Rising prog rockers Vox Vocis head out on tour

Every once in a while, a band emerges with a sound that both draws from a wide range of influences, yet feels fresh in its execution. Such a band doesn’t have to reinvent the wheel necessarily, but is able to stand out from the pack because they are more than the sum of their influences, and infuse their sound with a new vitality and distinctive voice. Houston progressive group Vox Vocis are one such band, and in a few short years they’ve gone from making a splash in their local scene, to now embarking on their first nationwide tour.

Continue reading

LISTEN NOW: Born Of Osiris’ Re-Recording of The New Reign!


Born Of Osiris are one of the bands that paved the way for modern progressive metal alongside brother Sumerian bands Veil Of Maya & After The Burial. Their legendary debut album The New Reign has been re-recorded under the title The Eternal Reign and can be streamed IN FULL below!

Continue reading

Sianvar announce headlining tour w/ My Iron Lung & Save Us From The Archon

13509037_1090274501029028_4214693619880604575_n

Anyone who’s familiar with Blue Swan Records or perhaps is a fan of Dance Gavin Dance needs to check out this August tour that was just announced.

Headlining is the great Math Rock group called Sianvar, who are touring to support their brand new album Stay Lost which will be released September 5th 2016! You definitely want to check out this tour as they’ll be performing plenty of brand new material.

Supporting them on this tour are San Diego’s own My Iron Lung who have a great 90s Skramz & melancholic sound that you will love. Also performing is Save Us From The Archon which are one of the most impressive bands in the Progressive/Math Rock world right now.

Below are tour dates along with song samples of each band.

Tickets: www.bandsintown.com/sianvar

August 4th Walnut Creek, CA @ Red House
August 5th Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk
August 6th Portland, OR @ Analog
August 7th Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
August 9th Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
August 10th Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theatre
August 11th Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
August 12th St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
August 13th Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
August 14th Detroit, MI @ Loving Touch
August 15th Pittsburgh, PA @ Smiling Moose
August 17th Kent, OH @ Outpost Concert Spot
August 18th Rochester, NY @ Harmony House
August 19th Providence, RI @ Firehouse 13
August 20th New York, NY @ Webster Hall (Studio)
August 21st Philadelphia, PA @ Voltage Lounge
August 23rd Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar
August 24th Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
August 25th Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
August 26th Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
August 27th St. Petersburg, FL @ Local 662
August 28th Jacksonville, FL @ Club 1806
August 30th Houston, TX @ Walters
August 31st Dallas, TX @ The Prophet Bar
September 1st Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
September 2nd San Antonio, TX @ Jack’s Patio Bar
September 3rd El Paso, TX @ Mesa Music Hall
September 4th Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
September 6th Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
September 7th Fresno, CA @ Strummers

Hail The Sun premiere new track & video for “Burn Nice and Slow (The Formative Years)”

10498387_10152785476036556_1073332510920782203_o-1

Chico, CA mathrock/progressive rock band Hail The Sun are finally back with some new music! They have just premiered a video for their new track “Burn Nice and Slow (The Formative Years)” which is on their upcoming full length album Culture Scars, due out June 17th via Equal Vision Records. You can pre-order the record HERE! Check out the video below.

Continue reading