Abnormal Thought Patterns
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Abnormal Thought Patterns Interviews and Features
Below are our features and interviews with Abnormal Thought Patterns.
Instru-metal lovers mark your calendars: the U.S. wizards of instrumental metal will help you reach "Altered States of Consciousness" next month with a new full-length album release.
Breaking out of its typical comfort zone, the band actually brings on vocals on one track this time around with a guest spot by none other than Tommy Rogers of Between The Buried and Me (who also goes by Thomas Giles in his solo material).
If you need an Abnormal Thought Patterns fix before the album drops, check out our interview below with guitarist Jasun Tipton, who discusses the album's guest spots, writing compelling instrumental music, and the current status of related band Cynthesis. More...
Jasun and Troy Tipton have been an unstoppable duo for over two decades. Making a name for themselves with the progressive metal act Zero Hour, they astounded listeners with Jasun’s guitar antics and Troy’s technical bass playing. However, in 2009, Zero Hour went on hiatus as Troy had ulnar nerve entrapment surgery. Ever since then, they have been busy with Cynthesis and a new instrumental project, Abnormal Thought Patterns. Abnormal Thought Patterns allows the brothers to let loose without a vocalist or traditional song structuring holding them back.
With an EP recently released, and new material being written, the band doesn’t seem to be a one-and-done project. Jasun Tipton spoke to me in early December about Abnormal Thought Patterns, an update on Troy’s condition, and what the future of Zero Hour may be. More...