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TesseracT Members Collaborate in New Thrash/Hardcore Band, Cage Fight

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All of us need an outlet for our anger. And while tech metallers TesseracT certainly aren’t known for making angry music, that was precisely the impetus for forming Cage Fight, a new band helmed by guitarist James Monteith: sometimes we just need to get it all out!

Monteith tells MetalSucks that Cage Fight — which sees Monteith handling guitars, bass an drum programming, features vocalist Jon Reid on the mic and was mixed by Monteith’s TesseracT co-conspirator Acle Kahney (who also helped with drum edits) — is “an expression of frustration at the state of the world. And playing fast riffs is fun!” Here’s a hearty “amen” to both of those things, as the track is full of spirited thrash riffs and fitful bursts of rage. Reid is mainly a drum and bass MC these days, but he first collaborated with Monteith on a rap metal band in the early ’00s (here’s to hoping some footage of that exists somewhere on YouTube). The duo hopes to have a full outfit sorted by the summer so they can begin playing live gigs.

Check out the video for “One Minute” below, and follow Cage Fight on Bandcamp and Facebook.

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