progressive metal

Mencea – Pyrophoric (Indie Recordings)

Outstanding prog metal from Greece.
Release Date: 
23 Mar 2012 - 1:30pm

Mencea started as an ordinary death metal outfit, with a proclivity for melodic death and tech metalcore.

Soen - Cognitive (Spinefarm Records)

One word: Abso-fucking-lutely-gorgeous
Release Date: 
16 Mar 2012 - 12:30am

Formed by Martin Lopez (Opeth/Amon Amarth) and guitarist Kim Platbarzdis in 2005, Soen’s debut album C

Devin Townsend Project and Meshuggah w/ dredg at the Forum Theatre, Melbourne 29/2/2012

Devin Townsend and his project played unforgettably at the Forum Theatre on that Wednesday night. Meshuggah and dredg on the other hand...well...funny you mention them...

Stuck in horrendous Melbourne traffic, I missed dredg much to my annoyance.

Quiet Child: National Tour Starts Later This Month

Hoping to build on a big 2011, Quiet Child head out on the road for a fresh run of dates...
Tour Dates: 
22/03/2012 - 04/05/2012

Adelaide based 4-piece band Quiet Child is pleased to announce they are hitting the road in March/April this year for their Argument from Design Tour – showcasing ye

Scale The Summit To Headline Prosthetic Records’ South By Southwest Showcase

'Terrifyingly good, essential prog' is coming to Austin, Texas!

Los Angeles based Prosthetic Records today confirms details of their second ever official South By Southwest (SXSW) showcase in Austin, Texas.

Elysian Detail Plans For New Album

'Wires of Creation' Drops Next Month!

In recent years the Australian metal scene has exploded wildly onto the worldwide stage with bands such as Karnivool, Psycroptic and Circles all t

Beyond the Bridge - The Old Man and the Spirit (Frontiers)

Promising German Prog...
Release Date: 
24 Feb 2012 (All day)

German prog maestros BtB, despite being comaparative novices in the recording stakes, have been together nearly fifteen years, so its tempting to see this new album from them as so

Circles: Swarm Tour Dates Announced!

The Melbourne progressivists head out on their second tour of the year - in three months!
Tour Dates: 
01/03/2012 - 31/03/2012

Melbourne band Circles are taking their brand of catchy, modern metal to the road, in a string of dates across the east coast of Australia, which sees them play this weekend in Syd

Veil of Maya: New Album/Tour Plans Announced

Progressive-deathcore masters Veil Of Maya return with a mind-blowing new album on Sumerian Records and plans to headline in Europe

Chicago's Veil Of Maya are back to lead the charge of the American progressive-deathcore assault, with the release of their third album, Eclipse, out via Sumerian<

Prescient - The Polynomial Framework (Own Label)

Is instrumental metal going to be 2012's big thing?
Release Date: 
5 Jan 2012 - 11:30pm

Ah yes, the old ‘polynomial framework’.