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Virtuoso Guitarist Spencer Elliott Throws Out the Instrumental Rock and Metal Rulebook on Masterful “Torque” Single

West Virginia-based instrumental progressive acoustic rock guitar visionary Spencer Elliott (https://www.spencerelliott.net/) is joined by Sean Sydnor (bass) and Chris Hudson (drums) on the illuminating tour-de-force of a new album “SE3”, due for April 8 release via CandyRat Records. Throughout this vibrant new release, Spencer and co. throw convention to the wind, opting instead to stir up a wholly unique gumbo of...

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Chicago Instrumental Post-Rock Band The Color of Cyan Excel on Tense, Atmospheric “Agape” Album

Chicago Instrumental Post-Rock Band The Color of Cyan Excel on Tense, Atmospheric “Agape” Album Chicago-based purveyors of tense and atmospheric instrumental post-rock, ambient and metal, The Color of Cyan, have released new full-length album “Agape” December 1 on major platforms. The band’s multi-layered sound patiently builds in pressure and impact, while heading squarely toward monolithic detonation. “Agape” was recorded...

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Nine Inch Nails continue to build their rich instrumental legacy with Ghosts V-VI

Nine Inch Nails devotees have been well aware of Trent Reznor’s prowess in the field of instrumental music for decades, long before his recent Grammy-winning stint scoring film. Between the furious buzzsaw eruptions of the industrial rock tracks led by his iconic bellow, the brilliant producer has managed to slip in some of his best...

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Vancouver Artist Colin Everall Releases Instrumental Piano Versions of 3 Full Tool Albums on Youtube

Vancouver Artist Colin Everall Releases Instrumental Piano Versions of 3 Full Tool Albums on Youtube The band’s classics “Ænima”, “Lateralus” and “10,000 Days” are performed in full. We last caught up with Vancouver-based artist & musician Colin Everall (@colin.everall) shortly after he’d taken on the daunting task of arranging and performing ‘the sacred triad’ of...

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"Revolution" the new album from SFC Jazz artist Joan Torres's All Is Fused

“Revolution” is just Par for the Course for Joan Torres’s All Is Fused on Raucous new Progressive Jazz Album

Progressive Latin Jazz giants Joan Torres’s All Is Fused are promoting their latest album entitled “Revolution“. In the last 7 years, All Is Fused has released 3 albums prior to Revolution, “Before” 2012, “The Beginning” 2014, and “Of the Musical” in 2016. In other words “Before the Beginning of the Musical Revolution” is a story...

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I.M.P’s Bandcamp Bands Roundup, More Psychedelic Classics

We’ve been having a lot of fun with our Bandcamp roundups for a few reasons. In my experience, Bandcamp has been the number one way to discover high quality new music, especially in genres with “the cool factor” such as psychedelic rock, stoner rock, progressive rock/metal, rock n’ roll, and related genres. There can be...

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Progressive Metal Bandcamp Roundup – The Best of the Best

It’s Saturday, and you know what that means. I’m browsing the ever-high quality website Bandcamp.com specifically looking for the best of the best in progressive metal bands as I work. These bands will all have qualities that I find interesting such as intelligent or philosophical/relevant themes (minus the pretension), fascinating musical choices, and dynamic vocals...

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