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The Algorithm

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Formed: 2008
From: Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France
Last Known Status: Active

Latest The Algorithm News

Below is our complete The Algorithm news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Hear Meshuggah's "Bleed" With CS:GO Gun Sounds

26-year-old French electro / metal artist and producer Remi Gallego's The Algorithm today premieres a new video utilizing the sound of various gunfire from "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive" and re-purposing it for a cover of Meshuggah's classic "Bleed." Check out the gaming / metal madness below.

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The Algorithm Posts "Userspace" Video

The Algorithm's new record "Brute Force" is out now via FiXT. This is the third effort from 26-year-old French electro / metal artist and producer Remi Gallego.

A new music video from the album is also now online - check out "Userspace" below. The previously posted video clip for "Pointers" is also still online right here.

The Algorithm will bring his "Brute Force" tour to Canada this May for a 16-date trek with support from Modern Day Babylon and Evolution. Dates are as follows:

05.13.16 - Vancouver, BC - 333
05.14.16 - Kelowna, BC - Knights of Columbus
05.15.16 - Edmonton, AB - Mercury Room
05.16.16 - Medicine Hat, AB - Kinplex Social Room
05.17.16 - Lethbridge, AB - Attainable Records
05.17.16 - Saskatoon, SK - Amigos
05.19.16 - Regina, SK - The Exchange
05.20.16 - Winnipeg, MB - Bandwidth Theatre
05.22.16 - Thunder Bay, ON - The Asylum
05.23.16 - Guelph, ON - Dstrct
05.24.16 - Ottawa, ON - Mavericks
05.25.16 - London, ON - Star Billiards
05.26.16 - Hamilton, ON - Club Absinthe
05.27.16 - Toronto, ON - Coalition
05.28.16 - Montreal, QC - Club Lambi
05.29.16 - Quebec City, QC - Source de la Martinière More...

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The Algorithm Streaming Full New Album

Electronic tech-metal outfit The Algorithm is gearing up to officially release new album "Brute Force" this coming April 1st via FiXT.

Today all the tracks come online early - listen in below, and a track-by-track breakdown of the full album can also be read through Metal Hammer here.

This new album released will be followed by the "Brute Force" tour in May, which we are proudly sponsoring. Full date and venue info is available after the jump. More...

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The Algorithm Premieres New Music Video

The brainchild of French DJ/producer/guitarist Rémi Gallego, The Algorithm infuses modern metal riffs and rhythms with a menagerie of electronic sub-genres such as IDM, trance and trap, concocting his own style of fiercely heavy and individual music. Quite simply, The Algorithm smashes genres like The Hulk smashes everything.

Gallego's new album "Brute Force" is set to drop on April 1st via FiXT, and will be followed by the "Brute Force" tour in May, which we are proudly sponsoring - full date and venue info is available here.

To give you a taste of the "heavy computer music" coming on the impending album, today we're exclusively premiering a new music video for the "Pointers" track, which can be seen below. If you like what you hear, the album is up for pre-order at iTunes digitally or physically here.

Commenting on “Pointers,” Gallego says, “I’m very excited to finally unveil more of my new album today! 'Pointers' is a track that took me a long time to write and finalize, and yet it remains is one of my favorite work so far. A big thanks to Richard Oakes for helping us put the vision into image, enjoy!” More...

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The Algorithm Announces "Brute Force" Tour Dates

26 year old French electro / metal artist and producer The Algorithm is thrilled to announce the Brute Force tour, a 16-date headlining Canadian run, and we're proud to be sponsoring the trek!

Presented by MetalUnderground.com, the tour will run from May 13th to May 29th, and features support from Modern Day Babylon and Evolution. A full list of dates can be seen below.

The Algorithm will be out in support of his forthcoming album, "Brute Force," which is set for release on April 1st, 2016 via FIXT. Consisting of musical mastermind Remi Gallego, The Algorithm delivers an impressively cohesive genre mash of metal, rock, EDM, synthwave and sheer lunacy that has been deemed by some as “heavy computer music.”

The single “Floating Point,” which Metal Hammer called a “destructive medley of electro, metal and dubstep,” can be heard after the jump. The Algorithm also received the Metal Hammer Golden Gods award for “Best Underground Act” in 2013, has performed at key festivals including Download and Big Day Out (AU), and has toured alongside Enter Shikari, TesseracT, The Qemists, and more. More...

