Jan 132018
 

In Vain is pleased to release their new single ‘Soul Adventurer’, the second single from their upcoming album “Currents”.

‘Soul Adventurer’ features a special guest performance by the legendary Matthew Kiichi Heafy from Trivium… The track is now available on all digital platforms’

More than 10 years after their grand debut, In Vain returns with their fourth album “Currents,” on January 26th via Indie Recordings.

The pioneers of progressive extreme metal return with a consummate and complete offering. Without question, “Currents” is the definite pinnacle of In Vain’s career so far. Unique, innovative and catchy compositions with longevity that merge elements from many different genres, whilst still maintaining a carefully balanced dynamic. In Vain retains a principal focus on solid songwriting with cleverness and an original edge. Add to that a stellar, organic production tweaked to perfection by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios. Continue reading »

Jan 052018
 

The official lyric video for the song ‘We Do Not Resist’ from Israeli progressive folk metal masters Orphaned Land can be seen below. The track is taken from the band’s new studio album, “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”, which will be released on January 26 via Century Media. Jens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties of what turned out to be the band’s best and biggest production so far.

“Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” features a guest appearance of guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett as well as guest vocal appearances by no other than Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Tomas Lindberg (At The GatesS). The great album artwork was created by Valnoir.

Orphaned Land singer Kobi Farhi says: “After our first single, ‘Like Orpheus’, it is time to present you the angry side of our new album. Growls, straight forward protest text against the fact that we do not resist. I won’t say too much — listen to it, read the lyrics. It’s a kick into your face.”

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Dec 292017
 

Israeli progressive folk metal masters Orphaned Land will release their new studio album, “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”, on January 26, 2018 via Century MediaJens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties of what turned out to be the band’s best and biggest production so far.

“Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” features a guest appearance of guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett as well as guest vocal appearances by no other than Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Tomas Lindberg (At The GatesS). The great album artwork was created by Valnoir.

Check out the teaser below, Orphaned Land frontman Kobi Farhi speaks ‘We Do Not Resist’ , the new single and video will be released next week. Continue reading »

Dec 082017
 

Israeli progressive folk metal masters Orphaned Land will release their new studio album, “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”, on January 26, 2018 via Century MediaJens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties of what turned out to be the band’s best and biggest production so far.

“Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” features a guest appearance of guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett as well as guest vocal appearances by no other than Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Tomas Lindberg (At The GatesS). The great album artwork was created by Valnoir.

The official video for the new song ‘Like Orpheus’, featuring guest vocals by Kürsch, can be seen below.

Kürsch comments: “What a marvelous song. I heard it and fell in love with it immediately. What keeps me so thrilled about it is this perfect blend of different musical cultures and the constant wave of emotions these guys have woven together in a stroke of genius. This song, as all their works, is a strong statement for humanity. I am really proud to be a part of such a fantastic family. All is one!”

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Nov 302017
 

Israeli progressive folk metal masters Orphaned Land will release their new studio album, “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”, on January 26, 2018 via Century MediaJens Bogren once again took over mixing and mastering duties of what turned out to be the band’s best and biggest production so far.

“Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs” will feature a guest appearance of guitar virtuoso Steve Hackett as well as guest vocal appearances by no other than Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian) and Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates). The great album artwork was created by Valnoir.

A second and last teaser from the new album before the first song can be seen below.

To celebrate the release of “Unsung Prophets & Dead Messiahs”, the band will be touring Europe again in early 2018. Orphaned Land will be supported by In Vain, Subterranean Masquerade and Aevum. Dates & locations are listed below. Continue reading »