Free-form metal from Rome, Italy.
Origin: Rome (Italy)
Line-up: Agravain (vocals, guitars, programming), Lala Gabarth (bass, vocals, synths), Gygon (live drummer)
Bio: in 2009 vocalist/guitarist/programmer Agravain began arranging a bunch of riffs and ideas into a hybrid sound which blended thrash metal, progressive metal electronic music. Thinking this would mark start of something new, he went ahead and recorded 4 songs. He called this project 'Second Brain' because that was the name he used to refer to his laptop, where most of his music was created. In 2010 he met bassist/vocalist Lala Gabarth (a former cellist and a classical choir singer). The duo went on to record a highly experimental 4-track demo EP, titled "Into the Circle", an attempt at combining metal riffs with brooding atmospheres, industrial metal sounds and tribal (!) beats. Realising that the end result was a little disjointed, Agravain began focusing on shorter, more guitar-driven songs. Writing and producing them proved to be a tough task. In 2011, Gabarth relocated for a whole year to Argentina for work. Once there, she found time to arrange Second Brain's first and only live show ever at La Castonera club in Buenos Aires supporting Auvernia. Hugo Varela played as a stand-in drummer for the occasion, with Agravain flying all the way from Italy. With Gabarth back in Italy in 2012, the duo began demoing material for their first full-length album, aided by session drummer Gygon. In 2013 the band had 8 songs ready. Recordings for their debut album began in April and ended in November 2013. The album was mixed by Bob Davodian of Transcending Music Audio, New York. Titled "Synthesis", it creates a much more focused "synthesis" of Second Brain's broad range of influences. "Synthesis" will be out on April 28. After that, the band will start arranging live shows with a view to making their "second" live debut later this year.
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