Press Release - Breaking News:
Canadian prog power specialists DRAKARIUM have released three Live Video clips from their performance at Toronto Power Metal Fest 2016 on August 12th, which can be viewed down below. The band released their self-titled debut EP ‘DrakariuM’ through Maple Metal Records last November.
Hailing from Saguenay, Quebec, Drakarium are a quintet formed in 2004. The founding members of the band are vocalist/guitar player Jipi Brassard, keyboardist Pio Vigneault, and drummer Alexandre L. Martin. New members, lead guitarist Guillaume Duchesne, and Phil Brassard (no relation to Jipi) round out the line-up that performed on the EP.
‘DrakariuM’ was produced by Guillaume Duchesne and the band, in Saguenay, QC. The album cover art was created by Dee Artwork of Indonesia. The main five compositions on the EP were inspired by the Japanese five elements of philosophy (arranged in this order on the EP) Fire – “Naine Blanche”, Void – “Néant”, Earth – “Fleur de Lys”, Water – “L'épave”, and Wind – “Ecclésia”.
Three Live Video clips are streaming below:
Révolution / L'épave:
The band will be playing select shows this Fall in the province of Quebec, in support of their EP, with the dates and locations to be announced.
DRAKARIUM is: Jipi Brassard – Vocals & Guitar Guillaume Duchesne – Lead guitar Pio Vigneault – Keyboards, vocals Phil Brassard - Bass Alexandre L. Martin – Drums
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