Sep 152017

Redemption, the U.S. progressive metal band led by guitarist/songwriter Nick Van Dyk, has parted ways with Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder and has replaced him with Evergrey‘s Tom Englund.

Redemption‘s current lineup — which is rounded out by Sean Andrews (bass) and Chris Quirarte (drums) — has finished recording its seventh full-length album, “Long Night’s Journey Into Day”, for an early 2018 release via Metal Blade Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (Volbeat, Primal Fear, Amaranthe, Doro) and once again features guest appearances by guitarists Chris Poland (ex-Megadeth, Ohm:) and Simone Mularoni (Dgm). Continue reading »

Jan 032017

Silent_Wedding_Band_2016Greek metal act The Silent Wedding released a lyric video for the new song ‘A Dream of Choices’. The song features a guest appearance by Evergrey‘s Tom Englund. The song appears on the sophomore album “Enigma Eternal” the release date of which is still to be announced. The cover artwork & video can both be seen below. Artwork is again created by Travis Smith (Nevermore, Iced Earth, Opeth etc).

The Silent Wedding is a heavy metal band, formed in 2006. In 2008 the band released their first self-titled EP including 4 of their songs and a live cover of the song ‘Sleeping in the Fire’ of WASP. The reviewers described The Silent Wedding as a “Heavy Metal band with Prog & Power influences”. Two years later, their new song ‘General Autopsy’ was included in the compilation of Rock Hard Magazine “Greek Power Vol.1”. Soon after, the band started working on its debut album which was completed in May 2012. The album “Livin Experiments” was recorded and mixed at Underground Music Studios (GR) and mastered at Gate Studios (De) by Michael “Miro” Rodenberg (Kamelot, Edguy, Rhapsody etc.). For the album’s artwork the band worked with Travis Smith (Nevermore, Iced Earth, Opeth etc). Continue reading »