03.12.13: Dimension Act returns to Oslo – live date added!
Dimension Act is thrilled to announce the band’s long awaited return to Oslo! We haven’t played in Oslo since our show at ProgPower Oslo in late 2012, so we can’t wait to be back! Be prepared an intense performance, as it will be our last live performance before we enter the studio to record our follow-up to Manifestation of Progress.
And wait, there’s more! Sharing the stage with us is none other than Swedish power metal masters Saint Deamon. They too haven’t played Oslo since, you guessed it, ProgPower Oslo 2012. So it’s quite a reunion actually!
So, without further ado, here are the details:
Bands: Dimension Act (NO) and Saint Deamon (SE)
Date: Saturday, March 29th, 2014
Venue: Gamla, Oslo, Norway – http://www.gamla.no/
Tickets: No presale. Tickets available at the door
See you there!
12.10.13: Industrial Evilution live video
Check out this live performance video of Industrial Evilution, filmed and recorded in Tromsø, February 18th 2013. The video also streams in the «Videos»- section. Enjoy!
We would like to express our gratitude towards director Michael Ludvigsen for once again delivering the goods – and for keeping up with our general control freaked, neurotic behaviour. Thank you, Mic! Check out some of his other great work here.
23.02.13: Tromsø debut in retrospect
A big THANK YOU to everyone who showed up at Driv, Tromsø, February 18th, making our Tromsø debut a glorious night to remember. Performing Manifestation of Progress in its entirety just 500 meters from where most of it was written and arranged was nothing short of a dream coming true for us. Amazing! Stay tuned for more lives dates in the coming months. See you there!
03.02.13: Dimension Act announces homecoming gig!
We are extremely happy to announce that we will make our Tromsø debut on February 18th 2013, where Dimension Act will headline Studentuka’s Hard Rock and Metal Evening. See you there!
03.02.13: Manifestation of Progress hits «Best albums of 2012″
We can proudly annonce that Progressive Groove X Radio has listed Manifestation of Progress as the 19th best album of 2012, ranking higher than both Arjen Lucassen’s Lost in the New Real and Marillion’s Sounds that can’t be made. Amazing! Check out the entire list here.
Last week, Marius finished up a lengthy and very interesting interview with Ulf Bartolomey from German metal magazine Hard Harder Heavy. Check it out here.
For our German speaking fans, there’s even a German version of it here.
A big thank you to Ulf and Hard Harder Heavy for their interest and support.
18.11.12: ProgPower Oslo in retrospect
A big THANK YOU to everyone who showed up at ProgPower Oslo, making our live debut a glorious night to remember. And thank you to ProgPower Oslo for having us and pulling off an amazing event. You prog! Performing Cosmic Chaos and Perspectives Chapter 1: Drawing the Lines of Mortal Existence (yes, in its entirety, that is!) live for the first time was a dream coming true for us. This is only the beginning, and we’re looking forward to bring the Dimension Act progchinery on the road in 2013. See you there! Stay tuned for more live dates!
06.11.12: Cosmic Chaos Rehearsal Documentary out now!
Watch Dimension Act rehearse for their live debut at ProgPower Oslo here. This video marks the first time all members of Dimension Act spent time in the same room at the same time. Director Michael Ludvigsen captured this historical event, travelling all the way from urban Tromsø to the metal village of Storsteinnes, one cold Sunday, late 2012. Enjoy!
22.10.12: New review in Blackmoon Magazine
Check out this amazing review from Blackmoon Magazine (in Norwegian) - 9 out of 10 moons!
17.10.12: Breaking news! Dimension Act live debut on ProgPower Oslo
We are proud, eager and happy to announce that we will make our LIVE DEBUT on ProgPower Oslo, November 10th, 2012. Playing ProgPower is a dream coming true for us, and we can’t wait to bring our music to the stage! More info and tickets here. Stay tuned for rehearsal pics and videos.
