Posts Tagged ‘progressive metal’

Five Acts You Should Be Paying Attention To

by David Gagnon
While we shouldn’t necessarily be out with the old, we should welcome the new with open arms. Some of these bands have already established themselves within their respective circles, while others have yet to put out an album. Nonetheless, these artists are the future and should be recognized as such.   Khemmis Formed in 2012, […]

Summer Slaughter Tour Announces 2018 Lineup

by David Gagnon
After rumors circulated about the impending Summer Slaughter 2018 Tour, the lineup is officially announced!   The tour consists of, Between the Buried and Me, Born of Osiris, Veil of Maya, Erra, The Agony Scene, Allegaeon, Terror Universal, Soreption, and Entheos. The announcement comes after an anonymous tip was sent to, detailing the then-unannounced […]

Ne Obliviscaris Announces New Album

by David Gagnon
Australian prog metal maestros, Ne Obliviscaris, have announced their newest album ‘Urn’ to be released on October 27. To tease the upcoming album, the band released a music video for the song ‘Intra Venus’, which has all of the marks of a NeO song; tasteful brutality, pieces of progressive metal sounds, amazing melodies, and epic […]

Mastodon Performs at the Aragon Ballroom

by David Gagnon
I think it’s fair to say that I listened to Mastodon’s new album, Emperor of Sand, for weeks after its release back in March. Before then, I had only listened to a few of their previous albums, but never felt compelled to fully delve into their discography. But when I saw an advertisement for their show […]

Top 10 Metal Albums of 2016

by David Gagnon
I won’t lie when I say that I was nearly overwhelmed by the amount of material that came out of the metal scene this year. Veteran bands still blowing fans away with new material, while newcomers set out to make their mark as well. This years top list was a struggle to make, shifting through […]

Ne Obliviscaris Perform a Symphony at Reggie’s

by David Gagnon
Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, I had the pleasure of seeing Ne Obliviscaris open up for Butcher Babies and Cradle of Filth at the House of Blues back in February. An extreme progressive metal band, Ne Obliviscaris’ unique approach to metal managed to get them in the eyes of metal fans all across the world. Their […]