progressive sludge metal

zhOra to release new studio album “Mortals” on March 27th 2020

From the vestibule of County Tipperary, Irish four piece ZhOra have been slowly but steadily forging a niche of their own with a stylistic approach to sludge and progressive metal close to near a decade. Today the band unveil the detailing toward their fourth release “Mortals”, which is undoubtedly their most honest and with that conceivably pivotal.

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.

Rising shares new video for “White Heat”

Epic sludge metal quintet Rising took an ambitious leap with the band’s fourth album, “Sword and Scythe”, a concept album on the history of mankind seen from the perspective of cosmic circularity, where the full potential of the band’s musical vision unfolds in a collection of songs of both progressive outlook, melodic mastery and fierce aggression.

Varego to release new studio album “I, Prophetic” on February 15th 2019

Born in 2009 in Arenzano, Genova, after their previous and critically acclaimed full-lengths and a 2013 “Blindness of the Sun” EP, Italian heavy sludge rockers Varego return with their forthcoming album titled “I, Prophetic” in February 2019!

On their third album, the band will deliver eight new songs of unrelentless energy and fury, unceasing guitar riffing, yet built on progressive structures with a sort of cinematic touch and take us on their voivodian, atmospheric trip and a sound journey through space, dimensions, minds and avant-garde chaos.