Sulphat’Ketamine: Giant Runk (2015)

Written by: Kev Rowland This digipak full album 2015 release follows on from 2013’s four-track ‘Wild Runk’. I put their Bandcamp description into Google translate and came up with “Power-Trio furiously Rock ‘n’ Roll and fed on everything that was more or less electric in the 60’s and 70’s. Cut for the stage and pushed by an emergency of all…

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Weend’ô: Time of Awakening (2018)

Written by: Kev Rowland This is the second album from French band Weend’ô, who have already been accepted by the prog fraternity as one of their own, with Alan Reed guesting on this. Fronted by keyboard player Laetitia Chaudemanche, she has obviously been influenced by Anneke Van Giersbergen (I know most people think of her with The Gathering, but I…

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Kosm premiere video for “Ancient Heart” via Prog-Sphere

Vancouver progressive alternative metal KOSM have looked to the stars for inspiration, creating their own sound and story-telling mythos; a welcome break from the media-saturated negativity that threatens to overwhelm us; and like all good sci-fi / fantasy, KOSM’s songs reflect the world around us, they truly are 21st century sonic bards! Inspired by Tool, Mastodon, The Agonist (Alissa White-Gluz…

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Hell To Pay set to release “Bliss”

Philadelphia-based HELL TO PAY has completed their debut LP, Bliss. The album is now confirmed to be released through GTR Records in mid-March. Formed in 2014, HELL TO PAY is a four-piece metallic hardcore outfit, containing within its ranks members of Jesus Piece and others from across the Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley area. Here they incorporate elements of hardcore punk…

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