Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK It is located 166 km south of Edinburgh and 446 km north of London on the northern shore of the River Tyne. The band Valis Ablaze is located in Newcastle. From their inception, Valis Ablaze set out to provide an intriguing alternative to the progressive metal norm, prominent swells of creative ingenuity, as well as thought out details and subtle complexities that will keep the listener returning again and again. Their newest effort is the album Render and here are the track Proxy,
Render is an album with a huge spectrum of energy, emotion, power and beauty. In addition the music on Render has some sumptuous melodies with powerful choruses and some great vocals. Not only the sound is refined, but they added in their djent inspired style more progressive twist and better musicianship. Valis Ablazehas been a support band for Tesseract, The Contortionist and Dead Letter Circus. The track Paradox,
After the success of the Insularity EP produced by Drewsif Stalin, Valis Ablaze showed us an even more refined sound with their debut album Boundless (April 6th 2018, Long Branch Records), produced by Justin Hill (Sikth, Heart of a Coward, Bury Tomorrow) low end grooves juxtaposed with soaring vocal lines, crisp milton-cleans and atmospheric synths, all driven by intricate rhythm work and growling bass.
With the band being spread out all across the UK, playing together is not only cathartic but coalescent too. But they’ve put distance aside and have worked tirelessly while juggling shows to now recently finish recording their follow up to 2018’s Boundless, slated for a July 2019.