Zhea Erose – Icosahedron

Side projects are a funny thing: mostly, we go into them with a curiosity as to how exactly the result will be different than the artist’s “main” band or musical output. That’s not to say people don’t get excited about the music, just that typically the main draw for new projects from artists we’re already familiar with is to see how they take what we know to be their strengths and shape them into some sort of new sound.

Heavy Blog Presents: THE FRET FUEL CAN’T MELT STEEL STRINGS TOUR, feat. Sirens & The Fine Constant

Here at Heavy Blog, we’ve had the privilege to sponsor a number of tours from all sorts of bands we’re fans of. Our latest sponsored tour, the Proggest August Tour, featuring Native Construct, Wings Denied, and Outrun the Sunlight just wrapped up [view photos here], so we’re especially pleased to be bringing another one to…

Sirens – Surge

It’s becoming more and more common for bands to use various facets of metal to explore other genres and their respective sounds, relying on their heavy side as a backdrop against which to present their ideas, instead of as the main feature of their sound. Bands skirting this fine line…