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Progressive Metal from Seattle. Debut album releasing December 1st!

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Wow. Awesome...I absolutely love A Sense of Gravity. The market's lousy with progressive/death/prog-death bands in the mold of BTBAM lately, even some good ones (Last Scattering come to mind). In that field your band's tireless attention to detail and howling intensity absolutely blow the doors off all but the choicest of your competition. I'd easily rank ASOG with Native Construct. "Atrament" was magnificent and that album art is some of the best-looking I've ever seen. Your profile picture is lovely too. Welcome to the forum!

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Take this as a perspective from a guy with no academic musical background and an abortive interest in playing guitar. I'm more a fan of the 'verse' sections than the recurring melody since the former struck me as more oblique than the latter. Interplay of lead and rhythm was good, particularly for the former - you made the best use of the very clean production by having snappy intricate leads. The slightly unexpected chord changes also did a lot to distinguish the piece. Like I said before these two elements interacted very nicely. I am certainly curious to see how this fits into the broader context of the album.

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