Album News: Haken / The Quireboys / Unconditional Arms / Jupiter Hollow

Here's some album news to start your week right... Haken Progressive rockers Haken are excited to reveal their new studio album Virus, the follow-up to 2018’s acclaimed album Vector, will be released 5th June 2020. The band comments: “Prosthetic was the first song we completed during the ‘Virus’ writing sessions and we always felt it … Continue reading Album News: Haken / The Quireboys / Unconditional Arms / Jupiter Hollow

Interview: Charlie Griffiths of Haken

Prior to their performance at the Albert Hall in Manchester supporting Devin Townsend, we had the opportunity to catch up with guitarist Charlie Griffiths from Haken. Amongst other things, we discussed how the tour was going, the response to the recent album and his advice for new bands. How has the tour been going for … Continue reading Interview: Charlie Griffiths of Haken

Gig Review: Devin Townsend / Haken – Albert Hall, Manchester (10th December 2019)

The wind howls and rain lashes down on the city of Manchester on a cold December night which, in some cases, might deter people from venturing outside their warm homes. That's not the case for over 2,000 people tonight however as they make their into Manchester's Albert Hall for what will no doubt prove to … Continue reading Gig Review: Devin Townsend / Haken – Albert Hall, Manchester (10th December 2019)

Video Roundup: Paradise Lost, Witchwood, The Darkness, Wage War, Haken, Sifting

We're squeezed for time with all the Bloodstock prep and everything else going on at the moment, but we've just had so many videos through that we couldn't let today slip by without chucking a half dozen your way... Paradise Lost - "Blood And Chaos" From forthcoming album Medusa (which Dave is reviewing for us, and … Continue reading Video Roundup: Paradise Lost, Witchwood, The Darkness, Wage War, Haken, Sifting

Interview: Ross Jennings of Haken

Prior to their show in Glasgow, I had the opportunity to have a chat with Haken frontman Ross Jennings. Amongst other things, we discussed the 10th anniversary and the bands plans for the next six to twelve months. Read on for the full transcription... Tonight is night two of your ‘10th Anniversary Tour’. How do … Continue reading Interview: Ross Jennings of Haken

Haken / The Algorithm / Next To None – O2 ABC 2, Glasgow (23rd March 2017)

Even after being part of this scene for a few years, my discoveries are never ending. This time around, it was prog metal's turn to assault my eardrums, and I was rather looking forward to it. While I don't know as much of Haken's music as I'd like, I was still rather looking forward to … Continue reading Haken / The Algorithm / Next To None – O2 ABC 2, Glasgow (23rd March 2017)