EXCLUSIVE: Slice The Cake Sign To Myriad Records; Detail New Record Other Slices; New Song ‘The Siren’s Song’ Streaming

Internet-based progressive/technical deathcore band Slice The Cake has inked a deal with burgeoning record label Myriad Records. The band and label have decided to announce their new partnership through Heavy Blog, and you can read statements from the band and the label below as they detail the impending releases (yes,…

Mestis – Basal Ganglia

It’s easy to see why solo projects from already prolific musicians like Mestis exist. Guitarist Javier Reyes is already actively involved in projects that receive great fanfare in Animals as Leaders and T.R.A.M., but he has seldom held the spotlight to himself thus far in his career. Reyes is unfortunately an underrated and understated musician who has up until this point stood in the shadow of double-bandmate Tosin Abasi; no matter what output Animals as Leaders makes, many fans will unfairly assume it was because of sole founding member Abasi’s guitar wizardry. It may or may not be the intended case, but Mestis’ debut release Basal Ganglia could be seen as Reyes’ attempt at breaking away from this mentality and showing the world that he is just as creative and talented in his own right.

Pin-Up Went Down Release New B-Sides EP

I hate to say it, but sometimes I forget that Pin-Up Went Down exists. The French experimental/avant-garde three-piece rarely tours, and when they do, it’s usually only in Europe. Their last record 342 was released two years ago, but it seems like it’s been much longer than that. I have…