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NEWS RELEASE

Montreal, QC – October 7, 2014

ALBUM PROMOS FOR MEDIA COVERAGE (ex. feature, interview, album review, airplay, etc.) CAN BE REQUESTED HERE

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Out Now! Prog Power Metal VIATHYN New Album ‘Cynosure’

Track Listing: Viathyn – Cynosure

1. Ageless Stranger – 7:13

2. The Coachman – 5:41

3. Edward Mordrake – 6:24

4. Shadows In Our Wake – 7:02

5. Countess of Discordia – 7:12

6. Time Will Take Us All – 7:01

7. Three Sheets To The Wind – 7:21

8. Albedo – 6:48

9. Cynosure – 9:35

Total Length: 01:04:20

      Calgary, AB progressive power metal quartet VIATHYN is proud to unleash their new album ‘Cynosure’, officially out today, October 7th. Producedby VIATHYN’s Tomislav Crnkovic plus mixed and mastered by Sacha Laskow (Divinity, Every Hour Kills), ‘Cynosure’ features nine epic assaulting tracks with intense guitar shredding and infectious chants that blend prog thrash, melo-death and power metal influences. With VIATHYN‘s 2010 ‘The Peregrine Way’ debut album praised for its innovative song-writing and fresh comparison to today’s power metal, it was only a matter of time for guitarist Jacob Wright to launch into song-writing mode and compose a majority of the material that would be recorded for this second full-length. Even through hindrances such as studio closings, computer crashes, losing a jam space, and a flood, VIATHYN was able to record their second album between August 2012 and February 2014. With the addition of 7-string guitars, some growl vocals, and an evolving influence, Cynosure’s songs are faster, more technical, and heavier, while maintaining a constant melodic and progressive presence ready to be unleashed upon the world.

“After 4 long years, thousands of man-hours, and more than a couple cases of beer, Cynosure is finally here! The entire process was an adventure, but we’re extremely proud of the end result. Hopefully the fact that the album is so dense and busy can buy us some time to try and top it with album 3!! Thanks to everyone that helped make this happen.” comments guitarist Jacob Wright.

Full Album Stream – Cynosure – http://beatroute.ca/2014/10/02/curious-progpower-metallers-viathyn-revel-in-texture-depth-and-obscurity/ 

Album Order:

Bandcamp: http://viathyn.bandcamp.com/album/cynosure 

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/cynosure/id915507803 

Free Song Download – ‘The Coachman': http://viathyn.bandcamp.com/track/the-coachman

Free Song Download – ‘Ageless Stranger': http://viathyn.bandcamp.com/track/ageless-stranger-2

Youtube Medley Stream – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV3bMCIBbcA

Soundcloud Medley Stream – http://soundcloud.com/viathyn/cynosure-medley/

Viathyn – Mini – Doc – The Making of Cynosure – http://youtu.be/5XavVcQNd5s

Upcoming Show Dates:

December 5 – Calgary, AB – Dickens Pub w/ Dark Forest and Scythia.

For more info, please visit http://www.viathyn.com/

EPK – http://ashermediarelations.com/epks/epk-viathyn-cynosure-2014-release-date-october-7-2014/

About:

A chance encounter at a local record store in Calgary, Alberta between guitarist Jacob Wright, who was just looking for work, and vocalist Tomislav Crnkovic, who happened to be an employee of said shop, resulted in a friendship that gradually led to the creation of progressive power metal outfit Viathyn in 2006 with a solidified live and recording line up in 2009.

Playing off the word ‘Leviathan’, the guys settled on ‘Viathyn’, which has no actual definition in the English language, but when referring to the band can be taken to mean ‘progressive, melodic, grandiose, innovative and emotional’.

Forgoing the strict rules and structure common to the genre, the four-piece is known for its ability to write songs that grow and progress naturally and shift tone unapologetically without falling victim to common tropes. Building on their first full-length album, 2010’s The Peregrine Way, Viathyn is now gearing up to unveil its second record, Cynosure produced by vocalist/guitarist Tomislav Crnkovic plus mixed and mastered by Sacha Laskow (Divinity, Every Hour Kills).

