NYVES – “Anxiety”

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Jan 212016
 

anxiety NYVES (pronounced Knives) is the electronic project by Ryan Clark, the vocalist in Demon Hunter, and Randy Torres, formerly of Project 86. It was launched as a Kickstarter side project where they asked for $50,000 in order to fund their debut full-length album, ‘Anxiety’. It was to be a massive success with 2,104 backers pledging $82,702 to help bring this project to life.

Ryan Clark stated “As a designer, having created the aesthetic surrounding Demon Hunter, as well as dozens of other bands, I’ve always been enthralled with the visual identity behind a music project. With NYVES, I want to create a visual language that transcends the average. As a collector myself, with an appreciation for fully-realized artistic expression, I would love the opportunity to bring NYVES to life with a bang — offering multiple physical formats of the record itself, as well as shirts, posters, and other items that further expand the world of NYVES.”

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Oct 242015
 

Kind of Awesome: A Spartan Records SamplerAt Spartan, music is our life. We started Spartan in 2013 as a 100% independent, grassroots label and every day, we’re fueled by a passion for our artists and their music. Our current roster consists of over 15 bands from around the world with genres ranging from indie rock to post-rock to noise-punk and everywhere in between. We’re proud to celebrate our 30th official release with our new 20-track free sampler, “Kind of Awesome.” We invite you to step inside our musical universe and come along for the ride. So far, it’s been…well, kind of awesome.

However it is not a metal sampler, I think it is interesting and available for free and legal download. Continue reading »

Jun 272015
 

NYVES_-_2014Nyves, the electronic project featuring Demon Hunter frontman Ryan Clark and ex-Project 86 guitarist/keyboardist, etc. Randy Torres, have released a lyric video for ‘Idle Thoughts’ the song is taken from their debut album “Anxiety” which is released earlier this week (June 23rd) through Spartan Records. Check out the video below.

Nyves will be joining Iamx for the west coast leg of their “Metanoia” tour this fall. Dates and locations are listed below. Continue reading »

May 142015
 

NYVES_-_2014Nyves, the electronic project featuring Demon Hunter frontman Ryan Clark and ex-Project 86 guitarist/keyboardist, etc. Randy Torres, have signed a deal with Spartan Records. The group will release their debut album “Anxiety” on June 23rd with two songs available for instant download via pre-orders. A video for the new song “Return” directed by Cale Glendening is available below as well courtesy of ESPN.

Demon Hunter and Project 86 have never been strangers to electronic components. Both bands have explored these elements in the details of the songs. Nyves essentially puts a microscope to these elements, using them as a foundation, and adding familiar sounds like gritty, distorted guitars and real drums. The outcome could be described as a fitting extension of any of our other musical endeavors — just with an emphasis on these electronic details.

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