Watch the first video from this set, “Fundamental Dividing Principle”, 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.

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