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FERMENTOR RELEASE “PROJECT ZEUS”

Instrumental metal band FERMENTOR have revealed their song “Project Zeus” via Blessed Altar Zine. The song is from their album Continuance which is set to be released next month.

Listen to the song: https://www.blessedaltarzine.com/2020/07/17/fermentor-exclusive-stream/

Pre-order: https://fermentor.bandcamp.com/album/continuance

There are many cases of high-class musical chemistry, but that of Dylan Marks and Adam Wollach is one of the best to emerge from the packed San Diego scene. Fermentor, their longest running partnership, is a band that dares to defy listeners expectations of what instrumental metal can be.  After experimenting on two EPs and a demo, the duo are finally ready to announce their first full-length, entitled Continuance, ready to enter the fray once more.

Kicking off on “The Stench”, there’s no hanging around as riffs whizz past like bullets and the drums fire off into hyper-speed. Wollach’s blend of styles is fascinating: at parts it draws from Dysrhythmia and Behold…the Arctopus in all their tech-death glory; in others there are hints of the extreme end of thrash à la Revocation; further still, there moments of jazzy fusion (such as on “Thunderboss”) to throw the listener off the scent, before the track then dives back into technical chaos. Meanwhile, Marks is ferocious and relentless on his kit as he blasts and rolls, though naturally there are plenty of more technical moments to dazzle as well. As is tradition, Continuance contains a film sample, this time a playful reference to UK show Peep Show that sets the tone for the ominous “Project Zeus” as the two guys barrel on through the finish line.

One thing that is constant, however, is the steady improvement across each release in the audio quality. Continuance sounds sharp and crisp in no small part due to Wollach’s production work – aided by Dale Holland at K St Recordings and Brad Boatright at Audiosiege, and this is one contributing factor to the record’s high level of replayability.

Continuance will undoubtedly be of interest to all who appreciate  forward-thinking music of a technical and progressive nature. Fermentor have struck the ball out of the park on this one, and it is guaranteed to garner them a lot of attention.

The album will be released on August 14th digitally but the band is currently seeking a label to release physical copies as well.

Fermentor are:
Dylan Marks – drums

Adam Wollach – guitar

Tracklisting:

1. The Stench
2. Thunderboss
3. Mechanism
4. The Decay of Western Society
5. Seventh Circle
6. Landbridge
7. Cotterpin
8. Stage V
9. Cut N Shut
10. Project Zeus

Fermentor – Mechanism

Fermentor – Mechanism

Fermentor – The Stench

Fermentor – Thunderboss

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Band/Artist location –  San Diego California
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