New Self-Titled Album Streaming In Full From Agusa

Swedish psychedelic prog rock act Agusa is streaming the entirety of the new self-titled third album, which is set for release this Friday (October 27th) via Laser’s Edge. Check it out in the Laser’s Edge Bandcamp page embedded below.

“Agusa” was recorded and mixed by Viktor Rinneby and mastered by Grammy-winning engineer Bob Katz, and sees the band delivering their singular brand of trance-inducing, folk-inspired, psychedelic rock through more traditional track lengths, offering five songs which range from five to ten-and-a-half minutes in length and are a bit heavier than the album’s predecessors.

The album’s track listing is here:

1. Landet Längesen
2. Sorgenfri
3. Den Förtrollade skogen
4. Sagor från Saaris
5. Bortom hemom

Check out “Agusa” here:

Agusa (24/96 hi-res) by Agusa

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New Song “Bortom Hemom” Available From Agusa

With the eponymous third LP from Sweden’s psychedelic prog rock alchemists Agusa confirmed for late October release through Laser’s Edge, the album’s closing movement “Bortom Hemom” has been made available for streaming in the player below.

Agusa was recorded and mixed by Viktor Rinneby and mastered by Grammy-winning engineer Bob Katz, and sees the band delivering the singular brand of trance-inducing, folk-inspired, psychedelic rock through more traditional track lengths, offering five songs which range from five to ten-and-a-half minutes in length and are a bit heavier than the album’s predecessors.

Agusa’s Mikael Ödesjö offers of the song:”‘Bortom Hemom’ translates roughly as ‘Beyond Homeward’ and consists of two sections joined together by a bridge. The first part is in 7/4 and the second in 3/4. Perhaps our most ‘progressive’ effort this far. Enjoy!”

The follow-up to 2015’s “Agusa 2” (Två ) sees the Agusa circleexpanding the kaleidoscopic output which conjures images of nature and the cosmos, the extensive passages again leading the listener into fantastic realms of a possibly supernatural or parallel existence. The record is completed with fantastic artwork by Danilo Stankovic and design by Peter Wallgren.

Laser’s Edge will release Agusa on digital, CD, and LP on October 27th. The track list is:

1. Landet Längesen
2. Sorgenfri
3. Den Förtrollade skogen
4. Sagor från Saaris
5. Bortom hemom

Check out “Bortom Hemom” here:

Agusa by Agusa

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AGUSA Issues “Bortom Hemom” Through Exclusive Premiere At The Obelisk; Self-TitledLP Nears October Release Via Laser’s Edge

With the eponymous third LP from Sweden’s psychedelic prog rock alchemists AGUSA confirmed for late October release through Laser’s Edge, the album’s closing movement “Bortom Hemom” has been debuted through a premiere at The Obelisk. Agusa was recorded and mixed by Viktor Rinneby and mastered by Grammy-winning engineer Bob Katz, and sees the band delivering their singular brand of trance-inducing, […]

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Brand New Slayer Song, Band Forms Own Label Imprint‏

Last night at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Slayer surprised the capacity crowd with an unannounced performance, kicking off the show with a three-song set that included the global premiere of “Implode,” the band’s first new studio recording in five years. Later this year, the two-time Grammy-winning […]

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Ghost Ship Octavius Posts Lyric Video, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Ghost Ship Octavius is a progressive metal band formed in 2012 by lead guitarist Matt Wicklund (God Forbid, HIMSA, Warrel Dane), drummer Van Williams (Nevermore, Ashes of Ares, Pure Sweet Hell) and vocalist Adon Fanion. Take a listen to the band’s new track “Alive” via a lyric video below.

Ghost Ship Octavius has finished writing a currently-untitled upcoming album and has since teamed up with Grammy-winning producer Neil Kernon (Nevermore, Queensryche, Cannibal Corpse, Hall & Oates, Nile).

In order to get this project off to a great start, Ghost Ship Octavius is reaching out to fans to help fund the album via KickStarter. The campaign has been launched and offers pre-sales of the album, merchandise and many other perks, including 1-on-1 Skype video lessons, guest performances on your band’s album, being drawn into the album artwork, and more. You can pledge right here.

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