PROSTHETIC RECORDS is happy to announce the signing of the Augusta, Maine based, experimental prog-metal sextet, LAST CHANCE TO REASON. The band will be releasing their second full length, “Level 2,” in early 2011 and will be playing the MetalSucks/Metal Injection/1000 Knives’ joint showcase, at CMJ, this Wednesday night, at Europa, in Brooklyn NY.
Teaming up with producer Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me, The Human Abstract), LAST CHANCE TO REASON set out to create a modern take on the classic progressive concept album. Drawing influence from the 70’s prog of King Crimson and Yes, composers Steve Reich and Schoenberg as well as prog-metal masters Opeth, Dream Theater and Cynic, LCTR’s “Level 2” takes the band in awe-inspiring new directions.
Set in a Tron-like virtual world, the album’s concept revolves around the relationship between man and technology, our move from physical reality to virtual spaces and what these changes mean to our lives and our art. The lyrics are expressed from the point of view of an artificial intelligence facing the violent reality of a videogame world.
Drummer, Evan Sammons, commented on the signing: “We’re super pumped for the signing with Prosthetic as they understand what we do as a band and they are actively involved with a lot of other bands that influence us and our music including as Animals As Leaders, Gojira, and many more.”
Since forming in 2005, LAST CHANCE TO REASON has shared the stage with Born of Osiris, Genghis Tron, Periphery, The Red Chord, Daath, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Unearth and many more. Look for the band to hit the road in early 2011.
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