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Ashes Of Illusions

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Formed in early 2008 by former members of Devour Thy Sins (Thirty Days of Night Records) and Relentless Trauma, the members had already played impressive shows before they joined (Bring Me The Horizon, Knights of the Abyss, Trigger the Bloodshed.) Even with this impressive pedigree the band still endeavoured to achieve greater heights and Netted shows with Suicide Silence, As Blood Runs Black, Abigail Williams, Born of Osiris, TheBezerker, Annotations of an Autopsy and many more rising bands. However even though they possess these rather impressive death metal credentials, this is not the genre they play. Setting themselves apart From the crowd with a progressive and technical approach yet still delivering that all important heaviness whilst not compromising their impressive melodies, they leave you with riffs that you can’t get out of your head.
Entering Studio 6 in Swindon (Bring Me The Horizon, AOAA, Eternal Lord, Viatrophy) in early 2009 they had a definite concept in their minds, to create an EP that would sum up their influences, combining the various strands of heaviness, melody and originality. When they emerged they had not just their EP A Saviour Skyline, but a moralistic statement about how no matter how hard you try and move forward in life there is always going to be obstacles in your way holding you back and pulling you down, it’s the strength , patience and hope we all possess that keeps us going day after day. …

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