Mangled was formed in 1989, released two well received demos shortly thereafter ('Cadaverous' in '92 and 'Perish' in '93). In 1997 Wild Rags signed the band and went on to release Mangled's debut MCD 'In Emptiness.' In 1998 the band signed to Fadeless Records for the release of 'Ancient Times' which comprised all of their earlier material on CD format. 2000 marked a crucial turning point for Mangled as they signed to The Plague, a subsidiary of Hammerheart Records (now Karmageddon Media)...
Drewsif Stalin is a 19 year-old metal enthusiast from Baltimore, MD with a passion for music, and stepping outside the norm. His music ranges from Technical Death Metal to Post-Rock. "Drewsif Stalin is the embodiment of no fucks given good times." -Jimmy Rowe http://drewsifstalin.bandcamp.com/
Death metal band with various influences formed in 2001 in Bressuire, France. Their first album, Through the Absurd, produced by Gojira's Joe Duplantier, was released in 2004. In February 2006 they released their second album, Alchemik Clockwork Of Disorder which is more groovy, jazzy and melodic than their previous debut album. http://www.myspace.com/trepal
A highly technical and avant-garde death metal band, Gorguts was formed in 1989 by Luc Lemay (guitar/vocals), Sylvain Marcoux (guitar), Eric Giguere (bass) and Stephane Provencher (drums) in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. They recorded a demo in 1990 entitled "And Then Comes Lividity", and then in 1991 released "Considered Dead" on Roadrunner, their first full length of death metal. The release was very promising, and even included a guest guitar solo by James Murphy and guest vocals by Chris Barnes.
http://www.facebook.com/scalethesummitband Scale the Summit is an American progressive metal band based out of Houston, Texas. It formed in 2004 and signed to Prosthetic Records. The band draws influences from other progressive acts such as Cynic and Dream Theater. However, unlike most other progressive metal bands, they have no vocalist and play solely instrumental music. In 2004, Guitarists Chris Letchford and Travis Levrier moved to Los Angeles to attend the Musicians Institute where they met drummer Pat Skeffington.
Skyharbor is a djent/progressive metal band formed in New Delhi that started out as a simple bedroom studio project by guitarist Keshav Dhar. The band received a lot of buzz surrounding the band's first ever performance at the Bacardi NH7 Festival in Pune, India, where they played to over 1,000 people and were one of the weekend’s highlights. They released their debut album, Blinding White Noise : Illusion and Chaos, in 2012...
It is the current performing name of Chris Jones (b.1960, Chester, England), an improvising guitarist and electronica artist working in London. His work is mainly improvised, loop-based music. Garuda has also worked with electronica trio Angel Navigator Garuda. 'Garuda' was also a Tech Metal band from Fort Worth, Texas that formed from a few members of 'Slave One' and later borrowing a member of 'El Salvador Birthday Bash,' also from Fort Worth.. They played a pummeling style of Hardcore with plenty of sick old school Death Metal overtones.
There are three artists by this name. (1) Born in the spring of 2004, REDS brings together four individuals with disparate backgrounds in a way that both creates tension and finds harmony. Their individual roots are recognizable .. but find balance and unity within the songs... the songs fly along at furious speeds, rarely letting up, and never losing their intensity. The lyrics, mostly shouted and screamed but occasionally sung, strive to pointedly connect the personal and political - showing clear anger and frustration yet never letting go of positivity and optimism.
Zillah a progressive metal band from Edinburgh, Scotland
Originating from the Montreal area, this group first appeared in 1992, when it was called Necrosis; in the same year it was reincarnated under the name of Cryptopsy. With just a demo called Ungentle Exhumation and then the album Blasphemy Made Flesh (1994), the group acquired a solid reputation on the international scene. Their release of None So Vile in 1996 was the first burst of brilliance in their career.