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Fall OF The Albatross / Press

“On their new ENTANGLEMENT EP, the band from Queens, NYC proves themselves a worthy player in a genre that defies standard classification, one the band themselves have dubbed 'Progtechjazzmacore'. Like BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME and CANDIRIA before them, FOTA manage to seamlessly walk the fine line between beauty and chaos, but they bring something else to the table that few (if any) bands in this realm can claim to hold... soul. As if genetically engineered in a lab from DNA extracted from all the aforementioned bands along with that of GLASSJAW, DEFTONES, INFECTIOUS GROOVES, and PARLIMENT FUNKADELIC, FALL OF THE ALBATROSS is a band not to be missed for those who crave calculated insanity.”

“On 'Entanglement' the band dances on a fine line between beauty and chaos delivering both dissonant and melodic offerings that never really allow your ears to settle in to any preconceived comfort zone. Think Dillinger Escape Plan meets Fishbone meets Earth Wind & Fire. (I kid you not.) The battle between beauty and chaos is fought throughout these six songs of complete genius. The bands prodigious musicianship and jazzy stylings are countered with Ray Hodge incredibly diverse and wide ranging voice. (Listen as he moves from soulful and melodic to chaotic and sweepingly low almost effortlessly.) His vocal range paired with the bands amazing musical range form to make this an epic release and a launching pad for future excellence and boundless success.”

“With a combination of traditional metal elements, jazz interludes, and a hint of Latin flavor, Fall of the Albatross (or "FOTA" as their fans affectionately have nicknamed them) has created something special in a genre that has become all too obsessed with a heavy, gloomy, dooms day-ish hue, often the choice litmus test for "real metal".”