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ALBUM PREMIERE: Listen To SHUMAUN New Album “Opposing Mirrors”, Featuring MARCO MINNEMANN, THOMAS LANG & LEO MARGARIT

Shumaun is set to unveil their 4th album, titled “Opposing Mirrors,” tomorrow (June 28th) showcasing a stellar lineup of drummers including the return of Thomas Lang and Leo Margarit of Pain of Salvation, alongside Marco Minnemann from the instrumental power trio, The Aristocrats, but you can listen to the entire record one day in advance, via our exclusive premiere, below.…

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SONIC BRIEFS: Excellent Prog-Rock Collaborative Albums

The following three albums all have one thing in common: they draw heavily on guest artists and collaborators to form their identity. In all cases, there is one visionary who plants the seed and sets the wheels in motion. In some cases, they’re even the principal songwriter. But it’s the creativity, strength, and diversity of their collaborators that truly form…

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TOUR RECAP: Why SOEN’s Joyfully Melancholic And Gracefully Powerful Live Performances Can Leave You Breathless

It may have taken the multinational prog metal outfit Soen a good twelve years to properly tour the United States, but I’m relieved they didn’t wait that long to return. On the road in support of their most recent album, last year’s “Memorial,” the Swedish/Uruguayan/ British/ Ukrainian outfit recently brought the noise to Austin’s metal homestead Come and Take It…