'Thrones', the debut album by Chicago's ALAYA, out March 17th on BASICK.
Amazon CD: http://georiot.co/alayathronesamcd
Amazon Digital: http://georiot.co/alayathronesamdig
"Once in a blue moon a band comes along that defies description and hits the spot so hard that you're left breathless and bewildered... ALAYA are all that and more. They're progressive, wildly inventive and authentically epic, but they also have an air of otherworldly magic about them. This is how you combine melody and complexity with results that put goosebumps on your goosebumps. This is how you push metal into the future. Alaya are bringing the next level of crushing, intricate and thrillingly soulful metal fusion. Transcendental, triumphant, utterly fucking mind-blowing. The game just changed forever." - Dom Lawson, Metal Hammer
"Thrones is a particularly impressive album. The hybrid of the technical and accessible could ultimately prove to be something of a gateway into this teeming sub-genre for those previously put off by almost impenetrably dense and awkward riffery." 87% - The Monolith
"ALAYA is quite a major success, showing that music can still be alive, fresh, intelligent and original. A very strong contender for the album of the year throne in the year still so young." 9.5/10 - Powermetal.de
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