Posted by Reggie
July was a plentiful month for releases with Fates Warning, Centinex, Periphery, Black Crown Initiate, and Revocation leading the charge; at least concerning the albums I was able to get a hold of and take the time to listen to. Here is a quick rundown…
Fates Warning – Theories of Flight / Progressive Metal – Released on 1 July 2016 by InsideOutMusic
For fans of the earlier days of Fates Warning, this should be right up your alley. It’s tight, progressive, melodic, and heavy. It’s a solid Fates Warning album; probably one you’ve been wishing for, for a long time. 4 out of 5 Read the rest of this entry →
Posted by Reggie
Major Denial hails from Athens, Greece and boasts a melodic progressive sound in a ballpark with Fates Warning. In fact, they enlisted special guest Mark Zonder formerly of Fates Warning from 1988-2005 and again in 2010 to drum on these tracks. Despite forming in 2013, their songs are reminiscent of 80s-90s progressive metal, clean, with crisp with strong vocals. Their 4-track EP is available for streaming or downloading at Bandcamp. Enjoy!
Posted by Irmelinis
Here are links to five different metal compilations from three different labels, all FREE to download. They include bands like Queensrÿche, Fates Warning, Skyharbor, Devin Townsend, Extol, Misery Signals and many more. It would be stupid to not take advantage of this opportunity to check out some new bands or just get free songs. Basick Records, for example, is my favourite label and they have some excellent progressive/tech/core bands. I hope you find something to your liking too!
Century Media Records