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Prog Magazine Subscriber Sampler


Welcome to all the subscribers from Prog Magazine who have received the sampler with the latest issue. Many thanks to Jerry and the Prog team for the opportunity to get our music out to you all!

If you’d like to know more about our bands and music, then head on over to our Bandcamp site, where you can hear all our releases and if you like them, you can buy them.

Join in with the whole social media fun by liking our Facebook page – where you can also sign up to our mailing list –  and chat with all the Bad Elephants in our open group. You can also find us on Twitter and Soundcloud.

Most of all, thanks for listening!


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The Room signs to BEM


Bad Elephant Music is delighted to announce the addition of UK melodic rock band The Room to its expanding roster of artists, as well as the release of a digital single, ‘Carrie’, available from the BEM sales site from today on a ‘name your price’ basis.

There is a rich musical heritage at the heart of The Room’s progressive-tinged rock, with a combination of top-notch musicianship, catchy hooks and thought-provoking lyrics. They released acclaimed debut album, ‘Open Fire’, in December 2012 to great critical acclaim, and we look forward to working with the guys to release their second album in late 2015.

‘Carrie’ is now available from the following places:

….and other quality download sites including Google Music.

Also streaming from Spotify and other...

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AudioPlastik debut album to be released on BEM


Bad Elephant Music is delighted to announce that ‘In The Head Of A Maniac’, the debut album from AudioPlastik, will be released on BEM in early 2015.

AudioPlastik, previously known as Alpha Flood/Brave New Sky, is a collaboration between respected guitarist and vocalist Dec Burke (Darwin’s Radio, Frost* and solo artist of this parish), guitarist/bassist Simon Andersson (Darkwater, ex-Pain of Salvation) and Richard West, keyboard player with Threshold. ‘In The Head Of A Maniac’ consists of thirteen anthemic songs with soaring melodies and which aren’t afraid to pack a punch – emphasising the ‘rock’ in progressive rock.

Dec Burke: “Really happy and excited to reveal that we have been signed and are working with BEM for the release of our debut album, and will soon be coming ‘atcha like Cleo...

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Pre-orders for Bloody Marvels now open


Bloody Marvels, the stunning new (almost entirely) instrument album from Knifeworld, Guapo and Chrome Hoof keyboard player Emmett Elvin is now available to pre-order on CD and digital download from Bad Elephant Music’s sales site.

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The Fierce And The Dead album pre-order

We’re proud to announce that pre-orders for The Fierce And The Dead’s much anticipated album Spooky Action are now open!

CD and T-shirt pre-release from The Merch Desk.

Digital pre-release from the BEM Bandcamp page.

Pre-orders get a bonus live track – On VHS recorded at the band’s incendiary gig at Kingsway College in May 2013. To claim your download simply send your order number (for CD pre-orders) or the email address you used (for digital pre-orders) to

The lead single from the album, Ark, is also now available for pre-order – digital only this time. This features two additional tracks – a remix of Ark by Emmett Elvin (Chrome Hoof, Guapo, Knifeworld) and a new song featuring a spoken word performance by James Orman of Silvery.

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The Fierce And The Dead – release date!

Photograph by kind permission of Prog Magazine.

Photograph by kind permission of Prog Magazine.

We’re delighted to announce that the new album by The Fierce and the Dead, entitled Spooky Action, will be released by Bad Elephant Music on November 4. The first single, Ark will be available on October 21. 

Spooky Action is a blend of edgy guitars, savage beats, and intense melodies that lure the listener through a progressive adventure around bright corners and dark alleys. “Songs about cults, quantum physics and absent friends” is how the band themselves describe the album, and we can guarantee you’ll hear no other record like it this year!

This is the Fierce and the Dead’s second full-length album and first with Bad Elephant Music...

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Shineback Album Pre-Order

The Shineback album “Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed” is now available for pre-order from The Merch Desk.

After you’ve pre-ordered, you can claim your exclusive bonus track by sending an email to showing your order number. You’ll then get a code (in a couple of days or so) for the download.

The song, entitled “I Have Good Days, I Have Bad Days”, is an alternative ending for the album, recorded at the same time.

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