Divine Realm Debut Pre-Release Full-Album Stream Of Upcoming New Album “Nordicity”

Ontario based instrumental progressive metal act Divine Realm recently announced their forthcoming five-song EP, Nordicity. Set for release on March 2nd. Nordicity is an accomplished instrumental progressive metal release with a well-crafted sound that eschews tired cliches and simple structures in favor of passionate and eclectic songs that defy easy categorization.

Today the band launch an early full stream of Nordicity ahead of the official release this Friday, March 2nd. Fans of Angel Vivaldi, Pomegranate Tiger, Between The Buried And Me’s melodic side, The Human Abstract, and Animals As Leaders will dig what Nordicity has to offer.

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Angel Vivaldi Premieres “Adrenaline” Guitar Playthrough Video – Part One of Seven Series

World renowned guitar prodigy, Angel Vivaldi, rings in 2018 with a killer, play-through of the scathing original, new track, “Adrenaline.” States Vivaldi:

“After months of touring around the world, I’m thrilled to finally launch the first video from the Synapse album play-through series for the song, ‘Adrenaline.’ It features an incredible new talent by the name of Julian Cifuentes, who’s style blazes through this song to help show us what ‘Adrenaline’ is all about. Excited to have this and all of the other videos finally underway!”

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Video Clip For New Song “Serotonin” Issued By Angel Vivaldi, North American Tour Dates Announced

World renowned guitar prodigy Angel Vivaldi is a phenom that takes the term “guitar virtuoso” to another stratosphere. If you are unfamiliar, then welcome to the party, as Vivaldi now gears up to release his new conceptual album “Synapse” which is set for an Oct 6th release.

A very eye-catching and innovative, new music video for the track, “Serotonin,” is now live at the link below. Nita Strauss (Alice Copper) dances off in her cameo in the clip as well. It’s a MUST SEE ASAP, so check it out:

Vivaldi is also going to embark on a massive North American tour with Scale The Summit and Andy James (starting Nov 2nd). All dates can be found at this location.

Vivaldi states: “There’s a huge contrast between the video release for ‘Dopamine’ and this one for ‘Serotonin.’ My videos are another piece of the concept album that allow me to express what each song is about cinematically. Dancing is one of the best examples of ‘Serotonin’ working its magic – you feel good, you’re confident and the vibes are just right.

“Out of all of my music videos, this was the one that required the most amount of effort to pull off. I really thought it was going to be easier… turned out to be 6 months of constant choreography practice while playing. Even though it’s not a live performance I strived to make sure I put the work in to be authentic, not just some bozo miming sloppy guitar playing while dancing. This is where my Michael Jackson influence undoubtedly shows.”

“I’m going to be performing quite a bit of the new record in addition to all the fan favorites. Every time I head out for a tour, I always up the antics and bring something fresh and new that people haven’t yet experienced. To share the stage with Scale the Summit and the amazing Andy James is going to be an unforgettable and inspirational tour for myself and our audiences. This is a long-time coming and look forward to seeing all of you soon!

“‘Synapse’ was written about what I know best, which is life in my own human experience. The idea for the concept came to me some years ago during a period of extreme highs and lows. I noticed how this reflected in the music I was writing, so I decided to ride the waves and focus each song to a different brain chemical/emotion. Painting my studio 9 colors for each song might’ve been extreme, but I could think of no other way to immerse myself in a particular energy more so. I’ve always been relentlessly goal-oriented, this time I wanted to be process oriented.”

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Angel Vivaldi Announces “Synapse” Album Release

Angel Vivaldi’s new conceptual opus, “Synapse,” is now officially set for an October 6th release. “Synapse” consists of eight songs, each written for a specific brain chemical, which incites a different emotion.

For full immersion, the studio was painted eight times during the writing of each individual song in its associated color. Check out the clips below for a look at the artwork and brand new song “Dopamine” featuring Oli Herbert.

