Native Construct – Quiet World

While concept albums are almost a staple of progressive metal, most bands only commit to that idea lyrically and not musically. It used to be more common in the older days of the genre with bands like Dream Theater and Pain of Salvation, but it’s admittedly difficult to write music that…

Intronaut To Enter Studio Tomorrow, Tap Devin Townsend to Mix New Album

We previously reported that prog-metal masters Intronaut are about to begin recording their highly anticipated fifth studio album, and now that time is upon us. The band will be entering the studio tomorrow following a performance opening for Meshuggah tonight in Anaheim at the House of Blues, during which they’ll be playing brand new…

Napoleon Sign With Basick, Drop ‘Stargazer’

For fans of UK progressive hardcore act, Napoleon, the wait for new material has been arduous. Amidst line-up changes and a demanding touring schedule, it seemed unlikely that their anticipated debut release could be expected to drop any time soon. Following an announcement late last week, however, the future seems…