The Algorithm is gearing up to release a new single titled 'Tr0jans', which will include new versions of 'Isometry' and 'Antikythera Mechanism' as well as a new song, in early 2012. Skyharbor will release their debut album 'Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos' around the same time. The album was announced to be delayed earlier, but no reason was given at that point. It will feature guest appearances by Daniel Tompkins (ex-TesseracT), Marty Friedman (ex-Megadeth), Vishal J. Singh (Amogh Symphony) and Sunneith Revankar(Bhayanak Maut).
UPDATE:The Algorithm has also released a new version of the track 'Isometry', which is available for streaming and for free download from his SoundCloud page. Listen below.
Tosin Abasi of Animals As Leaders announced "Thanks to Sumerian Records for putting this show on...We haven’t signed with Sumerian yet." This slip of the tongue seems to indicate that a deal with Sumerian Records is imminent. In addition, they recently signed T.R.A.M., a new band featuring Tosin Abasi on guitars. Animals as Leaders were previously signed to Prosthetic Records and have released only one album through them.
Periphery have signed a record deal with Roadrunner Records Australia, for the distribution of their upcoming self-titled debut album. The album will be released in Australia and New Zealand on April 16th. This is 4 days earlier than in North America, where the album will be available on April 20th from Sumerian Records. A video of the signing is available, watch it below.
In a video interview with hardtimes.ca, the band had already indicated that the album will be distributed by Roadrunner Records worldwide. In Europe, it will probably be released in May.
It was also announced today that Paul has plans to form a live band, as reported here.
UPDATE: The Basick Records website seems to indicate that Chimp Spanner will be performing with his live band (which features members of Fellsilent) throughout the UK and Europe, including a date at Euroblast Festival in Cologne, Germany in October this year. This is the first lineup announcement to be made about the festival. got-djent.com is cooperating with the organisers for this edition, because it will feature a 'djent' lineup.