PROG SPHERE: Releases First Physical Compilation and Details Many Upcoming Projects

Prog Sphere is proud to announce to the world of progressive rock that their newest […]
October 15, 2014

Prog Sphere is proud to announce to the world of progressive rock that their newest release - Progstravaganza: Beyond Frontiers is now out and in stores. This long-awaited album is the culmination of months of hard work on the part of Prog Sphere and the many bands involved. Beyond Frontiers breaks new ground for Prog Sphere as it is the first in their long series of compilations to be released as a physical CD. Naturally, it is also available for purchase at Prog Sphere's Progify store and at Prog Sphere's Bandcamp page.

The above link to the Progify store contains the full track list, along with more detailed info about the sampler. The full sampler is also available for streaming on Youtube. The bands that have been assembled for this album come from all across the world of progressive rock and play a wide variety of styles. For example, Fughu are a group of prog metal masters from Argentina, Cea Serin, from the United States, play a unique brand of progressive death metal, and Overhaul, from The Netherlands, play classic progressive rock. There's also post-rock, psychedelic prog, and much more. Naturally, the mastering for this project was daunting, but Frank Gingeleit of Living Tunes Mastering was more than up to the task.

As mentioned before, Beyond Frontiers is Prog Sphere's first physical release for Progstravaganza, and as such, it will be accompanied by high quality album art that fans have come to expect from this genre of music. Chris Van Der Linden of LidenArtwork has done the job quite well, and will continue to work with Prog Sphere into the future.

Prog Sphere has also been working on many other projects alongside Beyond Frontiers. Prog Sphere is proud to announce an additional compilation that has just been released entitled The New Generation of Prog 2014. This compilation is a teaser for the upcoming Generation Prog Festival in Nurmburg, which will feature some of the top names in progressive rock and metal. Some of these bands include Haken, Exivious, Relocator, and Kristoffer Gildenlow. Haken have even been gracious enough to contribute an exclusive edit of a song from their upcoming EP. In addition to this second compilation, Prog Sphere has also just concluded work on an upcoming documentary titled Prog Sphere: Beyond Frontiers ' Progressive Music in the 21st Century. As hinted by the title, this documentary will include interviews and footage of the bands included on the recent compilation.

Now that the work for Beyond Frontiers and The New Generation of Prog 2014 has been concluded, Prog Sphere has opened submissions for the second physical Progstravaganza release. This upcoming release will be out in early December and is currently open for new band submissions. All interested bands should also know that in addition to being included on the compilation, they will also receive a six month PR campaign through Prog Sphere Promotions, as well as inclusion in the next Prog Sphere documentary. Bands can get in touch with Prog Sphere at

Dan Thaler | Prog Sphere PR
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