Allegaeon has done it again! The progressive Death Metal band has knocked it out of the park with another Progressive Rock cover! Last time it was Rush, now it the Yes classic ‘Roundabout’! Jam out to the single now below! Allegaeon released their Apoptosis album in 2019 via Metal Blade.
A behind-the-scenes video for the making of “Roundabout” can also be viewed at: https://youtu.be/coGYIrhz05o
Riley McShane (vocals) comments: “We’re very excited to release our rendition of ‘Roundabout’ by YES from their 1971 album ‘Fragile’. We have always been huge fans of progressive rock and all the genres that were birthed from that era of music – in this cover we try to showcase not only those influences, but also how we as individual musicians have been impacted by the music of yesteryear and how that impact has helped us to develop our own styles of playing.
We tracked this single with our good friend and long-time engineer Dave Otero at Flatline Audio in Denver, CO. Recording with Dave is always a treat, and this time we were fortunate enough to be joined in the studio by Metal Blade Records’ Vince Edwards to document the experience with a hybrid, music video meets studio documentary film available for viewing here: https://youtu.be/coGYIrhz05o
Thank you all so much for listening, we hope to see you back on the road later this year and will keep you posted on any further developments in our world. Until then, stay tuned for live streams, Q&A, merch sales, and much more from the Allegaeon camp over the next few months. You rule, and thanks again.”
Riley McShane will also be hosting a Facebook live Q&A on April 6th at 3PM PT//6PM ET. Be sure to join the chat on Monday at: http://www.facebook.com/allegaeon
Check out our interivew with Greg of Allegaeon where he discusses progressive rock covers and more!
To preview and purchase Apoptosis, please visit: http://metalblade.com/allegaeon