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Archspire (Technical Death Metal)

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Latest news: Fri, Feb 13 2015, ARCHSPIRE

Latest release: "The Lucid Collective"

Release date: Fri, Apr 25 2014, US Tue, Apr 29 2014

ARCHSPIRE guitarist Dean Lamb has released a series of 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.

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ARCHSPIRE have previously released 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 track "Seven Crowns and the Oblivion Chain" is taken from the band's recent full-length 'The Lucid Collective', which is streaming in full here and available from the Season of Mist shop.

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

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3/3 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
3/4 Salt Lake City, UT @ Loading Dock
3/5 Boise, ID @ The Shredder
3/6 Spokane, WA @ Northwest Pinnacle
3/7 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
3/8 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
3/10 Sacramento, CA @ The Boardwalk
3/11 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge
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

'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:

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  1. Lucid Collective Somnambulation
  2. Scream Feeding
  3. The Plague Of AM
  4. Fathom Infinite Depth
  5. Join Us Beyond
  6. Seven Crowns And The Oblivion Chain
  7. Kairos Chamber
  8. Spontaneous Generation

Biography

Archspire

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!

Line-up

Name Instrument
Tobi Morelli Guitar
Spencer Prewett Drums
Dean Lamb Guitar
Jaron Evil Bass & Vocals
Oli Peters Vocals

Releases Season of Mist

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The Lucid Collective

General information
: Fri, Apr 25 2014
: Tue, Apr 29 2014
: Technical Death Metal
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: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Tue, Mar 03 2015 US Denver, CO Marquis Theater Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Wed, Mar 04 2015 US Salt Lake City, UT Loading Dock Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Thu, Mar 05 2015 US Boise, ID The Shredder Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Fri, Mar 06 2015 US Spokane, WA Northwest Pinnacle Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Sat, Mar 07 2015 US Seattle, WA El Corazon Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Sun, Mar 08 2015 US Portland, OR Hawthorne Theater Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Tue, Mar 10 2015 US Sacramento, CA The Boardwalk Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Wed, Mar 11 2015 US San Francisco, CA DNA Lounge Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Thu, Mar 12 2015 US Hollywood, CA The Whiskey Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Sat, Mar 14 2015 US Santa Ana, CA Malones Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Sun, Mar 15 2015 US San Diego, CA House of Blues Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
Mon, Mar 16 2015 US Phoenix, AZ Joe's Grotto Fallujah +Lorna Shore +The Zenith Passage
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