Detroit-based Imminent Sonic Destruction unleashes their unique blend of progressive super metal for an unforgettable CD release party.
01-Sep-2016: The Loving Touch in Ferndale, Michigan, hosted a night of super metal in support of Imminent Sonic Destruction and the release of their second album, Triumphia, a concept album released via Luxor records. Performing bands included The Eight Passenger, Entransient, and Detroit locals, Dead in 5.
Dead in 5 played a set of old and new as they showed their support for close friends and local favorites, ISD. Dead in 5 frontman Robert Libres’ robust vocals shook the walls as the band delivered six spicy new tracks from their upcoming album, Death Machine, due out in early November of this year.
Their crunchy riffs, intricate bass lines, and a thundering backbeat transformed the crowd into a fist-pumping frenzy. Dead in 5 frontman Libres lived up to the description of “outlaw rocker” by jumping into a surprised audience for some impromptu moshing.
Dead in 5 will be playing with Anthrax at Ground Zero of Traverse City, 9-11-2016. If you have not seen these guys, this would be the show to catch. Dead in 5 is Libres with Brent Hall (guitar), Peder Seglund (guitar), Dana Forrester (bass), and James Trunko (drums).
Next up, headliner Imminent Sonic Destruction, took the stage with their unique blend of symphonic power metal that is sure to excite the metal purist as well as the advanced musician. The five-piece band formed in 2008 is celebrating the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2012 album, Recurring Themes.
The band played a seven-song set from their new album full of fast moving riffs, unexpected change ups, and the incredible drumming by Pat DeLeon. The energy continued to build as the band ripped through “The Fog,” “Sleepless,” “The Lake of Fire.”
ISD led fans to the “Arborous Calm,” a 22 minute, musical adventure that had the house mesmerized. Visually stunning, they hypnotized their audience with an incredible light show, creating a big rock concert experience, in a smaller, personal venue.
Bass player Bryan Paxton surprised front row concert goers with his hair gymnastics, while frontman Tony Picollo lead this metal symphony, appropriately dressed in his iconic yellow sweater vest and a Bob Evans (Midwest restaurant chain) name tag.
Imminent Sonic Destruction comes as a highly recommended concert experience that will leave you with a metal memory that you will replay for years.
ISD is Tony Piccoli (guitar and vocals), Scott Thompson (guitar and vocals), Pete Hopersberger (keyboards/vocals), Bryan Paxton (bass), and Pat DeLeon (drums).
The 8th Passenger