Tag: Progressive Rock

Mar 23

The Gentle Storm ‘Shores Of India’ Exclusive Video Premiere

The Age Of Metal had teamed up with Dutch band The Gentle Storm to première their new video clip ‘Shores Of India‘ out of their début album The Diary which will be released on March 24th via Inside Out Music, and currently can be pre-ordered HERE.  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Mar 17

Barren Earth – On Lonely Towers (2015)

Barren Earth - On Lonely Towers

Barren Earth entered with a bit of fanfare, considering the lineage of its members, who came together from such heavyweights as Amorphis, Kreator, Moonsorrow, and Swallow the Sun.  However, as is the case with many debut albums, Curse of the Red River was something that gave insights to what the band was capable of creating, …

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Jan 22

Nothing More – Nothing More (2015)

I honestly can’t imagine any of you hardcore metal heads out there going out of your way to listen to this band. But let me tell you, this alternative metal band from San Antonio, Texas is one of the most underrated groups on the scene right now. And are quickly becoming one of my favorite …

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Feb 19

Cynic – Kindly Bent to Free Us (2014)

Cynic is one of the few bands that can be experimental in their style, yet still have the crushing metal vibe. This year marks the release of their third studio album, Kindly Bent to Free Us. Though this is the mellowest release of them all, it still contains the energy needed to capture the listener. …

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Oct 25

Ayreon – The Theory Of Everything (2013)

Arjen Lucassen‘s Ayreon new album The Theory Of Everything is one of the most complete musical pieces that I had the pleasure to listen and now write about this year. First this album cannot and should not be taking lightly, you must listen to the whole 42 tracks (And, yes that is a reference from …

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Jun 01

Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth chats with The Age of Metal

Opeth is one of those bands that when you see them live it becomes more than a show it becomes a musical experience. I saw Opeth once before at the Marquee Theater in Tempe, AZ in 2011. Unfortunately in this tour Opeth were supporting their Heritage album and they decided to not play any of …

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May 04

Queensryche – Frequency Unknown (2013)

Frequency Unknown is the album title of the new Queensryche album featuring Geoff Tate.  This album is jammed packed with amazing talent.  Tate enlisted many of his rock star friends to make guest appearances on the album, including Chris Poland (Megadeth), Dave Meniketti (Y&T), Brad Gillis (Night Ranger), Ty Tabor (King’s X), K.K. Downing (Judas Priest), Craig Locicero (Forbidden) and Chris Cannella along …

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Mar 25

Riverside – Shrine of New Generation Slaves (2013)

Shrine of New Generation Slaves is the newest album by Poland’s own Riverside. Formed in 2001 Riverside over the years fast became one of the leading acts in progressive metal in their native Poland and eventually Europe. With each release they have continued to fine tune their sound and now with Shrine of New Generation …

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Dec 26

Cassidy’s Top 10 Albums Of 2012

  With so many brilliant releases this year, it became hard to pick just 10. My two favorite classic rock bands and some of my favorite black and thrash metal bands released albums, and not a bad one in the bunch (not including the album listed at the very bottom). Between these and tours, 2012 …

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May 10

Adam Wakeman of Headspace and Ozzy Osbourne band speaks to The Age of Metal

Adam Wakeman, son of Rick Wakeman of YES and current keyboardist for Ozzy Osbourne, has a new project called Headspace and will be releasing their debut album I Am Anonymous in mid-May. Headspace was formed in 2006 by a group of experienced musicians with a goal to make new music. Adam Wakeman has played with …

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