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Interview: All-bass band Extinction Level Event talk about their low end theory

Posted by on April 10, 2015

Extinction Level Event is a progressive metal band based out of Winston-Salem, NC. They have been making headlines for their unorthodox approach to utilizing three bassists and zero guitarists in one band. Their debut EP The Catalyst comes out on May 5th. Where exactly did the idea to form an all bass guitar band come […]

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All-bass band Extinction Level Event introduce a djent alternative

Posted by on January 21, 2015

Remember Extinction Level Event? They’re the North Carolina band that has three bassists, and released a video with a bunch of fish in it. While their sound is somewhat akin to Meshuggah, there’s a bit of a djent sound to their highly syncopated brand of metal. But don’t say that to them – they’ve ushered […]

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Metal Insider’s top 5: bands with extra musicians

Posted by on November 17, 2014

When you think of your classic band lineup, it’s usually a four-piece, maybe a five piece. Generally one or two guitars, a bassist, a drummer and a singer. Sure, sometimes a little something extra gets in the mix, like a keyboard player, DJ or another vocalist. but for the most part, that’s pretty much the […]

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Extinction Level crank up the bass with Entropy video

Posted by on November 5, 2014

The pretty awful earworm “All About That Bass”by Meghan Trainor has been the #1 song in America for nearly two months. But as we mentioned a few weeks ago, North Carolina’s Extinction Level Event really are all about the bass – the band has a drummer and three bassists. They’ve made a video for the […]

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All bass band Extinction Level Event release new single

Posted by on October 23, 2014

A few days ago, the metal blogosphere wrote about Extinction Level Event, a band that’s decided to ditch the guitars, and instead has three five string bassists along with drums and vocals. The band’s only song at the time, “Destroyer,” got plenty of ink, with it’s Meshuggah-like grooves. It’s only been five days since they […]

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