prog metal

12 artists who got their names from other alternative songs
12 artists who got their names from other alternative songs
For as long as music has existed, artists have been inspiring other artists. Right here within our own beloved scene, we’ve witnessed many examples of newer-era bands drawing inspiration from the OGs. What’s especially endearing is that not only have bands influenced each other in terms of musical style; they’ve also taken from the lyrics of their predecessors the most crucial aspect of their iden
Periphery: The Complete Oral History From ‘Periphery I’ to ‘Hail Stan’
Periphery: The Complete Oral History From ‘Periphery I’ to ‘Hail Stan’
Washington, D.C.-based prog-metal outfit Periphery have packed a lot of playing into their 15-year existence. The complexity of their musicianship and their writing skills aren’t for the casual listener. At a time when it feels like most artistic junctures seem to be missing a few ventricles (read: “half-hearted”), the sextet triple down on their vision. That’s why th...
Between The Buried And Me playing two sets on upcoming tour
Between The Buried And Me playing two sets on upcoming tour
Prog metal masters Between The Buried And Me have announced a 20th-anniversary tour today (January 13) and they'll be performing two separate sets each night. Their first set will consist of songs from across their entire career while the second sees the band performing The Great Misdirect in its entirety. Read More: The 19... Read More ...
Jinjer question the motives behind fame in new “On The Top” video
Jinjer question the motives behind fame in new “On The Top” video
Ukrainian prog metal act Jinjer are prepping for the release of their forthcoming album Macro but first, they're dropping a new track for fans to sink their teeth into. The band's new single, "On The Top," sees them bringing some straight-forward heaviness with their technical songwriting approach. Plenty o...