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New Demo and "Studio" Update

Greetings, Cryptonians!

Those of you that have seen any of our live shows since the release of WTTD have noticed that almost half (if not more) of our set is made up of songs that aren't on our album. For our out of market fans, you don't even have a clue we have new shit. This is frustrating for all parties involved, so we're putting an end to that now!

We've started the first stages of self recording our next demo, which will have five songs, including two songs no one has ever heard.

There are going to be slight drawbacks, like a little set back in quality and the use of a drum machine since we don't have a full drummer. However, we'll be giving the demo away for free, as well as let you download all the songs! We're not paying anything for this, so why should you?

I am beyond stoked to get this out, and believe me, we wouldn't put out anything subpar or half ass. The new shit blows WTTD to bits, in true metal fashion. Stay tuned for updates from our "studio" at Casa de Cryptic, pictures, stories and even audio clips as they unfold!

We'll see you fuckers soon! -Garcia

New music video, shows and other shit.

What up, fuckers!

If you haven't seen by now, we've got a killer new video on the page that is just dying to be seen. We're extremely proud of how it came out, and want to thank our friends Ben and Dillon for getting it together, as well as everyone that was involved!

A lot of shit has been happening our way the past week. Shows are starting to be set up for the summer. So far, we're hitting Nashville and West Virginia, with hopefully a stop in the Mid-Atlantic region as well. If you have any places you want us to play, drop us a line or shout to us a venue we can check out.

Also in the works is a small, 4 or 5 song mini album we are going to record to get you guys some new tunes. (Didn't we JUST release a fucking album?) Those of you faithful CR fans (we have those?) have heard a few of the songs we play that aren't on WTTD, but there are still more. And for you unfortunate bastards that are out of our playing circle, you haven't even heard those!

Our goal is to get that out within the next couple of months because these couple of songs will make Towers seem like a smoldering pile of caca.

We'll let you know what unfolds, and what you can expect as the summer gets closer. Until then, cheers!

-J Garcia

WTTD Release Date, Track Listing, and Artwork Revealed!!!!

Cryptic Reality will be releasing their long overdue debut album, "When the Towers Decay" on Tuesday, February 15th, 2011.

The members have been working for almost a year to get this album out to the public, but have been plagued by line up changes, hiatuses, and over all bad luck. But finally, through hard work, determination, and a shit ton of teeth grinding, they are able to make their first step into dominating the metal world.

Artwork for the album, designed by the bands own Dalton Rowe, depicts an ominous towers in the middle of a dystopian landscape, complimenting the imagery woven by the title track.

Tracks include a mix of some new songs, as well as previously recorded songs ranging from the inception of the band years ago:

1. Cryptic Reality 2. Worlds Apart 3. Beyond the Waters 4. Servitude 5. Prophets Never Die 6. Checkmate 7. Interlocked 8. Mirror on the Wall 9. When the Towers Decay

Also with the news, the band has released another track from the album with "Checkmate," a track which dates all the way back to the early years of the band.

Keep checking back for further tracks to be shared closer to the album's release, and be sure to pick up "When the Towers Decay" on Tuesday, February 15!!!


Cryptic Reality is preparing for their first full length album titled "When The Towers Decay" (which is scheduled for a Fall 2010 release) by unveiling the title track on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010.

The single will give fans a great insight to the sound of the album, and the quality of the tracks the band has been working for over 3 years to perfect. After battles of line-up changes and various hiatuses, the band is proud to finally have a concrete release to share with the fans that have been supporting them through this rocky journey.

The singe "When The Towers Decay" will be available through MySpace, ReverbNation, iTunes, and various other music distribution sites on Tuesday, August 3rd.