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Raleigh NC, United States (2000 – present)

Between the Buried and Me is a band from Raleigh, North Carolina, comprised of former members of acts Prayer For Cleansing and Glass Casket. They have released six albums in addition to a covers album and an EP. Their style is diverse, with influences ranging from , , , and , to or artists such as Dream Theater, Mike Patton, King Crimson, Queen, and The Mars Volta.

The ideas introduced in The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues are expanded in The Parallax II: Future Sequence, their first full length on Metal Blade Records since switching from Victory Records. “This whole process was a lot of work, and it’s definitely the most rewarding piece of music we’ve ever written,” says vocalist/keyboardist and co-founder Tommy Giles Rogers, Jr. (Thomas Giles; ex-Prayer For Cleansing, Undying, From Here On). Other members include lead guitarist and co-founder Paul Waggoner (ex-Prayer For Cleansing, Undying); Glass Casket guitarist Dustie Waring and drummer Blake Richardson; and bassist Dan Briggs (Trioscapes, ORBS). Combined with the EP, Parallax II creates a sprawling one hundred minute suite that explores the concepts of death and rebirth, astral projection, and the redemption of humanity; and further evolves the sharply intricate and brutally heavy sound which has been developing since the project formed in 2000.


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  • CloudGer

    I think it's not that controversial, as probably most people consider both really great and while I concur it's only some smaller aspects that make prefer the live version. What I find far more problematic, is that White Walls vanished from the top tracks! What's going on here!

    16 Oct 5:27pm Reply
  • irishtim

    60% of the time, they own every time [2]

    16 Oct 5:25am Reply
  • buttheadstorm

    I'm gonna share something very controversial right now... I really prefer the live version of The Parallax II

    16 Oct 3:31am Reply
  • Xaulb

    One of the best things about BTBAM is that despite their technicality they don't take themselves completely seriously. It's just fun.

    14 Oct 6:25pm Reply
  • Dream-core

    The DVD is so great <3 [2]. Exactly!

    13 Oct 7:41pm Reply
  • LRHTMetalhead

    The DVD is so great <3

    10 Oct 9:23pm Reply
  • Nix42

    60% of the time, they own every time.

    10 Oct 8:30pm Reply

    Augment of Rebirth is reassuring af [2]

    10 Oct 5:56pm Reply
  • DDevilized

    Augment of Rebirth is reassuring af

    10 Oct 4:20pm Reply
  • Beerkiss

    Can't wait to see the new DVD, got it but need to wait to watch it with the lads on Saturday. Gonna vomit blood with excitement.

    10 Oct 12:12pm Reply
  • AlexMetallist

    It's a good song, but unfortunately that whole EP is sub-par to the rest of their albums so I find myself neglecting it. I like Specular Reflection and Lunar Wilderness but I really don't like Augment Of Rebirth.

    8 Oct 4:58pm Reply
  • lhlhlh1

    Lunar Wilderness is underrated af

    8 Oct 12:14am Reply
  • Cabrasevera

    way too underrated

    6 Oct 3:02am Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    They did say they were making a rock opera, so that could be a possibility.

    3 Oct 12:15am Reply
  • andymansion

    preordered the blu-ray in august, still hasn't shipped :(

    2 Oct 5:23pm Reply
  • xVictimOfADownx

    I wouldn't be too surprised if they stayed in the ballpark of the style of the last album since it was pretty successful, but who knows.

    2 Oct 5:00pm Reply
  • Phazix

    between the btbam and me

    1 Oct 6:17pm Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    We better get some awesome visuals with the album. Or something rather creative. As much as I love Colors Live, I was disappointed at not having some visuals to play along side the music.

    29 Sep 3:21am Reply
  • aldrignedigen

    I only hope they carry on with their experimental style, regardless of what shape its gonna take. Even it's Heritage-like, I'm okay with that. Just make it fucking awesome

    28 Sep 11:46am Reply
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