Live Nation and AEG Suspends All Tours and Shows Over Coronavirus Fears


Live Nation and AEG, the two ticket agencies and primary large venue owners and biggest concert promoters in the world, have released a statement instructing its touring shows to prepare to return home in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They have teamed with other major players in the entertainment world as well to release a joint statement, obtained by Rolling Stone, executives from Live Nation, AEG, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), William Morris Endeavor (WME), Paradigm and United Talent Agency (UTA) said they are working together to develop best practices to safeguard artists, fans and staff in the concert industry.Continue reading

The Astral Cadence – Paradigm

Progressive metal is an ever-crowded field. What is progressive can vary depending on whom is listening and certainly by which band is playing. The virtuosity and creativity of the genre certainly has its fanatics and in order to stand out from the pack, you have to really bring it. New York City’s instrumental maestros The Astral Cadence have spent several years between wood-shedding at the studio and performing live to make a name for themselves in the scene and now their hard work has paid off with their self-released debut, Paradigm. Continue reading

The Astral Cadence Share Video Teaser, New Album Coming Next Week

New York’s instrumental prog metal masters The Astral Cadence have shared a new visualizer and album teaser. Their new album Paradigm drops on September 24th and is chock full of sweet progressive music jams and well thought-out epics. The band has made a name for itself inside the deep NYC scene for several years, having opened for the likes of Angel Vivaldi, Scale the Summit, The Fine Constant and Felix Martin. Theywill find a lot of fans among shred nerds, jazz, technical metal styles, and experimental music. Watch the trailer now. Continue reading