Thankfully, the powerful, atmospheric progressive rock and metal sound of Wyvern is far more entertaining than my local radio station of the same name.
Brand new British rockers Giant Walker have honed a heavy progressive rock sound that blends elements of grunge, nu-metal and alternative rock and metal, which they describe as “powerful, dark and nuanced.”
International musical collective Threads sees musicians from Australia, Chile, Greece and New Zealand combine in Berlin. The result is a delicious groove-laden yet melodic post-rock meets metal sound that they describe as “atmospheric, progressive and groovy.”
Canadian group Every Hour Kills aims to challenge the notion of what we consider to define a “band.” Instead of your standard band format, the musical collective features various members and guest appearances that constantly reshapes the group’s intense progressive sound and futuristic approach.
South Wales rockers Godsticks offer up a heavy, high energy progressive rock meets guitar-orientated metal sound that’s gradually increased in heaviness as the band evolves.
California quintet Roman Lions have honed an intense, dark but captivating sound that fuses metal and progressive elements and clean, screamed and spoken vocals in what they describe as “emotionally heavy” music.
Brighton band Azure offer up fascinating fantasy rock with progressive elements in a sound that fuses unusual harmonies, odd time signatures, virtuosic guitars, wild synthesisers and a whole load of fun.
French metal band Dukkha offer up a diverse combination of brutal heavy-polyrhythmic and djent guitars with melodic ambiences, which they describe as “raw, powerful and meaningful.” The Lyon band was … Continue reading Introducing: Dukkha
Transport yourself back into the days of 80s thrash and death metal and strap in for an exploration into outer space with Danish/American collective Terminalist.
Turkish band Alkera offer up a thrilling progressive metal sound that fuses lively vocals with dramatic, diverse instrumentals, which they describe as “energetic, powerful, soulful.”
Prepare yourself for a juggernaut of French metal as Pathfinders take us on an epic journey akin to the NASA space probe that inspired the band name.
Strap yourself in for a progressive metal rollercoaster ride with Australian rockers Acolyte. The band have honed a progressive metal sound that drops you into melancholic, ambient troughs and picks you up with dramatic climactic peaks that they describe as “epic, emotive and powerful.”