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Psycomantium with Datura and Alone Against Rome
Wed, Nov 2
The Slice - Lethbridge


Time: 9:30 p.m.
Cover: none

Psycomantium is a melodic metal band that incorporates elements of thrash and death to create their unique sound. The group was spawned in September 2006, following a chance encounter between Dave Khallil and Arik Wagner at a local Lethbridge A.B music store. Currently the band is preparing to release their self-titled debut album. This independent recording conveys themes of social upheaval and ideological warfare, but also hope for change and world redemption. To promote the upcoming release, Psycomantium will embark on a tour of western Canada and the U.S. during the spring and summer of 2010. Following a number of member changes, the Psycomantium line up was solidified when founding members Dave Khallil (guitar/vocals) and Arik Wagner (guitar) were joined by Dustin Gergel (drums) and Marcel Puurveen (bass) in mid 2009. Although the group has been together in its current form for less than one year, their combined playing experience totals nearly four decades. During their short career, Psycomantium have been continually performing live and have opened for a number of touring acts. Some of the most notable of which include Galey record’s Unexpect, and Anonymus, Cyclone record’s Caveat and Wormbox and most recently Practical Art record’s Woods of Ypres. With the vital combination of talent, persistence and uncompromising musical vision, Psycomantium are poised to ascend the metal ranks and sit among the heroes who they have drawn inspiration.



Datura; The West Kootenay's blackened/death-blast/melodic/chakra-churning/soul-searing/piledriving/groove metal band, formed in 2002 in the small town of Riondel, British Columbia, on the east shore of Kootenay Lake

The founding members, Evan Arnott (Guitar), Levi Sheppard (Guitar) and Kyle Sheppard (Drums), began by covering a vast repertoire in the likes of Cannibal Corpse, Deicide, Slayer, Death, and even Opeth

They quickly progressed to writing and in 2006 recruited long time friend a fellow musician Joey Orton to play bass. Later that same year they would add vocalist Mike Gemzik (Beijing Tank, Homeless Yellow) to complete the line-up for the first time. Joey left after a short stint of gigging with the band, and Mike decided to leave the band and persue his side project Homeless Yellow at his home in Australia, after recording only a couple of tracks for the band

The band is currently a full unit, working hard in the studio, and touring Western Canada in Spring 2009 with new found members Adam Tschritter (Bass Guitar) and Sean Folk (Vocals)


Alone Against Rome

2009 B.C. - Alone Against Rome was swept together by the winds of creation and manifested by the breath of the Gods of Metal. Brenticus "Velox Manus" Gallant and Etienne "Crepido Decimator" Girard joined forces with Kyle "Accelero Attero" Sheppard and Geoff "Vox Validus" Ross to carry forth their pre-ordained destiny to decimate the ear pussies of the barbaric sub-human pop culture that has been allowed to run rampant, unchecked...until now..... .. 2008 B.C. - Reinforcements were recruited as Evan "Sonitus Veneficus" Arnott joined the battle...forever tipping the scales in the favor of all that is metal... .. 2010 C.E. - After over four thousand arduous years of battle preparation and armed with an obsidian-sharp recording, Alone Against Rome is ready to conquor Rome and level everything else in its path....."Thrash unto others, as others would thrash unto ye.".


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