Jayn H Wissenberg brings a progressive flavour to the 8 Years Of Chaos festival
Take a pinch of Southern gothic, an impressive set of soulful vocals and the perfect blend of heavy and melodic into the melting pot and you’ll get the sound of Oceans Of Slumber
Like the soundtrack to a fearsome fairy tale, the long-awaited debut album from Jayn H Wissenberg’s Darkher is gothic, avant-garde and utterly bewitching.
They might favour 70s-style threads and psychedelic beats, but there’s a lot more to Blood Ceremony than nostalgia. From their fascination with British folklore to their Jethro Tull-influenced
Inspired by a pioneering polar explorer, Ihsahn has delved into uncharted prog realms on his sixth solo album Arktis. Prog gets the inside story on his impressive Arctic turn.
French graphic designer Jean-Emmanuel Simoulin talks about working without boundaries and with fire.
With an unpronounceable name and a tracklist of live improvisations inspired by 70s psychedelia, Ulver’s 12th album is also the one where they finally leave their “existentialist darkness".
Prog joins Opeth in Plovdiv for their first live performance with an Orchestra and to celebrate their 25th anniversary.
Metal fan. Prog mastermind. Beatles collector. Mikael Åkerfeldt’s influences range from Abba to Zeppelin, taking in everything from Judas Priest to Cat Stevens along the way.
“We wanted to do something fresh and new,” declares guitarist Esa Holopainen from Finland’s prog metal overlords Amorphis.
After four albums of black religious hymns, occult doomsters Sabbath Assembly have swapped chanting for rocking. Drummer David Christian reveals all.
French five-piece Klone have progressed far beyond their heavy metal roots: their founder Guillaume Bernard discusses touring with Gojira, covering Björk and their love for Opeth.
Norway’s Enslaved have evolved over their 20-plus-year career from their extreme metal roots into the heaviest prog you’re likely to hear.
It’s taken four years to record the follow-up to acclaimed EP Reanimation, but with their brilliant debut album, Shattered Skies sound bigger, poppier and proggier than ever before.