“The literal definition of ‘cynosure’ is a focal point or an object that serves to guide,” explains Wright. “Each track focuses upon a character that is either affected by or acts as an agent of chaos and the message we wanted to express is how small and insignificant our actions and petty squabbles are within the grand scale of the universe. It’s kind of a backwards way of trying to show that we as humans should be humble and respectful to each other!”

Cynosure promises to be faster, more technical and heavier than its predecessor while maintaining a constant melodic and progressive presence – can you handle it?

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“A pristine production and moody artwork round off a phenomenal album that takes the best of prog and power metal, adds some celtic influence, and an outstanding feeling for flow, dynamics and melodies that catapults both Viathyn and Cynosure into the uppermost echelons of the genre. At times reminding me of Danish masters Wuthering Heights, the Calgarians are putting bar high and any fan of prog power!” – Metal Observer

“An exploration of disillusion, discord, affliction, enlightenment, and grandeur as seen through nine different storytellers, Viathyn live for a more European-oriented montage of neo-classical runs, twin guitar harmonies, double bass fury, and the occasional mid-tempo transition that can be highly folk or Celtic influenced…Cynosure is proof again that our neighbors to the north can rival the best European acts going in this faithful, happy sub-genre.” – Dead Rhetoric

“From the galloping opener “Ageless Stranger” to the long, swirling, fist-pumping closer “Cynosure”, this album has everything a fan of power metal could want. Guitar solos to die for, pounding rhythm, riffs that stick in your head for days, and a vocalist that impresses you with every song. It is simply an awe inspiring album, on several levels of musicianship, storytelling, and even visually with artwork that is absolutely beautiful.” – Crown of Viserys

“An atmospheric metal album with grand vocal work and guitar structure.” – Headbang or GFTO

“Cynosure is an album with plenty to offer fans of the Progressive Power Metal sound, as VIATHYN have a great talent for making melodies and their songwriting abilities have enabled them to make an album full of long songs without getting boring.” – Metal Temple

“the songwriting is masterful and the songs are tight and fun” – The Blood Shed

“VIATHYN play majestic epic progressive power metal, with a tinge of folk metal, prog rock and with a slight sprinkling of thrash added to the mix for good measure” – All About The Rock

“Second on the album is “The Coachman”, which was released a few weeks ago. Hands down, my favorite song on this album. I always love a band that has a story-line within the song, and even from the start the lyrics are superb. Vocalist Tomislav Crnkovic has one of the smoothest and grooviest melodic lines I have heard from a Canadian band, he’s got the highs that can scare a cat – and he’s got a metal as fuck name.” – Morning Metal – CKCU 93.1 FM (Ottawa)

“Viathyn executes each song perfectly, on game and completely in your face. The production quality on this album is excellent, which I believe was done at Perfect Fifth Studios – one of Calgary’s premier metal recording studios…The songwriting on this album, especially this track (Cynosure), proves that this band pays attention to what they’re doing and how well they want to the overall vibe to leave on you.” – Ottawa Showbox

“Cynosure sees Viathyn move from a solid foundation to having released a mature batch of power metal songs that meet or exceed my (very high) expectations for front line power metal veterans like Labyrinth, Orden Ogan, and DGM. I give this album an extremely high recommendation to those that like heavy, fast power metal with extremely satisfying twists and quirks. The unparalleled lyricism: often dark, sometimes abstract, and always very vivid, is bound to appeal to progressive fans as well. You just can’t lose with this one.” – Black Wind Metal

“Viathyn advances the progressive elements of metal music gracefully articulating the acoustic canvas with intense rhythm, accentuated with electrical precision, weaving a spirited discography of ageless compositions.” – Metal Canvas – CHUO 89.1 FM (Ottawa)

“Canada’s Viathyn play a hybrid of melodic, heavy progressive metal with hints of classical elements thrown in for good measure.

