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Canadian prog metal band Mandroid Echostar has released debut full-length record, "Coral Throne," today via Distort Entertainment/Fontana North. You can also stream the release in full to check it out before buying - listen in via the YouTube playlist below.
"Coral Throne" is a progressive exercise in skillful dexterity and complex songwriting that blends the genres of metal, rock and pop music.
Comprised of Stephen Richards (guitar), Sam Pattison (guitar), Michael Ciccia (vocals), James Krul (guitar/vocals), Matt Huber-Kidby (drums) and Adam Richards (bass), the sextet delivers monumental anthems that are both technical in skill yet accessible to fans of many styles. More...
Canadian prog metal band Mandroid Echostar will release debut full-length record, "Coral Throne," on January 15th and today shares a new song called “Violet Skies." Listen in below, and you can pre-order the album from Distort Entertainment/Fontana North at this location.
“”Violet Skies” was actually one of the last songs we wrote for the album, and in my opinion one of the furthest steps that we have taken from our previous offerings,” says singer Michael Ciccia. “We are extremely stoked to show the world this side of our band as we have always tried to incorporate different aspects of music in our songs and this shows off a bit more of who we are.” More...
Canadian prog metal band Mandroid Echostar just released a lyric video for brand new song “Iron Hands.”
The track is featured on the band’s forthcoming, debut full-length record, "Coral Throne," which will be released independently in the U.S. and Europe and with Distort Entertainment / Fontana North in Canada on January 15th.
“Every song on Coral Throne has a special place with each of us,” says vocalist Michael Ciccia. “There is a lot of diversity in the songs on this record and we are extremely proud of each and every track. We are so stoked to finally be able to tour this record, go to new places and meet some of our amazing fans all over the world and hopefully we'll make some new ones along the way.”
Starting today, fans are invited to pre-order Coral Throne in a variety of bundles at this location. You can also see the band live:
Dec 19 - Kingston, ON - Overtime More...
Canadian progressive metal band Mandroid Echostar just unleashed a gripping video for a brand new single, “Paladin,” which can be seen below. The band inked a deal with Distort Entertainment/Fontana North in Canada to release a debut, full-length record in 2016. Fans can download the new track for free at Mandroid Echostar website here.
Hailing from Guelph, ON, Mandroid Echostar is a six-piece progressive metal tour de force comprised of Stephen Richards (guitar), Sam Pattison (guitar), Michael Ciccia (vocals), James Krul (guitar/vocals), Matt Huber-Kidby (drums) and Adam Richards (bass).
“”Paladin” pushes boundaries on both ends of the scale for us, delivering high energy heavy riffs and subtle melodies,” says vocalist Michael Ciccia. “This song represents one of many steps into new terrain on our upcoming record.”
“We are beyond stoked to be a part of the distort/Fontana family,” adds Ciccia. “Distort is/was the home to some of our favourite bands and to be part of that lineage is an absolute honour for us. We are very excited to see what the future holds being a part of such an incredible label here in Canada.” More...
Misguided Aggression has teamed up with Exclaim.ca to offer a 16-track compilation, featuring the bands performing at the Woodstock Funfest 3, for streaming and free download. The compilation is available at this location. Details on the festival are as follows:
Woodstock Funfest 3 - Saturday September 29, 2012 - Woodtock, ON The Polish Hall, 878 Dufferin. $15/$20. All-ages/licensed.
"We are all very excited about this year's Funfest 3," comments Misguided Aggression guitar player Ben Dobson. "The Woodstock Funfest has become a fairly large and anticipated event, and we are always trying to top our lineup from previous years. The lineup this year is by far our most diverse featuring everything from death metal to hardcore to rock and even a couple rap acts! Beheading Of A King hasn't hit Woodstock before so they're is a lot of anticipation for them, as well as the reunion of local favourites Our Apologies. We have a YouTube channel set up so everyone can check out videos from all the bands playing here."
The lineup will be: More...