Tag Archive: Djent

Feb 10

Periphery Juggernaut: Omega and Juggernaut: Alpha 2015

Periphery has persevered since they started out in 2005. Writing and producing all their own albums, they sold over 12,000 copies of their last CD Periphery II: This Time Its Personal in 2012 within its first week!! They were even ranked number 3 as Guitar World Magazines  “Top 50 Albums of 2012.”  The band is currently on …

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Dec 26

Chris Barretto of Monuments discussed The Amanuensis, and touring North America.

The Abstract Reality North American Tour began early November of this year. The line-up included the talents of British technical band, Monuments, the djent techniques of instrumental band, Animals as Leaders, and the legendary Devin Townsend Project. On December 15th, the tours third to last stop happened to be right here in the heart of downtown Mesa, AZ, …

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Apr 13

Amos Williams of TesseracT checked in with The Age of Metal

When you think of bands like TesseracT, you imagine them playing huge festivals with thousands of adoring fans. While this was a smaller show, it still packed all the right punches of a larger performance for the TesseracT show at Club Red on April 10th, 2014. This tour has MANY sold out dates as they’ve …

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Oct 02

The Age of Metal Speaks to Dez Nagle of The Safety Fire During the Parallax II Tour in Orlando, FL

The Safety Fire is a rising English progressive metal band. They’re extremely unique in the sense that they’re inspired by various genres of music that is heard in every song; labeling them “progressive metal” truly is an understatement. After achieving popularity in the UK, they quickly got signed to InsideOut Music and started touring with …

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Aug 02

Jonathan Carpenter of The Contortionist talked Intrinsic with The Age Of Metal

The Contortionist is a band that has been gaining recognition with their combination of Deathcore with Cynic-like progressive metal. On the 26th of July The Contortionist came to Martini Ranch in Scottsdale alongside Chimp Spanner, 7 Horns 7 Eyes, and Jeff Loomis. The Contortionist is touring as headliner to support their new well-received album Intrinsic. …

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Jul 31

Paul Ortiz of Chimp Spanner talks to The Age of Metal

Paul Ortiz, mastermind of the project Chimp Spanner, is a relatively new face in the states, and on his first US tour with such bands as 7 Horns 7 Eyes, Jeff Loomis, and The Contortionist. On July 26, these bands showed up at Martini Ranch in the city of Scottsdale,AZ. Chimp Spanner came on right …

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Jun 08

Stealing Axion checks in with The Age Of Metal

Stealing Axion is a 4 piece progressive metal band from Tacoma, WA that got the attention of the metal community after releasing a 5 song EP back in 2010. The EP spread really quick over the internet without support from any label, and even got into the top 20 releases of 2010 according to the …

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