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Exclusive Premiere: Byzantine, “A Curious Lot”


ByzantineThe resurgence of Byzantine has been one of the past few years’ happiest surprises. We thought they were all but dead after disbanding in 2008 four days after the release of Oblivion Beckons, and the reunion of a band that wasn’t all that popular in the first place seemed most unlikely.

That said reunion produced what is perhaps Byzantine’s best albums yet and now threatens to produce another banger is just the icing on the cake; surely we would’ve been satisfied with less. After releasing their most excellent self-titled album in 2013 then launching a successful crowd-funding effort for another new one last summer, The Byz are back and better than ever, and yes, STILL, nobody beats ’em.

“A Curious Lot” is the first track Byzantine will release to the world from their forthcoming album To Release is To Resolve, and we at MetalSucks are beyond honored to premiere it to the world. It’s got everything you hope for from The Byz and more; the riffs are as tasty as ever, OJ’s voice is only growing more manly with time, and the rhythm section sounds in absolute top form.

To Release is to Resolve comes out on April 7th. Pre-order it here.

And remember: NOBODY BEATS THE BYZ!!

Upcoming tour dates below. Looks like there’s a gap around SXSW time while the band is in the geographic vicinity of Austin, TX — hmmm, wonder what that could mean?

3.19.2015 Little Rock, Arkansas @ Shooters Bar & Grill.
3.20.2015 St. Louis, Missouri @ Fubar
3.21.2045 Dayton, OH @ Rockstar Pro Arena
4.04.2015 Huntington, WV @ The Vclub (CD RELEASE)
4.17.15 Beckley, WV @ Muncheez Bar & Grill
4.18.15 Parkersburg, WV @ Sixpence Pub & Eatery

Byzantine - To Release is to Resolve

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