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The Mascaron

From: Latvia
Last Known Status: Active

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The Mascaron Releases New EP

Latvian/British melodic progressive metal band The Mascaron has released the new "Beginnings" EP. Check out the full release below or over at Bandcamp. The following press release was also issued about the EP:

"'Beginnings' is a five-song melodic progressive metal EP, mixing atmospherics with a modern metal sound, dynamically utilizing strong clean singing with brutish growling vocals to create unique, interesting melodies. 'Beginnings' can be downloaded in a digital format from the band's official BandCamp page.

"The EP includes three unpublished songs and two singles previously released - 'Out of Time' became available at the end of 2012 which drew attention to the band from both Latvian and foreign media in Europe, the U.S. and even China; the second single, 'The Night Before,' drew the attention of both the public and the media. The writing process for the EP took a period of several months. During this time most of the ideas and views exchanged between band members was done so via the internet, due to the fact that the members reside in different countries. All the tracks on 'Beginnings' are The Mascaron's own compositions, written, produced and recorded by the band." More...

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The Mascaron Streaming New Single

Melodic progressive metal group The Mascaron has released a new single online, entitled "The Night Before." Check out the song below. "The Night Before" is the second song to be released by The Mascaron from forthcoming debut EP due out in spring. The band also issued the following press release:

"'The Night Before' includes a modern metal sound by nature and a layering of sophisticated guitar riffs and harmonious melodies. The song delves into the sinister side of the human personality. This latest release, along with their debut single, Out of Time, can be downloaded free of charge from the band's official Facebook page.

"This second important innovation by the band allows the group to warm up for supporting one of Russia's on-trend modern metal bands The Korea when they play 2 shows in Latvia as part of their 2013 European Tour. With recent advancements in The Mascaron and with their work on the forthcoming debut EP, the opportunity of supporting The Korea is an emotional and very important opportunity for both bands’ development for the long-term. More...

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The Mascaron Streaming Debut Single

Latvian and U.K. based melodic metal act The Mascaron has released the debut single "Out of Time," which is taken off the band's forthcoming EP, due for release in early 2013. You can stream the song in the player below or download it for free over at Facebook here. The Mascaron comments:

"The song introduces their heavy, melodic and progressive sound, which compliments strong melodic singing fused with characteristics of aggressive metal vocals. The lyrics portray an outlook on ones life – underlining both the value and the fragility which can be taken away in an instant. It encourages the assessment of all life’s opportunities and moments.

"The current formulation of the group was founded in 2012. The newest members of the group joined in both September; The Mascarons’ vocalist is UK-based Phil Owen, and in October; a second multi-talented guitarist, Ivars Kalnins joins the band." More...

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