Tag Archives: The Gathering

Metal Rewinder: Top Ten metal albums from February 2003

Posted by on March 1, 2023

  From Omnium Gatherum’s debut, Spirits and August Light, to the transcending record of Souvenirs from The Gathering, February 2003 was an alluring month for metal. We collected ten strong records that recently celebrated their twentieth-anniversary last month.    01) Cult of Luna, The Beyond The Beyond is the sophomore album by Swedish post-metal outfit […]

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The Gathering releases new single called “In Colour”

Posted by on October 14, 2021

  The Gathering is back with a new album after almost a ten year lapse. Beautiful Distortion will arrive in early spring of 2022 via Psychonaut Records. The premiere single is called “In Colour,” and can be experienced down below! According to the band, “‘Beautiful Distortion’ is a typical eclectic The Gathering album, although it […]

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ProgPower USA Announces 2020 Lineup; features Rhapsody, Conception, Night Flight Orchestra, Ihsahn, and many more

Posted by on September 9, 2019

ProgPower USA is the premier U.S. festival for progressive and power metal. For 20 years now they have been a key part in bringing some of the biggest and best names in the international progressive and power metal scenes to the United States. It takes place every September at the Center Stage Theater in Atlanta, […]

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Anneke Van Giersbergen announces new project

Posted by on December 1, 2016

Dutch vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen recently announced on her Facebook page a brand new band under the name Vuur. She assured everyone to be prepared for the new heavy, melodic and progressive sound. Giersbergen is most recognized for her time with The Gathering as she was with them for thirteen years and left shortly after 2006’s […]

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Devin Townsend Project wins a Juno Award

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Devin Townsend scored a nice win this weekend, with The Devin Townsend Project’s latest album, Z², winning a Juno Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of The Year. The win came against solid Canadian competition; Waiting for the End to Come by Kataklysm, Brotherhood of the Ram by Shooting Guns, Negative Qualities by Single Mothers, and Chasing the Dream by Skull […]

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Katatonia unplug for DVD clip

Posted by on March 4, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/EB8FC22Yc8w[/youtube] On March 31, Katatonia will be releasing a concert CD, DVD and Blu-Ray. Sanctitude, recorded live at London’s Union Chapel, is an acoustic tour that was undertaken in support of 2013’s Dethroned and Uncrowned album, which is a reworking of their 2012 album Dead End Kings (got all that?). Their “Unplugged & Reworked” tour found them performing stripped-down versions […]

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Devin Townsend Project fighting to “Rejoice”

Posted by on October 22, 2014

With a new Devin Townsend Project double-album coming out,  Z², we’ve got the opening track, “Rejoice” to listen to a week before its official release. This track comes the Sky Blue disc, while the second disc is titled Dark Matters. Townsend had this to say about the new track: “Hey guys, here’s the first song from […]

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Devin Townsend announces Z2 guests, intention to take a break

Posted by on August 8, 2014

Devin Townsend is nothing if not prolific, even on Twitter. Last night in a series of Tweets, the musician revealed a bunch of information about the forthcoming Z2 double album that was crowd-funded.  Among the information were the guests on the albums. Former The Gathering vocalist Anneke van  Giersbergen will once again be performing with him, […]

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Kari Rueslåtten’s Top 5: Favorite Non-Traditional Metal Releases made by metal musicians

Posted by on March 17, 2014

Most know Kari Rueslåtten as the founding frontwoman of  Norwegian metal band  The 3rd and the Mortal as well as her catalog of solo work. However, since the beginning of Kari’s solo career in 1997, she has released 5 albums as a singer/songwriter. And her first album in eight years, Time Will Tell (out now via […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 2nd: Electronegative

Posted by on October 2, 2012

My friends, as much as I hate to admit it, we’re starting to wind down the calendar for 2012’s new releases. Every year, when we hit the first week of October, I have to mentally adjust myself to that reality. It’s been more difficult this year than it has been in the past, simply because […]

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