Wings Denied – Mirrors for a Prince

The tag “progressive” is assigned loosely today, with every band that features poly-rhythms or non standard time stamps hailed as innovators. However, being “progressive” doesn’t have to necessarily lie in the complexity of your music or a wide swerve off accepted musical norms. It should instead be placed in changing the…

Arjen Enlists Anneke, Rejoice!

Arjen Anthony Lucassen, best known for his project Ayreon, is a name that can bring a smile to many a face. The man is an exquisite producer, having worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. He has the ability to truly lead an artist to transcend his…

Circle of Contempt Leaves Sumerian Records

Finland-based progressive metal powerhouse, Circle of Contempt, has officially left Sumerian Records.  No specific details have been released as of yet regarding the nature of the split.  However, fans are shedding sighs of relief for more promotion of this band worldwide and hope that this band will continue to keep its original,…

Blood Music Opens Pre-orders For Perturbator and Serdce Records

Purveyors of extremely limited but high quality LP pressings Blood Music are dropping two pre-orders this morning, both of equal importance. Cheesy 80’s retrofuturistic electronic project Perturbator and progressive death metal act Serdce are original Blood Music signings, unlike much of the label’s past high-profile releases. Let’s make this quick.…