21.08.12: Reviews section updated, upcoming interview and Polish airwaves
More great reviews added, this time from HardHarderHeavy.de, Rocktopia and Fireworks Magazine. Check ‘em all out here! In addition, look out for an upcoming interview with the band at HardHarderHeavy.de
Last, but not least, Manifestation of Progress is currently being played on Polish Radio PiK. Thanks to Adam Drozdzik for taking or music into new progitories! You can stream the radio show here.
31.07.12: Amazing review at Live Prog
Check out this amazing video review of Manifestation of Progress from Marcel Haster’s Live Prog. Selected quote: «If you’re even remotely interested in progressive metal, you NEED to have this album (…) A Live Prog MUST HAVE!». Glorious!
30.07.12: More reviews and other updates!
Sorry for the lack of updates lately, but as inspiration hit us hard the last few months, we had no other option than to dive into the studio to work on the new songs. Well, more about that in a later update (can’t spoil too much too early, can we?). For now, though, it serves its purpose as a lame excuse for months with flying notes, plectrums, odd patters and way too many guitar tracks – also called magic!
On another note (pun intended), we’ve updated the reviews section, including a blasting 9 out of 10 points from the Dutch website Dark Entries. Amazing! Check it out here! Also, Norway’s biggest metal magazine, Scream Magazine, gave us 5 out of 6 points and high praise from the editor Frode Øien. An overview of all reviews can be found here!
Check out this interview Matt Vicente of the Metal Pit did with Marius some weeks ago. Lots of interesting stuff here. Enjoyable reading!
02.04.12: Incoming reviews (updated 07.05.12)!
After almost four weeks in the presence of prog reviewers and demanding prog fans from all over the world, we are proud to say that Manifestation of Progress not only has made it through alive, but also with flying colours (pun not intended)! All the way from Canada to Japan to the Czech Republic, the reviews have been amazing, giving high praise to our debut album. Check ‘em all out here!
07.03.12: Manifestation of Progress released!
This is the moment! Manifestation of Progress released worldwide TODAY, March 7th! After years of hard work and dedication, it is with great honor we finally and officially can let the album spread its own wings and explore the uncharted waters of the progressive community. We hope all of you check out our album and enjoy the journey through melodic and progressive soundscapes. The album can be purchased in both physical and digital version at Amazon, iTunes, CDON, Progrock Records, Mindawn, CD Universe and Laser’s Edge, just to mention a few, as well as directly from the band. Enjoy the ride!
25.02.12: First Manifestation of Progress album trailer online!
The first in a series of album trailers is now available. Check it out at Youtube. The trailer also streams at the front page and in the «Videos»- section. Enjoy!
17.02.2012: First review online!
As March 7th draws near, we can finally present the first official review of «Manifestation of Progress». Read the, amazing might we add, review from The Metal Pit here
31.01.2012: Dimension Act signed to Progrock Records!
It’s been out in the open for a while, but finally the official statement is here:
Dimension Act signed to renowned Ameriacan label Progrock Records (Frameshift, Roswell Six, Amaran’s Plight, Michael Sadler, Sylvan) for the release of Manifestation of Progress. The album is slated for a worldwide release March 7th, 2012.
Marius Nilsen comments: «“Just like Dimension Act, Shawn Gordon and Progrock Records are all about the music and the endless dedication and admiration of the progressive rock and metal genre. Our newfound home at Progrock Records brings a great sense of both achievement and fulfillment, and we are confident that Dimension Act and Progrock Records together can build the foundation needed for a long and prosperous career. Sharing label with Frameshift, who is responsible for one of the greatest debut prog albums the last 10 years is also quite a bonus, to say the least. And what about those Roswell Six albums? Home sweet home!”.
Read the full press release here.
29.01.2012: Album samples available now!
Samples of all tracks from the upcoming album, Manifestation of Progress, are now streaming in the «Music»- section. The album samples also streams at Progrock Records, Soundcloud and Facebook. Check ‘em out and pre- order the album here.
26.01.2012: Brand new Dimension Act website launched!
After some downtime and different web issues, we can finally unveil our much anticipated new website. We’ve added lots of new stuff, including new photos, biography and extended info about the upcoming release, Manifestation of Progress. There will be even more updates in the coming days and weeks, so stay tuned and watch this site. Exciting times ahead!