A Lonely Crowd join Bird’s Robe Records

Melbourne’s progressive rock stalwarts A LONELY CROWD have signed with Sydney-based label Bird’s Robe Records. The 4-piece band have spent several years honing their craft at a series of festivals and tours across the country, including an internationally-successful debut record released i ...

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Solkyri release new video for ‘Hunter’

Sydney post-rock trio SOLKYRI have released a new video for 'Hunter'. Taken from their debut full-length 'Are You My Brother?' released in 2013, the video is an entertaining and low-budget affair that nevertheless captures the spirit of the band in full swing. Directed by Corinna Conforti, it's i ...

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Toehider frontman Mike Mills and his cover of the Kate Bush classic 'Wuthering Heights' have taken the internet by storm, racing to 300,000 views in just days. The incredible vocal display sees Mills take on the track in its original key - which is very, very high. The video has made the roun ...

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The Red Paintings announce ‘Wasps’ headline tour of UK & Europe

Fresh from their mammoth tour across Europe with Mindless Self Indulgence, The Red Paintings are set to return to the UK & Europe for their 'Wasps' headline tour in February and March 2014. This latest set of dates is in support of their epic debut album 'The Revolution Is Never Coming,’ ...

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Perth prog rock icons KARNIVOOL have released a new video for 'Eidolon', the second single from their new album 'Asymmetry'. Produced by long-time collaborator Chris Frey, it's another dark and cryptic take on the band's vision Watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_XQSdf8GH4

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VOYAGER ANNOUNCE ‘I AM VOYAGER’ KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN FOR NEW ALBUM

Perth progressive metal heavyweights VOYAGER have put the call out to their fans to support their upcoming fifth album. Staying independent for this release, they have produced an entertaining and suitably epic video to complement their project. The band have already successfully reached th ...

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A LONELY CROWD release new video for ‘Blur’

A LONELY CROWD have released a new video clip for their track 'Blur' from their forthcoming second album 'Transients' due out in early 2014. The experimental rock group based in Melbourne have come up with a stunningly produced clip that complements their spooky prog melodic flourishes neatly. ...

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The highly anticipated January tour by prog collective THE CRIMSON PROJEKCT - featuring King Crimson alumni ADRIAN BELEW, TONY LEVIN, PAT MASTELOTTO and more - has been postpone to mid-2014. Having been a crowded summer of popular prog rock tours (with KARNIVOOL, DEAD LETTER CIRCUS, SLEEPMAKES ...

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Karnivool win ARIA Award for ‘Asymmetry’

Progressive rock titans KARNIVOOL won their first ARIA Award last week, picking up 'Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album' for their third record 'Asymmetry'. The band were also nominated for 'Best Live Act' (which went to pop singer Guy Sebastian). Ian Kenny's other band Birds Of Tokyo were nomina ...

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The Red Paintings announce new US tour dates, debut on Modern Rock & CMJ Charts

The Red Paintings have announced new US tour dates supporting 90s alt-rockers Spacehog this December.   The Australian orchestral art rock band recently released their debut album The Revolution Is Never Coming to rave reviews. Their single 'Wasps' has picked up steam in the US including the # ...

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