Veil Of Maya

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Members

  • Lukas Magyar - Vocals
  • Mark Okubo - Guitar
  • Danny Hauser - Bass
  • Sam Applebaum - Drums

Veil of Maya is an American Progressive and Death Metal band out of Illinois, named after the metaphor of the veil of maya from the mythology of the indian goddess Maya.

Comprising Brandon Butler (vocals), Mark Okubo (guitar), Matthew Pantelis (bass) and Sam Applebaum (drums), they are currently signed to Sumerian records and have released three albums thus far: All Things Set Aside (2006), The Common Man's Collapse (2008), [id] (2010) and their most recent release Eclipse (2012).

Releases

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Title Type Ratingsort icon Label Release date
Matriarch Full-length
7.2
Sumerian Records May 12, 2015
All Things Set Aside Full-length
7.8
Self-released November 6, 2006
Eclipse Full-length
8.37736
Sumerian Records February 28, 2012
The Common Man's Collapse Full-length
8.83333
Sumerian Records April 1, 2008
[id] Full-length
9.16667
Sumerian Records April 6, 2010
False Idol Full-length
10
Sumerian Records October 20, 2017

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Comments

One of the first bands that comes to mind when I think of modern metal. Veil's music will remain with me forever, of that much I am certain. Also, Chi-town metal. Representing my birthplace fuckin hard. So much love.

Is it confirmed that they're named after the Cynic song 'cos I read somewhere that Cynic and Veil of Maya were both inspired by the same book and that's where the name came from.

I think I read that they aren't. the 'veil of maya' is a concept from hinduism or buddhism or something.

Veil of Maya is a poem by George William Russell. Both Cynic and Veil of Maya draws inspiration from him. Btw, nice band recommendation system!!!!`

Genius band!

i hate these guys. all they have is just bowduh buh buh buh bowduh we de doo de dee do da. x). but seriously these guys are awesome

My favourite band at the moment! Love that playing their songs on guitar is actually more of a physical workout than just jamming along haha!

Next Tuesday I am seeing these guys! SO stoked! Shock

best metal band EVER!!!!! when i first listened to eclipse, i listened to it over and over, i could not get enough. "punisher", and "winter is coming soon" are the 2 best songs on the album.

why aren't these guys gonna be at summer slaughter this year???

1000th fan #turnup

*The Veils of Maya by George William Russell

New found respect for this band after the crispy performance they put on last night. Brandon Butler was spectacular- easily one of the best metal vocal performances I've seen for quite some time. Oh, and it didn't hurt that Vildhjarta just happened to be one of the openers Laughing out loud KInda put me in a GREAT mood.........

Does anyone know where i could get a instrumental version of 'Mowgli' off of VoM - ID? I have searched all over, no results. Anyone had luck separating vocal track from a song and turning it down?

ur my best djent band, heavy and intense music with nice atmospherics and screaming.
best song subject zero

Not sure why matriarch only got three stars. I think this is an incredible album.

Today I discovered my LOVE for this band.

These guys are FUCKING AWESOME. They have defined the djent genre, alongside Born of Osiris, Periphery, After the Burial, Circle of Contempts, and Volumes. If it weren't for these guys, there really wouldn't have been lots of djent to go around.

Loved these guys for a while. Hoping the next release has more 'old school' VoM, but I'm not completely opposed to the new style.