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12-12-2022 – Avandra releases music video for Daybreak!

Fans of epic progmetal will have a good day, as Avandra launches the album closing track Daybreak as their third music video!

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Avandra’s latest album ‘Prodigal’ is out now worldwide through Layered Reality Productions on Digipack CD and music streaming services!

The album’s epic closing track showcases all the hallmarks of Avandra’s sound in a beautiful and bombastic way, underlined by the dynamic footage shot at the band’s performance at Progpower Europe 2022, featuring keyboardist Vikram Shankar as a special guest!

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18-11-2022 – Avandra releases new album Prodigal worldwide!

It’s finally here! Avandra‘s new album Prodigal is now available worldwide on CD and through streaming services!

The new intense concept album based around war and it’s ever lasting impact on the world, features intense metal moments combined with the familiar melodic and melancholic sensibilities the band is known for!

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Multiple reviewers already talked about this album, saying the following:

“Avandra has done something few bands are willing to try, and even fewer are capable of pulling off… This is a major accomplishment, both as a story and as a musical piece. The range and depth of emotion on display are astounding. The tones, tempo, time signature shifts, and phrasing variations are complex and captivating.”
Kevin Lewis – Metal Zenith

“Prodigal is one of those intricate and influential albums that takes some understanding at first but when you peel back the final layer of this epic behemoth, it is a wonder to behold.”
Martin Hutchinson – Progradar

“This is a mature effort, with every note placed with thoughtfulness and consideration. It’s past time to start talking about AVANDRA as one of the heavy-hitters in Progressive Metal.”
Dave Campbell – Metal Temple

So, if you like what you read and hear here, be sure to order the album today!

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16-10-2022 – Avandra launches new music video ‘In Memoriam’ and new album preorder!

Avandra comes out all guns blazing with a brand new song and music video called ‘In Memoriam’! The song showcases Avandra’s heavier progressive metal side fusing high tempo riffing and drumbeats with the by now familiar trademark melancholy in the melodies and lyrics. Featuring both concept footage based on the albums’ story and live footage from the intense show the band played at Progpower Europe, this video has become an intense ride.

Christian Ayala, the band’s singer/guitarist had the following to say about the track:

‘This song deals with the concepts of loss, trauma, dealing with guilt and the searching of mnemonic representations of past loved ones whose face one is eager to recall.’

Coinciding with this video, Avandra has started this new albums’ preorder campaign today on both their own site and the label site!

American fans can preorder the new album at:
European and Asian fans can preorder their copy at:

Getting your copy of the album in advance helps artists a lot so if you want to get this new album, you know what to do!

14-10-2022 – Apeiron Bound releases musicvideo for Absent Familiarity through The Progspace!

Fans of heavier progressive metal have been latching on to Apeiron Bound‘s new album ‘Multiplicity’ like crazy since it’s release and to celebrate this, the band now launched a new music video for the song Absent Familiarity!

And thanks to our friends at The Progspace, the video is getting an exclusive premiere through their website!

Check out the video at The Progspace here:

The band’s main writer and guitarist Andrew Stout explains what the song and video are about, saying:

“Absent Familiarity is a tale that explores themes of narcissism and the delusions of granduer through the protagonist. As the story progresses, you see them commit a series of actions that go from using others for their personal gain to flaunting their ego in a way that hurts their relationships. At some point, the protagonist goes through a crossroads led by their choices. This is the story of a person that chooses to unapologetically maintain that toxicity.”

The music video might be different from what you would normally expect from a progmetal music video but that is also exactly why we at Layered Reality are excited about it!

Check out ‘Multiplicity’ here ⬇️
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