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Beyond Creation

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Below is our complete Beyond Creation 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.

Beyond Creation Streaming New Track

Tech-death band Beyond Creation is now revealing the first track taken from forthcoming new album "Earthborn Evolution." Check out the song "Elusive Reverence" in the player below, hosted by Zero Tolerance.

Pre-order info for "Earthborn Evolution" can be found at the Season of Mist shop here, and the album is due out October 24th, 2014. You can also catch the band live on tour with Origin and King Parrot, with dates available after the jump. More...

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Beyond Creation To Tour With Origin

Technical death metal unit Beyond Creation has announced a North American Summer tour. The trek, which starts on August 15th, will see the band perform alongside Origin and King Parrot through the country before ending on September 9th. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Beyond Creation has also recently been added to Heavy Montreal 2014. The 2014 edition of the festival will take place from August 8th - 10th and will see Beyond Creation play alongside Metallica, Slayer, label-mates Cynic and more.

Beyond Creation is currently recording a forthcoming Season of Mist full-length, which follows previous album "The Aura." See the band live on these dates:

08/8-10 - Montreal, QC @ Heavy Montreal (Beyond Creation only)

08/13/14 Clifton Park, NY – Trick Shot Billiards *
08/15/14 Quebec City, QC – L’Agitee *
08/16/14 Ottawa, ON – Maverick’s *
08/17/14 Indianapolis, IN – Killzone Headquarters *
08/18/14 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews *
08/19/14 Omaha, NE – The Hideout *
08/20/14 Winnipeg, MB – The Zoo *
08/22/14 Red Deer, AB – VAT Club *
08/23/14 Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop *
08/24/14 Kamloops, BC – Pogue Mahones *
08/25/14 Osoyoos, BC – The Cauldron *
08/26/14 Kelowna, BC – The Level **
08/27/14 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven **
08/28/14 Portland, OR – Branx **
08/29/14 S. Lake Tahoe, CA – Whisky Dicks **
08/30/14 Fresno, CA – Frank’s Place **
08/31/14 Las Vegas, NV – Backstage Bar ** More...

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Atlantis Chronicles Announces Japanese Tour

French modern death-prog metallers Atlantis Chronicles will tour Japan with Vomitory and Beyond Creation to promote the "Ten Miles Underwater" album released via via Coroner Records. Dates for the trek are as follows:

17 December 2013 Flying Son - Sendai (Japan)
18 December 2013 Nanba Rockets - Osaka (Japan)
19 December 2013 Graf - Fukuoka (Japan)
20 December 2013 Bad Lands - Hiroshima (Japan)
21 December 2013 Sunash - Shizuoka (Japan)
22 December 2013 Cyclone - Tokyo (Japan) More...

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Beyond Creation Posts Playthrough Video

Known for his unique bass playing, Dominic "Forest" Lapointe (Beyond Creation, Augury, Teramobil, etc.) has released a new playthrough video for the Beyond Creation track "Coexistence."

This progressive tech death epic can be found on the band's "The Aura" album, available through Season Of Mist Records.

Beyond Creation was also covered in our look at technical death metal bands here.

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Archspire Announces Fall Shows

Up and coming technical death metal force Archspire (Tobi Morelli - Guitar; Spencer Prewett - Drums; Dean Lamb - Guitar; Jaron Evil - Bass & Vocals; Oli Peters - Vocals) has announced a fall Canadian headlining tour.

The band will criss-cross Canada for a month starting on September 20th in Victoria, BC and end in its hometown of Vancouver, BC on October 20th. The tour will also see Archspire joined by labelmates Beyond Creation as a headliner on select Ontario dates.

Archspire is currently finalizing the recording for a forthcoming Season of Mist debut at Vancouver's Rain City Recorders. The band recently released studio footage taken from the recording process, which can be viewed here. More...

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Archspire Announces Tour With Beyond Creation

Archspire has announced a fall Canadian headlining tour starting on September 20th in Victoria, BC and ending in the group's hometown of Vancouver, BC on October 20th.

The tour will also see Archspire joined by label-mates Beyond Creation as a headliner on select Ontario dates. Full details can be found in the tour poster below.

Archspire is currently finalizing the recording of a forthcoming Season of Mist full-length at Vancouver's Rain City Recorders. More...

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Beyond Creation Signs With Season Of Mist

Season of Mist is proud to announce the signing of Montreal progressive death metal masters Beyond Creation, which was previously covered in the technical death metal edition of our "Unearthing the Underground" column.

Founded in 2005, Beyond Creation self-released a debut technical death metal masterpiece, "The Aura," in 2011 which will be reissued with an exclusive bonus track by Season of Mist on April 12th in Europe and May 14th in North America.

