Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Skyharbor posts animated video

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After a hugely successful crowd-funding campaign via PledgeMusic, international prog metallers SKYHARBOR deliver the first audiovisual treat from their upcoming sophomore album ‘Guiding Lights’ by way of an animated video for new song, ‘Patience’.

Created by the ridiculously talented Jess Cope and her team at Owl House Studios (who have also created visual wonders for Steven Wilson, Devin Townsend and Mikael Akerfeldt), ‘Patience’ is the product of 3 months of meticulous illustration, photography and stop-motion animation.

View the new video in all its glory here: 

Guiding Lights offers 10 new tracks of exhilarating and heady progressive music, weaving a sonic tapestry of technically beautiful and imaginative melodies around crunchy metal riffs and sweeping, atmospheric vocals.

The album was funded by fans after a fast-paced and successful PledgeMusic campaign and has been mixed and mastered by legendary Australian producer Forrester Savell (Karnivool, Animals As Leaders, Dead Letter Circus).

Pre-orders for the album are available here, with bundles available shortly:

01. Allure
02. Evolution
03. Idle Minds
04. Miracle
05. Halogen
06. New Devil
07. Patience
08. Guiding Lights
09. Kaikoma
10. The Constant

The album release rounds out a fantastic year for SKYHARBOR which has seen appearances at Download Festival, Graspop and a European tour, as well as a nomination for best Global Metal Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods.

Guiding Lights follows on from the critically acclaimed 2011 debut Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos which won the band fans worldwide, including Lamb of God who handpicked the band to support them in India, whilst also resulting in awards for Best Song, Best Album and Best Band at the Rolling Stone India Metal Awards.

Guiding Lights will be released worldwide on November 10th.

Catch the band live on the following dates:
22nd November - NH7, Pune, India
23rd November - Guwahati, India
28th November - Bangalore, India
29th November - NH7, Delhi, India
+ more dates to follow

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