Cinematic prog metallers Opensight are proud to reveal the fruits of their work, their latest EP Ulterior Motives, over on the fantastic site Bloody-Disgusting.
The site commented: “Look, I love me some prog rock and metal. From the blistering technical showstoppers to the artistic “paintings turned into songs”, I’m into it. Opensight have set themselves apart by using their alt-metal basis and fusing it with dashes of funk, classy elegance, and exhilarating cinematic sweeps, resulting in something unique and absolutely delightful.”
The band added: “We feel great about being able to throw things we love into the music: Spy themes, surf rock guitars, 8-bit sounds, Giallo-esque touches and so on. Having that freedom turns the whole thing into something fun. Doing the artwork as a ‘Murder Mystery’ film style and creating teaser videos that emulate opening credits of vintage crime films or old thrillers. Putting all the work in is worth it.”
Listen to the EP in full here: http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3358848/opensight-ulterior-motives-ep-stream-exclusive
Preorders are available now via Bandcamp here:https://opensight.bandcamp.com/album/ulterior-motives
The band are confirmed to play the following shows:
4th Sept – The Black Heart, Camden, London [w/ Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster & Sumer]
26th Sept – The Unicorn, Camden, London [w/ Jackknife Seizure, Wychhound & Bearfist]
Originally starting the band in Colombia, Ivan (Guitars/Vocals) moved to the UK to progress his vision of Opensight. Joining with Gen (guitars), Danni (bass) and finally Redd (drums) the combined styles formed the sound of the present day Opensight. With influences from across musical genres, what started life as a prog metal focused band has evolved into a more dynamic concept, combining the energy of metal, the sophistication of progressive rock and the dramatic edge of film music.
Over the past two years, Opensight have enjoyed playing many great shows including Chaos Theory Music’s ‘The Facemelter’ and the ‘Road To Bloodstock Metal To The Masses 2014’, where the band went through to the semifinals. The band have also shared the stage with great bands like Sumer, Darkeye and Jackknife Seizure. Recently, the signature cinematic sound has been further explored with the recording of new material for a new 5 song recording entitled Ulterior Motives, and some forthcoming extra features to be released soon. Praise has flooded in from Rolling Stone India, Zware Metalen and Worship Metal.