The outfit, founded in 1991, went on a journey that includes excellent metal music with the inclusion of thought-through lyrics, which contain a positive and peaceful message.
Cygnus play a brand of melodic progressive metal with a nice blend of calm vocal driven passages and heavier passages with some more aggressive riffs and more complex drum patterns.
After years of being out of print, the legendary Swedish Prog Metal giants, through AFM Records, are re-issuing their first two albums on CD as well as available on vinyl for the very first time.
Perhaps the strongest element of Garden of Heathens is the vocals. Ola Svensson has a very deep voice, which works well when paired with the often dark and atmospheric feel of the guitar work.
Okay, if you’re a fan of progressive metal at all, just stop reading and go buy this album. Seriously. It’s that good
Epica’s The Solace System more-than-satisfies the listener, as they continue to rise from their creative expressions. It is what sets them apart from the redundant Nightwish comparisons.
UK progressive metal quintet THRESHOLD are set to release their colossal double album Legends Of The Shires on September 8th
Sometimes, when an album is heavily anticipated and heralded in advance as a spiritual successor to another highly regarded album, it can be hard not to let the hype get the better of you
Anthriel fans had to wait almost seven years for a follow up to their excellent debut The Pathwa
The Nature of Time is a great release, which shows Secret Sphere continuing to move towards more of a melodic prog sound