Guillermo González from Mexico on guitars, Guido Pedicone from Argentina on bass and Ludovic Muller from France on drums. Together they are Pi a progressive, extreme, experimental and instrumental metal band, based in Strasbourg since 2015. The debut album Transmutation Circles was released some days ago. The very nice cover art are made of Stefan Thanneur. The track Zero Knowledge Protocol,
As a result of the collapse of a never-ending mind struggle and the supreme influence of universal laws, Pi harness complex energies and funnel them into a matrix of instrumental music imprinted by metaphysics and cosmic sciences.
Pi is composed of three members from various nationalities and musical backgrounds allowing this equation to take become reality. This triad draws inspiration from the reflection on consciousness and introspection, pleasure and pain, as well as mathematics, alchemy and occult sciences. Thus, Pi generates a heavy core of progressive, extreme and experimental metal surrounded by jazz and fusion. The track Gift Of Ignorance,
Amongst its influences, we find a wide array of groups like Gorguts, Opeth, Meshuggah, Tool or Animals As Leaders. After participating to several concerts in France and Germany, Pi started working on their debut album in order to materialize their vision.
Transmutation Circles is close 60 minutes of music and delivers aggressive and massive guitar riffs followed by clean sections and melodic solos inspired by jazz music, expressive, energetic and experimental fretless bass lines using different finger techniques, virtuoso and powerful drums with complex patterns. The concept of this debut album is bound by intense and stifling electronic transitions. The track Inner Alchemy,
Transmutation Circle is a record of complex energies at work in the universe and their analogy in our body unveiling the ultimate truth, we are all part of the infinite.