metal progressive

Ihsahn – Das seelenbrechen (Candlelight)

A challenging work presented in accessible portions for the delectation of those who like to be musically challenged
Release Date: 
21 Oct 2013 (All day)

Ihsahn

Gorguts – Colored Sands (Season of Mist)

This tech-death deity is a majestic all-conquering force: alien, but not alienating.
Release Date: 
30 Aug 2013 (All day)

There’s obviously something in the water in Canada. The amount of ground-breaking progressive bands hailing from the Canuck homeland is staggering.

Heaven's Cry - Wheels Of Impermanence (Prosthetic Records)

Classy prog metal without invasive keyboards.
Release Date: 
25 Sep 2012 (All day)

After seven years, Heaven's Cry return to deliver Wheels Of Impermanence, their third album  of quality prog metal.

Rwake - Rest (Relapse Records)

Rest evokes colour and darkness, despair and longing, crushing brutality that is tearfully beautiful.
Release Date: 
27 Sep 2011 - 11:50pm

Arkansas. Other than Bill Clinton, USA President, I don't know much about this state. When I read that Rwake was a metal band hailing from Arkansas, I was leery and dubious.