Tag: Prog Rock

CENTURY MEDIA Launches Spotify App

Century Media Records has issued a press release regarding the launch of it’s own Spotify app. “Century Media Records announces the launch of its official Spotify app offering over 20 million Spotify users access to tons of entertaining and informative features from the most successful and fascinating acts in metal, prog, rock, punk and hardcore. …

Portnoy’s New Band ‘Flying Colors’ Announce Debut Album‏

Flying Colors, the spectacular new virtuoso prog/pop/rock band, featuring drummer Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater) and guitarist Steve Morse (Deep Purple), will release their eponymous debut album in the UK on Monday March 26th, followed by a US release on Tuesday March 27th. Released by Music Theories Recordings, the debut album includes the talents of Mike …

Noisecreep To Premiere New Track From THE SHADOW THEORY

Today Noisecreep.com offers an exclusive first listen to one of the tracks from THE SHADOW THEORY’S debut album “Beyond the Black Veil” which will be released January 25, 2011 on InsideOut Music.  Check out the exclusive premiere of “By the Crossroads at: http://www.noisecreep.com/2011/01/18/shadow-theory-by-the-crossroads-song-premiere/ You might know Devon Graves from the Alt-Metal band Deadsoul Tribe – …

The Shadow Theory Set Release Date for “Behind the Black Veil”

You might know Devon Graves from the Alt-Metal band Deadsoul Tribe – or you might be more familiar with his real name, Buddy Lackey.  He spent 11 years working as front man, singer/flute player for one of the original prog-metal bands, Psychotic Waltz. Throughout the journeys of touring with Deadsoul Tribe Devon met many musicians …

Free Opeth Download

I just received this tidbit of information from RoadRunnerRecords… For a limited time, Sweden’s prog masters Opeth are offering a free download of “Dirge For November” in anticipation of the September 21st DVD release of In Live Concert at Royal Albert Hall. The performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall (recorded on the 5th of April, …

Presto Ballet – Kurdt Vanderhoof (guitar)

Ex-METAL CHURCH creator and guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof’s PRESTO BALLET is a memorable walk down ’70s prog rock lane. Combining the best of KANSAS, STYX, ELP and YES, and using real Hammond organs and Mellotron’s, the band create true prog rock with a modern edge that helps keep this type of music relevant in 2010. As …

Iron Maiden & Dream Theater – North American Summer Tour!!

DREAM THEATER TO SUPPORT IRON MAIDEN ON NORTH AMERICAN SUMMER TOUR TO PLAY NYC’S FAMED MADISON SQUARE GARDEN FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THEIR CAREER New York, NY: Prog rock/metal institution DREAM THEATER will spend their summer supporting Iron Maiden on the band’s month-long tour of major US and Canadian markets. The tour launches on …

New Rush Release

Canada’s Prog-rock kings Rush, next musical output may not come in the form of a traditional album. Drummer Neil Peart says he has begun writing lyrics for a new project, but that the band feels “liberated” in a way from the album format. He says Rush might release a few songs immediately after recording them, …

Katatonia Launch Mini-Site for “Night Is The New Day”

The mini-site for the new KATATONIA album is online now at nightisthenewday.com – including audio samples, downloads, album information, interviews, art gallery plus exclusive previously unseen studio diaries from the recording session. A free mp3 of the track ‘Forsaker’ is also available to anyone that signs up for the mailing list. Or you can just …

Evile – Ol Drake (lead guitar), Mike Alexander (bass)

Recently, SMNnews ran down to the US Earache Records office to catch up with Ol (lead guitar) and Mike (bass) of UK shred masters EVILE.  After tipping a few back, the fun began!  Check in with us as EVILE lets us in on their latest, Infected Nations, as well as some upcoming tour plans, attractions …

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