“Cynosure” is an amalgamation of all the best elements taken from progressive metal, heavy metal, classical influences within their guitar leads and playing. Their clean vocals, with the occasional rough vocals on few of the songs definitely brings out this quartet’s total musical essence on their newest CD “Cynosure”. There is not one dull moment on this grandiose produced album (it sounds very big in the production and mix), which feels like you’re experiencing this band in a live setting. They’re a four-piece group, but certainly sound like a ten member band, with their whole slew of playing styles and varied musical influences.” – Explicitly Intense

“it becomes clear these are people who have not only mastered their instruments but also have a way above average sense of music.” – Lords of Metal

“Part of what makes “Cynosure” such an interesting listen is that it draws influence from a variety of sources.” – Skull Fracturing Metal

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NEWS RELEASE

Montreal, QC – October 6, 2014

ALBUM PROMOS FOR MEDIA COVERAGE (ex. feature, interview, album review, airplay, contests / cd give aways, etc) CAN BE REQUESTED HERE 

(R.I.Y.L. = Iron Maiden, Dio, Skull Fist, Cauldron, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Megadeth, ACDC, Opeth, ACDC, Soundgarden, Led Zeppelin)

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LAUGH AT THE FAKES Streaming New Track ‘Killing Time’ From Upcoming Album ‘Dethrone The Crown’ Due Out November 14th

Supporting Blaze Bayley At Indie Week Fest In Toronto Oct 17th @ Hard Rock Cafe

Laugh At The Fakes – Dethrone The Crown

1. Not Like Me (6:27)

2. Death Awaits(4:52)

3. Cut To The Chase (3:36)

4. Killing Time (6:14)

5. Fighting Dirty (5:38)

6. Got No Regrets(4:03)

7. Harmonica Playing Man (6:15)

8. And I (6:56)

9. Dethrone The Crown (5:14)

Album Length: 49:14  

         With a name as unique and identifiable as their sound, Toronto, ON’s LAUGH AT THE FAKES is a band that challenges the trends of today’s rock and metal scene. Since the bands inception in 2010, LATF has combined elements of metal, hard rock, and prog to create an unmistakable sound. Debuting their six song EP ‘One Night Only’ in 2011, they return in 2014 with their latest offering ‘Dethrone The Crown’ their first full length produced by Greg Dawson and mastered by Andy VanDette (Rush, Dream Theatre, Kid Rock, Deep Purple, Bruce Dickenson, Bif Naked). Due out on November 14th, the band is now streaming the first single ‘Killing Time’.

Vocalist / guitarist Everett Mason comments:

“After months of writing, rehearsing, and recording, I am happy to say our brand new album “Dethrone The Crown” is complete. It has been a lot of hard work but I can confidently say that our band has never sounded better! Here is our brand new single “Killing Time.” I hope you enjoy it!”

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In additional news, LATF will be supporting former Iron Maiden front man Blaze Bayley on Friday, October 17th during Indie Week in Toronto, ON at the Hard Rock Cafe. For more info and tickets, please visit the following link here.
For more info on LATF, please visit LaughAtTheFakes.com 
About: 
“Laugh At The Fakes” features Everett Mason (Vocals and Guitar), Galen Weir (bass), Kevin Daliri (guitar) and Chris Avalos (drums).
 
Their debut six-song EP ‘One Night Only’ was released in 2011 and their 2014 follow-up full-length album, Dethrone the Crown, is scheduled to drop this fall on November 14th. Produced by Greg Dawson and mastered by Andy VanDette (Rush, Dream Theatre, Kid Rock, Deep Purple, Bruce Dickenson, Bif Naked) is a “no filler riffs, just money riffs”, as vocalist / guitarist Mason puts it, “the record deals with today’s most newsworthy topics: War, guns, murder and corruption. It’s real, it’s raw and, of course, it’s honest.’
 
Touring across Canada, the Toronto-based group has built a solid following with music that’s geared to stand the test of time. Heavy, melodic, crushing and catchy – Laugh at the Fakes is all that and more.
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“It’s like they are a hard rock band that likes to explore their thrashy-side too. I love it because I enjoy the catchy melodic vocals but at the same time I can bang my head pretty seriously too. You don’t hear albums like this one very often, if at all. I can’t really think of anything that comes close to being like this album as a whole. ”- Rock Music Critic 

“I’ll admit, I laughed at the band name when I first heard it, but these guys are no joke.” – Gruesomeviews.com

“Laugh At The Fakes debut EP One Night Only proves that Melodic Vocals still can reign supreme in Metal albums.” – Kingston Music Reviews 