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Angel Vivaldi Will Tour You Apart

Progressive guitar virtuoso Angel Vivaldi will be making his first full North American tour debut alongside co-headliners The Algorithm this fall on the “Touring You Apart” North American tour.

Supporting Vivaldi is his powerhouse live band comprised of Mutiny Within drummer Bill Fore, bassist Jake Skylyr, and guitarist Jason Tarantino. The tour kicks off on October 7 in New York City at Black Bear Bar and tours all throughout the states and Canada through November 22, coming to a close in Clifton, NJ.

“It's been a long time coming, but it's finally happening,” states Vivaldi. “I'm really going above and beyond to make the years of waiting worth it for everyone! It's going to be a party of love, positive energy and inspiration.” More...

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The Algorithm Creates Soundtrack For New Game

Dub metal outfit The Algorithm - known for mixing electronica with heavy metal - provided the music for a new game titled "Super Mutant Alien Assault," which just hit Steam in early access form for $7.99.

A teaser trailer is available below, and the game's developer describes it as: "The Citizen Kane of Super Crate Box clones - dance with death through randomised rooms to clear your space freighter of irradiated aliens in a brutal arcade platformer shooter stuffed to the brim with unlockable weapons, explosives, special abilities and defense moves."

If you missed it, we've been taking a look at video games that specifically use heavy metal soundtracks each week - check out the latest list right here.

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The Algorithm Posts Full Album Online

Due out June 2nd, "Octopus4" follows The Algorithm's debut album "Polymorphic Code," and today the full release is available for streaming.

Listen to all of "Octopus4" at SoundCloud here. The full album's track listing is as follows:

1. autoRun
2. discovery
3. _MOS
4. will_smith
5. PYTHAGORAS
6. synthesiz3r
7. damage points
8. void
9. loading
10. un dernier combat
11. recovery fail!
12. octopus4 More...

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The Algorithm Streaming "Will_Smith"

Set for release on June 2nd 2014, "Octopus4" follows The Algorithm's debut album "Polymorphic Code."

Today a new track from the album is available online. Check out "will_smith" in the player below, or you can hear the previous song "synthesiz3r" at this location. The full album's track listing is as follows:

1. autoRun
2. discovery
3. _MOS
4. will_smith
5. PYTHAGORAS
6. synthesiz3r
7. damage points
8. void
9. loading
10. un dernier combat
11. recovery fail!
12. octopus4

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The Algorithm Streaming New Track

Pre-orders for The Algorithm's comeback "Octopus4" are now available, with an extremely limited run of T-shirt and 2xVinyl packages available, featuring the art of Gaurav Basu (Acid Toad). All orders come with a free digital copy of the album, delivered directly to your inbox on release day.

Physical copies can be pre-orderd here, or digital versions are available at Bandcamp here. Set for release on June 2nd 2014, "Octopus4" follows the debut "Polymorphic Code." More...

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The Algorithm Announces Album Release

French electro-metal producer Remi Gallego (aka The Algorithm) has announced the details of a brand new album "Octopus4," alongside a Kickstarter campaign.

Set for release on June 2nd 2014, "Octopus4" follows the debut "Polymorphic Code," which generated an invite from ESPN (Disney) to write ten exclusive songs for the TV network. The new album will feature 12 tracks.

In association with Basick Records and underground gaming developers Rogue Star Games, the new album will be exclusively available in CD and digital formats as part of a funding development for a brand new shoot-em-up space fighter, intended for future release on PS4, Mac OSX, Linux and Windows PC platforms.

Starting today (March 20th 2014) fans can pledge towards the campaign and in return receive an extensive number of rewards, including copies of "Octopus4." Not only that; once development is complete and ready to launch, the game itself will also feature an entirely new soundtrack, also scored exclusively by The Algorithm.

Full details of the Kickstarter campaign including packages can be found right here. More...

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The Algorithm Splits With Guitarist

France's The Algorithm has issued the following announcement about parting ways with the band's guitarist:

"One week ago in Paris was our last show with our beloved guitarist Max Michel. Touring with him this year has been an incredible experience both for me and Mike, we had so much fun playing with such a talented guitarist and experiment with new sounds live.

