Don’t Forget to Catch The Proggest August Tour, Featuring Native Construct, Outrun The Sunlight, and Wings Denied!

Hey, folks! Just a quick reminder that we’re sponsoring a tour alongside Outerloop Management, Metal Blade, Artery Global, and Rogue Records! The tour kicks off tomorrow and features Heavy Blog friends and favorites Native Construct in a headlining slot with Outrun the Sunlight and Wings Denied as support! We’ve got…

Heavy Blog Presents: THE PROGGEST AUGUST TOUR, featuring Native Construct, Wings Denied, and Outrun the Sunlight

Three of progressive rock and metal’s best and brightest up-and-comers are teaming up for a run of dates across the Eastern and Midwest United States! Metal Blade signees Native Construct—who released their stellar debut Quiet World earlier this year—have announced The Proggest August Tour, featuring fellow Heavy Blog is Heavy…

What Heavy Blog Is Really Listening To – 3/1/15

During his time as weekend editor here, one of the consistently most popular features Brian Shields would run was the What We’re Really Listening To column, which would ask either Heavy Blog staff or musicians to share the music they’ve been jamming the most recently. We’ve decided that it was too fun…

The Metal Community Remembers Brian Shields

Brian had an incredible impact not only on us here at Heavy Blog, but on an immense number of bands across the west coast and throughout the country. In honor of his life, we asked members of many different bands that Brian was in touch with to share with us how he helped them musically, and how much an impact he had on their lives.

Wings Denied Release Debut Album Today!

The Washington DC quintet Wings Denied are finally ready to release their debut album! We reviewed their debut a few weeks ago and quite frankly we enjoyed it. Now it’s finally available for the public to buy on their Bandcamp page. Wings Denied are good friends with us here at…

Wings Denied – Mirrors for a Prince

The tag “progressive” is assigned loosely today, with every band that features poly-rhythms or non standard time stamps hailed as innovators. However, being “progressive” doesn’t have to necessarily lie in the complexity of your music or a wide swerve off accepted musical norms. It should instead be placed in changing the…