Tag: Progressive Metal

Nov 07

Joe, Jake & Martin of ONI discussed touring and Ironshore

You don’t hear too much heavy metal coming from the Cayman Islands, actually progressive extreme band ONI might be the first band we heard that comes from there. Even though, they are now concentrated in Ontario, Canada their interesting blend of modern progressive metal with non-traditional instruments (yes, they have a Xylophone player) makes their …

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Sep 19

Tom & Henrik of Evergrey talked about The Storm Within.

Evergrey recently released their new album The Storm Within and soon they will be embarking on a European tour supporting Delain. The new Evergrey album picked up where Hymns for the Broken left off, but with a much darker tone. Something that is not only pleasing to the ear, but it also it reflects on …

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Jul 15

Kobi Farhi of Orphaned Land discussed 25th year anniversary & Hellfest

Few bands get respect and admiration from the get go because of the importance of their lyrics, Orphaned Land is one of those bands. They are a unique band that besides mixing progressive metal with middle eastern folk music and a splash of growling vocals, They have approached the tension in the Middle East with …

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Feb 12

The Age of Metal talked to Native Construct at Winter NAMM 2016

If you haven’t discovered Native Construct, then you’re missing out. There’s no doubt this is currently the rising prog band. This band just emerged in 2015 with their debut album Quiet World. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Nov 10

Intronaut – The Direction of Last Things (2015)

Intronaut has always been a band that has progressed fast. With talented individuals these musicians and songwriters craft songs anyone can remember. They use a blend of catchy melodies with aggression that’s illimitable. With The Direction of Last Things, they opened themselves up to new ideas and in this process they effectively rediscovered themselves. Not …

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Nov 04

Fates Warning delivered A Pleasant Shade Of Grey show at Club Red (10/29/15)

After a couple of years of absence Fates Warning returned to the Phoenix area, as they continue to promote their latest album Darkness In A Different Light (2013). This time around the venue was bigger and the mood was better. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Oct 19

Max Portnoy of Next to None discussed A Light In The Dark and their current tour.

Next To None has the potential to become the next best thing in this metal universe, they are four talented musicians from Lehigh Valley, PA who have not even reach their 18th birthday yet, and they have already put out a full length album, and tour with the likes of Adrenaline Mob, Felix Martin, Haken and Fates Warning. …

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Oct 16

Nils K. Rue of Pagans Mind talks about the Full Circle DVD

Norwegian space-prog metal band Pagans Mind played a sold out show at ProgPower USA XV in 2014, that included their full Celestial Entrance album ons it’s entirely along with a set of ‘The best of’. For our fortune that show was recorded for a DVD release that is coming out now on DVD/Blue Ray/CD, and …

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Oct 12

Michael Romeo of Symphony X on touring & the impact of Underworld

Since it’s very conception Symphony X has always maintained a strong connection with their fan-base not only through their music, but also on they way they are,  they are just a bunch of nice guys that would talk with anyone. Just last week minutes after the band’s show in Tempe, AZ. I came across with …

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Sep 16

Amorphis – Under The Red Cloud (2015)

Amorphis has been the clear representation of Finnish metal, long before Nightwish and Sonata Arctica appeared on the picture, Amorphis is a band that breaks musical structures with every album they release. From the classics Tales From The Thousand Lakes and Elegy, to the most modern Skyforger and now Under The Red Cloud.  Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Sep 01

Esa Holopainen of Amorphis discussed Under The Red Cloud

After 25 years and a dozen of studio albums later, Amorphis is releasing what could be considered one of the heaviest album in their career and one of the top albums of 2015. With Under The Red Cloud, Amorphis not only shows the true power behind Tomi Joutsen‘s vocal cords, but the bands moves to …

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