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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 […]

HAKEN announce North America Fauna Expedition tour dates for 2023

HAKEN have announced their seventh studio album Fauna, their most genre-busting and conceptually fascinating album to date, due out on March 3rd, 2023. Now, the band are thrilled to announce tour dates for their North American Fauna Expedition for 2023. The tour will begin on May 3rd in Nashville, TN and conclude on June 3rd in Chicago, IL. Arch Echo will be joining the run as support. The band have this message for fans: “We had such a great time in North America earlier this year, and can’t wait to return for a headline tour with our new album – […]

James LaBrie launches new single ‘Give & Take’

James comments: “This track is a take on the coercive manipulation between the corporate elite and the proletariat class. An atmospheric soundscape with beautiful feel and scope.” Paul Logue adds: “Musically ‘Give & Take’ is a nice balance of Dream Theater, Eden’s Curse and a even little Queensryche thrown in for good measure. The dark musical undertones allow James’ vocals to really shine whilst his lyrics take the listener on a journey through the classic tale of good versus evil.” Watch the previously released video for the track ‘Devil In Drag’ HERE The new endeavor sees him traverse personal maturation, […]

Charlie Griffiths (Haken) announces debut solo album Tiktaalika, first single ‘Arctic Cemetery’ out now

CHARLIE GRIFFITHS, guitarist with British progressive metal heavyweights HAKEN, is pleased to announce his debut solo album Tiktaalika for release on June 17th, 2022 via InsideOutMusic. With musical roots still firmly in the progressive realm, Charlie draws from his love of old-school ’80s thrash, ’90s tech-metal and alternative rock. Running the gamut from melodic to avant-garde to straight-up heavy, you might say Tiktaalika bridges the gap between King Crimson and King Diamond! The album features an impressive roster of guests, and the albums first single ‘Arctic Cemetery’ includes guest vocals from Tommy Rogers of Between The Buried And Me. Watch […]

Legendary Swedish progressive folk-fusion-rock band KAIPA share lyric video for the title track from the upcoming album Urksog

Legendary Swedish progressive folk-fusion-rockband KAIPA are set to return with their 14th studio album titled Urksog. The new album is due out on April 29th, 2022 on InsideOutMusic. The album also features new drummer Darby Todd. The band are pleased to share the lyric video for the album’s first single, the title track ‘Urksog’. Check it out HERE Hans Lundin comments as follows “The song ‘Urskog’ takes us straight into the heart of the Swedish primeval forest, evoking images of old folklore with its Swedish lyrics. Both the music and the lyrics came to me in a most natural way. […]

Pain of Salvation to tour North America in May 2022

Swedish progressive metal / rock pioneers and innovators PAIN OF SALVATION are set to return to North America for tour dates supported by Klone in May. Additionally, PAIN OF SALVATION will be performing at the Cruise To The Edge and at the ProgPower USA festival event. PAIN OF SALVATION – North American Tour 2022 w/ special guests Klone:May 2-7 Port Canaveral, FL – Cruise To The EdgeMay 10 Austin, TX – Come And Take It LiveMay 12 Phoenix, AZ – The Nile TheaterMay 13 Pomona, CA – The GlasshouseMay 14 San Jose, CA – The RitzMay 16 Salt Lake City, […]

InsideOutMusic/Sony Music announce the signing of JETHRO TULL

InsideOutMusic/Sony Music are extremely pleased to announce the signing of progressive rock legends JETHRO TULL to the label. The band has already completed a new album titled The Zealot Gene, which can be expected in early 2022. Ian Anderson had this to say about the new signing – “After 54 years in the world of music recording, it is with great pleasure that I now sign JETHRO TULL to a record company which reminds me, in many ways, of the old Chrysalis label – both as an independent and in its later years in partnership with EMI. Here are real […]

THE FLOWER KINGS – announce October 30th as release date for new double album, Islands

On October 30th, 2020 progressive rockers THE FLOWER KINGS will release their new double album Islands on InsideOutMusic, just a year after the group’s much celebrated Waiting For Miracles. Due to the Covid-19-pandemic, the album comes out quite a bit sooner than originally planned as the band’s creative mastermind Roine Stolt explains: “All shows and festivals were cancelled and the future didn’t really ‘unfold’ itself like we had hoped. To sit out the pandemic with no activities was not an option for us! We can’t be stopped by an evil virus! So, with members living in the USA, Italy, Austria […]