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PERIPHERY: 'Ragnarok' Video Released

"Ragnarok", the new video from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, can be seen below. The clip was filmed during the Summer Slaughter tour and captures some of the finest moments from the band's legendary live shows. "Ragnarok" comes off PERIPHERY's latest album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which sold nearly 12,000 copies in the ...

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PROSPEKT Signs With SENSORY RECORDS

Oxford, England-based quartet PROSPEKT has signed with progressive metal linchpin Sensory Records, a division of The Laser's Edge, for the October release of the band's debut full-length. Coalescing the fierce technicality of progressive metal with the symphonic elements of contemporary prog through brutal riffs, odd time-signatures, and majestic melodies, PROSPEKT's sound is influenced by bands ...

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THE SAFETY FIRE: 'Yellowism' Video Released

"Yellowism", the new video from London progressive metallers THE SAFETY FIRE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second album, "Mouth Of Swords", which will be released on September 3 in North America via InsideOut Music. The CD was once again produced by the band's own Derya "Dez" Nagle (guitar), who previously ...

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CATTLE DECAPITATION To Release 'Your Disposal' 7" Single

San Diego-based deathgrind masters CATTLE DECAPITATION will release a seven-inch single this summer. "Your Disposal" features the B-side "An Exposition of Insides", which was previously available only as a Japanese bonus track on the band's most recent album, "Monolith Of Inhumanity". The single is available (both black and clear vinyl) for order on-line on IndieMerchStore.com ...

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THE SAFETY FIRE: 'Red Hatchet' Video Released

"Red Hatchet", the new video from London progressive metallers THE SAFETY FIRE, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's second album, "Mouth Of Swords", which will be released on September 3 in North America via InsideOut Music. The CD was once again produced by the band's own Derya "Dez" Nagle (guitar), who ...

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THE KINDRED Signs With SUMERIAN RECORDS

Sumerian Records has announced the signing of Ottawa, Canada's progressive rock sextet THE KINDRED. Formerly known as TODAY I CAUGHT THE PLAGUE, the band is no stranger to road or studio. They successfully self-financed a full-length disc in 2011, which cultivated tours with bands such as PROTEST THE HERO, DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, PERIPHERY, THE FACELESS, ...

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MONUMENTS Announces New Singer

U.K. tech metallers MONUMENTS have announced the addition of singer Chris Barretto to the group's ranks. After leaving PERIPHERY, Barretto performed with THE HAARP MACHINE and played saxophone on TESSERACT's current album, "Altered State". He already passed his fire test on a tiny stage during a secret show on June 27 as well as on ...

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THE SAFETY FIRE: New Song Available For Streaming

London progressive metallers THE SAFETY FIRE will release their second album, "Mouth Of Swords", on September 3 in North America via InsideOut Music. The CD was once again produced by the band's own Derya "Dez" Nagle (guitar), who previously worked with Frank Turner (MONGOL HORDE), RISE TO REMAIN, and THE HAARP MACHINE. It follows the ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT: Another New Song Available For Streaming

"Oracle", a brand new song from progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT, can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track comes off the band's new album, "The Migration", which will be released in North America on June 11 via Prosthetic Records. Recorded earlier this year at North Carolina's Basement Studios with producer Jamie King ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT: 'The Migration' Audio Samples Available

"The Migration", the new album from progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT, will be released in North America on June 11 via Prosthetic Records. Recorded earlier this year at North Carolina's Basement Studios with producer Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, HE IS LEGEND, FOR TODAY), the CD will feature cover artwork by illustrator Duncan ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT: New Song Available For Streaming

"Odyssey", a brand new song from progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new album, "The Migration", which will be released in North America on June 11 via Prosthetic Records. Recorded earlier this year at North Carolina's Basement Studios with producer Jamie King ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT: 'The Migration' Cover Artwork Unveiled

Progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT will release their new album, "The Migration", in North America on June 11 via Prosthetic Records. Recorded earlier this year at North Carolina's Basement Studios with producer Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, HE IS LEGEND, FOR TODAY), the CD will feature cover artwork by illustrator Duncan Storr (HAWKWIND, ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT: 'The Migration' Track Listing Revealed

Progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT will release their new album, "The Migration", in North America on June 11 via Prosthetic Records. Recorded earlier this year at North Carolina's Basement Studios with producer Jamie King (BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME, HE IS LEGEND, FOR TODAY), the CD will contain the following 10 tracks: 01. Odyssey 02. ...

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SUMERIAN RECORDS Partners With ALTERNATIVE DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE

Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA), the independent music distribution arm of Warner Music Group, has announced a partnership with Sumerian Records. Based in Los Angeles, California and Washington D.C., Sumerian Records — which was founded in 2006 by Ash Avildsen — is home to a world-class roster of progressive hard rock music. The label is best ...

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SCALE THE SUMMIT: New Video Update From The Studio

Progressive instrumentalists SCALE THE SUMMIT have released a second behind-the-scenes video update from the recent recording sessions for their new album, "The Migration", which will be released in North America on June 11 via Prosthetic Records. This installment features a sneak peek into the guitar tracking process. "The Migration", tracked at North Carolina's Basement Studios ...

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TESSERACT: First Taste Of New Album

U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of Reality and Of Energy — "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band ...

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Video: PERIPHERY Guitarist Breaks Down Solo In 'Luck As A Constant'

In the video clip below, Jake Bowen of Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY demonstrates and breaks down the second solo of the song "Luck As A Constant" off the band's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal". "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal" sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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TESSERACT: New Album Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

U.K. progressive rock band TESSERACT will release its second full-length album, "Altered State", on May 27 throughout Europe and May 28 in North America via Century Media Records. Divided into four movements — Of Matter, Of Mind, Of Reality and Of Energy — "Altered State", in its purest form, is about the transformations the band ...

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JOE SATRIANI, GUS G, MICHAEL AMOTT Battle For Supremacy In 'Eternal Descent Vol. 2'

Continuing to explore the unholy alliance that has long existed between the worlds of heavy metal and fantasy comics, multi-media phenomenon Eternal Descent returns with the second volume of the much-heralded comic saga. Collecting six single issues, an exclusive "Cobalt" one-shot, and extensive art galleries into a 200-page graphic novel set for release in March ...

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PERIPHERY: New Video Interview Posted Online

Australia's AMH TV conducted an interview with Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY during this year's Soundwave festival. You can now watch the chat below. PERIPHERY's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 44 on ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Scarlet' Video Released

"Scarlet", the new Wes Richardson-directed video from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 44 on The Billboard 200 ...

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PERIPHERY: 'Scarlet' Video To Premier Next Week

"Scarlet", the new video from Maryland-based experimental, progressive metallers PERIPHERY, will make its online debut on Wednesday, February 20. The song comes off the band's sophomore album, "Periphery II: This Time It's Personal", which sold nearly 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 44 on ...

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Climax Community - DARSOMBRA

Brian Daniloski has emerged as a Maryland underground figurehead with his involvement with local sludge heroes MEATJACK and of late, his testing ground hideout, DARSOMBRA. In effect, DARSOMBRA has proven to be Daniloski's portable black hole leading to alternate sanctums of sound and creative spaces each time he dives into it. DARSOMBRA in the past ...

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