(Ex-)Members Of Every Dutch Prog Band Ever Form Supergroup Mourn

Joining the ranks of the plethora of supergroups that have sprang up recently is Netherlands-based project Mourn, whose members include Robin Zielhorst (Exivious, ex-Cynic, ex-Blue Man Group) on bass, Thomas Frankhuijzen (March) on drums, Kas Kluitman on guitar, and Pieter Verpaalen (ex-Textures)  handling vocal duties. When a band’s lineup reads like…

Exivious Drummer Posts Video Playthrough of ‘One’s Glow’

Instrumental jazz fusion metal stalwarts Exivious are probably one of the more underrated bands in metal today. Made up of former Cynic members Tymon Kruidenier and Robin Zielhorst, current Dodecahedron guitarist Michel Nienhuis and drummer virtuoso Yuma Van Eekelen, who has played with the likes of Pestilence, Textures and The New Dominion, Exivious are supergroup in every sense of the…

Warforged: The Heavy Blog Is Heavy Interview

January started the year out with a lot of promise, with new releases from Indian, Alcest, and Periphery gaining quite a bit of attention around these parts. However, what floored us the most in the first four weeks of 2014 was the first-ever proper release from Chicago newcomers Warforged. Essence…

Exivious Streaming New Album, Liminal, In Full

A week away from releasing their long awaited sophomore album Liminal, Jazz-infused progressive instrumentalists Exivious are streaming the new album over at Got-Djent in full! I haven’t had the opportunity to hear the entire record yet, but the handful of songs I have been fortunate enough to hear have been…