Utah prog metal act Dethrone The Sovereign Releases Torch of Prometheus

Dethrone the Sovereign

 

Utah-based quintet Dethrone the Sovereign is back with a brand new single, “Torch of Prometheus”, that will lead up to their debut full length, out this July via Famined Records.

Right from the start, expect a new and improved sound from the band: they manage to mix melody and aggressive riffing in an incredibly catchy way that is bound to leave listeners wanting more. The quintet is a breath of fresh air in the Progressive Metal and Deathcore worlds: don’t expect harsh vocals atop never-ending chugs, but instead, be prepared to be hit with crisp, clean riffs, pummeling drums, a vibrant bass line, and a vocal delivery that will blow you out of the water. When the band fires on all cylinders, it’s clear to see that they’ve worked hard to craft the perfect ambiance and vibe that permeates the album, and that can be easily found in “Torch of Prometheus”.

“Torch of Prometheus” is the second single taken from the album Harbingers of Pestilence, coming out this July, that the band has worked on with producer Stetson Whitworth (Chelsea Grin, Get Scared). An intriguing, ambitious and eclectic release that fans of Between the Buried and Me, Fallujah, and The Faceless will not want to miss out on.

The band briefly elaborated on the track: “Our newest single is about humans interfacing with artificial intelligence, or what is sometimes called the singularity. This track explores the concept of transcending human limitations of consciousness and mortality through advanced technology.”
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Dethrone the Sovereign is a 5-piece progressive metal band from Salt Lake City, UT (USA). Originally formed in 2008, the band has gone through several member changes over the years. After locking in a solid drummer in 2010 and a monster vocalist in 2015, the band finally feels complete and ready to take on the world. Dethrone the Sovereign has released two 6-song albums which were met with great reviews, a self-titled EP in 2009 with the follow up EP “Autocracy Dismantled” in 2013. Their debut full length album titled “Harbingers of Pestilence” will be released later this year via Famined Records (Victory). The band has been honored to share the stage with huge names including Unearth, After the Burial, Veil of Maya, Animals as Leaders, Periphery, Born of Osiris, The Contortionist, The Faceless, and The Black Dahlia Murder who inspired the band’s name (“Thy Horror Cosmic” lyrics). They’ve opened for several big tours in their hometown including Summer Slaughter, Thrash and Burn, Atticus Metal Tour and completed a handful of their own successful tours across the western U.S. Blending classical and modern influences, balancing progressive technicality with brutal force and melody, Dethrone the Sovereign seeks to distinguish itself as a unique presence among the metal community.

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