Tag: Ethereal

Planet Metal #2: Mother Russia!

The second installment of our Planet Metal series sees us traveling from Italy to Russian shores to provide you with five bands from the region that we think are very much worthy of your time as they have demanded our attention over recent releases. From Death Metal to Progressive Technical and Deathcore, these bands are

Playthrough: “Unbodied” from Shokran!

The thing about Tech-Fest is that the organizers have the ability to pull a rabbit out of the hat and frequently do with bands appearing like DVSR and Shokran who, frankly we might not have had the opportunity to see live under any other circumstances. The Russians have shared a guitar playthrough for “Unbodied” to

NEWS: Shokran remake “Halloween” theme!

John Carpenter’s Halloween is an all time classic in the slasher film genre and gave Jamie Lee Curtis her film debut in 1978 and with the announcement that two sequels to the 2018 remake titled Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends are set for October 2021 and 2022 respectively, it seems that Russian Progressive Tech-Metallers Shokran

NEWS: “Nature of the Paradox” chosen by Shokran!

Filmed during their last tour over Eurasia exactly one year ago and directed by Ryabov Productions, Russian Progressive Metallers Shokran have chosen “Nature of the Paradox” as the latest single from their current album “Ethereal“. The band have launched a wealth of new merch which is available here as well as announcing their presence in

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Albums of 2019!

Carlsberg take the Moto “Probably the best beer in the World” into their advertising campaigns, then these are probably the best albums of 2019. On our eyes at least and remember kids, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One man’s silk purse is another man’s sow’s ear. 2019 was a fantastic year in

Playthrough: “Faces Behind The Stars” from Shokran!

Progressive Tech-Metal titans Shokran were one of the highlights of this summer’s incarnation of UK Tech-Fest and their third album “Ethereal” is an absolute joy. If you haven’t already, check out our review of that. Having announced a big run of September and October shows, guitarist Dmitry Demyanenko has taken a minute to record a

NEWS: Shokran hypnotised by the “Golden Pendant”!

Having pulled it earlier in the week, Tech-Fest bound Russian Progressive Tech-Metallers Shokran have finally let us have the official music video for “Golden Pendant” from their simply amazing album “Ethereal”. We were lucky enough to review it before it came out and if there is one album you should check out this year, it’s

Playthrough: “Superior” from Shokran!

Filmed by M Studio SPB, Shokran sticksman Mike Isaev has laid down a playthrough for “Superior” from the Russian Progressive Tech-Metallers recently released stunningly good album “Ethereal”, which we were fortunate enough to be able to review before it’s release! Paiste Cymbals, Pearl Drums, Axis Pedals and StarSticks drumsticks were all hurt in the production

Review: “Ethereal” by Shokran

Hailing from Krasnodar, Russia are Guitarist Dmitry Demyanenko, Vocalist Andrew Ivashchenko, Drummer Mike Isaev and Bassist Rodion Shevchenko. A collective better known as Shokran. It may have only been 8 months since the release of Dmitry Demyanenko’s second solo album “Universe” but it has been the better part of 2 years since “Exodus”, the Progressive Metalcore Masters second

NEWS: Shokran “Ethereal” album teaser!

Friday 8th February is when the new album from Russian Progressive Tech-Metallers Shokran will be appearing everywhere that’s worth getting it from. “Ethereal” may not have had a music video released as yet but following their “Making Of” video series they’ve now provided this 5 minute plus album teaser clip with artwork from Mayhem Project.