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Above Symmetry

From: Norway
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Latest Above Symmetry News

Below is our complete Above Symmetry 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.

ProgPower XIII Band Announcement Video Posted

ProgPower XIII posted the band announcement video for the event in Atlanta, Georgia. The event lineup is:

ProgPower USA XIII
September 12-15, 2012 at Center Stage Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia USA

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012:

Sinbreed (Germany) +
Kingcrow (Italy) +
Amaranthe (Sweden) +
Serenity (Austria) +
Primordial (Ireland)
Redemption (USA)
Epica (The Netherlands & Belgium)

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012:

Above Symmetry (Norway) +
Lanfear (Germany) +
Solution .45 (Sweden & Finland) +
Mystic Prophecy (Germany & Greece) +
Mayan - with special guests (The Netherlands & Belgium) +
Pretty Maids (Denmark)
Symphony X (USA)

(+ USA Debut)

Tickets are now on sale at this location.

Check out the announcement video here:

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More Bands Announced For ProgPower USA XIII 2012

ProgPower USA XIII is shaping up to be the event of the year in the United States in 2012. The current lineup for each day is as follows:


Epica (Headliner)
Solution .45


Symphony X (Headliner)
Pretty Maids
Mystic Prophecy
Above Symmetry

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Above Symmetry Streaming Entire Album

Norwegian act Above Symmetry, which recently changed the band's name from Aspera, has now re-issued the "Ripples" album under the new band title. The entire "Ripples" album is also currently available for streaming through AOL Music at this location.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Intro
2. Ripples
3. Do I Dare?
4. Remorse
5. Between Black & White
6. Catatonic Coma
7. Torn Apart
8. Traces Inside
9. Reflections
10. The Purpose

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Aspera Changes Name To Above Symmetry

Last year Norwegian act Aspera announced it would be changing names due to copyright issues. The band has now announced its new name will officially be Above Symmetry. The "Ripples" album will now also be re-released under the new name on April 25th, 2011. The updated album cover artwork can be viewed below.

Commenting on having to change the name, Above Symmetry vocalist Atle Pettersen commented, "It's just one of those things, but it's not something that we're going to let get to us, or to detract from what we do. It's unfortunate, yes, because we were doing so well under our previous name, getting such good reviews and things, but you've just got to shrug your shoulders and carry on. It's the same band with the same musicians - all that's changed is the name. And at the end of the day it's our music that counts!"


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