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New Zealand prog rockers City Of Souls release video for new single Wolf...

City Of Souls

New Zealand prog rockers City Of Souls have released a new promo video for their new single Wolf. it's the band's first release since signing with Australian label Wild Things, home to fellow prog acts Caligula's Horse and Circles.

Wolf is taken from the band's forthcoming and as-yet untitled debut album recorded with producer Forrester Savell (COG, Karnivool, Dead Letter Circus). "We don’t want to ‘Be’ anything or adhere to a particular idea of what our sound should be," vocalist Richie Simpson tells Prog. "We simply want to create for the sake of creating and to leave something behind that I am proud of.

“We’re super excited to announce we’ve signed with Wild Thing Records internationally for the release of our debut album later this year. Eli Chamravi & the Wild Thing team are really well connected with the right kind of bands for us, laying down strong foundations for the future. We've also linked up with Artery Global for European bookings. Europe has been somewhere we've wanted to play for ages, so it's cool to have some serious big league framework in place now.”

The band will support UK prog metallers Monuments in New Zealand at the end of this month before heading to Australia to take part in this year's 10th Anniversary Progfest line-up.

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.