Monthly Archives: April 2011

Matthew Davis LaPorte – RIP

Sad news from the Jon Oliva’s Pain camp: It is with great heartache and sorrow that we relay the passing of our dear friend, band-mate, guitarist and brother Matthew LaPorte. Matt passed away in his home shortly after 6 pm … Continue reading

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Roy Khan leaves Kamelot

With a heavy heart we can now announce that Roy Khan has chosen to leave the band. We wanted to give him ample time for this kind of decision, due to his recent burnout and also the amount of amazing … Continue reading

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PBII to release live DVD

The new live DVD, titled PBII@Boerderij.org, will be officially launched on Saturday 19th of November during a gig with Arena at the Boerderij. It is a recording from a unique concert on 23rd of January, the launch party of the … Continue reading

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Echolyn make progress on new album

Snippets of the 3 songs that we worked on in the studio today (getting drums down). Thanks to Webmaster Mike for captuting this. Sorry for the bad audio – it’s live, raw, and a good luck at the “inside” process….

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Glass – The New Album

A new, as yet untitled album by progressive rock band Glass has just been recorded in the bands old hometown of Port Townsend, Washington. Produced by band bassist/guitarist/keyboardist Jeff Sherman this new album continues the bands songwriting growth and holds … Continue reading

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New Phideaux album Snowtorch

If you can’t wait, then the new Phideaux album, as well as seminal track Tempest of Mutiny, can be downloaded HERE! Details about the new Snowtorch album are shown below: 1. Snowtorch (Part One)     a) Star Of Light     b) Retrograde … Continue reading

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New Izz download

Doone Records is pleased to announce the release of Peter Gabriel’s “Red Rain” as arranged, performed and recorded by IZZ, available now on iTunes and all other digital download retailers. This classic track from Gabriel’s hit record “So” provides a … Continue reading

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PFM (Premiata Forneria Marconi) UK Gig Cancelled

PFM’s gig at London’s HMV Forum on 20th May has been cancelled. No further information is available at this moment in time.

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Pendragon to release DVD & Blu-Ray

News in from Metal Mind Productions that the legendary British band Pendragon are about to finish the Polish leg of European tour promoting their brand new album “Passion”. The final gig will take place today, Wednesday, 20th April at Teatr … Continue reading

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Dream Theater announce announcement of New Drummer

Who will be the replacement of Mike Portnoy as drummer with Dream Theater is prog’s best guarded secret at this moment. Dream Theater have announced that they will be announcing shortly who will take the seat behind the kit. Dream … Continue reading

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Rush – several tracks written for the new album…

In an interview with the the Plain Dealer  Geddy Lee reveals: “We’ve got about seven songs written,” for the new album “When you hear the first two songs, which we’re playing live now, they definitely have a heavier sound. It’s … Continue reading

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Leaves’ Eyes cover Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield’s mid-eighties folk-pop single To France has been updated to a present day goth-metal song which sounds surprisingly faithful to the original.

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Coheed & Cambria new song

Coheed & Cambria performing new song “Iron Fist” from The Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA on YouTube:

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Tangerine Dream UK date in May

Tangerine Dream will be performing at Manchester’s The Lowry on 28th May 2011… “We are very pleased to play in that amazing hall and to meet hopefully TD friends from all over Great Britain – Glasgow, Liverpool, Sheffield, Birmingham, even … Continue reading

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Pagan’s Mind new album in May

Norway’s Pagan’s Mind who recently signed a worldwide collaboration with SPV/Steamhammer release their fifth studio album Heavenly Ecstasy on May 20 in Germany, May 23 for the rest of Europe and in June for USA/Canada.

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