The Skinny: Byzantine has taken its monstrous sound to new heights with To Release Is To Resolve and now you can stream the album from the progressive thrash titans in its entirety prior to its April 7 release via CEN/RED Distribution. Listen below!

To Release Is To Resolve finds Byzantine picking up where they left off with 2013’’s self-titled comeback album, which garnered multiple “Album of the Year” awards and solidified the band’s cult status amongst metal-heads. Front-man Chris “OJ” Ojeda and drummer Matt Wolfe reunited with Jay Hannon to handle engineering and mixing duties for album no. 5, also marking bassist Sean Sydnor and guitarist Brian Henderson’s debut recording with Byzantine.

Tour Dates:

04/04 – Huntington, WV – The Vclub
04/17 – Beckley, WV – Muncheez Bar & Grill
04/18 – Parkersburg, WV – Sixpence Pub & Eatery


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