Allegaeon Cover Yes’ “Roundabout”

Allegaeon have released a cover of Yes’ “Roundabout.” You can stream that and check out a behind the scenes video below:

Riley McShane commented:

“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.”

Allegaeon Postpone Spring Tour With Fallujah, Entheos, & Etherius

Allegaeon have postponed their spring tour with Fallujah, Entheos, and Etherius due to the coronavirus pandemic. The band commented:

“In light of recent announcements made by the CDC, we are left with no other choice but to postpone The Terrestrial Takeover Tour. We apologize to everyone who was looking forward to seeing us and our friends in Fallujah, Entheos, and Etherius. We are actively working on ways to fill the void left behind by this postponement and will update everyone as soon as we can organize an event that our fans & friends can take part in from a safer space. Take care of yourselves and stay tuned.”

Allegaeon Announce Spring Tour With Fallujah, Entheos, & Etherius

Allegaeon have announced a spring headlining tour. The band will also be joined by special guests Fallujah, Entheos, and Etherius.

Tour Dates:

04/09 Denver, CO – Marquis Theater
04/10 Des Moines, IA – Lefty’s Live Music
04/11 Iowa City, IA – Gabes
04/12 Chicago, IL – Reggies
04/13 Detroit, MI – Sanctuary
04/14 Lakewood, OH – Phanyasy Concert Club
04/15 Clifton, NJ – Dingbatz
04/16 Providence, RI – Alchemy
04/17 Brooklyn, NY – The Kingsland
04/18 Philadelphia, PA – Voltage Lounge
04/19 Asheville, NC – The Mothlight
04/21 Ft. Worth, TX – Tomcasts West
04/22 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live!
04/23 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
04/24 Mesa, AZ – Club Red
04/25 Las Vegas, NV – Dive Bar
04/26 West Hollywood, CA – Whisky A Go Go
04/27 Oakland, CA – Metro Opera House
04/28 Portland, OR – Star Lounge
04/29 Seattle, WA – Club Sur

Allegaeon Announce Fall Tour With Inferi & Paladin

Allegaeon have announced a fall headlining tour. Inferi and Paladin will serve as support.

Tour Dates:

10/15 Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
10/17 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
10/18 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
10/19 Spokane, WA – The Pin
10/21 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
10/22 Los Angeles, CA – Hi Hat
10/23 Mesa AZ – Club Red
10/25 Oklahoma City, OK – 89th St. Collective
10/26 Houston, TX – Satellite Bar
10/28 Orlando, FL – The Haven
10/29 Atlanta, GA – 529
10/31 Philadelphia, PA – Milkboy
11/01 Brooklyn, NY – Gold Sounds
11/02 Rochester, NY – Montage Music Hall
11/03 Pittsburgh, PA – Crafthouse
11/04 Minneapolis, MN – The Varsity
11/05 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room

Allegaeon Announce July Dates With Exmortus & Reaping Asmodeia

Allegaeon have announced some July shows with Exmortus and Reaping Asmodeia. Here’s the dates:

07/06 Denver, CO – Herman’s Hideaway
07/07 El Paso, TX – Rockhouse Bar & Grill
07/09 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill
07/10 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
07/13 Lafayette, IN – North End Pub
07/14 Chicago, IL – Reggies

Allegaeon Premiere New Video For “Colors Of The Currents” Feat. Christina Sandsengen

Allegaeon have premiered a new video for their song “Colors Of The Currents.” This track features Christina Sandsengen and it appears on the band’s latest album “Apoptosis.“

Guitarist Greg Burgess commented:

“As long-time fans know, I love putting classical guitar tracks on Allegaeon records. The reason is twofold: first I want to give the listeners a chance to catch their breath. Ear fatigue when listening to extreme music is an unfortunate side effect. Secondly is to promote the instrument itself, and my love of classical music.

The “Colors of the Currents” is my first foray into duet composition. Its conception was the result of being recognized by the classical community for my work in Allegaeon. This was both shocking and humbling for me. Having works played alongside the likes of Bach at doctoral recitals seemed like goals from a life I thought I left behind when I decided to devote my life to Allegaeon.

For the “Colors of the Currents,” I had the honor of performing with the venerable Christina Sandsengen from Oslo, Norway. Her album “Shades and Contrasts” caught my attention while on the US leg of our tour with Ne Obliviscaris. Her interpretations, use of dynamics and colors, are all laudable, and what I strive to achieve in my own playing. They are heartfelt, moving, and quite frankly an amazing example of the emotional range of the instrument.

The piece itself was composed knowing that it would be paired with “Tsunami and Submergence.” I wanted to capture the feeling of water moving around the listener. As currents in real life ebb and flow so does the intensity of the piece. The idea to separate the tracks “Tsunami and Submergence” from the “Colors of the Currents” was made right before we went into the studio, for ease of the listener to navigate where they wish on the album.”