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US Prog-Metal Group THOUGHT CHAMBER Launch New Track Online – ‘Psykerion’ Album Out Now Worldwide!

Thought Chamber Psykerion Album Cover med

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US Prog-Metal Group THOUGHT CHAMBER Launch New Track Online – ‘Psykerion’ Album Out Now Worldwide!

Los Angeles, CA – U.S. Progressive Metallers THOUGHT CHAMBER are finally back with a new release, following up on their acclaimed debut album “Angular Perceptions” from 2007. Their sophomore album “Psykerion” is OUT NOW worldwide (with the North American street date being today) via InsideOutMusic.

Therefor you can now check out the next album song “Kerakryps” here:

THOUGHT CHAMBER’s mastermind Michael Harris checked in to comment the track as follows: “Musically, the first half of this piece has a very infectious and driving rhythm, and the last half is instrumental and gets quite proggy & cinematic. Lyrically, our main character Avakus has now awakened after his happy dream in ‘Light-Year Time’ and explores the city-like inner design of the ‘Kerakryps’ ship, expressing how much in awe he is in all of it, while also describing some of the adversity that the ship encounters and how he misses his family & friends.”

A first audio sample for the album ‘Psykerion’ was previously launched via the IOM YouTube channel, where you can check out the song “Transcend”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8xS0KfCxlWg

And you also find its lyrics via the band’s Facebook profile here:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.phpfbid=637805729576376&set=a.637805722909710.1073741825.126084870748467&type=1&theater

The album’s title track, “Psykerion: The Question”, can be also heard either here: http://youtu.be/soAOinOZZEk
Or here: https://soundcloud.com/officialinsideoutmusic/thought-chamber-psykerion-the

The album’s tracklisting reads as follows:

THOUGHT CHAMBER – “Psykerion”
1. Inceptus
2. Exodus
3. Psykerion: The Question
4. In the Words of Avakus
5. Light Year Time
6. Kerakryps
7. The Black Hole Lounge
8. Circuits of O.D.D.
9. Behind the Eyes of Ikk
10. Isle of Bizen
11. Xyrethius II
12. Recoil
13. Breath of Life
14. Transcend
15. Planet Qwinkle
16. Inner Peace

The first pressing European CD edition of ‘Psykerion’ will come with an O-Card packaging and two additional bonus tracks (“Isle of Bizen [acoustic version] and “Recoil [instrumental version]”). It can be ordered from the IOM webshop in Europe here: http://smarturl.it/thoughtchamberiom

The North American purchase link is as follows:
http://www.cmdistro.com/Item/Thought_Chamber_-_Psykerion_-PRE-ORDER-/46442

Next to guitarist and composer Michael Harris as well as vocalist Ted Leonard (also in Enchant, Spock’s Beard and Affector), THOUGHT CHAMBER’s ranks of skilled players now also feature Bill Jenkins (also in Enchant) on keyboards, Jeff Plant on bass and Mike Haid on drums.

‘Psykerion’ contains 16 tracks / 64 minutes of superb true progressive metal with a technical sci-fi twist, likely to appeal to fans of Dream Theater, Yes, Rush or Planet X. The album’s cover artwork, which can be seen above, was designed by John E. Holland / MistyMountainGraphics.com. The album was recorded in various locations between 2012 and 2013 and finally mixed and mastered by Tom Size (Y&T, Aerosmith, Mr. Big, Enchant) at Tomland Studios, Pacheco, CA.

THOUGHT CHAMBER Line-Up:
Ted Leonard – Lead vocals
Michael Harris – Guitars, keyboards, harmony vocals
Jeff Plant – Bass
Bill Jenkins – Keyboards
Mike Haid – Drums

THOUGHT CHAMBER Online:
https://www.facebook.com/ThoughtChamber

INSIDEOUTMUSIC online:
http://www.insideoutmusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
http://www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
http://www.insideoutshop.de

Free InsideOutMusic digital sampler:
http://www.insideoutmusic.com/specials/freesampler

Press inquiries (USA) – Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com

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THOUGHT CHAMBER’s Sophomore Album “Psykerion” via InsideOutMusic – Reveal Cover Artwork!

Thought Chamber Psykerion Album Cover med

For Immediate Release

THOUGHT CHAMBER’s Sophomore Album “Psykerion” via InsideOutMusic – Reveal Cover Artwork!

Los Angeles, CA – Progressive Metallers THOUGHT CHAMBER are finally back with a new release, following up on their acclaimed debut album “Angular Perceptions” from 2007. The U.S. based group named their second album release “Psykerion” and it will be released on September 16th, 2013 in Europe and on October 1st, 2013 in North America via InsideOutMusic.

Next to guitarist and composer Michael Harris as well as vocalist Ted Leonard (also in Enchant, Spock’s Beard and Affector), THOUGHT CHAMBER’s ranks of skilled players now also feature Bill Jenkins (also in Enchant) on keyboards, Jeff Plant on bass and Mike Haid on drums.

THOUGHT CHAMBER’s mastermind Michael Harris checked in to comment about the new album as follows: “We’re all very excited about finally releasing ‘Psykerion’! A lot of changes have occurred in the band since our first record. Beyond Ted & I, we now have Mike Haid on drums, Jeff Plant on bass and Bill Jenkins on keyboards, who all did a stellar job and are all great guys on top of that, so our chemistry is perfect. ‘Psykerion’ is a concept record – a sci-fi human drama – musically yielding everything from prog-metal to jazz-fusion to acoustic.”

“Psykerion” contains 16 tracks / 64 minutes of superb true progressive metal with a technical sci-fi twist, likely to appeal to fans of Dream Theater, Yes, Rush or Planet X. The album’s cover artwork, which can be seen above, was designed by John E. Holland / MistyMountainGraphics.com. The album was recorded in various locations between 2012 and 2013 and finally mixed and mastered by Tom Size (Y&T, Aerosmith, Mr. Big, Enchant) at Tomland Studios, Pacheco, CA.

More details about “Psykerion” and some first music samples will follow in the coming weeks…

THOUGHT CHAMBER Line-Up:
Ted Leonard – Lead vocals
Michael Harris – Guitars, keyboards, harmony vocals
Jeff Plant – Bass
Bill Jenkins – Keyboards
Mike Haid – Drums

THOUGHT CHAMBER Online:
https://www.facebook.com/ThoughtChamber

INSIDEOUTMUSIC online:
http://www.insideoutmusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
http://www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
http://www.insideoutshop.de

Free InsideOutMusic digital sampler:
http://www.insideoutmusic.com/specials/freesampler

Press inquiries (USA) – Glass Onyon PR, PH: 828-350-8158, glassonyonpr@gmail.com