Force Of Progress is progressive rock project by Hanspeter Hess, Markus Roth, Chris Grundmann and Dominik Wimmer. Through a musician platform, the 4 have become acquainted with each other and participated in the respective solo projects of the other. Until Hanspeter Hess (The Healing Road) had the idea, why not even put something together on the legs. Thus Force of Progress arose within a year. Each of the 4 musicians contributed their own pieces, with the others adding their musical contribution. A Secret Place is their second album released some weeks ago. The track Perfect Element,
Force of Progress were formed on 12 Feb 2016 bringing together 4 experienced musicians: Markus Roth (Marquette, Horizontal Ascention), Chris Grundmann (Cynity), Hanspeter Hess (The Healing Road), Dominik Wimmer (Sweety Chicky Jam). Hess had worked with the other 3 musicians as they appeared as guests on The Healing Road releases. The track New Reality,
When the four veterans joined forces there was no doubt what to expect, full steam ahead instrumental roller coaster rides. But their music is by no mean unfocused fusion noodling. Melody, power, heavy riffs and diversity come to the fore.
On the new album Force Of Progress continue to explore the possibilities instrumental rock has to offer. Thei way leads them from shattering Heavy metal to sublime Jazz Fusion and Prog Rock.