"We wish him joy and success with his new life in Boston, USA, as he's been selected to study at the prestigious Berklee College of Music!

"Check out the insane playthrough of Trojans that got him to play with us below, and check out his other band Kadinja here." More...

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Euroblast 2013 Teaser Posted Online

A teaser trailer has been posted online for the upcoming Euroblast 2013 festival, which will take place from October 11th - 13th in Essigfabrik, Cologne, Germany.

The clip is available below, and the following bands will be appearing at the fest:

Aliases, Arecibo, Arsis, Bear, Benea Reach, Cambion, Circles, Cyclamen, Dawn Heist, Deathember, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Empathea, Ever Forthright, Feared, Grand Exit, Hacride, Heights, Hord, Humanity's Last Breath, Hypno5e, Invocation, Kartikeya, Lifeforms, Meshuggah, Monuments, Nexilva, No Consequence, Overdown, Pomegranate Tiger, Skyharbor, Syqem, Tardive Dyskinesia, Textures, The Agonist, The Algorithm, The Ocean, The Omega Experiment, ThirdEar, Threat Signal, Twelve Foot Ninja, and Xerath. More...

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The Algorithm Streaming "Polymorphic Code"

French dub-metallers The Algorithm are set to drop "Polymorphic Code" on November 19th, 2012 via Basick Records, and now the full album is available for preview prior to release.

Check out all eight tracks via SoundCloud or in the player below. A music video for "Access Granted" is also available at this location. More...

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The Algorithm To Release Album Through Basick

French dub-metallers The Algorithm will release "Polymorphic Code" on November 19th, 2012 via Basick Records. According to the label, "not only is this album wildly inventive and groundbreaking, it challenges the very existence of genre classifications and scenes all together."

A promo video for "Access Granted" can be viewed below, and you can also hear a non-live version of the song in the SoundCloud player available after the jump. Basick Records comments:

"The brainchild of talented producer Remi Gallego, The Algorithm infuse modern metal riffs and rhythms with a menagerie of electronic subgenres such as IDM, chiptune and breakcore, to concoct their own style of fiercely heavy music. Imagine a mash up electonrica driven breakdowns, djenty guitars, gut wrenching sub wobs and glitchy melodies all working together to fluidly pummel your head into the future."

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Handshake
2. Bouncing Dot
3. Trojans
4. Access Granted
5. Logic Bomb
6. Warp Gate Exploit
7. Null
8. Panic More...

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The Algorithm Posts "Tr0jans" Playthrough Clip

The Algorithm has posted a play through video clip online for the song "tr0jans" (featuring Mike Malyan), which was filmed during rehearsals for the Basick Records Showcase show at Camden Barfly on February 6th, 2012. Check out the footage below.

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Basick Records Announces HMV Showcase

Basick Records has confirmed that the label will be showcasing its talent at the annual new music festival HMV’s Next Big Thing.

On Monday, February 6th 2012 the label will be taking over one of London’s most infamous venues, The Camden Barfly, to showcase live sets from progressive metal king Chimp Spanner along with French pairing Uneven Structure and The Algorithm, the latter performing with the much talked about young drumming phenomenon Mike Malyan.

Chimp Spanner will also be releasing his new record "All Roads Lead Here" on the very same day, as such this showcase will be doubling up as a release party.

Basick Records Director Barley comments: "2012 is going to be a HUGE year for BASICK in many different ways, so HMV presenting us with an opportunity to showcase the label's rapidly growing international roster is a real honour! CHIMP SPANNER will be releasing his brand new record in conjunction with the event, so we want to see everyone turn out to make it a party we'll never forget!"

More info on HMV’s Next Big Thing can be found by heading over to this location.

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The Algorithm Posts New Songs Online

French avant-garde fusionists The Algorithm have posted two new songs online from its new demo. The songs "Vector v2.0" and "Continuity" have been added to The Algorithm's official Myspace page. The Algorithm blend intense progressive metal with free form jazz, neo-classical and electronica to create a sound that is completely unique. You can stream the new songs at this location.

The Algorithm's last full length "The Doppler Effect" was self-released in 2009.

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