EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Chronologist Are Giving Out Free “Key Chains”

I’ve talked about Chronologist on the site before, and not without good reason. This fearsome foursome straddles the country, with members from both Massachusetts and Texas, and they pack a pretty damn strong punch within the instrumental metal sphere. Now, before you immediately close this article and smash your computer in rage…

What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 8/26/16

For those who missed our last installment, We post biweekly updates covering what the staff at Heavy Blog have been spinning. Given the amount of time we spend on the site telling you about music that does not fall neatly into the confines of conventional “metal,” it should come as no surprise that many of us on staff have pretty eclectic tastes that range far outside of metal and heavy things. We can’t post about all of them at length here, but we can at least let you know what we’re actually listening to. For those that would like to participate as well (and please do) can drop a 3X3 in the comments, which can be made with tapmusic.net through your last.fm account, or create it manually with topsters.net. Also, consider these posts open threads to talk about pretty much anything music-related. We love hearing all of your thoughts on this stuff and love being able to nerd out along with all of you.

PHOTOS: Intervals, Plini, Angel Vivaldi, Save Us From The Archon, Outrun The Sunlight—March 29th, 2016 @ Reggie’s, Chicago, IL

Can you ever really have too many instrumental prog bands on a single tour? The Shape of Colour Tour truly aimed to find out, as we were bombarded with riff after proggy riff with the now fully-instrumental Intervals, the pleasant and airy stylings of Plini, shred maestro Angel Vivaldi, and…