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Existem

From: KS, United States
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Below is our complete Existem 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.

Existem Streaming New Album

Existem has posted the new album "Years of Winter" online, which can be heard in the player below. The band also commented:

"Years of Winter is officially out now! You can go stream and purchase it from our Bandcamp page below. We’ve put a lot of work into this album but we hope it’s been worth the wait to all of you. Check it out and tell your friends! Thanks!"

The "Years of Winter" track listing is as follows:

1. Equals 04:05
2. Slay the Giant 05:08
3. Corruption, Pt. 1: Balance 04:35
4. Corruption, Pt. 2: Ruin 03:10
5. Years of Winter 06:48
6. Solace 01:48
7. Natural State 04:03
8. Canyons 05:51
9. Ocean 03:13
10. She Speaks 05:43
11. A Message from Earth 08:54 More...

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Existem To Release New Album

Existem is proud to announce the release of the band's first full-length record, "Years of Winter," this coming September 14th, 2012. Existem commented:

"Composed by the band in the year following the release of their self-titled EP, Years of Winter features 53 minutes of new music across 11 tracks. The album is centered on the concept of environmental degradation – how Earth has suffered at the hands of man, and what, if anything, can be done to reverse the damage.

"Years of Winter was recorded in the spring of 2012 with producer Anthony Richkas. It introduces several new concepts and influences to the established Existem sound – among them, the band’s first instrumental songs, the introduction of new drummer Matthew Chipman, unusual instrumentation such as the glockenspiel and mandolin, and guitarist Chris Gochis stepping into the role of lead vocalist.

"We set out to diversify our songwriting as much as we could. It’s a much more colorful record than the EP. There’s so many new elements that people might not expect to hear from us, or even to hear on a metal record. It really is a true progression of our sound.

"The album will be made available digitally on our bandcamp for a price of $7, with a CD format release to follow. Listen to the first single, 'Slay the Giant,' below on the band’s YouTube page." More...

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Existem Issues Album Update

Kansas City act Existem has issued the following update about the progress on the band's upcoming new album:

"As of now, our album is still in the hands of our producer. He is still in the editing process, and will begin re-amping, guest work, mixing, and mastering as soon as he's done editing! Thanks for sticking with us, we will have it for you soon!

"Also we are getting a limited number of copies printed up for you guys, they will be signed by the band! So keep your eyes out for some order links!

"Thanks guys!"

You can also check out the song "Slay the Giant" in the SoundCloud player below. More...

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Existem Posts Instrumental Song Online

Kansas City based metal band Existem has posted a new instrumental track online. Check out the newly uploaded "Slay the Giant" song in the player below. Existem is currently working on a new album, with more details to be announced as they are made available.

Slay the Giant (instrumental demo) by Existem

You can check out more of the band's music by navigating to the Existem Bandcamp page here. Existem is:

Brad Trinkl - Guitars, engineering
Chris Gochis - Guitars, vocals
Ben Chipman - Bass
Matthew Chipman - Drums

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