Sensory Records

Sensory was established in 1997 as a subsidiary label of The Laser's Edge. Its purpose is to spotlight artists who approach the metal genre with an exploratory and progressive attitude.

Complexity and intelligence combined with extreme power and heaviness are characteristic qualities of the music these bands create.

We feel our artist roster presents a broad spectrum of forward thinking metal.

Bands

Behind the Curtain

Denmark's Behind the Curtain create their own avant garde vision of metal for the next millenium. 'Til Birth Do Us Part is a concept album filled with dynamic contrasts of crushing gu

Canvas Solaris

“There's limitless potential in a band this talented, if you ask me.

Circus Maximus

“Wow, what an impressive debut from these Norwegian progsters!

Creation's End

Creation's End is the vision of New York City's Rudy Albert (guitar - from Zandelle) and Dario Rodriguez (drums). 

Cynthesis

The music of Cynthesis is created by musicians who love progressive, cinematic - Rock/Metal music.

Dakrya

When seven Greek charlatans get together, the musical visions that springs from their minds, can only be described as a true freakshow. 

Dark Suns

Following two highly successful tours with established Progressive metalists PAIN OF SALVATION and two years of exacting work, DARK SUNS have finished their third album "Grave Human Genuine.&

Death Machine

Creating innovative, atmospheric, heavy music is a task best left to the undaunted.

Degree Absolute

It is extremely difficult to put one specific label on the Degree Absolute material.

Delain

“Combining the best of After Forever, Within Temptation and Epica with a hint of Nightwish brilliance, Martijn Westerholt has struck a gold mine.

Diablo Swing Orchestra

The Diablo Swing Orchestra dates back to 1501 in Sweden, where history tells the tale of an orchestra that played like no other, with music so seductive and divine that the ensemble overwhelmed au

Gnô

Gnô is a French power trio whose style is often described as Pantera meets The Beatles.

Haken

Haken are arguably the most exciting sound to emerge from the modern progressive movement.

In The Silence

Band bio In the Silence are a Dark/Atmospheric/Progrssive Metal Band, formed in Sacramento California in 2007 by Guitarist/Vocalist/Songwriter Josh Burke, with long-time friend and member of sever

Kingcrow

The band was originally founded in Rome, Italy, by Diego Cafolla (guitars) and Manuel Thundra Cafolla (drums) in 1996 under the name of "Earth Shaker".

Lalu

Born of Noelle and Michel Lalu, musicians from the ‘70s French progressive act Polene, Vivien Lalu has released a surplus of recordings through an array of different bands and projects sin

Leprous

Leprous is a young, five piece band hailing from the metal town of Notodden, Norway, home of bands such as Emperor, Zyklon, Ihsahn, Peccatum, and many more. 

Malpractice

Formed in 1994 in Kouvola, Finland by guitarist Joonas Koto, MALPRACTICE started out as a thrash act, yet by 1998, the band had refined their sound, exploring a more progressive direction.

My Soliloquy

My Soliloquy is a British band formed in 2002 by multi-instrumentalist Pete Morten.  Since then the band has released a number of demos, gaining traction i

Nation Beyond

Nation Beyond is a Swedish progressive metal band which began life as a project by Debase guitarist Jonas Karlgren and Face Down bassist Joakim Hedestedt. 

Nemesis

In the late '90s, Nemesis quickly rose to the top of the Hungarian progressive metal scene with their two albums "Nemesis" and "Abraxas". 

NovAct

Although together for only a brief time, Dutch progressive metal newcomers NovAct have begun to make a name for themselves in the metal world.

Pantommind

Bulgaria doesn't immediately come to mind as a hot bed of musical activity but that is where Sensory made their latest discovery. 

Pathosray

Formed back in 2000, Pathosray is one of the best kept secrets of the Italian metal scene.

Persona Non Grata

Sensory is proud to announce the signing and forthcoming release of a new rising star on the Greek progressive metal scene – Persona Non Grata. 

Prospekt

Prospekt are a British Progressive Metal band influenced by bands such as Dream Theater, Symphony X, Opeth and Circus Maximus, as well as film scores and fusion.

Redemption

Redemption is one of the leading progressive metal bands in the world today.

Spheric Universe Experience

The early beginnings of Spheric Universe Experience dates back to 1999, when guitarist Vince Benaim decided to create a progressive metal band together with his friends Sam (on drums) and John Dra

SpiRitual

SpiRitual is the brand-new ethno metal project of Stefan Hertrich, vocalist/songwriter for the long running German gothic metal band Darkseed, and sound track composer for PC games.

Stride

Unable to find the right voice to match their incredible instrumental abilities, the members of Houston, Texas based Stride made the tough decision to release their first album "Music Machine

Suspyre

Formed in 2001, Suspyre’s brand of melodic metal can be attributed to the band members' wide range of influences.

Time Machine

Time Machine is without any doubt one of the most influential bands on the European progressive metal scene.

Twisted Into Form

Twisted Into Form has risen to challenge all listeners as they break the confinement of technical metal to offer intense, complex and emotive pieces of music that defy categorization. 

Voyager

In the last few years, Australia's VOYAGER have attained what can only be described as a worldwide cult following.

Wastefall

Who would have believed that Greece has one of the strongest and most fervent markets for heavy metal in the World.

Withem

Withem is an up and coming progressive metal band from Norway inspired by the likes of Symphony X, Pagan’s Mind, Dream Theater and Circus Maximus.

Wuthering Heights

Formed at the beginning of the nineties, Wuthering Heights emerged from the Danish metal scene and began to draw attention of the rest of the world. 

Xystus

Xystus is a Dutch progressive metal band formed in 1999 by drummer Ivo Van Dijk and guitarist/vocalist Bas Dolmans. They enlisted bassist Mark Brekelmans and second guitarist Bob Witsma.

Zero Hour

With each successive release the question always is asked – How will the Tipton Brothers top their last album?