PHOTOS: Animals As Leaders, Intervals, Plini—November 16th, 2016 @ The Commodore, Vancouver, BC & November 25th, 2016 @ Bottom Lounge, Chicago, IL

Washington D.C.’s purveyors of instrumental djent, Animals As Leaders, have vigorously toured across Europe and North America in 2016 to not merely sharpen their prowess on stage, but to promote their then-upcoming release of their latest record, The Madness of Many. The Madness of Many “shows promise and potential for…

PHOTOS: Intervals, Plini, Angel Vivaldi, Save Us From The Archon, Outrun The Sunlight—March 29th, 2016 @ Reggie’s, Chicago, IL

Can you ever really have too many instrumental prog bands on a single tour? The Shape of Colour Tour truly aimed to find out, as we were bombarded with riff after proggy riff with the now fully-instrumental Intervals, the pleasant and airy stylings of Plini, shred maestro Angel Vivaldi, and…

Lukas Guyader and Anup Sastry Out of Intervals, Cameron McLellan and Travis Orbin Now In

Toronto-based progressive/djent band Intervals dropped a bombshell on Facebook yesterday when they, or rather guitarist and decided frontman Aaron Marshall, announced the departure of guitarist Lukas Guyader and drummer Anup Sastry from the band. As the explanation was somewhat long-winded and in-depth, we’re not going to embed the entire thing…

[UPDATED] Intervals’ A Voice Within Releases Without A Voice On March 3rd, 2015

UPDATE: Guitarist Aaron Marshall had some clarification about the upcoming instrumental release. Just to clarify, its clear that ‪#‎AVW‬ was not a record written and intended for an instrumental release. The songs were written with vocals in mind, of course. The instrumental re-release is something that has been consistently requested…

PHOTOS: Protest the Hero, Battlecross, The Safety Fire, and Intervals — March 8th, 2014 @ Mojoe’s, Joliet, IL

With the addition of Mike Semesky on vocals and a super strong album release to show, Intervals have hit the road with several other fantastic artists including country-mates Protest the Hero, who released the critically acclaimed Volition last year, UK’s The Safety Fire (who also shredded into our 2013 favorites),…