Given a Kiezel Zeus bass going through a Neural DSP Darkglass Electronics B7K plugin, Shattered Skies guitarist Ian Rockett takes us through the Progressive Metallers recent single “Starbound“. As bassist Chris Borland wrote the song the band made the decision that he should play the guitar parts as it suits his playing style so Rockett switched
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What are the chances of Shattered Skies reaching Progpower in the good ol’ US of A in 2021? The band have once again teamed up with Ross McMahon who mixed and mastered this new single “Starbound“, having spent some considerable time over the summer months recording new material with album #3 said to be taking
Picking up his Strandberg Boden seven string guitar, Ian Rockett from Progressive Metallers Shattered Skies has recorded this playthrough for March single “Born of Soldier“, their first since album “Muted Neon“. The track appears a day after the announcement that Tech-Fest, the place we first heart their material, has been rolled on to next year,
After the resounding success of November 2018’s “Muted Neon”, Progressive Metal quartet Shattered Skies have offered up a brand spanking shinny new single called “Born of Solder“. It’s available to purchase and stream over at bandcamp and they’re promising some t-shirts to follow. Anyone else getting a Universal Solider theme from the lyrics?
Bassist Chris Borland and guitarist Ian Rockett from Progressive Metallers Shattered Skies have recorded a guitar and bass playthrough video for “Mercator Map” from their current album “Muted Neon” in full technicolor glory. No Wes Borland jokes. Must resist.
Talking about the Jay and Silent Bob film “Dogma” which features Chris Rock and Alanis Morisette in the cast just a few hours before hand, isn’t it Ironic, don’t you think, that Shattered Skies should record a version of “You Oughta Know”? Puns aside, it’s definitely and interesting choice for the Progressive Metallers who have
London & Reading based Arcaeon have been on our *ahem* Radar for a while now. Having first witnessed their impressive live show in 2017 when they joined the recently retired and much loved Carcer City and Perception (now known as Keepsake) in an impressive line-up for the return of The Arusha Accord prior to the
We’re at the first incarnation of a brand new Progressive Metal Festival in Guildford Surrey, taking place in a Casino a stones throw from the train station. It promises two days of wall to wall Metal with a wide range of bands we know well taking to a pair of stages with no overlapping sets.
Appearing at Radar Festival in Guildford next month will be Shattered Skies, armed with material from their critically acclaimed Progressive Metal album “Muted Neon”. Bassist Chris Borland, no relation of Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland, has not only collected a Dingwall NG2 Combustion 5 string bass, but also laid down a playthrough for “Arisen”!
Shattered Skies guitarist Ian Rockett has only gone and got himself a custom 8 string Stranberg Boden8 and it looks absolutely fantastic! He’s put it through its paces with a guitar playthrough for “Birth of a Voyager” from the bands current album “Muted Neon”.