Pre-order of Come Forth to Me. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
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releases April 10, 2020
$6.66USD or more
Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album
Comes in a 6 panel digipak w/ a 16 page booklet - Limited to 300 copies worldwide!
Includes digital pre-order of Come Forth to Me.
You get 1 track now
(streaming via the free Bandcamp app
and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the
complete album the moment it’s released.
Montreal Death Metal act, AKURION, is comprised of Mike DiSalvo (Vocals), Rob Milley (Guitars), Oli Pinard (Bass) and Tommy McKinnon (Drums)....the member's names speak for themselves. Back in 2012, fresh off the last Neuraxis tour, Rob had approached Mike to see if he would be interested in working on some ideas that he had for several new songs. The chemistry was immediate and plans were laid out for lyrical content and general structures and arrangements of the riffs. A year was spent working through the tunes and when the time became paramount to propel the project forward, Tommy and Oli were asked to be involved as they embodied the perfect elements to add to the band.
Four like-minded, well established musicians from the Montreal Underground Metal Scene forged a likely bond through one great equalizer; the love of crafting tunes and developing crushing musical flashes in time. The projects dark overtones, textures and sinister melodies are a major driving force and many layers await the patient listener.
About the Album:
The eight song debut album, Come Forth To Me was engineered and recorded live by Alex Hebert, including overdubs and a majority of guest vocals, at Mastermind Studios in Montreal from April - December 2017 and was mixed and mastered by Jeanne Strieder at Magma Studios in Germany in March of 2018. Gracing the band with their immense talent, the likes of Lord Worm, Luc Lemay, Jean-Marie Leblanc, Sylvia Hinz, Austin Taylor, Genevieve DiSalvo and Jeanne Strieder all contributed vocally or musically to the project.
** the band was originally teasing this material back in 2015.. Due to Mike's wife's terminal illness, Genevieve DiSalvo, who sadly left our world in 2018 and Oli's schedule once he joined Cattle Decapitation, the band was put on indefininate hiatus until it felt right and everyone was in a good place to move this band forward.
The time has come. Listen for yourself...
releases April 10, 2020
Mike DiSalvo - Vocals (Coma Cluster Void, ex-Cryptopsy)
Rob Milley - Guitars (Neuraxis, Necrotic Mutation)
Oli Pinard - Bass (Cryptopsy, Cattle Decapitation, Neuraxis, Vengeful)
Tommy McKinnon - Drums (Conflux, ex-Neuraxis & ex-Augury)
All music written and arranged by Akurion
All lyrics by Mike DiSalvo
Reamped, mixed and mastered by Jeanne Artemis Strieder at Magma Art&Sound (February 2018)
Recorded and engineered by Alex Hebert at Mastermind Studio (April through December 2017)
Cover art by Martin Lacroix
Logo by Fil Ivanovich
Layout by Jeanne Strieder
Quote by Banksy
Leave Them Scars
Backing vocs – Luc Lemay, Lord Worm and Jean-Marie Leblanc
Percussion instruments – Mike DiSalvo and Tommy McKinnon
Petals From A Rose Eventually Wither to Black
Backing vocs – Genevieve DiSalvo
Intro composed and programmed by Luc Lemay
Backing vocs – Jean-Marie Leblanc and Luc Lemay
Bedsores to the Bone
Backing vocs – Austin Taylor
Piano - Jeanne Strieder
Backing vocs – Lord Worm and Jean-Marie Leblanc