Monthly Archives: October 2015

Threshold – “European Journey”

I normally don’t like to review live albums. There are a few reasons. For one, it’s not about the music since the music is always live versions of previously recorded material. But mostly, it’s because live albums are rarely LIVE. … Continue reading

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God Is An Astronaut Signs To Napalm Records!

GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT are a 4 piece band who hail from Glen of the Downs, Ireland. They are currently one of the world’s biggest instrumental bands and they have just announced their worldwide signing with Napalm Records! Here is what … Continue reading

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Witchcraft announce album details, first single, pre-orders online!!!

Swedish classic / doom / prog rock masters WITCHCRAFT have announced the release date, tracklist and cover for the band’s eagerly anticipated new album. Nucleus is scheduled for a January 15, 2016 release worldwide via Nuclear Blast and will be available as CD, lavish … Continue reading

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Swallow the Sun – “Songs from the North I, II & III”

Getting signed to a major label like Century Media seems like the perfect time to do something bold, and what could be more bold than releasing a TRIPLE album? It does not get much more epic than that. Finland’s Swallow … Continue reading

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Interview with Farhad Hossain of Shumaun

First I have to ask about the name of the band. Where does the name Shumaun come from? Shumaun comes from the Indian name derived from the Sanskrit word “Sumon” or “Suman.” It’s also written as “Shumon” and roughly translates … Continue reading

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Agent Fresco announces European tour in November and December

Agent Fresco will tour Europe in November and December 2015 in support of their new album “DESTRIER.”  Shows in Gothenburg, Oslo, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Helsinki and Moscow have been added: Presented by VISIONS, ECLPSED, PRETTYINNOISE, NOTHINGBUTHOPEANDPASSION, ALREADY HEARD, LONG BRANCH RECORDS … Continue reading

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Antimatter release new video for “Stillborn Empires”

UK dark prog rockers Antimatter have released a video for the track “Stillborn Empires” from their latest album “The Judas Table.” The album is one of my favorites of 2015 and this is an amazing video. Check out my review … Continue reading

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