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Anomalous (Technical Progressive Death Metal Band)

Anomalous is a technical death metal band formed in 2001 by Tim Hale and Max Seeman. With a goal of creating a sound that melded their disparate influences, the founding members began writing music.

Despite the lack of a vocalist, bassist and a revolving cast of drummers, a series of shows in the San Francisco Bay Area announced Anomalous as a presence.

In 2005, the founding members were joined by Nate Vennarucci, and the trio began recording, substituting programmed drums and samples for the ever-revolving cast of percussionists. Upon completion of the recording, the Minnesota-based metal label Brutal Bands picked up the band and in 2006 “Cognitive Dissonance” was released to favorable reviews. The band’s masterful first release belies, or perhaps reflects, the bands tumultuous beginnings and while deserving of a brief respite, Anomalous began writing for the next album, while actively pursuing musicians to complete their sound.

After an exhaustive search, the band welcomed Marco Pitruzella as the new drummer, replacing the cold, precise machinations of programmed drums with the fire and intensity of the experienced metal percussionist.

Persevering through the myriad problems that present themselves between the inception and success of a band, Anomalous has maintained a rigid standard of musical quality that has resulted in the completion of their upcoming album. “Ohmnivalent” is due for release by Brutal Bands in 2010.


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  • AntonGorn

    it is called holdsworth-metal

    2 Jan 2014 Reply
  • cletus77

    New album please

    13 Nov 2013 Reply
  • crazzyd77


    22 Apr 2013 Reply
  • xVictimOfADownx

    If they can't tour for awhile, is there any updates about a new album any time?

    16 Nov 2012 Reply
  • goreasylum

    im sure they would love to tour...but they all got family's man, and Marco is just too tied up with his kids, wife and work to do any tours it seems...but hopefully, one day

    19 Oct 2012 Reply
  • MunsuLight

    They're not laptol metal -.- OHMnivalent is recorded with real people...

    15 Oct 2012 Reply
  • bassius

    you cant play laptop metal live, sorry buddy.

    22 Aug 2012 Reply
  • K1ngR1chard

    Every day, I wake up, brush my teeth, cook some bacon... BUT, before I leave for work, I calmly get down on my knees and pray to the gods of metal in hopes that Anomalous will, one day, go on tour and melt my face off (preferably in Chicago)... I will continue this routine for the rest of my life until my kneecaps fall off and can no longer take it... So, for the sake of my kneecaps, PLEASE GO ON TOUR, Anomalous!!!

    12 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Krymus

    Totally underrated, this band is fuckin' awesome!

    18 Jul 2012 Reply
  • carolmustaine

    Awesome band! <3

    17 Jul 2012 Reply
  • TrivialMuzik

    "OHMnivalent" for me is up there with Thordendal's "Sol Niger Within"...the mixture of subtle moments, djents and technical parts is just perfect. And the guitar solos...I crave that kinda shit :D

    26 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Khalilullin23


    10 May 2012 Reply
  • zombinator


    26 Apr 2012 Reply
  • deathomega

    hmm they have some kind of djent atmosphere

    24 Apr 2012 Reply
  • zabersuv

    fucking fantastic band so much talent and quite enjoyable

    19 Apr 2012 Reply
  • NorseDave

    Quite good...

    27 Mar 2012 Reply
  • ironworkers709

    i hope they never go on tour, sickning ass band

    11 Mar 2012 Reply
  • K1ngR1chard


    19 Feb 2012 Reply
  • lastbi0s

    заебок пасаны!

    21 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Cryptorium

    Nothing overproduced there dude...and how can someone tell, that this Band is Boring? Mitosis is one Instrumental Masterpiece. Shame that the Vocals are very quiet.

    13 Jan 2012 Reply
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