News Posts

Australian blackened heavy metal collective Black Lava announced their upcoming new album ‘The Savage Winds to Wisdom’ set to be released in July and unleashed a first taste of the darkness to come with the single ‘Ironclad Sarcophagus’!

Leprous is finally entering a new chapter, and announced their upcoming new album ‘Melodies Of Atonement’ to be released in August via InsideOut Music and following North American tour with Monuments and Fight The Fight!

Prog fans won’t want to miss out on this! Dream Theater announced their 40th anniversary tour “An Evening With Dream Theater” to be kicking off this October in Europe, taking them all over the world in 2024 and 2025!

Belgian melodic metal outfit is gearing up to release their highly anticipated new album ‘The Road to Oblivion’ in a couple of weeks and shared a video for the track ‘The Passenger’!

Australian dual bass prog trio The Omnific announced their new album ‘The Law Of Augmenting Returns’ to be released in June via Wild Thing Records and shared the new single ‘Base Camp’!

Swedish metal legends Evergrey unveiled a video for ‘Ominous’ as the end of their ‘A Heartless Portrait (The Orphean Testament’ chapter, and the beginning of something new soon to be revealed!

Prog metal duo Four Stroke Baron announced their new album ‘Data Diamond’ to be released in May via Prosthetic Records and share a first single with ‘The Witch’!

Brazilian progressive power metal legends Angra are celebrating kicking off their European “Cycles Of Pain” tour by releasing a new music video for the track ‘Here In The Now’!

Hungarian avant-garde outfit Thy Catafalque are about to embark on their very first European headline tour in March and April with the support of The Answer Lies In The Black Void!

Gig Reports

With Turmion Kätilöt you always get an amazing disko metal party and with supporting acts Japanese black metal outfit Sigh and the Finnish melancholics of Marianas Rest we got quite the diverse musical evening at Pakkahuone in Tampere, Finland to start a long Easter weekend! An event organized by Nem Agency.

Gig report of Turmion Kätilöt with Sigh and Marianas Rest in Pakkahuone on March 28th 2024 in Tampere (Finland), organized by Nem Agency.

Gig report of Turmion Kätilöt with Sigh and Marianas Rest in Pakkahuone on March 28th 2024 in Tampere (Finland), organized by Nem Agency.

Tesseract came, saw, and absolutely conquered with a mesmerizing and mindblowing set of music at Tavastia in Helsinki, and with them they brought Unprocessed and The Callous Daoboys for a night of proggy delights!

“The Great Metal Circus 2024” landed in Helsinki, where Avatar turned being at Tavastia that night into something absolutely spectacular and memorable! And the support Æther Realm came all the way from the US to Finland for the very first time, doing a great job at warming up the crowd!

Amorphis managed to captivate our reporter once again when attending to their stop at Pakkahuone in Tampere on their “Halo Finland 2023 Tour”, a wonderful night hosted by TuskaLive and Greybeard Concerts & Management.

Lost Society and Amorphis played at Logomos Terassikesä in Turku, Finland last Friday and although there were some issues it was still a very enjoyable show from two great Finnish bands.

Ne Obliviscaris came to Tavastia in Helsinki to kick off their tour promoting their recently released ‘Exul’, and proved that they can overcome anything with an intense and masterful performance! Supported by their Andorran friends of Persefone and the Italian instrumentalists of Asymmetric Universe, they gave us a night of mind-bending prog music!

The French symphonic melodic death metal outfit Aephanemer came to On The Rocks, saw a wild crowd and conquered everyone’s hearts! Here’s for hoping that they get to come back to Finland some time really soon! And local up-and-comers Numento definitely got us warmed up properly for the main event!

Kamelot struck down in Helsinki to give us a proper “awakening” on their European tour, and brought with them some excellent support through Myrath, Eleine and League of Distortion! A night of absolutely excellent music that left a positive feeling with anyone who attended the show at Vanha Ylioppilastalo at the end of March!

Back in March, Leprous dropped by Vanha Ylioppilastalo in Helsinki on their “Aphelion European Tour” and swept us away with a night of exceptional music, supported by Monuments and Kalandra.

With the Island In Limbo Tour of co-headliners Haken and Between The Buried And Me embarked through Europe, where they once again proved that the love for progressive technical music is very alive. What a feast. Support came from the lesser known, but impressive Cryptodira.