Science fiction-influenced electronic progressive metal band Mytra have some days ago released the follow-up to their long awaited 2014 debut album via Nail Records. The second full-length, titled Logos contains 11 brand new songs featuring ethereal synthesizers, electronic melodies and effects with diverse vocal performances. The first song from the upcoming album N.I.R.A.,
Vocalist and guitarist Róbert Hocza says, «The new song, N.I.R.A is about the symbiosis of human beings and machines, which is not so much of science fiction anymore as there has been numerous experiences where the connection between the human brain and machines controlled by them have proven to be successful. In the near future the digital gadgets on our tables, in our pockets and hands will become parts of our bodies and will serve us expanding our comfort zones as our stationary helpers. This technological advancement will however most probably going to strike the killing blow to the already dying social interactions and connections, so humanity enters a new historical age: the cycle of digital solitude is about to begin». The track The Artificers,
With Logos Mytra claim to have taken a much more direct and straightforward approach to the songs, making them their heaviest and most compact one to date. Besides the usual female lead vocals and vocoder, this time the album also features male growled vocals. Just like the debut album, the recording, mixing and mastering of Logos took place in the home studios of the band members over a one year period. The track Initium,
Logos is a direct successor to the debut album Beta from 2014. With the many line-up changes the music has of course changed a bit, but the overall atmosphere and sound remained the same. The band is also focused on not over-complicated the genre definitions and as mentioned above make thing straight forward. Mytra is by the way into their 25 years as band and was founded on the ashes of the band Prophecy back then. Róbert Hocza with vocals and guitars are the only remaining founding musician.