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ICE AGE RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR “CLEVER” THROUGH PUREGRAIN AUDIO

Sweden’s top tier 3/4 female metal attack ICE AGE have unleashed “Clever,” the new video from their GMR Music Group release Breaking the Ice. The band has teamed up with PureGrain Audio for the premiere. Regarding the video for “Clever“, frontwoman Sabrina Kihlstrand says, ”We are incredibly happy to present our second video from our album Breaking the Ice. The video is directed by Berget... Read more →

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STONE LEADERS DEBUT ALBUM OUT TODAY IN THE UK : NEXT WEEK IN EUROPE

                                                          The Croatian / American quartet STONE LEADERS, which features drummer John Macaluso (ARK, Labyrinth, Michael Romeo and more, fame) releases their self-titled debut album in the UK today through Vanity Music Group. The “dark prog” act’s album is out next week in Europe and in May throughout North America and Japan. Produced by Macaluso alongside the band’s singer / guitarist Ivan Mihaljevic at Mihaljevic’s The Attic Room Studio in Zagreb, the twelve songs on Stone Leaders mix prog rock with a variety of styles ranging from melodic rock to metal. Says Macaluso, ““The songs are more groove oriented than mathematical like most prog metal bands today. We have time changes that are really only there to fit what the lyrics are telling. The... Read more →

NIGHTRAGE RELEASES SECOND SINGLE FROM UPCOMING ‘WOLF TO MAN’ ALBUM

NIGHTRAGE returns with the second single, “The Damned,”  from the forthcoming album Wolf To Man where the band invites us to a mesmerizing melodic musical journey, telling the truthful story that guides us all the way to the inevitable demise of mankind. The music delivers a delicate and well-balanced blend between brutality and melody, as well as an intricate mix of thrashing riffs and hook filled choruses. “The Damned” is out today via Despotz Records.  The band says, “Humans have given up on living for real and now just live for the next cheap thrill not giving a shit how to make it to the next day. It’s more important to have many “likes” on social media than it is to take care of or interact with the ones living around you. We and our bodies are just empty shells now losing the last of our damned souls to the cheap thrill of fake life online. It’s our own... Read more →

PAVLOV’S DOG RELEASES VIDEO FOR “PARIS”

St. Louis underground prog heroes PAVLOV’S DOG have released a video for the track “Paris,” taken from their new album Prodigal Dreamer, released through Rockville Records and can be seen here.. Filmed live at Voorhuit in Ghent, Belgium at the final show of the band’s “Pampered Menial and Beyond 2018” European tour on 14 November, the song, written by David Surkamp and Douglas Rayburn is, according to Surkamp, “simply a song about the beauty of the City of Lights.” Produced and directed by Manfred Ploetz, the audio mix for “Paris” was done by Matthias Lingenfelder and Andreas Weimann handled the film recording and editing. Prodigal Dreamer can be found in all good record stores as well as iTunes and Amazon. ###PAVLOV’S DOG ONLINE: www.facebook.com/pavlovsdogband Read more →

ROCKVILLE MUSIC ENDS 2018 WITH TWO FANTASTIC PROG ROCK RELEASES : PAVLOV’S DOG UNLEASHES ‘PRODIGAL DREAMER’ AND KEITH REID (PROCOL HARUM) HITS BACK WITH ‘IN MY HEAD’

Just in time for the Holiday Season, German label Rockville Music has delivered two of the year’s top prog rock albums today.  Procol Harum co-founder Keith Reid releases his second solo album, In My Head (with the KEITH REID PROJECT) while underground prog heroes PAVLOV’S DOG present their sixth album, Prodigal Dreamer. With In My Head, Reid worked with six different co-writers to deliver an album’s worth of soulful “thinking man’s music,” bridging the gap between progressive pop/rock and folk music.  Reid also chose to work with a variety of vocalists, including John Waite, Anthony Krizan, Jeff Young, Chris Merola,Steve  Booker and a rising new young Swedish talent, Maya Saxell. Please check out the video for “Ten More Shows” (ft / Maya Saxell) here St. Louis prog rock veterans PAVLOV’S DOG have managed to stay relevant for nearly five decades, although for three of those the band hasn’t been active, an incredible feat for anyone.  Forming in 1972,... Read more →

NIGHTRAGE RELEASES NEW VIDEO FOR “BY DARKNESS DRAWN” : TEAMS UP WITH METAL NATION FOR THE PREMIERE

  Greek / Swedish metal veterans NIGHTRAGE are currently working on a new album, Wolf to Man, set for release in March of 2019 and have released a video for the track “By Darkness Drawn,” teaming up with Metal Nation for the premiere.. With ”By Darkness Drawn” the band wanted to combine their trademark Nightrage guitar melodies with a straightforward thrash metal drive clashing straight into groovy yet hooking chorus. A straightforward NIGHTRAGE song so to say.  The lyrics for this song pretty much sum up the concept and theme of the album and it addresses the fact that we are all doomed and we know it. Unable to learn from our mistakes we are all now standing at the edge of our abysm, paralyzed by fear of our inevitable leap towards our own extinction. The lyrics on the band’s previous album, ‘The Venomous’ were all about our journey towards our end.... Read more →