American progressive metal band from Maryland
REPLACIRE is the brainchild of guitarist Eric Alper, who founded the band in 2010. The American tech metal prodigies hailing from Boston, Massachusetts self-released their debut full-length ‘The Human Burden’ in 2012. The album’s unique and wide-ranging material was an ambitious statement of intent that quickly established the New Englanders as a must-follow heavy act in their corner of the US.
Forming in 2004, Monotheist is a progressive extreme metal band from Orlando, Florida who play a mix of brutal technical death metal reminiscent of bands like Suffocation, Death and Immolation, with progressive influences ala Cynic, Extol and Opeth. However, Monotheist manages to create a sound all their own. With their unique riffing and composition, Monotheist is a force to be reckoned with.
VARGBYTE is the youngest and hottest new metal band in Chicagoland! Founded in 2017, the four piece has been melting faces with it’s thrash melodic death metal inspired by the likes of Death Angel, Children of Bodom, Gojira, Metallica, Exmortus, The Black Dahlia Murder and Amon Amarth. Featuring Oscar Carlson (guitar/vocals), Brendan Bahan (drums), Nick Mastrapa (vocals), and Bennett Blake (bass), the group is on the verge of releasing its first release EP “Northbound.”