Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Within The Fire, Neurosis, No Credit, Germ Bomb, Pray For Sound, Jay Tausig, Pacifica, and Strange Shape

Today’s menu?

Out of the ashes of the excellent NY heavy metal band Enertia comes Within The Fire, with all the same glory! \m/

The masters of slow, sludgy, ambient, but melodic doom are back and still owning it.

Classic and melodic Melbourne punk.

For fans of Motorhead and NWOBHM.

Love everything this instrumental prog band releases.

Free download! Another epic prog-rock release.

Free download! Prog-rock from Leeds, UK.

Free download! Great jam band.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Ragdoll, Tarzandragon, The Silent Low, Hush, Moros Nyx, Weaponlord, ThunderShield, Grimgotts, and Narthex A.D.

Today’s menu?

Excellent and classic sounding late-80s/early-90s hard rock.

Excellent modern hard rock.

Free download! Really good modern hard rock.

Free download! French true-metal.

Power-metal from Chicago. If you like Nocturnal Rites, you’ll like this.

Free download! Seattle producing NWOBHM? And it’s good.

Free download! U.S. melodic power-metal.

Free download! Symphonic power-metal with dramatic vocals.

Free download! Instrumental and progressive power-metal.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Lightfields, An Endless Sporadic, Disappearer, Emerald Mind, Trust No One, Mozarteffect, Vinum Sabbatum, Witchtrap, Coalition, Maxwell Bojarzin, T3rra-Bull, and Mangata

Today’s menu?

Free download! Modern rock from RVA.

Back with their best album yet and a slew of guests, this is instrumental prog rock & metal at its most balanced and professional.

Excellent modern prog rock/metal with post, space, and doom influences.

Symphonic power-metal with female opera vocals.

With 48 albums on Bandcamp, this post-prog band is just unstoppable and worth every listen. Usually instrumental, you’ll get some post-wave vocals on this latest release.

Free download! Modern prog-rock.

Free download! Classic 70s rock sound with heavy doom influence. New album coming out in November 2016.

Classic NWOBHM!

Generic sounding AOR prog-rock. New album coming out in October 2016.

Free download! Instrumental post rock/metal.

Free download! Instrumental prog-rock with djent and fusion influences.

Free download! Instrumental djent.

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

Far Beyond, Gojira, Gemini Syndrome, Skarlett Riot, Calling Apolla, Stillstar Avenue, Barrel Cacti, Black Bear Tribe, Ebonivory, Death In Motion, Winfield, Devil's Dare, Cough, Major Kong, Barro, Centroid, Ni, Bangladeafy, Skyshells, Paradigm Shift, and Waker

Today’s menu?

Symphonic and melodic death-metal, done well!

I ignored their previous albums, but this album is unavoidable, regardless of which subgenres of metal you currently listen to. There’s everything for everybody on this monster!

Just simply love this band. Great balance of heavy and melody.

If you like older Coheed & Cambria, you will love this.

Free download! Melodic emo math-rock, a.k.a modern prog-rock.

Free download! Epic and heavy prog-rock with baritone vocals and 90s alt-rock sensibilities.

1979 to 1995 hardrock and heavy metal have been bottled up, shaken up, and crafted into vintage brew!

Exactly where modern prog-metal should be!

Modern metal at its finest!

Melodic modern hardcore with harsh and clean vocals.

1979 came into the future to make a heavy metal demo tape in 2016, and it’s awesome!

RVA doom band Relapse Records!

Free download! Instrumental hardrock. Slightly doomy, slightly sludgy, but very melodic.

Free download! Instrumental, proggy doom sludge.

Free download! One-man heavy prog instrumental band.

Jaw-dropping instrumental avant-garde prog-rock.

Free download! Instrumental, jazzy math-rock.

Proggy space jam-rock that’s kinda out there, but still melodic. I’m diggin’ it!

Neo-prog rock on Bad Elephant Music.

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