NEURAXIS checks in about “Darkness Prevails” video shoot

Montreal’s NEURAXIS have completed the shooting for the “Darkness Prevails” video from the band’s most recent release, ‘The Thin Line Between.’ Helmed by director Chris Alsop, the clip is currently being edited, and will be available online and at video outlets shortly to coincide with NEURAXIS’ participation on the upcoming North American tour with The Faceless, Abigail Williams, Decrepit Birth, and Veil of Maya. Photos from the video shoot are available at

“Working with Chris for the video has been an amazing experience,” says NEURAXIS frontman Alex Leblanc. “He is very passionate about what he does and made us feel comfortable during the whole shoot. It was our first video so we decided to go for something simple, but added a little twist to it. We worked on the lighting to give it a special vibe, and the whole goal was basically to put a face to our music…”

“The great thing about working with Neuraxis was that these guys showed up, ready to go and were totally focused on making a wicked video,” Alsop adds. “And that really comes through in the performance. It was a blast to work with them. As a director, it helps when the band understands the process of a production. I worked really closely with the band in coming up with a concept. The idea was to work off the title of the song, to really play up the blacks with slashes of red, very low key lighting, and then contrast that with a Sin City-inspired look which still retains that dark edge.”

Most recently wrapping up the Summer Slaughter Canada tour in the band’s home country, NEURAXIS’ live performance of “Versus,” another track from ‘The Thin Line Between,’ is available here (

NEURAXIS on tour

10/12 Boston, MA – Oxfame Café @ Tufts University (all ages, free show)

(The Faceless, Abigail Williams, Decrepit Birth, Veil of Maya, Neuraxis)

10/17 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction

10/18 Phoenix, AZ – The Sets

10/19 Albuquerque, NM – The Launchpad

10/20 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre

10/21 Wichita, KS – Club Oz

10/22 St. Louis, MO – Rockstar Nightclub

10/23 Chicago, IL – Mojoes

10/24 South Bend, IN – Elva’s

10/25 Westland, MI – Skateland

10/26 Rochester, NY – Penny Arcade

10/27 New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre

10/28 Quebec City, QC – L’Anti (Neuraxis is direct support)

10/29 Montreal, QC – Underworld (Neuraxis is direct support)

10/30 Toronto, ON – The Reverb (Neuraxis is direct support)

10/31 Cleveland, OH – Peabody’s

11/01 Philadelphia, PA – Broad Street Ministries

11/02 Springfield, VA – Jaxx

11/03 Raleigh, NC – Volume 11

11/04 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade

11/05 Tampa, FL – The Crowbar

11/07 Houston, TX – Java Jazz

11/08 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit

11/09 Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX – Ridglea Theater

11/11 Tucson, AZ – The Rock

11/12 Los Angeles, CA – Key Club

11/13 Fresno, CA – The Exit

11/14 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro

11/15 Roseburg, OR – Riversdale Grange

11/16 Seattle, WA – Studio Seven (with Born Of Osiris)

11/17 Portland, OR – Satyricon

11/18 Reno, NV – TBA

11/20 Bakersfield, CA – Jerry’s Pizza

11/21 Sacramento, CA – The Boardwalk


“The Thin Line Between certainly doesn’t disappoint…Neuraxis even have new levels of dynamics and some impossible drumming that sounds like two Meshuggahs fighting for air.”  –  Revolver magazine

“At one point, [vocalist Alex] Leblanc roars, “Wicked…wicked…wicked!” We can’t help but agree.”  -  Decibel magazine

“”NEURAXIS are among the elite of the tech-death genre.”  -  Blabbermouth

“The Thin Line Between will satisfy Neuraxis fans, and keep them in the upper echelon of their genre.”  -

“The thin line between a resolution and a new religion. They’re riding on it….it would still be criminal to pass it up.”  -  Metal

“Neuraxis hit the nail on the head and shattered the damned thing with a release that is sure to be on many year-end lists.”  -

“…the time is right to crown Neuraxis as the Canadian kings of technical death metal – and enshrine The Thin Line Between as a monumental royal edict.” -  Prefix magazine

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