L-R: Samuel Royce – drums, Nik Ryzhenkov – guitar, Evgeniy Zayarny – vocals, William Lancaster – synths/orchestration, Rogan McAndrews – bass/back vocals
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For fans of Kamelot, Symphony X, Alter Bridge, Tesseract
RED CAIN Offer Free Download ‘Guillotine’ via PureGrainAudio; Debut Self-Titled EP Out Now!
Unleashing their debut self-titled EP this past November plus an upcoming show date in their hometown of Calgary, AB on January 7th for the first annual WINTER WAR show at Distortion (info). Progressive experimental melodic metallers RED CAIN have teamed up with PureGrainAudio.com for a free download of ‘Guillotine’, the first track on their self titled EP. The band has returned to the scene after a two year hiatus and line up change that now features orchestration guru William Lancaster along with the talented multi-instrumentalist Rogan McAndrews to join founding band members Evgeniy Zayarny, Nikita Ryzhenkov plus Samuel Royce.
FREE DOWNLOAD of ‘Guillotine’ at http://puregrainaudio.com/audio/red-cain-guillotine-feat-wolf-of-transylvania-free-song-download
Also available for FREE DOWNLOAD ‘Dead Aeon Requiem’ at http://puregrainaudio.com/audio/red-cain-dead-aeon-requiem-free-song-download
To hear the full stream of the EP, please visit the following link: https://redcain.bandcamp.com/album/red-cain-ep
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For more info, please visit http://facebook.com/redcainofficial.
The band has been a steadfast on the Calgary music scene from 2012 to 2014, playing at venues such as Distillery, Lord Nelson’s, Dickens, Vern’s, and the Republik, alongside known international and local acts, such as Arkona and Scythia.
After a two-year hiatus, Red Cain is back on the scene, with orchestration guru William Lancaster and talented multi-instrumentalist Rogan McAndrews joining longtime members and founders Evgeniy Zayarny, Nikita Ryzhenkov, and Samuel Royce in a new, streamlined, and hard-hitting lineup.
Evgeniy Zayarny’s trademark powerful, dark clean vocals and storytelling depth overlay Nikita Ryzhenkov’s meticulous and inventive guitar work, Rogan McAndrews’ groove and intelligent basslines – all backed by Samuel Royce’s thunderous precision behind the drums and William Lancaster’s symphonic brilliance. Red Cain is a rare mix of articulate songwriting with its heavy, groove-filled instrumentals and evocative rich vocals – all creating a memorable and dramatic musical experience. Their debut self-titled EP is due out on November 25th, 2016.
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“Hiraeth” is 6 minutes and 12 seconds of Red Cain’s “intricate storytelling, finessed…guitar sound, and…fluid and dynamic musical style.” With a lot of buzz surrounding the new recording, the local scene is soon going to start seeing this group all over local venues.” – PureGrainAudio
“If you are into heavy, groove-filled instrumentals plus evocative, rich vocals then this is the album for you, this is one of those albums that you listen to over and over again to hear something new and exciting every time. It is a 4 song EP that feels like a full length album.” – Ignite Music Mag
“an eclectic mix of metals sub genres. From progressive, cinematic, symphony along with a touch of Goth. Red Cain have produced a superb CD…They’re a band well worth supporting.” – All About The Rock
“On their debut EP, Red Cain establish themselves, not only as a promising act within their musical category, but one capable of bringing in new ideas to freshen the palate of their genre.” – Musicology