Commented guitarist Simon Girard, "We are very proud to be part of the excellent Season of Mist family! SoM have clearly established themselves as one of the master labels of the metal genre. We've been listening to awesome bands from their roster for many years, so it's a very pleasant surprise to have this opportunity. The hard work we've always put in will continue at a new level through our collaboration with SoM and we can't wait to see where it will all propel us from here!"

Beyond Creation's line-up is rounded out by guitarist/vocalist Kevin Chartré (guitar/vocals), drummer Philippe Boucher and Augury bassist Dominic "Forest" Lapointe. More...

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Napalm Death Comments On Decibel Magazine Tour

After completing a co-headlining North American tour with speed punks Municipal Waste, extreme act Napalm Death will now be coming back to the States with Cannibal Corpse and Immolation for the 2013 installment of the Decibel Magazine tour (Cretin, Beyond Creation, and Magrudergrind will also join the tour as rotating support). Vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway comments about this upcoming trek:

"Twice in the USA in the space of a year? Must pinch ourselves a little harder. It's like 22 years ago all over again. Well, the Municipal Waste trip was a very beautiful thing, and we found things to be very vibrant and people rolled out in force. So Albert from Decibel asked us back in an excited voice, and we said 'Oh, go on then' in an excited voice, and thus we'll be seeing you sooner rather than later. It'll be fast, it'll be furious - guaranteed."

Napalm Death will be touring in support of latest release, "Utilitarian," and dates for the tour are below. You can also see what Cannibal Corpse had to say about the tour here. More...

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Cannibal Corpse To Play Decibel Magazine Tour

After the maiden voyage in 2012, Decibel Magazine is doubling down on veteran star power for a second annual national tour.

This spring, the plague spreads as Decibel brings you three living legends of death metal and grindcore: the preeminent gore institution Cannibal Corpse; rabble-rousing U.K. grind icons Napalm Death, and NYDM stalwarts Immolation. The following press release was issued about the tour:

"While occultism permeated last spring's inaugural dB tour—featuring exclusively European headliners in Behemoth, Watain, the Devil's Blood and In Solitude—they looked (mostly) to North America for this year's unholy assemblage. Three of Decibel's favorite underground powerhouses will take on this year's rotating opening slot: demented Bay Area death-grinders Cretin, Canadian tech-prog upstarts Beyond Creation and Beltway grind/powerviolence crushers Magrudergrind. And the time is ripe to see the new bleed into the old: three of the six artists performing are expected to have new records detonating during the tour.

"Kicking off in May, this year's Decibel Magazine Tour gauntlet will last a full week longer than its 2012 counterpart, spanning over 30 North American dates. Presented by Metal Blade, Indiemerchstore.com, Nuclear Blast, Lace Pickups, Century Media and Season of Mist, the 2013 Decibel Magazine Tour will bring together the kind of globally-renowned, boundary-pushing innovators that have made it possible for the magazine to continue thriving for over 100 issues. Coming off a tour noted for Behemoth frontman Nergal's triumphant return to the States following his battle with leukemia—which culiminated in an explosive sold-out closing gig in New York City—Decibel had no choice but to go bigger and even more badass." More...

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Teramobil Posts New Song Online

Teramobil, the band featuring Dominic Lapointe of Beyond Creation, has posted a new track online titled "Multispectral Supercontinuum," which can be heard below and will appear on an upcoming EP in early 2013. Beyond Creation also commented:

"Hi everybody! We are proud to announce the release the song Multispectral Supercontinuum from Forest's other project called Teramobil. Alex Dupras and Mathieu Bérubé form Teramobil and Unhuman are real good friend of us! Cheers to them and hope everyone will like and buy their music!"

Teramobil inclues:

Dominic "Forest" Lapointe - Bass
Mathieu Bérubé - Guitar
Alex Dupras - Drums

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Beyond Creation Releases New Music Video

Montreal's rising-star progressive death metal wizards Beyond Creation have just released the new official music video for their song "Omnipresent Perception." The track comes off debut album "The Aura" and the clip is available below. Beyond Creation was also covered in the technical death metal edition of our "Unearthing the Metal Underground" column earlier this year.

"This video was created in collaboration with Obnoxious Entertainment, a brand-new production company from Montreal," comments BC singer/guitarist Simon Girard. "'Omnipresent Perception' contains a simple and direct message: we are free to trust in whatever we want, but we should first trust in ourselves, and make sure we do it the right way! We are very happy with the end result of this video and we hope people will have as much watching it as we did making it."

For more on Beyond Creation, head over to the band's Facebook profile here. More...

