Progressive Art Rock luminaries The Pineapple Thief return with a new album It Leads To This out February 9 on Kscope. The Pineapple Thief revel in opposing forces. Muscle and fragility. Chaos and precision. Distorted introspection and warm, dreamlike expanse. Conceived in 1999 by Bruce Soord, the progressive quartet underwent a rebirth in 2017 with […] …Continue Reading

It may be reaching the end of the year, but the wheels are firmly in motion for the return of beloved Aussie prog rockers Cog to the stage in 2024. Primed to tour across the East Coast next March, Cog will also be joined by special guests Yomi Ship and Kodiak Empire. Heading to Melbourne, […] …Continue Reading

Devin Townsend is a relentless force, fearlessly pushing the boundaries of artistic expression. A genius, an eccentric mastermind, an orchestrator, and a comedian all rolled into one. All of the above and more will be on display when he delivers a show that celebrates his legendary career, drawing not only from his brilliant new album […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane prog-metalcore outfit Citadel are back with their immersive new single Nightmare Frontier. Merging metalcore and progressive genres, Citadel deliver a heavy and haunting number complete with aggressive breakdowns and infectious melodies. Kicking off with syncopated grooves and cascading synths, Nightmare Frontier pendulums between ambient passages, savage riffs and a harrowing crescendo reminiscent of heavyweights […] …Continue Reading

Gold Coast alternative rock outfit Mass Sky Raid have enjoyed a stellar last couple of years, being awarded Triffid Album of the Year for 2022s Calm In Chaos, making the finals of the Queensland Music Awards for the track Arrows and earning the Queensland Music Awards highly commended 2023 accolade for the single Begin With […] …Continue Reading

Emerging Brisbane progressive rock/metal outfit Gladiolus have thought long and hard about introducing their music to the world. Earlier this year the band released Chrysalis, a more accessible take on the prog genre that showcased the more up-tempo style of the band, while for their second single The Wanderer – to be released on December […] …Continue Reading

Australia’s progressive metal giants, Circles, shape a new era with the release of the first part of their long-awaited two-part EP – The Stories We Are Afraid Of | Vol. 1., out now via Wild Thing Records. Produced during the extensive lockdowns in Melbourne, Circles’ new EP emphasises the importance of self-reflection and self-realisation in the face of despair and hopelessness and illustrates the first […] …Continue Reading

Brisbane rock outfit Patient Lounge invite you to share in the release of their new single Hard Truth when they host a special launch party at Tomcat in Brisbane on November 19. The night will see Patient Lounge celebrate the release with good friends White Light Station, The Baby Breaks and TOAK. Pre-sale tickets $15 […] …Continue Reading

Melbourne based Alt /Prog Metal band Modality have just released their new EP Fatal Empire. The band have also announced a run of tour dates to celebrate the release. The EP is a collection of hard-hitting and confronting tracks that display the bands ability to highlight important social issues through infectious music. Modality debuted in 2018 with the release of […] …Continue Reading

It’s not every day we get a message via Facebook from a Dream Theater inspired Tehran-based Iranian prog band, so when we do, our ears tend to prick up! Dedicated to 14-year-old Nikta Esfandani (look up the circumstances of her tragic death in 2019), Hyper Planet’s impressive‘To Live With Wisdom’ features the group’s father playing the Santur/Qanun, a traditional instrument developed in the area of Iran and Mesopotamia dating back to around 669 BC (according to Wikipedia). Hyper Planet play […]
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