progressive metal

Baroness - Yellow and Green (Relapse Records)

You can't compare apples with oranges (or Reds or Blues)...
Release Date: 
16 Jul 2012 - 11:30pm

The word that flashes in my mind like neon dogs balls is 'harmony' - not that the Red Album (2007) or the Blue Record (2009) lacked harmony; it's just that Yellow and Green

Rush - Clockwork Angels (Roadrunner)

Old prog rockers never die... they just get heavier!
Release Date: 
7 Jun 2012 - 11:30pm

 

Vintersorg - Orkan (Napalm Records)

Here's yet another great offering from the land of Sweden. Don't let the "folk" metal classification throw you off. Orkan is a pure progressive metal album with loads of surprises.
Release Date: 
29 Jun 2012 (All day)

Vintersorg is Andreas Hedlund. Vintersorg is from Sweden. Orkan is all in the Swedish language.

Geoff Tate: Solo Deal Signed.

He didn't let the grass grow under his feet...

Geoff Tate, the legendary Queensryche frontman and one of the most acclaimed vocalists in the history of hard rock and heavy metal, has signed a worldwide recordin

Arjen Anthony Lucassen - Lost in the New Real (InsideOut Music)

A concept album? Surely not!

Prog rock renaissance man (aren’t they all?) Arjen (Anthony) Lucassen doesn’t hold back.

Affector - Harmagedon (InsideOut Music/Century Media)

A stunning pomp rock tour de force
Release Date: 
21 May 2012 (All day)

4 Years in the making, Harmagedon is as sumptuous a slice of progressive rock/metal as one could wish to hear, awful title notwishstanding.

Voyager: Welcome home show planned for later this month

The party is in Perth on June 30!

The incredible upward spiral of Perth Prog Metal masters Voyager continues as the band will celebrate its return to Australia on June 30th, with a welcome home show here in their h

Dino Cazares says Skynet is coming. You have been warned...

We take what’s going on today, obviously exaggerate it to how it can happen in the future and tell a story. Visionaries? Maybe to some extent.

I had the privilege of sitting down with Dino Cazares, the guitar player and writer of Fear Factory during their last tour.