Beginning the next chapter on progressive rock by ditching the plot entirely, Death By Orchestra have emerged from the Midlands to pen one of the most innovative and visionary soundscapes to surface in recent memory. Their debut EP ‘The Stars Aligned And Created A Monster’, released on Vivarepublik, has already gained high commendations from industry stalwart Classic Rock presents: Prog and has added to their already huge underground local following. It’s evocative in its moodiness, striking a delicate balance while unearthing the darker aspects of the human psyche, of love and loss. It’s emotional without being whiny, foreboding without being bleak, poetic without being pretentious. Unwilling and unable to tow the status quo, they’ve shied away from the traditional laborious progressive approach choosing instead to harness their top-notch musicianship and melodies in catchy, accessible songs.
Having previously worked with Pitchshifter alumni Johnny Carter, the band decided to take on the…
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