May 202023

Danish/American band, Pyramaze, will release their new album, “Bloodlines,” on June 23 via AFM Records. A video for the new single, ‘Alliance’, featuring Melissa Bonny (Ad Infinitum, The Dark Side Of The Moon) on guest vocals, below.

The band comments: “‘Alliance’ is Pyramaze’s first collaboration with the ever so talented Melissa Bonny (Ad Infinitum, The Dark Side Of The Moon, Kamelot) and is the bands first true ballad since ‘The Tides That Won’t Change’ from the “Contingent” album. We are all so honoured and humbled that Melissa lent us her amazing talent for this epic collaboration.”

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Mar 302023

Danish/American band, Pyramaze, will release their new album, “Bloodlines, on June 23 via AFM Records.  Watch a video for the new single, ‘Fortress’, below.

Pyramaze are an exceptional phenomenon in the international, heavy music scene: Their sound brings along numerous traditional melodic and progressive metal trademarks, but gets an immensely high recognition value by their unique feeling for great melodies. The band is known for their technical finesse and unique arrangements, often melodic and atmospheric, and frequently including complex guitar riffs and solos supported by synthetic sounds. 

In recent years, Pyramaze has played on many stages in Europe and North America, demonstrating their energetic live performance and impressive musical skills. They have built a loyal fan base and is considered by many metal fans as one of the most innovative and talented bands of their generation.

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Mar 022023

The Ongoing Concept will headline a run of shows with Bloodlines and Lightworker this summer. The Ongoing Concept themselves will be out promoting their comeback album, “Again“, which finds them returning with their original lineup. Solid State Records have a March 31st release date slated for that.

06/28 Denver, CO – The King Room
06/29 Wichita, KS – John Barleycorn’s
06/30 Kansas City, MO – The Rino
07/01-02 Urbana, IL – Audiofeed Festival
07/03 Omaha, NE – Reverb Lounge
07/05 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court

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Oct 212022

Bloodlines are back with a music video for their song ‘Psalm Of The Depths’. The metalcore outfit had Toby Canning direct the shoot for that clip. The song is the first new music to emerge from the group since the release of their “Hevel” EP last November.

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Bloodlines – “Hevel” (ep)

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Jul 142022

From the Gulf Coast of Texas come Bloodlines, a four-piece modern-core outfit taking cues from bands like For Today, Impending Doom and Convictions. The band’s 2019 debut LP Hostile | Minds, marries classic metal core with a distinctly progressive twist, was hailed as a “dark and violent record,”. Bloodlines’ mission statement is as clear as their sound is brutal. They plainly assert that their vision is very simple and that’s to spread the hope and love of Jesus Christ. The band released their EP “Hevel” on the November 12th of 2021 under the Facedown record label.

The band wrote HEVEL to address seasons of life, with the band taking inspiration from the biblical book of Ecclesiastes. The band quotes, “Ecclesiastes uses the word ‘meaningless’ a lot, which is translated to ‘hevel’ in Hebrew and has a different interpretation. The word ‘hevel’ in the context of the book means vanishing vapor or smoke. So in essence, Ecclesiastes wasn’t necessarily saying that the work and the seasons we go through in life are meaningless, but rather they are just fleeting, ever-changing. Like vapor, here one minute and gone the next.”

The EP opens up with a hard hitting “Lotus” which pounces off with a plethora of crafty breakdowns as the Vocals juggle between a mix of guttural and clean styles. Be it for the chugging guitars, melodious chorus, or the ambient electronic soundscapes, all gels well with the overall song delivery. Next up with “Devil” heavy ambient soundscapes open the track with an eclectic guitar paving way to a djent filled verse. The bass rumbles as the songs move to its breakdowns paired well with screeching and guttural vocals, at the same time adding bits of melodies through the course of the song. A good use of electronica interrupts at the interlude before the song’s final blow.

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