 

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NEWS RELEASE

Montreal, QC – October 2, 2014

ALBUM PROMOS FOR MEDIA COVERAGE (ex. feature, interview, album review, airplay, etc.) CAN BE REQUESTED HERE

R.I.Y.L. – Wuthering Heights, Manticora, Falconer, Elvenking, Symphony X, Angra

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BeatRoute Premiere Prog Power Metal VIATHYN’s New Album ‘Cynosure'; Due Out October 7th

L-R: Alex Kot (Bass) | Jacob Wright (Guitar) | Tomislav Crnkovic (Vocals/Guitar) | Dave Crnkovic (Drums) – Photo Credit – Alexis Greene

      Unleashing their upcoming release ‘Cynosure’, progressive power metal quartet VIATHYN has teamed with Calgary’s monthly arts and entertainment paper BeatRoute to offer fans an exclusive full album stream before it’s officially out on October 7th.

Full Album Stream – Cynosure – http://beatroute.ca/2014/10/02/curious-progpower-metallers-viathyn-revel-in-texture-depth-and-obscurity/ 

Album Pre-Order: https://viathyn.bandcamp.com/album/cynosure

“The Cynosure album is made up of 9 huge and unique tracks; each one tells a story and is integral to the overall journey within the album. Within the tracks, you will find progressive interludes, sing-along choruses, shredding solos, grandiose conclusions, and a full spectrum of emotion. With all the blood, sweat, and tears that we put into this album, we are proud to finally present it to you in the way it was meant to be heard: in full!” comments guitarist Jacob Wright.

Album Cover - Viathyn  - Cynosure - 2014

Track Listing: Viathyn – Cynosure

1. Ageless Stranger – 7:13

2. The Coachman – 5:41

3. Edward Mordrake – 6:24

4. Shadows In Our Wake – 7:02

5. Countess of Discordia – 7:12

6. Time Will Take Us All – 7:01

7. Three Sheets To The Wind – 7:21

8. Albedo – 6:48

9. Cynosure – 9:35

Total Length: 01:04:20

Produced by VIATHYN‘s Tomislav Crnkovic plus mixed and mastered by Sacha Laskow (Divinity, Every Hour Kills), ‘Cynosure’ features nine epic assaulting tracks with intense guitar shredding and infectious chants that blend prog thrash, melo-death and power metal influences. With VIATHYN‘s 2010 ‘The Peregrine Way’ debut album praised for its innovative song-writing and fresh comparison to today’s power metal, it was only a matter of time for guitarist Jacob Wright to launch into song-writing mode and compose a majority of the material that would be recorded for this second full-length. Even through hindrances such as studio closings, computer crashes, losing a jam space, and a flood, VIATHYN was able to record their second album between August 2012 and February 2014. With the addition of 7-string guitars, some growl vocals, and an evolving influence, Cynosure’s songs are faster, more technical, and heavier, while maintaining a constant melodic and progressive presence ready to be unleashed upon the world.

Free Download – ‘The Coachman’http://viathyn.bandcamp.com/track/the-coachman

Free Download – ‘Ageless Stranger’http://viathyn.bandcamp.com/track/ageless-stranger-2

Youtube Medley Stream - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UV3bMCIBbcA

Soundcloud Medley Stream - http://soundcloud.com/viathyn/cynosure-medley/

Viathyn – Mini – Doc – The Making of Cynosure – http://youtu.be/5XavVcQNd5s

Upcoming Show Dates:

December 5 – Calgary, AB – Dickens Pub w/ Dark Forest and Scythia.

For more info, please visit the following links:

http://www.viathyn.com/

http://www.facebook.com/viathyn

http://twitter.com/Viathyn

https://soundcloud.com/viathyn

http://viathyn.bandcamp.com/

https://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/viathyn/id387751994

EPK – http://ashermediarelations.com/epks/epk-viathyn-cynosure-2014-release-date-october-7-2014/

About:

A chance encounter at a local record store in Calgary, Alberta between guitarist Jacob Wright, who was just looking for work, and vocalist Tomislav Crnkovic, who happened to be an employee of said shop, resulted in a friendship that gradually led to the creation of progressive power metal outfit Viathyn in 2006 with a solidified live and recording line up in 2009.

