avant-prog

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?
 

Coldbones to release new studio album “The Cataclysm” on April 17th 2020

Wielding a stunning, combined arsenal of post-rock, prog, shoegaze and traditional metal, UK three-piece Coldbones have announced the forthcoming arrival of their highly-anticipated second studio album - the ominously-titled “The Cataclysm” - as well as  the album’s first single, which drops on March 12th!

Pendragon - Love Over Fear

In 2018 Pendragon had their 40th year anniversary. Yeah, I know that the number 40 might seem too big but this band has been around since 1978 and has been true to their prog rock values all these years. Then again it’s been almost 6 years since their last studio album “Men Who Climb Mountains”, so the prog fans might have been wondering what’s been going on.

Rick Wakeman & The English Rock Ensemble to release new album “The Red Planet” on April 3rd 2020

Keyboard Legend Rick Wakeman & The English Rock Ensemble will be releasing “The Red Planet” on April 3rd, 2020.

The album features 8 newly composed pieces, especially for this project, and harks back to Wakeman’s critically acclaimed debut album “The Six Wives of Henry VIII”, where there were 6 heavy keyboard pieces based around a central subject matter. It is a serious return to “Wakeman Prog”...

JG Thirlwell & Simon Steensland to release debut album “Oscillospira” on April 24th 2020

Brooklyn based composer/producer/performer JG Thirlwell (Foetus, Manorexia, Xordox) - who has collaborated with the likes of Zola Jesus, Melvins, Swans, Kronos Quartet and many others, and is the composer for the highly acclaimed animated TV series “Archer” and “Venture Bros” - and Swedish multi-instrumentalist and theatre music composer Simon Steensland collaborate on a new album “Oscillospira”, due out on April 24th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

Hällas to release new studio album “Conundrum” internationally on March 20th 2020

Swedish psychedelic adventure rock quintet Hällas have been turning heads in the scene for years, and are now on the eve of the release of their new album, “Conundrum”, available digitally today and in CD/vinyl format on March 20th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

Plus, as an exclusive vinyl special for fans, the album will not only be available in black Gatefold, but also in strictly limited green Gatefold vinyl.

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.