Devin Townsend – Empath – The Ultimate Edition Announced For Release 5th June 2020

Devin Townsend – Empath – The Ultimate Edition Announced For Release 5th June 2020

Devin Townsend is pleased to announce the release of ‘Empath – The Ultimate Edition’ on 5th June 2020. This comprehensive version of 2019’s acclaimed album contains the original record and bonus discs across 2 CDs, plus 2 Blu-Ray discs. The first blu-ray contains the 5.1 Surround Sound mix by Devin, with visuals for the full record, plus a stereo visualiser. The second blu-ray contains a raft of bonus material, including ‘Acoustically Inclined – Live in Leeds’, a recording from his April 2019 acoustic tour where he performed tracks including ‘Love?’, ‘Deadhead’, ‘Thing Beyond Things’ & more. Continue reading →

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Tracktion Launch Waveform Free

Tracktion Launch Waveform Free

The world’s best, fully featured, completely unlimited free DAW for all music creators.

Tracktion Corporation hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and well in these difficult times.

Tracktion’s  Waveform Free is perfect for making and sharing music for anyone stuck at home, self-isolating. It has no restrictions, other than imagination and more capabilities than most enthusiastic producers will ever need. Stay safe at home, keep busy, get the creative juices flowing and dive into a genuinely complete, stand-alone, FREE DAW. Continue reading →

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Katatonia Premiere New Single & Video For “Behind The Blood”

Katatonia Premiere New Single & Video For “Behind The Blood”

Taken From Their Forthcoming New Album “City Burials” Released On Peaceville On 24th April 

Following the announcement that Katatonia will be returning with a brand-new album City Burials on 24th April, on Peaceville Records, and the release of the album’s debut single “Lacquer”, the band present their next single and video for “Behind The Blood”.  Continue reading →

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Orange Amps Launch Instagram Programme #OrangeHangs

Orange Amps Launch Instagram Programme #OrangeHangs

Meet The Orange Team With A Series Of Instagram Live Sessions

Orange Amplification hopes that you and your family are staying safe and healthy during this difficult time.

Orange is offering a ray of sunshine with the #OrangeHangs programme of live Instagram sessions. Simply visit the Orange Amps ‘Watch Live’ Instagram for regular bright spells of positivity, help, advice and general rambles from a wide range of the company’s dedicated experts and ambassadors.

Every Tuesday and Friday at 2:00pm EST (6:00pm GMT) join Orange’s Global Artist Relations Manager, Alex Auxier, in Artists Relations Corner. He will be providing insights into endorsements, general Orange information and remote interviewing artists and industry guests. The hangs will also include live Q & A sessions. Continue reading →

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Paradise Lost Announce New Album ‘Obsidian’ / Out On 15th May

Paradise Lost Announce New Album ‘Obsidian’ / Out On 15th May

Obsidian… dark, reflective and black: it’s a pretty decent description of the music that PARADISE LOST have been making over the last 32 years, even though this most resilient of British metal bands have stoically refused to be pinned down to one easily defined formula. Powered by a lust for creativity and a stout devotion to haunting heaviness, PARADISE LOST have defied the odds by coming back stronger than ever over the past decade .
“Obsidian”, the new album of Gothic legends PARADISE LOST will be released on 15th May.

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Bogner Amplification Joins Forces With Synergy Amps To Release: Bogner Ecstasy – Bogner Überschall Dual Channel Tube Preamp Modules

Bogner Amplification Joins Forces With Synergy Amps To Release: Bogner Ecstasy – Bogner Überschall Dual Channel Tube Preamp Modules

SYNERGY Amps proudly announces cooperation with iconic and legendary hi-gain amp designer Reinhold Bogner. Without a doubt, Reinhold is king in the world of boutique high gain. His creations have been found backing up a wide range of A-list players, such as Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell, Alter Bridge’s Mark Tremonti, Steve Lukather, George Lynch, Eric Johnson and even the late, great Walter Becker.
By partnering with such iconic amplifier designers as Reinhold Bogner, Synergy is able to offer you the most sought-after tones in all-tube designs that are perfect for the direct-recording, lower-stage-volume and compact-guitar-rig demands of today. It’s easy to see why the Synergy preamp module system is taking the industry by storm.

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Quick Questions With Altostratus

Quick Questions With Altostratus

UK progressive metal band Altostratus recently released their debut album, Complete the Connection. I caught up with drew and Alex from the band to ask them the Guitar Noodle Quick Questions.

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