Playing off the word ‘Leviathan’, the guys settled on ‘Viathyn’, which has no actual definition in the English language, but when referring to the band can be taken to mean ‘progressive, melodic, grandiose, innovative and emotional’.

Forgoing the strict rules and structure common to the genre, the four-piece is known for its ability to write songs that grow and progress naturally and shift tone unapologetically without falling victim to common tropes. Building on their first full-length album, 2010’s The Peregrine Way, Viathyn is now gearing up to unveil its second record, Cynosure produced by vocalist/guitarist Tomislav Crnkovic plus mixed and mastered by Sacha Laskow (Divinity, Every Hour Kills).

“The literal definition of ‘cynosure’ is a focal point or an object that serves to guide,” explains Wright. “Each track focuses upon a character that is either affected by or acts as an agent of chaos and the message we wanted to express is how small and insignificant our actions and petty squabbles are within the grand scale of the universe. It’s kind of a backwards way of trying to show that we as humans should be humble and respectful to each other!”

Cynosure promises to be faster, more technical and heavier than its predecessor while maintaining a constant melodic and progressive presence – can you handle it?

- 30 -

“An exploration of disillusion, discord, affliction, enlightenment, and grandeur as seen through nine different storytellers, Viathyn live for a more European-oriented montage of neo-classical runs, twin guitar harmonies, double bass fury, and the occasional mid-tempo transition that can be highly folk or Celtic influenced…Cynosure is proof again that our neighbors to the north can rival the best European acts going in this faithful, happy sub-genre.” – Dead Rhetoric

“From the galloping opener “Ageless Stranger” to the long, swirling, fist-pumping closer “Cynosure”, this album has everything a fan of power metal could want. Guitar solos to die for, pounding rhythm, riffs that stick in your head for days, and a vocalist that impresses you with every song. It is simply an awe inspiring album, on several levels of musicianship, storytelling, and even visually with artwork that is absolutely beautiful.” – Crown of Viserys

“An atmospheric metal album with grand vocal work and guitar structure.” – Headbang or GFTO

“Cynosure is an album with plenty to offer fans of the Progressive Power Metal sound, as VIATHYN have a great talent for making melodies and their songwriting abilities have enabled them to make an album full of long songs without getting boring.” – Metal Temple

“the songwriting is masterful and the songs are tight and fun” – The Blood Shed

“VIATHYN play majestic epic progressive power metal, with a tinge of folk metal, prog rock and with a slight sprinkling of thrash added to the mix for good measure” – All About The Rock

“Second on the album is “The Coachman”, which was released a few weeks ago. Hands down, my favorite song on this album. I always love a band that has a story-line within the song, and even from the start the lyrics are superb. Vocalist Tomislav Crnkovic has one of the smoothest and grooviest melodic lines I have heard from a Canadian band, he’s got the highs that can scare a cat – and he’s got a metal as fuck name.” – Morning Metal – CKCU 93.1 FM (Ottawa)

“Viathyn executes each song perfectly, on game and completely in your face. The production quality on this album is excellent, which I believe was done at Perfect Fifth Studios – one of Calgary’s premier metal recording studios…The songwriting on this album, especially this track (Cynosure), proves that this band pays attention to what they’re doing and how well they want to the overall vibe to leave on you.” – Ottawa Showbox

“Cynosure sees Viathyn move from a solid foundation to having released a mature batch of power metal songs that meet or exceed my (very high) expectations for front line power metal veterans like Labyrinth, Orden Ogan, and DGM. I give this album an extremely high recommendation to those that like heavy, fast power metal with extremely satisfying twists and quirks. The unparalleled lyricism: often dark, sometimes abstract, and always very vivid, is bound to appeal to progressive fans as well. You just can’t lose with this one.” – Black Wind Metal

“Viathyn advances the progressive elements of metal music gracefully articulating the acoustic canvas with intense rhythm, accentuated with electrical precision, weaving a spirited discography of ageless compositions.” – Metal Canvas – CHUO 89.1 FM (Ottawa)

“Canada’s Viathyn play a hybrid of melodic, heavy progressive metal with hints of classical elements thrown in for good measure.

