Anneke van Giersbergen’s VUUR release first track off debut album

In 2016, renowned Dutch vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen announced the formation of a brand new progressive metal group under the name of VUUR. The band debuts ‘Days Go By – London’ with an album track video and digital release. This song is the first track taken from VUUR‘s debut album, which has yet to be…

STREAMING NOW: Forthcoming Re-issues from Caligula’s Horse (AU)

  Caligula’s Horse, one of Australia’s most exciting and innovative progressive bands, are set to return to Europe in June 2017 for a string of live dates including support slots with Opeth, Anathema & Pain of Salvation, UK headline shows and festival appearances at Midsummer Prog Festival (Valkenburg, Netherlands) & Be Prog! My Friend Festival…

Album Review: Unleash the Archers – Apex

Metal music nowadays is full of ways to create the most massive and powerful sound imaginable. There are plenty of cool toys a band can invest in that will make their drums more thunderous, their guitars thicker or their vocals more impactful. These aren’t necessarily negative aspects of the current state of music but every…

Interview: Brittney Slayes of Unleash the Archers

The new album is phenomenal, do you feel this is the strongest the band has been in terms of both musicianship and songwriting? Thank you! I think this particular line-up is the strongest we’ve had in terms of being on the same page and having the same goals and writing style. We work very well…

FIRE RED EMPRESS make a thunderous impact with soaring new single ‘GIANTS’

“A hard-charging, riff-fuelled, radio-baiting monster that sounds like all your favourite bands beating each other to death” — Classic Rock Magazine “Equally delicate and ferocious” -Metal Injection Fiesty hard rock outfit Fire Red Empress are charging back into the scene with their new single ‘Giants’ that will set souls on fire. Frontwoman Jen means serious…

The Edensong Interview Suite Pt. 1

Something very special is about to happen in St. Louis.  A rare event that those of us in the know normally have to travel for.  I am, of course, speaking of a genuine prog show.  In this specific case I am referring to the Edensong/Imminent Sonic Destruction show coming to the Fubar on Wednesday May…