Latest news: Thu, Mar 12 2015, ARCHSPIRE
ARCHSPIRE continue their series of playthrough videos with an insane vocal contribution by their frontman Oliver Rae Aleron, which was released via Gear Gods. You can also watch the clip on the band's channel here. The Canadians are currently touring the US. See below for all remaining dates.
On further news, fast-rising, technical death metal force ARCHSPIRE have announced a new US tour! The road trip starts on March 3rd and sees the band perform alongside FALLUJAH across the Western US, and playing select dates across Seattle, Denver, Portland, San Francisco, Austin, and more. The band will also perform at South By Southwest as part of the Metalsucks Showcase and more. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
All dates with FALLUJAH, LORNA SHORE, and THE ZENITH PASSAGE
3/12 Hollywood, CA @ The Whiskey
3/14 Santa Ana, CA @ Malones
3/15 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
3/16 Phoenix, AZ @ Joe's Grotto
3/18 Austin, TX @ Metalsucks SXSW Showcase
3/20 Austin, TX @ NEMHF SXSW Showcase
3/21 Mission, TX @ Never Say Never Fest
3/22 Fort Worth, TX @ South by So What Fest
Previously ARCHSPIRE guitarist Dean Lamb released instructional guitar videos via Gear Gods. In this series the string wizard discusses techniques, soloing with special focus on his feats found on fast-rising technical death metal force's latest album 'The Lucid Collective', and more.
ARCHSPIRE also published footage of drummer extraordinaire Spencer Prewett playing live at this year's Housecore Horror Fest. Watch the sticksman perform the track "Seven Crowns and the Oblivion Chain" on SickDrummer.com.
'The Lucid Collective' was recorded at Rain City Recorders, in Vancouver, B.C. and was engineered, mixed, and mastered by Stuart McKillop (BAPTISTS, BISON B.C.) with additional engineering by Curtis Buckoll and Mark Mckitrick. The band documented their stay at the studio, and the footage can be found here.
Artwork and tracklist for 'The Lucid Collective' can be viewed below:
Guitars shred with blazing fury and relentlessly plucked strings at break neck speed. Vicious vocals snap and swarm rapidly fired over whirlwind complex drum patterns in a potent display of 21st century extremity. ARCHSPIRE unleash an insane attack of blistering technical death metal on their second full length "The Lucid Collective", which marks the band’s debut on Season of Mist. The collective from Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada emerged in the year 2009, after a prelude under the moniker DEFENESTRATED beginning in 2007. ARCHSPIRE joined the fast side of tech death, which is remarkably strong within the Canadian metal scene as legendary GORGUTS or their label mates BEYOND CREATION prove. Their debut album "All Shall Align", released in 2011 immediately made a big impact with the aficionados of their chosen style and invited critics to name famed OBSCURA among their peers. This was and still remains to be accompanied by an original lyrical concept revolving around misanthropic themes painted on a background based in science fiction worlds. Yet ARCHSPIRE impressively demonstrate on "The Lucid Collective" that they are delivering more than just a collection of chops and blast beasts. These eight tracks showcase a fast-rising band with supreme mastery of dynamics going hand in hand with determined aggression. "The Lucid Collective" is a definitive statement of intent by one of death metal's most exciting new bands!
|Jaron Evil||Bass & Vocals|