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Unearthing The Technical Death Metal Underground

That familiar old school and brutal sound is the foundation on which much of extreme metal is based, but death metal has come a long way since its origins, and plenty of bands have taken it closer the extremes of human ability.

Technical death metal pushes the boundaries of the style, making the music faster, more intricate, and sometimes absurdly complex. Tech-death also generally puts the bass more up toward the front than in either the brutal or melodic varieties, which often leads to some crossover into “progressive” territory and adds a grounding in melody for a point of reference in the storm of metal.

While acts like Obscura and The Faceless get plenty of press and are fairly well known in the metal world, this week we’re going to unearth three lesser-known acts that should be in your technical death metal rotation.

Ophidian I

This newly formed Icelandic group is getting ready to release a debut album later on during the summer, dropping an apocalyptic death metal bomb filled with blistering solos and plenty of brutality. The tracks that have been released so far will definitely appeal to fans of Necrophagist or similar acts. Check out tech-death insanity below by listening to the title track off the new album “Solvet Saeclum” or the earlier demo track “Zone of Alienation.”

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Quebec Metal Compilation Available For Streaming

Nihiliste Booking and WTFMetalMusic have teamed up to release a Quebec metal compilation titled "Lys Apocalypse." You can stream or download the compilation either through the player below or at the Nihiliste Booking Bandcamp page. The track listing is as follows:

1. Beyond Creation - Coexistence
2. Pronostic - Deviated Inner Spectrum
3. First Fragment - Paradoxal Subjugation
4. Mécanique Du Vertige - Miami Vice
5. Deathlehem - Epic of Creation
6. Valfreya - Ocean's Assault
7. A Cascade Dream - Center of the Earth
8. Gloria Victis - A love War
9. Obscurcis Romancia - Seasons of Infinite Sorrow
10. Sanguine Glacialis - Into the Heart of Chaos
11. Paretic Dementia - Polite Execution
12. Karkaos - Awaiting the Clock's Last Turn
13. Aenygmist - Held in Poisoned Hands
14. Pallor Mortis - Of Wrath and Sinuous Slaying
15. Tunguska Mammoth - Dark Age
16. Strigampire - The Enemy Inside
17. Valknacht - Valkyries Still Ride
18. Ancestors Revenge - The Rash that Spread
19. Morgue - Heights of Babel
20. Who Cares? - Victory
21. Deadly Revenge - Vengeance
22. Soiled By Blood - Kill Them All
23. Upon Your Grave - Haunting Of The Beast
24. Away from Fate - Party In A Row
25. A Hitman's Business - Seeking Revenge
26. Price of Blood - Grind & Dust More...

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Beyond Creation Issues Year-End Recap

Canadian technical death metal act Beyond Creation has issued the following year-end recap:

"We wanna thanks everyone of you that been supporting and helping us this year! It was a good year and I think that 'The Aura' has been appreciated by many of you! So for all metalheads and music lovers...we wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

"We hope to see many of you next year on shows and/or tour! Here's Coexistence from our first album called 'The Aura'....Have fun and keep it metal! Cheers!"

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Beyond Creation Posts Drum Cam Videos

Beyond Creation has posted drum cam videos online from the songs "Social Disability" and "The Aura," which were performed in Montreal. You can check out the clips below.

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Nephelium Offering Free Digital Compilation

This Saturday August 20th, Toronto death metal outfit Nephelium will be launching the new album "Coils Of Entropy" at The Blue Moon. A Facebook event with all the details can be found at this location.

To celebrate the event Nephelium, along with the other bands on the launch lineup, including Beyond Creation, Nexortus, and Fragile Existence, have teamed up to offer a free digital compilation.

The split features one song from each band, and can be downloaded and streamed by heading over to Nephelium's Bandcamp page here.

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Beyond Creation Posts Bass Video

Montreal technical death metal act Beyond Creation has posted a video clip online of bassist Dominic "Forest" Lapointe performing the song "Omnipresent Perception" off the album "The Aura." You can check out the clip below. Beyond Creation also recently posted all the songs from "The Aura" online via YouTube.

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Beyond Creation Posts Record Release Show Footage

Montreal's Beyond Creation has posted footage online of the band performing "Injustice Revealed" at the launch show for "The Aura," on June 10th 2011 at Les Foufounes Électriques. The clip can be viewed below. Beyond Creation is also currently streaming the entire new album online.

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Beyond Creation Streaming Entire New Album

Montreal's technical/progressive death metal act Beyond Creation has posted all the songs online from the band's new album "The Aura." You can check out the first three tracks "No Request For The Corrupted," "Coexistence," and "Chromatic Horizon" below, while the rest of the songs are available through Beyond Creation's YouTube page.

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