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TEGMENTUM – A New Cosmic Metal Project – Signs With M-Theory Audio

TEGMENTUM is a cosmic progressive metal project with Michael Ball producing the music and playing guitar, Chelsea Murphy (DAWN OF OUROBOROS, CAILLEACH CALLING) on vocals, Kenji Tsunami (ONTOGENY, NARCOTIC WASTELAND) on bass, and Andrew Baird (FALLUJAH) on drums. This project is formed with the intent of crossing over progressive metal styles with more extreme elements typically found in technical death metal bands. “TEGMENTUM is humbled to be accepted into the M-Theory Audio family. The recognition they’ve given our unique sound means a lot, and we’re immensely grateful for the chance to be featured among their roster of killer bands,” states […]

THE OBSESSED Announce Canadian Invasion Tour

THE OBSESSED are gearing up to embark on their Canadian Invasion Tour this July. The veteran doom metal quartet will be joined by WITCHROT and THE DEATH WHEELERS (along with HAZEHOUND in Montreal), a special presentation of Fuzzed and Buzzed, the disruptive record label from Toronto specializing in all things Doom. “Hey Wino here. I just wanted to say, on behalf of myself and my band THE OBSESSED, we are excited and looking forward to our upcoming Canadian shows, July 26 through 29. I am proud to say also we have a new member Canadian guitarist Jason Taylor on second […]

Progressive Tech Death from the frozen North; Canadians Widow’s Peak unleash debut album Claustrophobe

Seven years since the creative force that is WIDOW’S PEAK first began to take shape in the basements and backstreets of Calgary, the band’s first full length album is ready to be unleashed – and the development from those first faltering steps has been little short of staggering. The eleven pieces of disconcerting destruction that together form Claustrophobe, this magnificent debut album, are characterised by blinding technical ability and formidable power, but also all encompassing atmosphere and a truly alien individuality that sets the band apart from the pack. Standing alone outside the accepted parameters and expected tropes, they deliver […]

The River release the sublime post-doom dream of A Hollow Full Of Hope through Cavernous Records

It’s been four years since THE RIVER’s critically acclaimed Vessels Into White Tides quietly claimed its place in the hearts of fans of measured, reflective songs. Since then the gradual metamorphosis of the band has continued, leading them to new album, A Hollow Full Of Hope, where flickers of sunlight and birdsong have found their way into the darkest corners of the band’s once dense and impenetrable sound. While the juxtaposition of weight and fragility that first drew fans to THE RIVER’s unique music remains – that play between delicate vocal lines and deep, powerful guitar progressions – a whole […]

THE MOTH: German Doom/Sludge Metal Trio Signs To Exile On Mainstream; LP Due This Fall

Exile On Mainstream welcomes fellow Germans THE MOTH and their groove-heavy brew of doom/sludge metal to the label for their impending LP. Label owner Andreas Kohl states, “Just as a good friend recently put it: ‘This band, with this lineup and this sound – it was just a question of time until they land at your shores. They just belong to Exile On Mainstream.” The friend, Germany’s renowned Metal radio icon Jakob Kranz, envisioned what we kinda felt but didn’t know. So did we finally achieve becoming a label that defines through a certain sound? Have we become so predictable? […]

NMB (The Neal Morse Band) announce An Evening of Innocence & Danger: Live in Hamburg, out 14th July 2023

NMB (The Neal Morse Band) present An Evening Of Innocence & Danger: Live In Hamburg, a live recording of their 2022 tour in support of their most recent studio album. Recorded live in Germany, this 3-disc release captures the band in fine form, presenting Innocence & Danger & more over nearly 2 and a half hours of music, and will be released on July 14th, 2023. Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Eric Gillette & Bill Hubauer demonstrate a chemistry like no other on this musical document of that tour, supporting their fourth studio album, released in 2021. “NMB’s Innocence […]

Gabríel Ólafs Shares New Single ‘Bambaló’, New LP Lullabies For Piano And Cello Out June 9

Icelandic composer GABRIEL ÓLAFS debuts the single, “Bambaló.” The track is from his upcoming album, Lullabies For Piano And Cello, set for release on June 9 via Decca Records US. Listen to ‘Bambaló’ Watch the Official ‘Bambaló’ Live Performance Video via YouTube ‘Bambaló’ is rooted in the history and mythology of Iceland and its pure simple melody is an instant connection to the lullaby that has been shared for generations. Of the track, Gabríel shares, “The Icelandic version of the words ‘Rock-a-bye, baby’ is ‘Bambaló’ and so my piece for piano and cello is based on the lullaby. It is […]

Ascend Ascend: Janaka Stucky Live In Seattle With Lori Goldston 2xLP From Prolific Writer Out On Neurot Recordings

“Janaka Stucky is extraordinary, and his work riveting.” – Jimmy Page Neurot Recordings today unveils Ascend Ascend: Janaka Stucky Live In Seattle With Lori Goldston from prolific writer, poet, and performer JANAKA STUCKY. Praised by Jimmy Page as “riveting,” JANAKA STUCKY’s book length poem, Ascend Ascend, published by Jack White’s Third Man Books in 2019, gets a mesmerizing treatment on this album by the same name, accompanied by experimental cellist Lori Goldston. Goldston, known for her work with several acts – including Nirvana, Cat Power, and Earth – provides otherworldly layers of distortion and natural reverb over Stucky’s dirge-like vocal […]

Prophecy Fest announce exclusive AGALLOCH reunion show

The makers of Prophecy Fest are thrilled and proud to announce that US metal legends AGALLOCH have agreed to perform their much longed for reunion show in the original line-up exclusively in the Cave of Balve this year. AGALLOCH comment: “After nearly eight years since the band broke up, AGALLOCH are reforming with the intent of playing limited shows”, guitarist Don Anderson writes on behalf of the trio. “The line-up remains the original three: vocalist and guitarist John Haughm, guitarist Don Anderson, and bassist Jason Walton. We will be aided by Hunter Ginn (Canvas Solaris, Sculptured, Radical Research Podcast) on […]

SVARTANATT Unveil New Single ‘Child Of The Devil’

SVARTANATT returns with the new single ‘Child Of The Devil’. Following their 2016 self-titled debut album and 2018’s Starry Eagle Eye, the Swedish classic rock outfit are now set to release their third studio full-length, Last Days On Earth, during the fall of 2023. ‘Child Of The Devil’ offers a first taste of the new album, and delivering melodious guitars, heavy organ, high-energy drums, groovy basslines and unique, sharp vocals. SVARTANATT on the new single: “‘Child Of The Devil’ is the first single from our third upcoming album, Last Days On Earth. The song is about a person who has […]