Toundra – (IV)

Going down the instrumental route is an exciting prospect for musicians. It promises to always keep them on their proverbial toes from a creative standpoint because the music doesn’t rely on a vocal performance or a lyrical direction to mix things up. This excitement however is not without responsibilities. Sooner…

Hey! Listen To VOLA!

I love border crossings and I love finding out about new bands that come seemingly out of nowhere. So I was pretty excited when I first listened to VOLA’s recent debut, Inmazes. What is this album like? This album is like if Meshuggah decided to cover Karnivool or if Opeth suddenly took a note from Caligula’s…

Sigh Announce Artwork And Details For ‘Graveward’

Japanese avant-garde black metal masters Sigh have finally finished working on their tenth album, titled Graveward. They’ve announced some exciting guests and more as well. And we’ve got a new song as well. Check it out after the jump. Well, the album is titled Graveward, that’s that. They’ve described it…

Heavy Blog Is Heavy Sponsoring Woven In Haste Tour 2015 Featuring Maid Myriad & The Fine Constant

Heavy Blog is proud to announce our sponsorship of the Woven In Haste Tour 2015, which will feature co-headliners Maid Myriad and The Fine Constant. We’re particularly proud to be sponsoring this tour, as it showcases two young, original and excellent bands. The Fine Constant are at the cutting edge of instrumental adventure prog, featuring…

Stream Pyramids’s New Album “A Northern Meadow”

The fact that Pyramids were able to solicit the input of renaissance man Colin Marston and Blut Aus Nord mastermind Vindsval after having released only a debut (2008’s Pyramids) is an unquestionably impressive feat. Seven years later, the band have returned with their sophomore album A Northern Meadow, a release that continues the group’s genre agnosticism. Head past…

Find Out What Makes Nemertines Tick

If you haven’t yet heard the name Nemertines, that’s not actually too surprising- they haven’t quite made it to the same level of recognition as some of their companions. This, however, is a fantastic time to familiarize yourself with them. An up-and-coming groovy djent solo artist who writes weird and, for lack…