Tuesday, April 12, 2011

LAST CHANCE TO REASON's "Level 2," Out Now, Companion Video Game Available for Download

Level 2," the Prosthetic debut from Maine progressive metallers LAST CHANCE TO REASON, is out today! To commemorate the release, the band has posted a free downloadable demo version of a companion video game, also titled "Level 2." Go to the band's official blog site to get instructions and download the first stage! Developed by the band itself, the game was designed by drummer Evan Sammons and noted indie video game developer Tom Vine, who also programmed the game, and features artwork from pixel artist Francis Coulombe. "Level 2," the album, can be ordered on its own or with an exclusive shirt at PROSTHETIC's official webstore.

The bandis currently on a tour that will end at New England Metal and Hardcore Fest this weekend. Look for more dates to be announced shortly.

4/12      Sandusky, OH - The Underground @
4/13      Trenton, NJ - Championship Bar and Grill @
4/14      Brookfield, CT - The Room @
4/16      Worcester, MA- The Palladium, NE Metal and Hardcore Fest
@ w/ Wretched, Sons of Aurelius   

LAST CHANCE TO REASON teamed up with producer Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me, The Human Abstract) to create a modern take on the classic progressive concept album. Drawing influence from the 70's prog of King Crimson and Yes, composers Steve Reich and Schoenberg as well as prog-metal masters Opeth, Dream Theater and Cynic, LCTR's "Level 2" takes the band in awe-inspiring new directions.  

Set in a Tron-like virtual world, the album's concept revolves around the relationship between man and technology, our move from physical reality to virtual spaces and what these changes mean to our lives and our art. The lyrics are expressed from the point of view of an artificial intelligence facing the violent reality of a videogame world.

Since forming in 2005, LAST CHANCE TO REASON has shared the stage with Born of Osiris, Genghis Tron, Periphery, The Red Chord, Daath, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Unearth and many more.

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