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Gus G. Announces “Operation Domination” Tour Dates With Angel Vivaldi

Greek guitar phenomenon Gus G. will embark on the “Operation Domination” co-headliner U.S. tour with renowned shredder Angel Vivaldi. A full breakdown of dates and venues is available below.

Gus G. states: “I’m very excited to return to the U.S. this fall to finally hit more markets and play for the fans that were left out on my recent Spring mini-tour. Teaming up with a talented player like Angel Vivaldi seemed like a great opportunity.

“We’re both stoked to bring the ‘Operation Domination’ tour to the American audiences and we will be performing our own individual sets, but also collaborating on stage together as well. We will have a great band with us that features James Paul Luna (Holy Grail) on vocals, Alex Bent (ex-Battlecross, Testament) on drums and Jake Skylyr on bass.

“The set list will once again be a mixed bag including songs from my solo works, Firewind, Ozzy material but some surprises as well. These shows are not to be missed. See you soon.”

Vivaldi further adds: “For me this tour perfectly summarizes the evolution of modern guitar playing. To be able to share a stage with a force such as Gus is both inspiring and refreshing. I cannot wait to see the looks on people’s faces when they see what we have planned! I’m also really excited to dip into music from all my releases including the upcoming re-recordings from The Speed of Dark: Revisited, coming out this year.

“After the recent tragic events in Orlando, I’m going above and beyond to make this tour a much needed celebration of love, inspiration and positive energy. I have some exciting tricks up my sleeve that I’m anxious to unleash on this run. It’s going to be a party!”

08.31.16 NEW YORK, NY – THE STUDIO AT WEBSTER HALL
09.01.16 PHILADELPHIA, PA THE VOLTAGE LOUNG
09.02.16 CAMBRIDGE, MA THE MIDDLE EAST
09.03.16 LEONARDTOWN, MD PARK ROCK @ ST. MARY’S FAIRGROUNDS
09.06.16 WINTER PARK, FL THE HAVEN
09.07.16 TAMPA, FL ORPHEUM
09.09.16 STAFFORD, TX THE PUB FOUNTAINS
09.10.16 FT. WORTH, TX THE RAIL CLUB
09.12.16 HOLLYWOOD, CA THE WHISKY
09.15.16 LAS VEGAS, NV VAMP’D ROCK BAR
09.16.16 COSTA MESA, CA TIKI BAR
09.17.16 SAN DIEGO, CA BRICK BY BRICK
09.20.16 SALT LAKE CITY, UT METRO BAR
09.21.16 DENVER, CO HERMAN’S HIDEAWAY
09.22.16 DES MOINES, IA VAUDEVILLE MEWES
09.23.16 IOWA CITY, IA GABE’S
09.24.16 BERWIN, IL WIRE

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Angel Vivaldi Posts “Crystal Planet” Cover Video

Progressive guitar virtuoso Angel Vivaldi is fresh off of his successful “Touring You Apart” tour and already planning his touring schedule for spring 2016. In the meantime, Vivaldi has been hard at work putting the finishing touches on his cover of “Crystal Planet” (featuring As Blood Runs Black’s Dan Sugarman), originally performed by guitar legend Joe Satriani.

Angel Vivaldi is pleased to unleash this re-imagined track along with its accompanying music video today. Check it out below. Vivaldi’s modern progressive take on Satriani’s guitar rock anthem sees the song in a much heavier light.

“The original has practically no rhythm guitar in it at all. A lot of those progressions were fantastic but were often overlooked by, of course, Joe’s stellar playing. My goal was to make the song groovier and exaggerate the leads with different dynamics/harmonies,” he says. “I’ve always admired Joe’s ability to say a lot with the simplest phrasing. I wanted to honor these melodies with more dramatic, sometimes even aggressive variations to compliment the feel of the rhythm guitars.”

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Angel Vivaldi Posts “Away With Words” Studio Video

Jake Skylyr recently entered The Machine Shop to track bass for the upcoming Angel Vivaldi album, “Away With Words.” A studio video from the session can now be viewed below.

The new album “Away With Words” was produced by Will Putney and co-produced by Randy Lebouef.

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