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Go see this: Tesseract to tour with Scale the Summit!

by Terry Stevens

Here's the press release:

"Fresh off a successful tour with Intronaut, instrumental progressive quartet SCALE THE SUMMIT will return to the road this fall during a North American tour with Tesseract. The three-week trek -- which immediately follows Tesseract's tour with Katatonia and Cult of Luna -- kicks off in Canada on Oct. 9 and also features opening act Anciients. 

In addition, SCALE THE SUMMIT was recently invited to take part in next year's Cruise To The Edge with legendary English group Yes, with whom they will also take the stage this weekend at the inaugural progressive rock festival Yestival at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ. This marks another addition to the impressive list of groups SCALE THE SUMMIT will have performed alongside, a who's-who of progressive metal ranging from modern genre leaders Protest the Hero, Periphery and Between The Buried And Me to iconic acts such as Dream Theater, Cynic and Devin Townsend. 

Catch SCALE THE SUMMIT live on one of the following dates:

8/3      Camden, NJ - Yestival @ Susquehanna Bank Center
10/9     Vancouver, BC – Tom Lee Music Hall #
10/10   Edmonton, AB – Pawn Shop #
10/12   Calgary, AB – The Gateway #
10/13   Regina, SK – The Exchange %
10/14   Winnipeg, MB – Union Sound Hall %
10/16   Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theater (Studio B) #
10/17   Lawrence, KS – The Granada #
10/18   Indianapolis, IN – Emerson Theatre #
10/20   St Louis, MO – Fubar #
10/22   Fort Worth, TX – Tomcats West #
10/24   New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks #
10/25   Atlanta, GA – The Drunken Unicorn #
10/26   Tampa, FL – Orpheum Theatre #
10/27   Greensboro, NC – Blind Tiger #
4/7-4/12 Miami, FL - Cruise to The Edge (w/ Yes)
# with Tesseract, Anciients
% with Tesseract, Anciients, Fozzy 

I've made no secret of my love for Tesseract in the past.  They've been guests on Scary Terry's Saturday Nightmare.  Their single "Nocturne" has received some airplay on the show too.

You can stream their latest album in its entirety right here:

Scale the Summit is worth checking out too.  They're an instrumental band, so no big sing-a-long choruses.  However, their musicianship is incredible.  Grab their latest album, "The Migration" and add it to your "Stuff I listen to when I don't want words distracting me" playlist.  It's worth the bucks.

Here's a taste:


*In addition to being an admitted fanboy of Tesseract and loving instrumental prog-metal"Scary" Terry Stevens is the host of Scary Terry's Saturday Nightmare, a 3 hour metal show heard every Saturday from 9 to Midnight CST on Rock 94.7/102.9 in Central Wisconsin, online at www.rock947.com/listen-live and on your smartphone or tablet when you download the Rock 94.7 app.