Category: HAKEN

HAKEN – Virus (2020)

Originally scheduled for June, HAKEN‘s new album “Virus” has been delayed to the end of July. While one might think its title is inspired by the situation all of us are currently living in, it has actually been determined over a year ago and its connection to the pandemic is nothing but a result of weirdly accurate timing.
Musically Haken deliver a powerful statement with “Virus”, one that will have this album on many end of the year “Best-Of” lists. It does what great music is meant to do, takes you on a journey. And with ‘Virus’, Haken continue their journey atop the progressive mountain.

HAKEN – Affinity (2016)

British progressive wonders HAKEN have confirmed their fourth album “Affinity” will be out in April 29. The band have done an excellent job hyping the release, as their website gives full details in the style of a 1980s home computer interface, teasing everyone with some kind old school software upgrade premise (enjoy it here: The artwork is part of...

HAKEN – The Mountain [Limited Edition Digipack] (2013)

* British progsters HAKEN were featured here two years ago with their very good second album, where aside their technical approach the band experimented a little with some haunting psychedelia. This is one of the most interesting acts from the present progressive scene, confirmed on their fresh album “The Mountain” finding the group exploring new fascinating sounds avoiding repeating themselves...

HAKEN – Visions (2011)

* After being awarded as the best band in the recent ProgPower Festival, British progressive metal wonders HAKEN are releasing their second album “Visions”.Haken broke on to the scene in 2009 with a well received debut, ‘Aquarius’, a real diamond in the genre that anyone with an ear to the progressive metal underground will vouch for Haken’s sublime talents.If anything,...