(Ex-)Members Of Every Dutch Prog Band Ever Form Supergroup Mourn

Joining the ranks of the plethora of supergroups that have sprang up recently is Netherlands-based project Mourn, whose members include Robin Zielhorst (Exivious, ex-Cynic, ex-Blue Man Group) on bass, Thomas Frankhuijzen (March) on drums, Kas Kluitman on guitar, and Pieter Verpaalen (ex-Textures)  handling vocal duties. When a band’s lineup reads like…

Warforged: The Heavy Blog Is Heavy Interview

January started the year out with a lot of promise, with new releases from Indian, Alcest, and Periphery gaining quite a bit of attention around these parts. However, what floored us the most in the first four weeks of 2014 was the first-ever proper release from Chicago newcomers Warforged. Essence…

Stream The New Album, ‘Noumenon‘, From BEAR

  That release date completely snuck up on me. But it’s here and I’m not complaining, so head over to the BEAR (I’m guessing it’s stylised like David Draiman is typing it) Bandcamp page to hear the new album Noumenon from Basick’s latest signees. [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=3570393670 size=medium bgcol=333333 linkcol=e99708]…

Bare The ‘Rain‘ With Bear

You might remember Bear (still not sure whether it’s meant to be fully capatalized or not) as the latest signing of those lovely people over at Basick Records. Well, they’ve wasted no time in promoting the band, as they just debuted a new video from the band over at Metalsucks. ‘Rain’ is…

Textures Release Dualism On Vinyl

  One of the best albums from last year, Dualism is what modern progressive metal should be — versatile, melodic, and heavy. Well, everyone, especially the vinyl junkies out there, today is the day. Now Textures are released their amazing album on vinyl, and in a red and blue vinyl…