Apr 042019

Iconic vocalist Lance King – the original voice behind Pyramaze, Avian, Balance of Power and Gemini has released a new video, ‘Reaction Formation’, from his second solo album, “ReProgram,” released last week via his own Nightmare Records.

With ‘Reaction Formation’, Lance King has delivered a visually-immersive video that perfectly complements his powerful progressive metal style and thought-provoking lyrics.

King says of the song’s video and message: “It’s an animated visual upload, representing the idea that people often do the opposite of what they truly want because of their fear of others’ reactions, which is a learned coping mechanism that many don’t realize they have. It generally manifests from very judgmental elders growing up, programming a person’s desire for others constant approval. Wearing this mask. does not allow a person to be authentic, even to themselves. It puts them on a repetitious cycle that will sabotage their dreams and relationships and ultimately their joys in life, resulting many times in depression and a fatalistic perception of the world. The single most powerful thing you can do is unlearn the limiting beliefs you have accepted as truths in your youth. This frees you from the chains that bind, the chains of the subconscious mind.”

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Mar 232019

Iconic vocalist Lance King – the original voice behind Pyramaze, Avian, Balance of Power and Gemini – is set to release his second solo album, “Retrogram,” on March 29, 2019 via his own Nightmare Records. Featuring a powerful progressive metal style that he has fittingly dubbed “celestial metal”, ReProgram is available for pre-order/pre-save via these digital retailers: Spotify | Amazon | iTunes

“ReProgram” delivers stadium-worthy metal grooves topped with King’s epic vocal chops and heady content. Fans can get a second sample of “ReProgram” via a potent new track, ‘Pointing Fingers’. The video can be seen below.

Lance King says, “Pointing Fingers is about an explosive relationship where love, and emotional abuse have created a dysfunctional cycle that never finds a happy ending for long… the protagonist is waking up to the fact that only he can end it… that his partner either cannot break the cycle because of her own insecurities… or that she actually thrives on the drama like an emotional vampire.” Continue reading »

Nov 292018

Legendary progressive metal vocalist, Lance King (Pyramaze, Balance Of Power, Gemini, Avian), recently had an epiphany so powerful that it compelled him to create a new album titled “ReProgram”, due for release on February 15th. The first single, ‘Limitless’, can be streamed below..

“I remember it vividly,” said King. “The entire ReProgram album and all it was meant to be came to me in a flash, almost all at once, One minute I was watching the news, reading Facebook posts, exploring YouTube and thinking about how people are always at each other’s throats… and the next minute saying to myself, ‘It doesn’t have to be this way.’ In that split second, ReProgram was born. I quickly called some friends with the idea. They said they were in.”

The first single off “ReProgram”, ‘Limitless’, is the opening salvo in King’s newly declared war against succumbing to the fear, doubt, drama, despair, depression, and dearth of creativity that seems to have become the world around us. Written by Lance King and Markus Sigfridsson, ‘Limitless’ paves the way for his listeners to find a better, more productive way ahead: Continue reading »

Jul 092018

Lance King, known as the former voice of Pyramaze, Balance Of Power, Avian and Gemini, has announced his new album, “ReProgram,” coming soon.

He has also released two promo videos. These initial video trailers illuminate the album theme narrated with a killer voice over by “The Movie Trailer Guy” with a cyberpunk / sci-fi cinematic feel this album has.

Now calling his style “celestial metal”, Lance challenges the very fabric of who we are as humans with ReProgram. Lance returns with bombast on the new album, once again calling on the talents of musician friends and the amazing talents of co-producer Jacob Hansen. Continue reading »

Dec 042012

Lance King is world renowned in the underground as a melodic metal vocalist, singing on over 25 worldwide releases over the last 21 years. This fact is impressive in itself, but what is truly special about Lance is his ability to morph his voice to fit any mood and intensity of a song, he’s proved this over the years by adding a very “special something” to every album he has been a part of.

In addition to being the owner of Nightmare Records and a singer Lance also hosts his own weekly syndicated radio show The S.H.O.P.P.

The S.H.O.P.P. [Stellar Hour of Progressive Power]. THE S.H.O.P.P. is sponsored by Nightmare Records focusing on the artists on Nightmare and artists on other labels Nightmare distributes. Continue reading »