Metal stars Sylosis confirmed for Rugby

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Progressive metal band Sylosis are the lastest big act to be booked by Vault – and are due to appear on Thursday November 14.

The band are big enough to draw metal fans from all over the Midlands to Rugby, and have impressed audiences recently as support act for Lamb of God in major venues in cities like Paris and Berlin. They’ve also supported international acts Trivium, Devil Driver and Killswitch Engage.

Formed in 2000 by original member Josh Middleton when he was 15, the released their debut album Conclusion of Age in October 2008.

On the style of their debut album, Conclusion of an Age, lead guitarist Josh Middleton remarked, “The foundation of our sound is old school Bay Area thrash. We don’t downtune and we don’t play breakdowns.

“We do like to incorporate lots of different metal styles and textures into our music. We like make all of our songs really epic. We like progressive stuff, brutal stuff and melodic stuff.”

At the beginning of 2010, Sylosis were announced as the main support for Fear Factory’s European comeback tour. The October File also took part in this tour. The tour ran through the middle of February taking in several stops before finishing with a show at The Camden Town Electric Ballroom in London.

In 2012Sylosis were asked by metal icons Lamb of God to go on their US tour between October and December of that year.

To celebrate the release of their third studio album Monolith last year, Since January, 2013 the band have had a high profile touring schedule completing a successful UK headline tour as well featuring on the Soundwave Fesitval in Australia. They also carried out a tour with the bands Hellyeah, In Flames and, headliner Lamb of God in late 2012.

For tickets, a steal at £7, log on to vault.ticketleap.com/sylosis.