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The latest band to dip into the growing number of acts looking towards crowd sourcing to fund a new album is Dutch symphonic act Ex Libris. The band is seeking assistance to fund its sophomore LP "Medea." The album is the first since the debut "Amygdala" was released in 2008. "Medea" is over sixty minutes in length. The track "Murderess In Me" can be heard streaming below.
The band is offering a variety of perk packages for contributions. The crowdfunding page via Indiegogo can be found over at this location.
Check out a sample demo of material for the album here: More...
Utrecht (NL) celebrates the launch of a brand new rock festival as dB's Studio is hosting the first edition of ProgMayhem on October 13th, an evening with heavy rock and metal sounds and a variety of music styles. A trailer for the event can be viewed below, and the following press release was issued:
"ProgMayhem features progressive rock & metal, or simply 'prog' music. The genre of prog once started as 'symfonic rock' in the seventies, starring bands like Rush, Yes and Focus. Progressive music is known for it's melodies and technical complexity. Nowadays, bands like Dream Theater and Opeth are important names in the genre. ProgMayhem is organized by the Dutch band Alerion, who wants to provide a stage for new talent in the prog nusic genre and offer them the spotlight.
"ProgMayhem features four bands: headliner Ex Libris, combining heavy and technical metal with the operetic vocals of rockchick Dianne van Giersbergen, who recently graduated as Master of Arts in Music. Prog rock band Incidense, based in Utrecht, released their album 'Incarcerated' in 2011 and features strong male vocals. Upcoming talents Equisa show an impressive combination of heavy riffs and 'dream-like soundscapes'." More...
Femme Metal Records is putting together a metal compilation entitled "Beauty and Brutality"and has announced the first bands confirmed. They include:
More bands will be announced soon. If you are interested in having your band on the upcoming or future compilation CDs then contact Femme Metal Records at firstname.lastname@example.org.