Showcasing some absolutely stunning fretboard wizardry, Montreal, QC’s instrumental progressive metal duo, Vicarious Reality, have just unveiled a guitar playthrough video for their brand new single, “At One’s Expense”. The independent two-piece consists of guitarist Jonathan Minkovitch and drummer Colin MacAndrew and inject their metal with touches of jazz and djent. End result = awesome!

In this very well shot playthrough clip, Minkovitch shows off his technical prowess which, if you’ll be so brave as to agree with us, is freaking dope. With a new EP in the works, this song should tide over fans for the next little while. Stay tuned to the group’s Bandcamp page for the single, plus new music.

Comment on the song, Jon noted: “This song showcases various influences of mine, such as 7-string riffing in the vein of Monuments, early Intervals, clean tapping a la Animals As Leaders and big choruses throughout the song. It’s all instrumental, so the rest is up to the listener’s imagination.”


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