“Cynosure” is an amalgamation of all the best elements taken from progressive metal, heavy metal, classical influences within their guitar leads and playing. Their clean vocals, with the occasional rough vocals on few of the songs definitely brings out this quartet’s total musical essence on their newest CD “Cynosure”. There is not one dull moment on this grandiose produced album (it sounds very big in the production and mix), which feels like you’re experiencing this band in a live setting. They’re a four-piece group, but certainly sound like a ten member band, with their whole slew of playing styles and varied musical influences.” – Explicitly Intense

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NEWS RELEASE

Montreal, QC October 1, 2014

ALBUM PROMOS FOR MEDIA COVERAGE (ex. feature, interview, album review, airplay, etc.) CAN BE REQUESTED HERE

R.I.Y.L. – Deftones, Of Mice & Men, Darkest Hour, Asking Alexandria,
Protest The Hero, Alexisonfire, Baptized In Blood

EPK | Download High Res Press Photo | Album Lyrics – Eyes And Ears – 2014 | Download Eyes And Ears Album Cover

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Metal Nation Radio Premiere QUARTERED’s New Album ‘Eyes And Ears'; Album Out Oct. 7th + Western Canadian Tour Dates (AB, BC)

Album Cover - Quartered - Eyes And Ears - 2014

Track Listing – Quartered – Eyes And Ears (2014)

1. Blink Blink Flash (4:15)
2. Call Me Crazy (4:04)
3. Violent Love (3:02)
4. Speak of the Devil (4:07)
5. She Sees Colour (5:19)
6. Take Me There Tonight (3:52)
7. Echoes (3:55)
8. Ricochet (5:29)

Album Length: 34:06

      Vancouver, BC prog metallers QUARTERED has teamed up withMetalNationRadio.ca for the online album premiere of their new album ‘Eyes And Ears’ due out on October 7th plus be hitting the road in October with Nanaimo, BC’s The Body Politic for tour dates in Alberta and British Columbia. (dates listed below).

Eyes And Ears – Album Stream – http://metalnationradio.ca/quartered-exclusive/ 

Interview – MetalHeads United Radio Show - http://metalnationradio.ca/podcast-cc-getty/

“After 4 years we are proud to return with our most dynamic and versatile EP to date.  We titled it ‘Eyes and Ears’, because we consciously wanted to make an effort to write songs that not only to inspire the ears but create a visual component as well, which is a depth that is not always showcased enough in heavy music today.” comments bassist Craig Rudder.

Quartered’s focus has always been on conveying moody emotion and mixing heavy grooves, experimental riffs, and hook-laden bridges to paint a picture with lyrics that tell a story while keeping one major goal in mind: longevity. Now the band is ready to unleash their third record, ‘Eyes and Ears’ they co-produced with Royce Whittaker at Spinnaker Sound and mark their return to the spotlight to follow up 2010’s ‘Walk Like A Ghost’ that was produced by Ben Kaplan (worked on projects with Mudvayne, Chevelle, Alexisonfire and Rise Against) and took the band on multiple Canadian and international tours, one of which saw them playing with Lamb of God and Testament at the 2010 Pulp Summer Slam festival (held in Manila, Philippines).

She Sees Colourhttp://idobi.com/exclusive/quartered-she-sees-colour/

Lyric Video – Violent Love – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrLhkoTkLH0

FREE Download – Violent Love – http://puregrainaudio.com/audio/quartered-violent-love-free-song-download

Tour Dates:

October 16 – Calgary, AB – TBA

October 17 – Red Deer, AB – Slumland Theatre

October 18 – Edmonton, AB – The Mercury Room

October 24 – Nanaimo, BC – TBA

October 25 – Victoria, BC – Lucky Bar

October 26 – Port Alberni, BC – Gyro Youth Center

About:

Thanks to a group of high school friends fusing their influences into one cohesive sound and the flip of a coin to help choose between band names, Vancouver progressive metal band Quartered’s moniker has certainly given itself meaning over the years.

Inspired by bands like Deftones, Tool and Thrice from early on – Quartered’s focus has always been on conveying moody emotion and mixing heavy grooves, experimental riffs, and hook-laden bridges to paint a picture with lyrics that tell a story while keeping one major goal in mind: longevity.

