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Sequester is the musical project of Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Boc. Founded in 2005, all of the material thus far has been written, performed, recorded and produced by Boc, having drawn inspiration from various genres of music including: heavy and thrash metal, progressive and psychedelic rock, traditional English and Scottish folk, grunge, alternative rock, blues, jazz, and classical.

Sequester’s sound has been described as being both expressive and melodic, with frequent use of counterpoint and harmonized layering in both the guitar and vocal sections. The songs are usually long in duration due to progressive structuring and arrangement, utilizing numerous sectional changes throughout each piece. Common lyrical themes include fantasy literature, history, folklore and mythology, as well as human nature, spirituality, and personal topics; generally they are sung with a clean voice— oftentimes with thrashy, more aggressive overtones.


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  • eclipticexpress

    Sequester is one of those discoveries you thank you found, really once you get into it you just have to listen to it every single fucking day, or the tick just doesn't go away if ryan ever reads this i just want to say a big thank you for providing with such unique awesome and badass music, you are a prodigy for doing most of the work, and hoping he gets the attention and praise he deserves, so more people get to hear him and of course he delivers more of his work

    13 Dec 2014 Reply
  • pkmetal

    I can't think of a better, more professional-sounding (e.g. you'd never guess without knowing) one-man project in metal than Sequester. You can pick up the newest EP at Bandcamp for Name Your Price.

    19 Oct 2013 Reply
  • joaotsantos

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    2 Feb 2013 Reply
  • millarddj

    Not enough comments, completely superb metal all around.

    4 Oct 2012 Reply
  • v1nt0r3z

    Bhaalspawn \m/

    20 Feb 2011 Reply
  • The_Mercian

    Did NOT expect this! Astounding!

    22 Jan 2010 Reply
  • dreamcountry

    Nameless One kicks massive amounts of ass.

    11 Aug 2009 Reply
  • TheDude345

    I'm impressed. I especially enjoyed the instrumental, Icewind Dale. Though I don't quite understand what you were going for with the clicky noise. Homeland had some nice hooks as well, I just feel as if you should do more singing!

    29 Jul 2007 Reply
  • jessl0h

    Ryan rocks :)

    7 May 2007 Reply
  • Corman15

    Awsome sound, masterfull lyrics, heavy gutairs, and complex drum pattrens. All that makes Power Metal as great as it is was just mixed into the ultimate, powerfull, and breath taking thing called Sequester.

    2 May 2007 Reply

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