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Below is our complete Pyres 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.

Pyres Issues Band Activity Update

Following a year of inactivity on the social media front, Toronto-based group Pyres just issued this statement about what the future holds:

"Sheeeeit! Almost a year since we last posted. Its been a helluva year and while we havent quite been 'on hiatus' or 'inactive,' we also have not been pursuing live gigs. Some of us got hitched or bought homes this year, some started businesses. Being a band with relatively low tour viability, and being four adults with stupid adult problems, PYRES laid low this year.

"BUT! We managed to get together each week and stitch together riffs and drum parts slowly, and now have way more material in motion than with 'Year of Sleep.' The plan is to keep writing away for a while until we have enough material to carefully select for a double LP.

"With the limited time we have as a band, and now three years since 'Sleep,' we felt we owed it to ourselves and fans to really try to make a cool artifact. So check in a little more often as we begin posting videos and stuff.

"And thanks to strong mailorder in recent months, the current CD pressing of 'Year of Sleep' is sold out. Good job guys!" More...

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Pyres Streaming New Songs

Toronto act Pyres takes form as a hydra of heaviness, melody, and groove on the band's newly-released track "Deserter." Check out "Deserter" and "Atlas Cast No Shadow" in the player below or over at Bandcamp here.

Pre-orders for a limited vinyl edition begin July 2nd with free digital download of the full "Year of Sleep" album at the band's website here. More...

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Pyres Releases "Proximity Anxiety" Video Clip

Toronto, Canada based four piece hardcore/sludge act Pyres released a new Demo in February, 2012. The band has now posted a video clip online for the song "Proximity Anxiety," which can be viewed below. You can also stream all four songs from the demo by heading over to the Pyres Bandcamp page here. The track listing is as follows:

1. Proximity Anxiety
2. Atlas Cast No Shadow
3. Absolute Immortal
4. Pink Plastic Guns

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