Fallen Legion Premiere Official Drum Playthrough For “Way Out”

Canadian metal outfit FALLEN LEGION share drummer Dylan Waybrant’s new playthrough for the band’s track “Way Out” off their latest EP “Downfall” released this past May.

Watch Waybrant show off his skills below:

Comments Dylan Waybrant:

“Way Out is easier than it looks, but harder than it sounds. The opening drum beat was fun to put together and I don’t normally have to notate my music to understand it.”

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Watch: Protosequence’s Guitar Playthrough for “Parasitic”

PROTOSEQUENCE guitarists Kyle Hunter and Dylan Parker are offering a shred-a-thon with a new playthrough video for the band’s track “Parasitic” streaming below.

Drawing influence from acts like All Shall Perish, August Burns Red, and The Black Dahlia Murder, PROTOSEQUENCE root their music in technicality while layering emotional, yet gruff vocals weaved into every track. The band transitions seamlessly through djent riffs, grinding drums and groove elements, making their sound versatile and ever-changing. Their latest EP “Biophagous” was unleashed during August of 2017 to follow their 2016 debut “Schizophrene”.

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Ne Obliviscaris Posts “Pyrrhic” Guitar Playthrough

Benjamin Baret, guitarist from Australian progressive metal group Ne Oblivscaris, has released a new playthrough video for the track “Pyrrhic” – check it out below. Regarding the track, Benjamin Baret comments:

“The riffs for that song are inspired by the great Göteborg scene of the late 90′, with a more modern twist to it, the harmonized guitar part relies on a descending chromatic pattern which gives the main riff its flavor.

“The break is a classical music inspired moment, the chord positions are very piano-like which is something i love to do because it allows me to approach chord progressions in a fresher way, come with me off the beaten path!”

“Pyrrhic” is taken from Ne Obliviscaris’ latest album, “Citadel” (reviewed here). Info on a follow-up release is expected in the not too distant future.

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Matt Chanway Posts “”271114” Playthrough Video

Guitar virtuoso Matt Chanway has made a name for himself with Canadian death/thrash metal band Assimilation. Last December, Chanway struck out on his own and unleashed a self-titled solo debut album (streaming here).

Chanway explains that “initially this music was written for a progressive metal project called Chancellor in 2011. After leaving that band, I gradually morphed the tracks into instrumental tunes.”

Today Chanway demonstrates his shredding skills with a new playthrough for the track “271114” – check it out below. The new album’s full track listing is as follows:

1. Evidence of the Arcane (6:22) (instrumental)
2. The Receiver of Wisdom (6:58) (instrumental)
3. Harbinger 2.1 (8:24) (instrumental)
4. 271114 (6:48) (instrumental)
5. Eyes In The Sky (5:48) (instrumental)
6. Lucidity (6:26) (instrumental)

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Obscura Posts “Akroasis” Playthrough Video

The German technical/progressive death metal luminaries from Obscura just shared a new playthrough video.

The clip, available below, features fretless bass virtuoso Linus Klausenitzer shredding his way through the title-track taken from the band’s latest release “Akroasis” (reviewed here).

“When I thought to record another playthrough video, I decided for the title track of our new album Akroasis,” Said Linus Klausenitzer. “As it is a very atmospheric song, the bass lines are probably the easiest one to play on the whole album. This way I hope to motivate people to try playing the song themselves and to pay more attention to phrasing on bass. In this video I play my fretless Ibanez BZB7 that people ask me about very often. I recorded 90% of the album with this bass.”

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Painted In Exile Posts Keyboard Sampler Playthrough Video

Two weeks ago, Painted In Exile dropped new full-length album “The Ordeal.” The reviews are in, and the critics have deemed that the wait was worth it. Heavy Blog is Heavy calls it “endearing and moving,” while MetalSucks hails it as “a complex beast.”

If you haven’t picked up your copy of “The Ordeal” yet, you can sample some new tracks featuring accompanying performances by keyboardist Alan Hankers via a new playthrough video below.

Hankers states, “A lot of what I write as a keyboardist is influenced by my background as a classically trained pianist. While writing the album, my goal was to create a unique synthesized sound that from time to time would subtly allude to my influences of the past. In this excerpt video, you’ll hear everything from 19th century style harmony, to dissonant clusters and ‘dirty’ synths that double guitar riffs.”

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Katalepsy Posts “To The Lords Of Nihil” Playthrough Video

Today the Moscow-based death metal sect Katalepsy unveils a new playthrough video for “To The Lords Of Nihil.”

The tune comes by way of the band’s mauling “Gravenous Hour” full-length album, released in May via Unique Leader Records and available for full streaming here.

“Gravenous Hour” was captured at Cosmos Studios by Arkady Navaho (T.H.R.O.N., Obstetrical Palsy) with artwork by W. Smerdulak (Semargl, Blackthorn, Distant Sun et al).

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Gorod Posts “The Mystic Triad Of Artistry” Drum Playthrough

Drummer Karol Diers from Gorod just uploaded a new playthrough video for the track “The Mystic Triad of Artistry,” which can be seen below.

“The Mystic Triad of Artistry” is taken from Gorod’s latest album “A Maze Of Recycled Creeds,” which can be heard in full at Bandcamp here.

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Textures Posts “Shaping A Single Grain Of Sand” Drum Playthrough

The Dutch polyrhythmic metal maniacs from Textures have recently released the first of two albums, “Phenotype,” via Nuclear Blast. The second record of the diptych, “Genotype,” will be released next year.

While on tour with Amorphis and Poem, the band has now released a new playthrough video for “Shaping A Single Grain Of Sand.” Watch the clip featuring drummer Stef Broks below.

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Fuck The Facts Posts “Solitude” Drum Playthrough

Canadian grindcore outfit Fuck The Facts just posted a new playthrough video by drummer Mathieu Vilandré performing the song “Solitude,” which is off upcoming album “Desire Will Rot” – due out August 25th via their indie label Noise Salvation. The full track listing is:

1. Everywhere Yet Nowhere (2:58)
2. Shadows Collide (2:49)
3. The Path of Most Resistance (1:34)
4. La Mort I (1:36)
5. La Mort II (1:34)
6. Prey (2:22)
7. Storm of Silence (2:38)
8. Solitude (3:11)
9. False Hope (5:46)
10. Circle (7:54)
11. Nothing Changes (6:20)

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