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Reading, United Kingdom (2000 – present)

Sylosis is a British band from Reading, Berkshire formed in 2000. They have used various genres in their music over the years with their first 2 EPs and debut album. They base themselves on 1980s crossed with modern styles of music like . Sylosis was formed in late 2000 by original member Josh Middleton when they were back in school, as a bunch of kids who just wanted to play metal; mainly old school thrash and .

They have released Two EPs on In at the Deep End records, entitled “Casting Shadows” and “The Supreme Oppressor”. The band has been around since 2001; founding member and lead guitarist Josh and bassist Carl are the only surviving members from the original lineup.

In November, 2007 Sylosis got an email from Nuclear Blast saying they’d love to work with the band and signed to them a month later, in which their debut album was released on October 24 2008. Their debut album Conclusion of an Age has a lot of themes, but is generally not a concept album. Lyrically, the album deals with the end of the human race, in how nature reclaims the earth again. The artwork shows a world living with the human race. There are no religious beliefs behind the writings however. After recording their debut album, guitarist Gurneet Ahluwalia quit the band to rejoin his old band Viatrophy, also from Reading. In his place ex-guitarist Alex Bailey of Viatrophy joined Sylosis, ready for the early 2009 European tour with The Black Dahlia Murder, Cephalic Carnage and Psycroptic.


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  • fredmachinehead

    this band is so fucking amazing,come to Brazil guys lets blow everything

    2 hours ago Reply
  • 40belowsummer

    This remembers me a bit at Anterior but maybe its the opposite, I am not sure, but anyways Sylosis are fucking great.

    22 Jul 9:52pm Reply
  • OnceMoreBob

    "best newer metal band out there" "Years active 2000–present"

    19 Jun 7:28am Reply
  • aernoudts

    Josh just posted a pic recording vocals...... looks like we'll have some new Sylosis for 2014

    4 Jun 5:51pm Reply
  • KrossPoison

    Metalcore... That's a joke right?

    13 May 11:41pm Reply

    After lifeless years through the blackest skyline, All fear the World because they have arrived At the Egde of the Earth to draw Conclusion of an Age !! Ha xD This band is epic.

    2 Feb 2:28pm Reply
  • cst850series

    ↓ Like a Boss

    22 Jan 4:46pm Reply
  • Kill_all_pozers

    WHERE THE SKY ENDS!!! I think so, bro \m/ cheers!

    22 Jan 4:44pm Reply
  • cst850series

    Where is the ending of epicness of Sylosis?

    22 Jan 4:42pm Reply
  • Sefroth

    Жарят )

    19 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Fearofunreality

    хороши ребята

    21 Oct 2013 Reply
  • DTjKK

    Damn, that certainly wasn't what I wished for!!! Hope they can raise the funds they need to get home. I might just get one of those t-shirts.

    1 Oct 2013 Reply
  • femeref

    ... well it seems they are ow recovering from a car accident and the rest of the tour is cancelled:

    27 Sep 2013 Reply
  • DTjKK

    I wonder.... is it worth paying to see Sylosis, and Sylosis alone, when the entire lineup sucks and they will most likely have a short set, since they are bottom listed? I'm thinking of passing until a better tour comes around.

    19 Sep 2013 Reply
  • iPowder

    Sylosis put on an amazing show last night! kicked ass! We need another album soon! \m/

    14 Sep 2013 Reply
  • wortex

    I can´t see Eclipsed in the top of charts. Wtf?!

    12 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Perfecteye18

    And I always find Sylosis in my playlists with Battlecross and Knights of the abyss

    31 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Perfecteye18

    Trivium is shit*

    31 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Misanthropist9

    I would like to see them tour with Revocation [2]

    21 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Misanthropist9

    trivium is shit compared to them...

    21 Aug 2013 Reply
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