Ukrainian newcomers Why So Silent? are an intriguing proposition, fusing full-on instrumental metal synthy spaciness.
We don’t receive too much in the way of progressive metal, instrumental metal or, indeed, instrumental music generally. But when we do, it tends to be pretty epic listening. And … Continue reading Discover This: HALOGRAM
Spanish trio Automatic Ape bring us a thrilling brand of energetic, experimental progressive metal that’s powerful, intense and, well, just a bit awesome.
Canadian progressive rockers Mirrelia have honed an intriguingly diverse brand of rock meets metal meets R&B, which jumps between laid-back melody and intense heaviness.
Manchester’s Kaiber Koi are far from your run-of-the-mill progressive metal band, promising an ethos of ‘breaking down the boundaries that lie between the generic and oversaturated.’
“Exhilarating and effervescent.” These are the words that scintillating progressive metal quintet Sertraline use to summarise their tantalisingly heavy yet catchy sound. The Stoke-on-Trent five-piece fuse raw intensity with soothing … Continue reading Introducing: Sertraline
When Shattered Skies describe their music to us as “bombastic” we suspect we’re onto something pretty special. And thankfully, the quartet’s progressive metal fuelled with cinematic atmosphere – which they … Continue reading Introducing: Shattered Skies
Italian prog metallers Shading are proof that anyone who puts their mind to it can transform themselves into a rockstar. The band first formed ten years ago, with all five of … Continue reading Introducing: Shading
All the way from Los Angeles we bring you a delicious prog rock project that allows its highly talented members to unleash their anger, gratitude, anguish and triumphs. In doing … Continue reading Introducing: Hyvmine
Hertfordshire hardcore newcomers VNDTA are on a mission to bring a fresh, modern sound to the UK’s metal scene. Led by the impressive clean and screamed vocals of Megan Targett, … Continue reading New Band of the Week: VNDTA
We were treated to a feast of exciting up-and-coming bands from across the metal spectrum at all-day celebration of fringe metal music ProgMetalMadness at New Cross Inn on Sunday (25 … Continue reading Gig Review: ProgMetalMadness
When Canadian instrumental metal trio The Dead Centuries describe their approach as “futuristic and dangerous,” it’s safe to say our interest was piqued. Were they going all Keanu on us … Continue reading Introducing: The Dead Centuries