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News : Leprous tour supports announced for Perth and Adelaide

By on December 4, 2017

Tour promoters Wild Thing Presents and DRW Entertainment have announced the supports for the upcoming Leprous headline show in Perth and Adelaide. Instrumental progressive rock trio Bury The Heard will be supporting Leprous along with Kripke’s Illusion at Badlands in Perth on Friday, 9th January and Adelaide’s Dyssidia will be supporting alongside Colibrium on Thursday, 25th January at Jive in Adelaide. Both shows will also feature Melbourne’s AlithiA.

Leprous will be performing as the main headliner at this year’s Progfest in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane with a slew of awesome progressive metal bands from around Australia, including Voyager, AlithiA, Orsome Welles and many more. The full list of Progfest dates below.


Saturday, January 20: The Factory Theatre, Sydney
Voyager | AlithiA
Meniscus | Orsome Welles | Breaking Orbit
Glass Ocean | James Norbert Ivanyi | Osaka Punch
Dyssidia | Majora | Hemina | Mercury Sky | Genetics

Sunday, January 21: The Triffid, Brisbane
Voyager | AlithiA
Osaka Punch | Orsome Welles | Opus Of A Machine
Dyssidia | Kodiak Empire | Balloons Kill Babies | He Danced Ivy

Saturday, January 27: The Corner, Melbourne
Voyager | AlithiA
Orsome Welles | Toehider | Meniscus
Branch Arterial | Dyssidia | Acolyte
Enlight | Fierce Mild | Logic Defies Logic

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Progfest 2018 has expanded to include all three east coast capital cities, hitting Sydney and Brisbane along with returning to Melbourne, following its December 2016 sold out edition!Featuring progressive bands of all styles and genres, from prog, post, psychedelic, art rock, metal and everything in between, PROGFEST is about showcasing bands that think for themselves; bands who rather than following the latest trends, have decided to challenge themselves musically and create music with depth and vision.

Beginning life in 2008, Progfest has grown along side Australia’s love of progressive music, and has become the centrepiece of the nation’s burgeoning prog scene.In the intervening years, the progressive scene in Australia has exploded and the bands associated with it are now a global force to be reckoned with. Many of the acts have gained huge followings from all over the world. Ne ObliviscarisCaligula’s Horsesleepmakeswaves and Twelve Foot Ninja have all headlined Progfest in the past, and each of them have gone on to crack the ARIA Mainstream chart and have global success.



Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook