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Arcadea was born when drummer-vocalist Brann Dailor (Mastodon) teamed up with upside-down guitarist & keyboardist Core Atoms(Zruda) to create a synth-laden progressive, heavy psych band. Adding guitarist Raheem Amlani (Withered) on synth, the three recorded their visionary,10 song synth odyssey at Orange Peel Studios in Atlanta, GA. The self-titled debut record will see its release via Relapse Records this June.

Unlike their other bands, Arcadea uses only keyboards in a unique blend of crushing, organic drums and psychedelic synthesizers. The music is at once electronic but not electronica, synthetic but not processed, heavy but not metal.

The album envisions a future 5 billion years from now, where the impending collision of galaxies creates a new order of planets. Where cold, distant moons pledge alliance to new suns and expanding gas giants implode into black holes. Ancient drones, forever adrift, record toxic tales of love between dying stars. Where lifeforms in suspended animation, dream among the ice rings of Saturn and cosmic war wages among gods and planets. It is in this universe that Arcadea reign supreme as the last surviving space wizards since the final extinction.

Follow Arcadea: Official Band Website / Facebook

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  • ARCADEA Invites Fans To Join The Galactic Battle With New Video Game Photo Credit: Jenny Bishop Cosmic synth/psych collective Arcadea is calling on fans to join their galactic battle in a new video game launched today by the band at their site http://www.arcadearocks.com/. In the game, fans can play as their favorite space warrior, Brann Dailor (Mastodon), Core Atoms (Zruda) and Raheem Amlani (Withered), and jump past the cosmic green hands ...
  • ARCADEA’s (Featuring Members of Mastodon, Withered, Zruda) Self-Titled, Debut Album OUT NOW arcadea_1500 Photo: Jenny Bishop Cosmic synth/psych collective Arcadea has landed on Earth, bringing with them tales of galactic travels and space battles as chronicled on their new, self-titled album, that’s out today on Relapse Records. Followers of the visionary group can purchase and stream the record now at the links below. Available Now: Relapse.com: http://bit.ly/Arcadea Bandcamp: http://arcadea.bandcamp.com Apple Music/iTunes: http://geni.us/ArcadeaiT Spotify: http://bit.ly/ArcadeaSpotify Amazon.com: ...
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