Dutch Progressive Metal Band IDEK. has released a new live performance video for their song “The Trek.” The track releases next Friday, April 23rd, 2021, as a single via Layered Reality Productions. The immersive, compelling clip was shot at Nicolaï Church (home to a legendary pipe organ) in Utrecht and alternates between the band performing the expansive track, and the wonderful atmosphere and visuals of the church. Coming off like a progressive version of Katatonia, with melancholic vocals, deep droning riffs, and shifting tempos and dark vibes, this is a band you’ll want to keep an ear out for in the future. Watch the clip now!
We caught up with Dutch progressive music artist Tom De Witt of TDW. His new album The Days The Clock Stopped is out now via Layered Reality Productions, and the album is a masterpiece of prog metal. We talked to Tom about his journey in the music industry, his approach to composing, how he connected with other artists to guest on his album, writing with them in mind, how we approached writing for the choir, we got deep on progressive music history, how do deal with reviewers, the genius of Frank Zappa, and more! and more. You can purchase and stream The Days The Clock Stopped here and check out our chat.