atmospheric prog metal

Virtual Symmetry to release new studio album “Exoverse” on June 30th 2020

Swiss-Italian progressive metal masters Virtual Symmetry will release their sophomore full-length album “Exoverse” on June 30th, 2020.
 
“Exoverse” is their first concept album, telling the story about a hero traveling to a new dimension beyond the known universe in order to discover himself.
 

Kvelertak announce “Live From Your Living Room” streaming show on April 10th 2020

Acclaimed Norwegian band Kvelertak have announced plans for a special live stream show on April 10th, 2020, “Live From Your Living Room”.

The 60-minute band set will be broadcast from the venue Artilleriverkstedet in Norway via website Vierlive at 9pm CET (8pm BST / 2pm CST).

Conception

Hello Tore. How did it feel to be back on stage and playing for the fans again after all these years ?
 
Tore: It simply felt fantastic to be back on stage and share the magic atmosphere with our fans! The shows have fueled us with a lot of energy, and we can’t wait to be back touring!
 
 
In retrospect, how was the response to the EP?
 

Conception - State of Deception

Norwegian prog metal demigods Conception almost made it big in the 90s releasing a series of spectacular albums with both the media and the fans taking notice back in the day. That was until they decided to follow their artistic muse and release an album that radically different than what they’d done in the past and wasn’t as rock/metal as their fans expected. That album was “Flow”.

Jupiter Hollow to release new studio album “Bereavement” on June 12th 2020

One of Toronto’s favourite ambient progressive metal/rock duo Jupiter Hollow announce they will be releasing their new album “Bereavement” on June 12th, 2020, to follow their two highly praised recordings “AHDOMN” (2018) and “Odyssey” (2016). 

“Bereavement” is the continuation of the storyline from both previous releases. The band further explains:

Paralydium to release debut full-length album “Worlds Beyond” on May 8th 2020

Continuing our ongoing quest to release albums by the most inventive and exciting prog musicians we can find, Frontiers Music Srl is thrilled to announce the addition of Sweden’s Paralydium to the label. It’s fair to say that there are few bands that can or will match Paralydium’s delivery of melodic, rhythmical, and powerful songs. Their debut album, “Worlds Beyond” will showcase this very claim.

Caligula’s Horse to release new studio album “Rise Radiant” on May 22nd 2020

Caligula’s Horse, hailing from Brisbane, Australia, a leading light in contemporary progressive metal worldwide, are pleased to announce their fifth studio album “Rise Radiant” for release on May 22nd, 2020.

Produced by the group’s Sam Vallen, and mixed by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Devin Townsend Project, Leprous), the record is their most focused and potent artistic statement to date.

Course Of Fate to release debut full-length album “Mindweaver” on May 15th 2020

Course Of Fate have set to release their first full length album “Mindweaver”, on May 15th, 2020, via ROAR! Rock of Angels Records!
 
This 45 min conceptual piece of music was born back in 2014, when Kenneth Henriksen started making new songs right after the release of the band’s “Cognizance” EP. After finishing a few songs it became obvious that the band wanted the album to have a red line throughout, inspired by albums like “The Wall”, “Scenes From A Memory” and “Operation Mindcrime”.