Fates Warning

Fates Warning

Fates Warning is a progressive metal band, formed in 1983 by John Arch, Jim Matheos, Victor Arduini, Joe DiBiase, and Steve Zimmerman in Connecticut, USA. The band directly contributed to the establishment of the progressive metal genre. Their early works are considered by many as very important works defining the genre itself. The middle-period works are considered as a progress in songwriting and musicianship as the band evolved. Recent works, since 1997, are in a heavy-progressive, more mature style.

Vintage Magazines with Fates Warning

Screamer Magazine August 1989

Screamer Magazine August 1989
Issue: August 1989. Featuring: Motley Crue. Also Included Gene Simmons, LA Guns, Faster Pussycat, Great White, Tesla, Kix, Junkyard, Accept, Kreator, Princess Pang and Much More.

Screamer Magazine December 1988

Screamer Magazine December 1988
Issue: December 1988. Featuring: Quiet Riot. Also Included Pretty Boy Floyd, Animal, The Word, Precious Metal, Nuclear Assault and Much More.

Articles with Fates Warning

QUEENSRYCHE – LIVE! At The Fonda Theater

Seattle, being known as the birthplace of grunge, has spawned a few notable musical artists who hit the scene prior to the advent of the flannel shirt craze.  One of the last groups to emanate from the Emerald City prior to the 1990’s when Nirvana basically changed the rules of rock is Queensryche.  With a… Read more »


Photos – FATES WARNING – LIVE! At The Fonda Theater

Photos – FATES WARNING – LIVE! At The Fonda Theater CLICK HERE to read a review of the show.


FATES WARNING – North American Tour with Queensryche and Additional Dates

Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING have recently announced a next and much overdue tour of North America alongside Queensryche in March-April and have now also added a string of complimentary headline dates to the run. Here is a full list of the upcoming dates:   FATES WARNING – Live 2019: Sa March 2nd – Orlando,… Read more »


ENTIERRO (Feat. Ex-FATES WARNING/JASTA Members) Release Official Video for “Cyclonic Winds”

ENTIERRO, a collective from Connecticut joins forces with ex-FATES WARNING Guitarist Victor Arduini to begin a new chapter with the release of a lyric video for new song “Cyclonic Winds.” The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming self-titled debut album (targeted for September release). Experience “Cyclonic Winds,” courtesy of The Obelisk, at: theobelisk.net/obelisk/2018/07/02/entierro-self-titled-cyclonic-winds-vid/ Stream another new… Read more »


FATES WARNING – Debut Video Clip for “Seven Stars”

In promotion of their much acclaimed new album ‘Theories Of Flight‘, U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING are debuting their promotional video for the song “Seven Stars” via the website of Billboard today. Check out the clip, which was directed by David Brodsky for MyGoodEye / www.mgenyc.com, here: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7510359/fates-warnings-seven-stars-video-premiere FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder checked… Read more »


FATES WARNING – Announce European Tour; Film Video Clip

U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING have confirmed their first touring run in Europe for their much acclaimed new album “Theories Of Flight“. The tour will be taking place in January/February 2017 and will feature Armored Dawn in the opening slot and one further band to be announced soon. Here is a list of the… Read more »


FATES WARNING – Launch First Full Song Off “Theories Of Flight”

The July 1st release date for the much anticipated 12th studio album, “Theories Of Flight“, by U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING keeps drawing nearer. Therefore, FATES WARNING are now launching a lyric-video designed by Cloud Music Typography for the impressive album opening track, “From The Rooftops”, which can be seen here: FATES WARNING vocalist Ray Alder… Read more »


FATES WARNING – Launch “Theories Of Flight” Album Teaser Video (watch)

In light of the upcoming release of their much anticipated 12th studio album, “Theories Of Flight” via InsideOutMusic on July 1st, 2016, U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING are now launching an album sampler video, containing excerpts from all songs on the album. Check the clip, which features footage entitled ‘Feeding The Gulls’ by Dennis Hlynsky: FATES… Read more »


FATES WARNING Kick Off North American Tour Tonight

Last week, progressive Metal legends FATES WARNING released a 3 CD/DVD expanded edition of their critically acclaimed 1997 release “A Pleasant Shade of Gray“on Metal Blade Records. “A Pleasant Shade of Gray“is a single song that is divided into twelve tracks. The album is notable for its darker mood and mixture of progressive rock and… Read more »


FATES WARNING – Working On New Album; US Tour Starting Soon (video)

U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING have started work on their upcoming, 12th studio album effort, to be released worldwide next year via InsideOutMusic. FATES WARNING guitarist and main composer Jim Matheos checked as follows to comment about the status of activities: “I’m happy to announce that all the music for FW12 is now written…. Read more »