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Synthetic Breed

Formed: 2003
From: Melbourne, Australia
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Synthetic Breed News

Below is our complete Synthetic Breed 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.

"Project Rogue" Crowd Funding Campaign Announced

Project Rogue is a new crowd funding project featuring existing Rogue Records America artists teaming up with 16 cross-genre metal titans to create a new studio and video project.

You can find the perks for donating and make your own contribution to the project at this location. All the Project Rogue artists will collaborate together, and the currently announced lineup is as follows:

Raymond Herrera - Fear Factory/Arkaea
Shavo Odadjian - System Of A Down
Chris Adler - Lamb Of God
Rob Barrett - Cannibal Corpse
John Boecklin - Devildriver
Paul Masvidal - Death/Cynic
David Davidson - Revocation
Sean Reinert - Death/Cynic
Jon Howard - Threat Signal/Arkaea
Mitch Harris - Napalm Death
Jed Simon - Scar The Martyr/Strapping Young Lad
Frank Watkins - Obituary/Gorgoroth
Wayne Static - Static X
Christian Olde Wolbers - Fear Factory/Arkaea
Pat Lachman - Damageplan
Logan Mader - Machine Head/Soulfly
JD Schmidt - Nociceptor
Robert Luciani - Means End
Vincent Zylstra - Synthetic Breed
Andrew Zink - Akeldama
Connor Reibling - Akeldama

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Synthetic Breed Posts "Xenogenesis" Lyric Video

Synthetic Breed has posted a lyric video online for the new single "Xenogenesis," which features original vocalist Callan Hughes. Check out the video below. The single is also available to buy in digital format via iTunes here.

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Synthetic Breed Releases New Lyric Video

Melbourne's Synthetic Breed has posted a new lyric video online for the track "Dimension Zero," which can be viewed in the YouTube player below. "Dimension Zero" comes off the band's upcoming EP "Zero Degrees Freedom" due out May 29th as a digital download, CD, and as a limited edition USB stick. The track listing is as follows:

1. Dimension Zero
2. Afflictions of Advancement
3. Resilience
4. Existence Mechanism (re-worked Autonomic Deficiency)
5. Convergence More...

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Synthetic Breed Posts New EP Teaser

Melbourne's industrial metal act Synthetic Breed has posted a teaser trailer online for the band's new EP "Zero Degrees Freedom," which is available below. The EP hits the world May 29th in digital, CD, and as a limited edition USB stick. The track listing is as follows:

1. Dimension Zero
2. Afflictions of Advancement
3. Resilience
4. Existence Mechanism (re-worked Autonomic Deficiency)
5. Convergence

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Synthetic Breed Reveals New EP Track Listing

Australian act Synthetic Breed has released the track listing for the new EP titled "Zero Degrees Freedom," which can be found below. The band commented:

"Here it is friends... the track listing for the upcoming 'Zero Degrees Freedom' EP - released May 29th 2012. Tracks 2-5 have been re-recorded from their original recordings on previous releases."

1. Dimension Zero (previously unreleased track)
2. Afflictions of Advancement
3. Resilience
4. Existence Mechanism (re-worked Autonomic Deficiency)
5. Convergence

You can also check out a playthrough video of Synthetic Breed performing the track "Resilience" at this location.

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Synthetic Breed Posts Playthrough Video

Melbourne, Australia's Synthetic Breed has posted a new band playthrough video clip online for the song "Resilience," which can be viewed below. "Resilience" is taken from the band's latest album "Perpetual Motion Machine." For more details on Synthetic Breed, navigate to the band's Facebook profile.

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Synthetic Breed Signs To Rogue Records

Rogue Records America has signed a deal with Australian industrial djent band Synthetic Breed. Synthetic Breed was formed in 2002 and with the latest release “Perpetual Motion Machine” is now expanding into the North American market.

Label owner Dean Martinetti commented, “Synthetic Breed brings a fresh perspective on the Math / Industrial/ Djent Metal genres and we are proud to be working with such a professional and ambitious band. Synthetic Breed is one of those bands that’s a sleeping giant, and that giant is about to wake up and it’s going to be hungry."

The "Perpetual Motion Machine" and "Catatonic" albums will be released through Rogue Records as a double album set on September 27th, 2011. The band also commented on the signing:

“Synthetic Breed is very excited to be working alongside with Rogue Records America. Dean Martinetti and his team at Rogue Records America share an enthusiasm for Synthetic Breed and our music, which, as label director, is much needed to work with us breaking into the lucrative North American market.”

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Synthetic Breed Post New Song From Upcoming Album

Melbourne metallers Synthetic Breed have posted a few new songs up on their MySpace page. One is the opening track, titled "Synthetic Breed", of the bands' EP 'Synthetic Breed - Redux'. The other is called "Neiro Connectivity" and is taken directly from Synthetic Breed's upcoming new album, 'Catatonic', which is to be released abroad and locally next month. The song, which can be played in its' entirety, replaces the teaser preview song that was previously uploaded.

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Synthetic Breed Sign To Faultline Records

Faultline Records issue the following press release:
"FAULTLINE RECORDS is proud to announce the signing of the tech metal maniacs from Melbourne Australia SYNTHETIC BREED! Their new album CATATONIC will be released on Faultline on FEB 16! Faultline looks forward to a long and proseperous relationship with the band for many years and many more beers!"

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In Search Of...The Best Underground Metal Songs

The vast, expansive world of underground metal can leave even the most persistent headbanger’s music collection lacking of many of the industry’s finest songs. With the depths of MySpace and the many other music sites which lend themselves to the exploration of one’s musical tastes, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to dig up the finest metal gems. Moreover, some metal fans so deeply embed themselves in one sub-genre that they might be missing some truly great stuff. This brief guide is intended to give you, the metalhead, a reference to some of those songs that “make” an album, that rattle around in your head for hours, and that warrant a deeper exploration of a band’s entire body of work. Furthermore, newer metalheads will find a few older songs from current big-name artists that are worthy of tracking down. More...

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Australian Dimebag Tribute Album Details Announced

"The Art of Shredding - A Tribute to Dimebag" pays respects to Pantera's late guitarist and metal idol Dimebag Darrell, and features 13 Australian bands, 12 of which will be playing some of our favourite Dime tunes, and Sydney thrash band MurderWorld, who will be contributing an original piece to the album.

Some of the money from the profits will go towards the Dimebag Memorial Trust, to help those of the family who are still suffering since the tragedy of December 08th, 2004. There will only be made available 500 copies of "The Art of Shredding" world-wide, so if you want to get your hands on one, be sure to rush on over to this specially-made MySpace page.

The album's tracklisting is as follows:

01 - War Nerve - (McDougall Brothers)
02 - Fucking Hostile - (Malignant Monster)
03 - Shattered - (LORD)
04 - Domination - (Switchblade)
05 - Living Through Me (Hell's Wrath) - (Plague)
06 - Becoming - (Synthetic Breed)
07 - Heavy Metal Rules - (Black Steel)
08 - Proud to be Loud - (The Deadthings)
09 - Mouth For War - (Aeturnus Dominion)
10 - The Art of Shredding - (Imminent Psychosis)
11 - By Demons Be Driven - (Enforce)
12 - Hollow - (Transcending Mortality)
13 - Soul Inside Me - (MurderWorld)

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