James LaBrie, known internationally as the vocalist for progressive metal icons Dream Theater, embarks on uncharted waters with his fourth solo album, titled ‘Beautiful Shade of Grey’, out 20th May 2022. Today sees the launch of the album’s first single and opening track, ‘Devil In Drag‘, and you can watch the Wayne Joyner-produced video below: The new endeavor sees him traverse personal maturation, loss, a myriad of complex relationships, and most importantly – LaBrie’s burning passion for music. On paper, […]

The legendary Jan Akkerman will be playing two very special UK shows to celebrate his 75th birthday. He will be playing two nights – 11th and 12th March – at Trading Boundaries in Fletching, East Sussex. Tickets are also available with a dining option, and you can purchase them here Jan will be playing music from throughout his career including songs from his most recent album ‘Close Beauty’, which his first studio album in 8 years when released in 2019 via Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group and you can listen to via Spotify here “It’s been a while since I’ve played the UK,” says Akkerman. “But now I’m back and I can’t wait to play these shows and hope to see you there.” The supremely gifted guitarist […]

Envy Of None, the new band and debut self-titled album from Alex Lifeson (Rush), Andy Curran (Coney Hatch), Alfio Annibalini and singer Maiah Wynne due for release on Kscope on 8th April. Pre-order: here Fans will be able to enter the guitar giveaway via a QR code, printed on a ticket inside one of the CDs in the Deluxe Edition of the debut album. Created through extensive work with Alex Lifeson and Gibson™, Epiphone‘s Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Standard similarly redefines the boundaries of the classic Les Paul™ in an accessible package. This guitar carries all of the traditional tones that have made the Les Paul legendary, along with unprecedented levels of sonic and performance […]

Swedish progressive rock outfit Jonas Lindberg & The Other Side are set to release their upcoming new album ‘Miles From Nowhere‘ on Feb. 18th, 2022. Today, the group release the third single and video from the album, for the track ‘Secret Motive Man‘. Jonas Lindberg comments: “A song written by myself and Jonas Sundqvist about a man who’s intentions aren’t entirely clear. This track contains lots of odd time signatures and folky melodies along with some great drumming from Jonathan Lundberg.” Find out more about Jonas and his musical background in this […]