As always, as soon as ProgPower USA current edition ends, the line-up for the next year is announced. And ProgPower USA 2016 will be big. Already confirmed are performances by Devin Townsend with special guest Anneke van Giersbergen; Fates Warning playing Awaken The Guardian in its entirety with singer John Arch; Green Carnation performing Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness in its entirety; Scar Symmetry, The Gentle Storm and many more.
One of Fates Warning' masterpieces, A Pleasant Shade Of Gray, released in 1997, is being reissued by Metal Blade. The progressive metal legends will be releasing a 3 CD/DVD deluxe reissue of their critically acclaimed release on October 2nd. A Pleasant Shade Of Gray is a single song that is divided into twelve tracks and a progressive metal classic.
Prog legends Fates Warning will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1986 Awaken The Guardian album with an exclusive headlining live appearance at the 2016 edition of the Keep It True Festival, set to take place in April 2016 in Lauda-Konigshofen, Germany.
US progressive metal pioneers Fates Warning are happy to announce their return to Europe in October/November for a headlining tour through 11 countries, continuing to support Darkness In A Different Light, released worldwide via InsideOutMusic last year in September. All shows will feature the Italian group Headless in the support slot. The complete list of tour dates is available below.
"Firefly" is the new video from American progressive metal pioneers Fates Warning. The clip was directed by David Solbjørg and Kjetil Kolbjørnsrud of Twitchyfilms and you can enjoy it now here. The song comes off Darkness In A Different Light, their first new studio album effort in almost a decade and InsideOut debut.
Fates Warning have recently finished the first European headlining tour in support of Darkness In A Different Light, their first new studio album effort in almost a decade and are about to commence a full North American run today. The progressive metallers are now launching a video clip based on live footage for the new album's track "I Am". The clip was shot during their European tour and produced by Oliver Barth / Visions In Fear. Enjoy it below.
So long after FWX, Fates Warning are about to unleash their new studio album entitled Darkness In A Different Light on September 30th in Europe and October 1st in North America via InsideOut. In the light of the imminent street date for the album, they released today a sampler containing pre-listening clips of all the tracks. You can enjoy it below. So, this means you get to listen to more new material.
Fates Warning have shared today another new song off their new album Darkness In A Different Light, the first new release since FWX. Having previously released "Firefly", now it is time for "I Am". You can listen to this new prog beast below. It's like they never left.
Maybe because it's vocalist Ray Alder's birthday, proggers Fates Warning have chosen today to officially premiere their brand new song "Firefly". How will they sound after almost a decade? You can take a listen on the video available below. It still very much sounds like Fates Warning indeed. Check it out.
Proggers Fates Warning have good news today and fans will be craving new material since their last album FWX was released back in 2004. It is about time they return almost a decade later. The new offering is called Darkness In A Different Light and will be released on September 30th, 2013 in Europe and October 1st, 2013 in North America via InsideOut. For now, there's still no audio previews for us to hear, but you can see the album's artwork designed by Conte di San Pietro below.
Prog masters Fates Warning have revealed a little more about their new studio album. The group will enter the studio in April to begin tracking it, and this will be their first album of new material in nine years as well as the first studio release for InsideOut. Fans in the US can expect to see the band touring the country in November and December. Also, there is promise of upcoming European and South American tour dates.
Fates Warning released their last album in the distant year of 2004, FWX, but rest assured because there is new music from the progressive metal giants in the works. In fact, the band will release their 11th album next year. You can do the happy dance now.
US prog veterans Fates Warning have announced their touring plans for 2012. They will be touring through March in Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Russia. They also announced a special show in South America, Brazil, on April 14th, where they will play as a special guest on a Queensrÿche show.
The line up for this tour is: Jim Matheos, Ray Alder, Joey Vera, Frank Aresti and Bobby Jarzombek.
US prog metal band Fates Warning has scheduled a handful of live dates for Germany and The Netherlands in February. Special guests are still to be announced. Confirmed dates so far can be found below.
In an interview from August 2009, Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder stated the band was in the middle of writing another record. There were no further updates on that album ever since. Last year, Fates Warning played a few select dates with the Parallels line-up in celebration of the 2010 re-issue of the album.
February 10th - Turock - Essen, Germany
February 11th - Bolwerk - Sneek, The Netherlands
February 12th - Bosuil - Weert, The Netherlands
February 13th - Kelder - Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Metal Blade Records will be releasing a special edition of Fates Warning's Parallels. In addition to remastered audio there will be a second audio disc of live and demo material. The package will also include a DVD with nearly 3 hours of material, including a complete live show from the 1992 Parallels tour and a documentary on the making of Parallels which includes live, studio, and current day interview footage with all the band members, Terry Brown (producer) and Brian Slagel (CEO Metal Blade Records).
Tentative release date is set for March 16, 2010.
To coincide with this release the Parallels lineup, Ray Alder, Jim Matheos, Frank Aresti, Joe DiBiase, and Mark Zonder, are planning a few one-off reunion shows. At this time the only confirmed shows are: