SON OF AURELIUS Streaming New Track “Long Ago”

Son-of-Aurelius-Under-a-Western-Sun-620x620I’m new to Son Of Aurelius, but Lane posted about them a few weeks ago and as I listen to the bands recently released track “Long Ago,” I’m digging it. The track was premiered yesterday by our good friends at HeavyBlogIsHeavy and you definitely need to hear this. It’s a powerful example of strong progressive music. I can’t wait to hear the full album, but “Long Ago” goes above and beyond my expectations. Check out the track after the jump.      Continue reading

COHEED AND CAMBRIA To Perform “In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3″ In Full On Tour

coheed and cambriaI have posted about my love of Coheed And Cambria numerous times on this site and one of my favorite albums by the band is In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth: 3. Well, it just so happens that the band will be performing the album in full on their upcoming fall tour. How damn awesome is that? I mean, come on! If you are anywhere in the vicinity of any of these shows, you better go. Check out the dates after the jump and see if Silent Earth is coming to a town near you.     Continue reading

SON OF AURELIUS Streaming New Track “Clouded Planes”

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Son of Aurelius have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album and follow up to 2010’s The Farthest Reaches, Under a Western Sun, over at Metal Sucks. The track is entitled “Clouded Planes” and it is full of progressive licks and soaring melodies. Point your browsers towards Metal Sucks to check it out now.

Under a Western Sun will be self-released by the band on June 3rd. You can pre-order your copy here.

GREY SKIES FALLEN Streaming New Album “The Many Sides Of Truth”

New York’s Grey Skies Fallen have premiered their sixth full length album, The Many Sides of Truth, over at Gun Shy Assassin. The seven-track opus will officially be released next Tuesday, April 29th. Until then, head over to Gun Shy Assassin to indulge in all the  progressive post/sludge metal you can handle.

 

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Release “Lay Your Ghosts To Rest” Video

Between the Buried and Me have released an official video for their track “Lay Your Ghosts to Rest” from their most recent effort, The Parallax II: Future Sequence. The footage for the live video was captured during their Baltimore and Asheville, North Carolina, and Nashville shows by Raymond McCrea Jones and Wes Richardson. You can watch the clip after the break.

Be sure to catch the band on tour with Meshuggah and Trioscapes this Spring/Summer. You can check out those dates after the break as well.

A new in-studio live performance DVD of The Parallax II will be available later this year.

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Exclusive Interview: MILK WHITE THROAT

MWTA while back, while listening to the weekly Metal Injection Livecast, I was introduced to a band from the UK who go by the awe-inspiring name Milk White Throat. The bands sound is intense and extremely hard to classify. I recently conducted an interview with Brian Thomas, singer/bassist of Milk White Throat and I learned a ton. This is one of the most informative musicians I have ever interviewed. We discussed the bands forthcoming album Death Of Beauty, the art of choosing a band name and what’s up next for MWT.    
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Exclusive Interview: NUMBERS

Ryan MajorisI was recently introduced to a band called Numbers thanks to my buddy Jimmy Rowe (of HBIH) and the power of Facebook and, after listening to the bands latest album, decided to interview bassist Ryan Majoris. We discussed the bands new album, his current jams and what he does outside of Numbers. Check out the full interview after the jump and get up on this.     Continue reading

PERIPHERY And STICK TO YOUR GUNS And More Cover FLORENCE + THE MACHINE

florence-and-the-machineWell, Sumerian Records has always been a slightly-left-of-center-thinking label and I guess the announcement of their new compilation stand by that. Sumerian Records and their artists are putting together a compilation in tribute to Florence + The Machine. Bands like Periphery, Stick To Your Guns and more have signed on for the compilation and a few tracks have been released already. Click on over after the jump to get a taste of Sumerian Ceremonials: Florence + The Sphinx.      

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GREY SKIES FALLEN Streaming New Track “Ritual Of The Exiter”

New York’s Grey Skies Fallen have unleashed a new track from their forthcoming fourth full length album, The Many Sides of Truth, over at No Clean Singing. The band effectively combines progressive, doom, and death metal into a hypnotic brand of heavy goodness which can witness in this new, nearly 10 minute jam, entitled “Ritual of the Exiter”. You can stream the track over at No Clean Singing now or after the break along with previously released track, “Of the Ancients”.

The Many Sides of Truth will be released on April 29th. Pre-orders can be purchased at this location. As an added treat, the band’s entire back catalog can be downloaded for free via their official website.

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MIROIST Streaming New Tracks From Forthcoming Debut Album

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London instrumental progressive metal outfit, Miroist, have premiered two new tracks from their forthcoming debut album over at Got Djent. The tracks are entitled “29%” and “There is Still Time” and are chock full of jarring, melodic grooves and ambient atmospheres. The two headbang worthy tracks will be featured on Miroist’s debut full length and follow up to 2012’s The Pledge EP, Curve, which will be released on March 13th. Head over to Got Djent to stream the tracks and download them for free.

MORBUS CHRON Streaming New ALbum “Sweven”

Morbus-Chron-SwevenProgressive death metal entity Morbus Chron are currently streaming their phenomenal new album Sweven right now. What else do you need to know? If you haven’t gotten up on Morbus Chron yet, then you are seriously missing out because these Swedes absolutely destroy. This album will not disappoint and you can check out the whole thing right here. Thanks Noisey! Sweven is available now via Century Media Records.

ANIMALS AS LEADERS Streaming New Track “Lippincott”

Animals as Leaders have premiered a new track from their forthcoming album, The Joy of Motion, which will be released on March 25th via Sumerian Records. The new song is the awe-inspiring and trippy “Lippincott”. In contrast to the highly aggressive “Tooth and Claw”, the track weaves through ever evolving passages of jazz-inspired soloing, polyrhythmic grooves and ambient electronics. It reminds me a bit of the material off of Weightless, albeit a little heavier. You can stream the track after the break and pre-order your copy here.

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WILD THRONE Streaming New EP “Blood Maker”

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Wild Throne (Dog Shredder) have premiered their forthcoming Blood Maker EP over at Metal Sucks for your listening pleasure. These three tracks are full of catchy, eclectic rock that will stay in your mind for days while simultaneously shredding your skull. The EP will be released on March 4th via Brutal Panda, but who wants to wait? Impatience is a virtue. Head to Metal Sucks to stream it now.