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Scale the Summit

http://www.facebook.com/scalethesummitband Scale the Summit is an American 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.

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Bongripper

Bongripper is a four-piece band from Chicago, IL, United States. Since 2005, they have self-released seven recordings. Known for a deafening and intense live performance, the band thrives on an unrelenting sound that can compete with any of the heaviest bands of their genre. 2006 - The Great Barrier Reefer
2007 - Hippie Killer
2007 - Heroin
2008 - Hate Ashbury
2008 - Meat Ditch (Collab With Winters In Osaka)
2010 - Satan Worshipping Doom

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Chimp Spanner

Worldjent Like Chimp Spanner is a solo progressive/ambient metal project from Essex, UK. All composition, instrumentation, recording and production is done by Paul Ortiz, a 25 year old multi-instrumentalist (but primarily a 7 and 8 string guitarist). He currently has two 'home pressed' CDs available, "Imperium Vorago" (2005), and the recent album "At the Dream's Edge" which was released on the 8th December 2009. More info:
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Andy James

Andy James is an electric guitarist from Norfolk, UK. He is perhaps best known as a regular contributor to "Lick Library", a dealer of guitar tuition videos, books and cds, where James specialises in teaching lead techniques for heavy rock and metal. Aside from this, James has also recorded solo albums In the Wake of Chaos, Machine and Andy James and is a member of the band Sacred Mother Tongue. In his solo recordings Andy exhibits a predominant influence of Joe Satriani as well as other comparable guitar legends.

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