modern prog metal

Bloodstock clarifies 2020 event position and reveals further bands for August

In these unprecedented times and following the recent cancellation of Download & other May/June festivals, Bloodstock HQ wishes to reassure everyone that currently, Bloodstock 2020 event planning is proceeding with full care and attention, in order to bring you the best event yet to celebrate 20 Years of Bloodstock.

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).

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:

Russell Allen / Anette Olzon - Worlds Apart

Probably trying to squeeze as much out of people they collaborate with an not wanting to go for a fifth Allen/Lande album at least yet, the evil Doctors at Frontier’s dungeon (actually modest floor level office) seem to have taken away the mighty Norse from the equation and grafted another Scandinavian, Swedish singer, Anette Olzon (ex-Nightwish, Dark Element), who along with Russell Allen (Symphony X, Adrenaline Mob, Ayreon) join forces in an album mostly written and overseen by also Swedish guitarist Magnus

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.

Theraphosa to release debut full-length album “Transcendence” on April 24th 2020

Proudly adopting the name of the world's largest spider, Parisian progressive/groove metal trio Theraphosa have announced the forthcoming release of their debut studio album - and the follow-up to their 2018 self-titled EP - “Transcendence”, which will arrive on April 24th, 2020, via Season Of Mist.