THE KENNEDY VEIL Announce Headlining Shows In California

Technical death metal band The Kennedy Veil have announced a three-show run in California for the end of January. Equipoise and Flub are set to support. The dates are as follows: 1.24.2020 | Orangevale, CA – The Boardwalk 1.25.2020 | Lakewood, CA – Regal Inn 1.26.2020 | Santa Rosa, CA – The Arlene Francis Center  


BEYOND CREATION Announce Canadian Headlining Dates

Technical death metal band Beyond Creation have announced a weekend of headlining dates in Canada next month. Equipoise, Exist, and Wormhole are set to support. Dates are as follows: Nov. 15th – Saint John, NB @ Panic Room Nov. 16th – Moncton, NB @ The Caveau Nov 17th – Halifax, NS @ The Seahorse. Beyond Creation are currently touring in support of their most recent studio album “Algorythm”, which was released last year via Season of Mist.  


EQUIPOISE Guitarist Phil Tougas Amicably Leaves Band

Equipoise guitarist Phil Tougas (First Fragment, Chthe’ilist) has departed the band. The split was amicable between both parties. While a reason isn’t explicitly given in the band’s statement, it appears to be because of Tougas’ workload in other projects not allowing him time to continue with Equipoise. The full statement of the band reads: “Well, it’s public now, but unfortunately (and amicably so), Phil is no longer in Equipoise. Phil is one of the busiest and hardest working fellas in […]



MPM: We took moment to speak with Canada’s own Phil Tougas about his projects, musical inspirations and so much more. Please introduce yourself and what you do PT: I handle vocals/guitars in Chthe’ilist & Atramentus and guitars in Eternity’s End, Funebrarum, First Fragment, Serocs, Cosmic Atrophy & Equipoise. I also played in Zealotry, Vengeful & Brought By Pain amongst others. I made my “official” entry into the metal scene in 2008 and I have played guitar/vocals on over 32 different […]


EQUIPOISE – Demiurgus

Technical/progressive death metal band Equipoise are a band that I have been anxiously waiting for a new album after three years since they first dropped their EP in 2013 titled Birthing Homunculi. Now being signed to The Artisan Era, Demiurgus is a concept album about a iconic Anime franchise known as Fullmetal Alchemist. Music wise, this is the finest piece of technical and progressive death metal records you’ll hear from 2019. It has a lot of craftsmanship, technical skill play, […]