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Los Angeles based act Polarization has issued the following announcement about parting ways with the band's drummer:
"We regret to inform you all that after years of hard work, touring, writing, recording and being an amazing friend, our drummer Tom Asvold has been forced to return to his homeland of Skärvången, Jämtlands Län, Sweden.
"This WILL NOT affect any of our shows/tour plans we have coming this winter/next year as we have been aware of this situation for quite some time now, and have found an amazing 'fill in' for Tom, who we can’t wait for you all to meet. More info on that later.
"In the meantime we wish our friend the best of luck in his journey. Here’s to you Tom! You will be missed."
For more info on Polarization, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.
Polarization's track "Pulse" from the upcoming album "Chasing The Light" is now available online for streaming, you can listen to the track in the player below. "Chasing The Light" is set to hit stores on August 14th through Mediaskare Records.
Polarization is the brainchild of guitarist and songwriter Prashant Mathias, who put the band together a year and a half ago when he moved from his native India to attend Musicians' Institute in Los Angeles. The band is rounded out by drummer and fellow MI student Tom Asvold, a Swedish transplant, as well as bassist Steve Hilson.
According to a press release, they have "carved a name and niche for themselves with a heady mix of progressive musical ideas, straightforward metal riffs, free jazz and pulsing electronica that has coalesced into a sound that is uniquely their own." More...
Los Angeles instrumental trio Polarization, which signed to Mediaskare Records earlier this year, will be embarking on the "Altered States 2012" tour with Mouth of the Serpent next month.
The tour runs from July 28th to August 17th, with full details available in the tour poster below. For more info on Polarization, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.
Los Angeles based instrumental progressive metal trio Polarization has signed with Mediaskare Records. The brainchild of guitarist and songwriter Prashant Mathias, Polarization came together a year and a half ago when Mathias moved from his native India to attend Musicians' Institute in Los Angeles.
"It's a big step for the band and for me personally," he states. "I came here two years ago as a scholarship student for MI. I've already achieved the first of many goals by signing a record deal with a label I respect - especially bands like Volumes and Exotic Animal Petting Zoo."
Polarization's line-up is rounded out by drummer and fellow MI student Tom Asvold, a Swedish transplant, as well as bassist Steve Hilson. To date, Polarization has shared stages with Animals As Leaders, Fair To Midland and Prong amongst others. The group will play next on Thursday, March 22nd alongside Prong, Black Tusk, It's Casual and Early Man.
Polarization's Mediaskare debut, "Chasing The Light" will be out in late Spring. For more on the band, head over to the Polarization Facebook profile.