Following multiple Canadian and international tours, one of which saw them playing with Lamb of God and Testament at the 2010 Pulp Summer Slam festival (held in Manila, Philippines) and two full-length albums, The Falls of Autumn and Walks Like a Ghost, produced by Ben Kaplan (worked on projects with Mudvayne, Chevelle, Alexisonfire and Rise Against), Quartered is ready to unleash its third record, Eyes and Ears, on October 7th that was produced by them and Royce Whittaker at Spinnaker Sound.

Heavily influenced by “memories and how senses play a big part in connecting and helping us remember parts of our lives,” the title Eyes and Ears was chosen because “you can’t un-see the things you’ve witnessed and hearing is such a powerful way to trigger memories,” explains vocalist Greggor Williams.

Are you ready to open your eyes and ears to Quartered?

For more info, please visit the following links:

http://www.quartered.ca/

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““Blink Blink Flash”, as an intro, shows the trademark vocals from Greggor Williams, deviating from screams to melody in a matter of seconds. All the while, clanging and heavily distorted guitars crash around. I have to say, Quartered reminded of a hybrid of Glassjaw and Every Time I Die – that aint a bad thing!!” – All About The Rock

“I just love how the music is rich of nuances and rhythmic riffs. Not to mention the superb production. Highlights : “Blink blink flash”, “She sees colour”, “Take me there tonight”.” – Palace of Rock

“Their intense brand of progressive metal is what’s lacking in music today, the real deal….Quartered is, hands down, one a a very few select bands in this country that will go somewhere.” – Danger, 99.3FM The Fox (Vancouver, BC)

“Their live show has the energy of Alexisonfire, while their music reminds me of early Deftones. They are definitely one of Vancouver’s top 5 heavy bands.” – Christian Aldred, Rednyne Productions (Vancouver, BC)

“…put them on stage – as in their upcoming CD release performance at Vancouver’s media club – and they’ll win new converts with their sheer impassioned intensity alone.” – Peach Arch News (Surrey, BC)

“Quartered has an amazing history and accomplishments. On tour constantly and having tracks on Rockband are only a couple of great things this band has done… Great refined sound of a modern hard rock band. Elements of prog rock mixed in with metal to create a blend tastes which just flow into ones ears. Catchy hooks and sick riffs rekindled my love for Quartered as they blew away the crowd. Using boxes crafted to house lights to shoot up at them as they played they looked and sounded amazing. I could see Quartered rock a small venue, a theatre or even an arena and you would still get such an intimate feeling with such a personable band. ” – Hammer Records (Live Review)

“The perfect blend of brutality, melody and catchy hooks made for the perfect metal storm. Self described as progressive, Quartered never let the energy fall below maximum during their entire set. Through the constant tempo changes, occasional time signature madness and swift vocal style change ups they were proving that hype means nothing when all you’ve got is talent and the ability of writing a great and memorable metal song. So many bands, even seasoned veterans, lack stage presence but Quartered could write a how-to book on the subject. Engaging and attention grabbing, these guys know how to put on a show. Its not very often you see a band live, hearing them for the first time, and there is not a single thing to complain about. There is just something so intriguing with their hybrid sound of “Alive or Just Breathing” era Killswitch Engage and the progressive flair of Tool. With the peaks and valleys woven into their sound it keeps all eyes on stage at all times and all ears forever open, and that is something the night had been missing.” – Metal Underground (Live Review)

“Somewhere along the inspiration of other Canadian screamos Alexisonfire, see for yourself by listening to their newest single “Casa”” – Vancouver Music Review.

“Screamo modern metal with a complexed progressive edge is what I call this style of music from Vancouver based hard hitters Quartered.” – Fireworks Magazine

‘Walks Like A Ghost’ is an album packed with the perfect mix of heaviness and melody, creating songs that contain elements of progressive metal, post-rock, metalcore, and in some short instances; alternative doom.” – Metal Underground

“They are not only one of the most talented bands I have had the honour of working with but are flexible, easy to deal with and I have never received anything other than the best reviews from venues that have hosted them with multiple requests to have them return again.”- Leanne Harrison, Sin Agency