symphonic prog

Ainur signs with Rockshots Records and announces new album “War of the Jewels”

It’s been 17 years since Ainur thought to transform Tolkien’s masterpiece “The Silmarillion” into music. Each member of the band was lost in his own musical themes inspired by Tolkienian mythology. As if hypnotized, they outrageously composed themes for the main characters and started to imagine this huge concept work to which they still work on today.

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.

That Joe Payne - By Name. By Nature

I still remember the first time that I came across Joe Payne’s voice… it was on The Enid’s album “Invicta” and I was blown away straightaway! “What a voice and what a performance”, I thought! Several years have passed since then… Joe had been working as a solo musician and after quite some time he managed to release his debut solo album “By Name.

Ayreon to release new studio album “Transitus” on September 25th 2020

Ayreon will be releasing a brand-new sprawling and epic studio album “Transitus”, on September 25th, 2020, via Music Theories Recordings.

From the mastermind of Dutch multi-instrumentalist Arjen Lucassen, “Transitus” is inspired by supernatural movies such as The Others, The Changeling and Ghost along with the music of soundtrack composers John Carpenter (Halloween), Ennio Morricone (Once upon a Time in the West) and Jerry Goldsmith (Omen).

Pendragon

Hi Nick. Congrats on “Love Over Fear”. It’s the “Album of the Month” on Grande Rock!
 
N: Thank you!
 
 
It’s been almost 6 years since “Men Who Climb Mountains”. What happened in the meantime and why did it take you so long to come up with a new studio album?