Discover This: Why So Silent?

Ukrainian newcomers Why So Silent? are an intriguing proposition, fusing full-on instrumental metal synthy spaciness.

New Band of the Week: Kaiber Koi

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.’

Introducing: Sertraline

“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

Introducing: Shattered Skies

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

Gig Review: ProgMetalMadness

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

Introducing: The Dead Centuries

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