Posts by Mike Solo


Prog Blog: The Protomen (USA) announce first ever Australian tour

US operatic rockers The Protomen have announced their first visit to Australia, playing festival dates at PAX in Melbourne and Featherfest in Sydney, as well as sideshows in both cities. Well known to geeks and epic prog rock fans alike, the group have earned a dedicated following worldwide for their bombastic and theatrical approach to […]


The Red Paintings Announce Australian Tour, June 2013

Orchestral art rock group The Red Paintings have announced their return to Australia in June for the release of their much-anticipated debut album The Revolution Is Never Coming. Known for their incredible live performances, The Red Paintings will unveil an exclusive new stage show themed around their latest single and video for You’re Not One […]


Twelve Foot Ninja Announce Crowd Funding Campaign For New Video

Melbourne’s innovative heavy progsters TWELVE FOOT NINJA have announced a crowd-funding campaign to help create the next video clip from their successful debut record Silent Machine. After a long period of gestation, the band have gone from strength to strength over the past 12 months, graduating from opening up for Dead Letter Circus & Fair […]


The Red Paintings Return With New Album ‘The Revolution is Never Coming’

Orchestral art rockers The Red Paintings have announced the Australian release of their debut record The Revolution is Never Coming. Five years in the making, recorded and mixed by eight world class engineers at eight world class studios throughout the globe, songwriter and producer Trash McSweeney’s innovative vision for The Red Paintings’ conceptual album has […]


Prog Blog: OM Announce Australian Tour For May

US outfit OM are bringing their unique blend of spiritually resonant and essential drone to Australia for a national tour this May. The band formed in 2003 from the rhythm section of the disbanded stoner doom metal band, Sleep, with a line-up comprised of Al Cisneros on vocals and bass and Chris Hakius on drums. […]

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