progressive rock

Otep - Hydra (Victory Records)

Those with a discerning ear and a taste for rich music will no doubt enjoy Otep's sixth album entitled 'Hydra' on Victory Records. Otep pushes the boundaries of music with an album that forces the listener to open their mind. Hydra is not for the faint of heart.
Release Date: 
22 Jan 2013 (All day)

Los Angeles art metal band Otep released their sixth and quite possibly last album on Victory Records on January 22.

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

 

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

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.

Circus Maximus - Nine (Frontiers)

Classy hard rock with impressive progressive flourishes from Norway...
Release Date: 
31 May 2012 - 11:30pm

Norwegians Circus Maximus apparently made a conscious decision to streamline and heavy things up with album number three, which they’ve decided to call Nine, and you

Anathema - Weather Systems (KScope)

Nearly twenty years since their journey began, Anathema just keep getting better...
Release Date: 
15 Apr 2012 - 11:30pm

Two thirds of the way through Weather Systems’ lead track, Untouchable Pt.1, you’ll already have given up.