‘Empath’ Is Another Solid Display Of Townsend’s Musical Genius

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Devin Townsend is a mad musical scientist in the best possible way. Next to Nine Inch Nails founder and front man Trent Reznor, Townsend is one of the most innovative and creative minds in the musical industry today, and his new album Empath proves that once again without a doubt. It is a record whose depth crosses musical and lyrical bounds from beginning...

May 26th, 2019

‘Distance Over Time’ Is A Welcome Return To Form For Dream Theater

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Prog-metal band Dreram Theater recently released its 14th full-length studio recording to the masses.  The album, Distance Over Time, is another strong effort from the band.  The band’s first outing away from Roadrunner Records since the 2005 release of Octavarium (Atlantic Records), is a positive return to form for the band.  It has far less of...

April 7th, 2019

Fates Warning Officially Announces Tour With Queensryche

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: InsideOut Music Fates Warning announced a new slate of live dates this week. The veteran progressive metal band officially announced Thursday, that it is joining Queensryche for the band’s tour in support of its forthcoming album The Verdict, which is currently scheduled for release on March 1 via Century Media. Queensryche recently made the announcement of the tour...

February 2nd, 2019

Devin Townsend Announces New Album Release Date

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Devin Townsend will release his next album in March. The veteran guitarist is scheduled to release his new album Empathon March 29 via InsideOut Music.  As the album’s release date nears, Townsend will offer discussions on the record.  The first of those discussions is streaming online now here. Frank Zappa alumni Mike Keneally joined Townsend as music...

January 17th, 2019

Fates Warning Debuts ‘Point of View’ Lyric Video

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Fates Warning has released another video in support of its new live recording Live Over Europe. The band debuted the lyric video for the song ‘Point of View‘ today via YouTube.  Created by John Kaimakamis and the Nightwatchers, the song is the partner to the song taken directly from the song from the recording.  The video’s design places the song’s...

August 24th, 2018

Deep Set List, Solid Sound Production, Band Performance Form A Solid Foundation For ‘Live Over Europe’

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Veteran progressive rock outfit Fates Warning has been entertaining audiences the world over for almost forty years, having originally formed in 1982.  In the three decades-plus since the band’s formation, it has seen numerous changes in lineups and labels, yet still managed to release so far, a total of 12 full-length studio recordings.  The most recent...

July 11th, 2018
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‘Ocean Machine: Live…’ Is A Strong Finale Live Statement From Devin Townsend Project

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Devin Townsend has a new live recording on the way. The Devin Townsend Project founder announced Friday that the band will release Ocean Machine — Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv on July 6 via InsideOut Music.  Originally recorded September 22, 2017 at the noted venue, the concert was a celebration of the 20th anniversary of Townsend’s landmark...

June 15th, 2018
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Leprous Releases New Single; Announces New Live Schedule

By Philip Sayblack Veteran progressive rock band Leprous released more new music on Friday. The band released its new single, ‘Golden Prayers’ to kick off the weekend.  The song was recorded during the Malina sessions, but ended up on the cutting room floor, so was unheard until now.  The band said of the song in a collective statement that it was a key composition for the band to create. “It’s...

June 1st, 2018
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‘Noise Floor’ Will Have SB Fans, Prog-Rock Fans Alike Making Plenty Of Noise

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Thirteen is considered by people the world over for some reason.  This is the case even despite the complete lack of any scientific evidence to prove that the number thirteen has any negative paranormal power.  Keeping this in mind, Spock’s Beard’s thirteenth album Noise Floor proves to be a record that doesn’t need any luck to succeed.  Released...

May 30th, 2018
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Spock’s Beard Debuts Second Single From ‘Noise Floor’

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Spock’s Beard gave listeners another preview of its new album this week. The band unveiled the lyric video for the album’s second single ‘Somebody’s Home‘ on Thursday.  Bassist Dave Meros said of the song that he especially favored the composition. “It’s one of my favorite songs on Noise Floor,” Meros said. Keyboardist Ryo Okumoto agreed,...

May 19th, 2018
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