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Latest Subversion News

Below is our complete Subversion 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.

Subversion Releases Lyric Video

Melodic tech metal outfit Subversion has teamed up with Metal Hammer (UK) to launch a lyric video for the new track, "Imperfect," taken from the band's upcoming sophomore release, "Animi," due out March 3rd on Rogue Records America. Check out the clip below.

"Animi" was produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by guitarist/vocalist, Kai Giritli. Artwork comes courtesy of Snovonne Drake. The track listing is as follows:

1. Born of the Sun
2. Catalyst
3. Imperfect
4. Revelation
5. Illusion of Eternity
6. Entropy
7. In Order to Live (Pt. 2)
8. Pariah
9. Novation
10. Animi More...

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Subversion Reveals New Album Details

Subversion has checked in with the following announcement about releasing a forthcoming mew album:

"We are extremely proud to reveal the new Subversion album will be called Animi (meaning ‘minds’). We have poured our hearts in to this and really hope you all dig the massive sound we have been aiming for when you finally get to hear it.

"To mark its release, we will be playing a very special album launch show with our bros in Xerath to celebrate what has been a hell of a journey for Subversion these past few years. Special signed advance copies of the album will be available at this show for those looking to get a physical copy before anyone else pre-launch date."

The album is due out on March 2nd in the U.K. and March 3rd in the United States. The album's track listing is as follows:

01. Born of the Sun
02. Catalyst
03. Imperfect
04. Revelation
05. Illusion of Eternity
06. Entropy
07. In Order to Live
08. Pariah
09. Novation
10. Animi More...

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Subversion Releases New Video Clip

Subversion has released a new video clip for "Revelation," which can be seen below courtesy of Got-djent.com.

The clip was edited and filmed by Eren Kaplan and comes off the "Transcend" EP, which has the following track listing:

1. Butchered (Redux) 05:04
2. What We Are Entitled (Redux) 03:47
3. Revelation 03:53
4. Novation 06:26

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Subversion Inks Deal With Rogue Records

Melodic technical metal band Subversion comes back swinging from a short hiatus with a new sound, new label, and a taste for blood.

Rogue Records America is proud to announce the signing of Subversion for a two album deal for publishing and distribution, which includes a bundle with the new album and the band's previous EP.

Dean Martinetti of Rogue Records comments: "I remember hearing Subversion a while back, actually putting them on one of our compilations Songs in the Key of D and thinking how much I’d love to work with them one day… well that day has finally come and I am super excited. Kai and the band have something special and we are really honored that they are sharing it with us."

The band had this to say about the new relationship with Rogue: “Subversion has been given an opportunity to grow in a way that we have been striving for since the bands inception. We are proud to be a part of such a passionate and caring label that shares the same vision for this band as we do. This is the start of something remarkable!”

The band is currently working on the follow-up to "Least We Forget" and comments: "We can’t wait to get our hands on the next album as we know it’s going to crush…expect big things from this band and expect a whole new way to get the album as well when its released." More...

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Subversion Offering EP For Download

Subversion has released the "Transcend" EP, which can be heard below or downloaded at now cost via Bandcamp here.

The release features two new versions of tracks off the "Lest We Forget" album, as well as two songs to tease the band's upcoming 2014 album. The track listing is as follows:

1. Butchered (Redux) 05:04
2. What We Are Entitled (Redux) 03:47
3. Revelation 03:53
4. Novation 06:26 More...

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Subversion Issues Recording Update

U.K. melodic/tech metal outfit Subversion has posted the following message online about working on a new album:

"Last bit of studio time this weekend... then its off to mixing, mastering and various other bits of tom foolery before we announce our Xmas offering in full glory.

"On a side note, album 2 is shaping up to be something we are more proud of than we could have ever imagined when work begun on it over a year ago!!

"Watch this space for 2014."

Subversion consists of:

Kai Giritli - Guitars/Vox/Audio engineering
Karl Harrigan - Vocals
Sean Moxom - Guitar
Rich Lawry-Johns - Bass
Ben Atkinson - Drums

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Subversion Splits With Drummer

U.K. act Subversion has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with the band's drummer:

"Some people may have heard the rumors, others might not have... but we do indeed have some bad news - we have parted ways with Steve who will no longer be drumming for us in Subversion.

"We wish him the best of luck with all future endeavors and would like to announce that we are now openly looking for someone to fill them awfully big shoes.

"In the mean time, we will still be playing shows with the aid of friends and session musicians, as well as continuing the writing of what is shaping up to be one hell of a beefy collection of tunes for our 2nd album."

Hear more from the band over at the Subversion Facebook profile here.

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Subversion Streaming New Song

Subversion has posted the song "Novation" online, which can be heard below, and the band also comments:

"As promised, a NEW TRACK! Novation has finally landed and we are proud to say this is just the tip of the new album's iceberg! (yes, a 2013 album!) We have come a long way since our debut album 'Lest We Forget.' Some of us can even lay claim to growing up a little bit......(some of us)......ish.

"Slight change in plan however, English Djentlemens Quarters will now instead be premiering the video for Novation in a week. A huge thank you goes to Muther & Hyperion for all their amazing help and guidance. Thank you to Darren Rowley Photography for his amazing photography skills. We want to give a special mention to Zu_Koo for his insight and input in to the more digital aspects of this track.

"We have a lot of heart in what we do and we hope this track shows this! You can grab a digital copy from this location." More...

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Subversion Releases New Track Teaser

After breaking up last year, Subversion has now reformed and will be releasing new material. A teaser for an upcoming song can be heard below, and the band commented:

"For those of you not up late last night, here is a tiny little teaser we released to announce the impending arrival of our new track near the end of this month and also to kick start our year how we intend to carry it on; with a shit ton of new things from the Subversion camp at long last!

"A big thank you to Darren Rowley Photography for these images, and the many more to come (can you believe he made us lot look marginally attractive, that is no mean feat!) Watch this space and of course, help a band out and share!" More...

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Subversion Calls It A Day

After announcing the band was going on hiatus late last year, Subersion has now checked in with the following announcement about officially calling it quits:

"It has been a wonderful 4 years and a difficult past couple of months but alas we have come to a point where it is time to say goodbye for the foreseeable future from Subversion.

"We won't leave without a present for all you loyal fans (our Subversionites) who have followed us to the end and indeed been here from the very beginning.

"Here is a track we were working on for what would have been our second album. It is a work in progress, and we do plan on completing it before fully parting ways.

"To all the people who have helped us along the way, the people we have met at our shows, and indeed the amazing bands we had the pleasure of sharing a stage with. This ones for you! Over and out from the Subversionaut's =)" More...

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Subversion Going On Hiatus

London six piece Subversion has checked in with the following brief announcement about the band going on hiatus for an unknown amount of time:

"We regret to announce that we are in a state of hiatus for the time being. However please keep supporting the band by checking out our songs and spreading the word. More details will be coming soon."

You can find more details on the band and listen to the songs "What We Are Entitled," "The City is Hell," "Seizure," "Treason," and "Bypass" by navigating over to the official Subversion Facebook profile here.

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