The lineup for PROGFEST SYDNEY was announced last night on prog radio program 'Close To The Edge' on Sydney's FBi Radio.   If you missed it, here's the full list of artists:   MENISCUS SHANGHAI CALIGULA'S HORSE (QLD) MUSHROOM GIANT (VIC) APPARITIONS OF NULL AT ...

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Toehider release new single and show dates

Australia's most profilic progressive rock act, Toehider, have release a new single 'Whatever Makes You Feel Superior'. Channelling equal parts Queen, Devin Townsend, Porcupine Tree and Steel Panther, this epic track is up now on the Bird's Robe Records page http://birdsrobe.bandcamp.com/al ...

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We Lost The Sea release video for ‘Barkhan Charge’

Post-metal outfit We Lost The Sea have released posthumously the video for their epic track 'Barkhan Charge' in tribute to their late singer, Chris Torpy. Torpy tragically took his own life earlier this year, after suffering from depression. The Sydney band has performed just twice since then, ...

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UK experimental hardcore quintet Rolo Tomassi have announced a headline Australian tour for this September/October. The band will play a slew of dates come Spring in support of third studio album 'Astraea' - out now through their own Destination Moon label. Joining the band for the shows will ...

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Unitopia release ‘One Night In Europe’ live album

One of Australia’s biggest progressive rock exports, UNITOPIA have released their epic 2-disc live slab ‘One Night In Europe’. The set was recorded during the band’s successful 2010 European tour, and highlights their memorable performance at The Netherlands’ famous De Boerderij. ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND is one of the most admired and celebrated figures in the progressive metal world. Never one to sit idly, DEVIN TOWNSEND’s new album ‘Epicloud’ stands as the summation of his brilliant career to date and he is set to tour Australian again this October, with a show spann ...

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Eleventh He Reaches London release new track and Australian tour

Perth’s adored post-hardcore quintet Eleventh He Reaches London will reveal their third album "Bānhūs" via Hobbledehoy Records on 4 October 2013. The next moody volume from the triple guitar wielding Goliath will be accompanied by some very welcome, long-awaited tour dates, with Sydney post-r ...

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Dumbsaint release ‘The Auteur’ video and single

Sydney cinematic quartet DUMBSAINT have announced the release of ‘The Auteur’ - a standalone audio/visual project, featuring the band’s first new music since becoming a four-piece in June 2012. It’s not only a collaboration between themselves and numerous actors, but also fellow musicians ...

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Regarded as a visionary and one of the driving forces behind the modern progressive rock / metal movement, Steven Wilson, the man who created Porcupine Tree, is an eclectic and prolific artist. Witnessing a Steven Wilson live performance is to be engulfed by mind bending visuals and a bombastic a ...

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sleepmakeswaves announce 37-date tour of the UK & Europe with 65daysofstatic

Sydney post-rock outfit sleepmakeswaves will celebrate the international release of their ARIA Award nominated album, ‘…and so we destroyed everything‘ by joining label mates 65daysofstatic on an epic tour around the UK and mainland Europe this autumn. Tickets can be purchased from www.65da ...

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