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I am a
Style of Prog
Progressive Metal
Amidst the tireless and mountainous landscapes of Lebanon, ANURYZM started out in ‘03 as a group of college friends trying to branch out of their extreme metal music roots to play more commercially-viable tunes for fun. By the end of ‘04, ANURYZM had already established a set list of originals, played a couple of local festivals, and begun the pre-production process of its first demo. The band hit a road bump when founder and lead guitarist John decided to move overseas, but he remained enthusiastic about returning to the band at home. Until one day in November ’05, the news of rhythm guitarist Bernard’s passing in November ’05 due to complications with his illness hit the band very hard and had put ANURYZM into an immediate standstill.
In ‘07, John moved to Canada and revived ANURYZM with an improved repertoire. After playing several shows across Toronto and making progress at finalizing the album, the band hit another road bump in ’09 with John needing to move back to his childhood city of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It seemed like all hope was gone until John and renowned drummer Martin Lopez (Soen, Opeth, Amon Amarth) got in touch and agreed to work together on ANURYZM's debut album. 
In spring ‘10, John was back in the U.A.E. in a hunt for new band members as Martin was preparing to record the drums for the album in Sweden. John immediately joined forces with his old high-school band mate and rock vocalist Nadeem Bibby. Together, they sought the assistance of jazz bassist Rami Lakkis and guest synth player Uri Dijk (Textures, Ethereal) to complete the line-up before entering MNK studios. The long-awaited debut album ‘Worm’s Eye View’ was completed in autumn ’11 with Miltiadis Kyvernitis taking charge at co-producing, mixing, and mastering. Miltiadis then joined the line-up as a touring guitarist shortly after the band saw the additions of progressive drummer Imad Dahleh and synth player Jay Jahed to the squad. As the debut album continues to send shock waves of awe and appreciation across the world, ANURYZM promises to deliver a dose of high quality seasoned progressive metal music and exhilarating live appearances.
Influences or Favorite Bands
Megadeth, Symphony X, Pantera, Testament, Opeth, Dream Theater, Porcupine Tree, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Ihsahn, Emperor, Katatonia
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At 9:24pm on June 11, 2012, Len Rice said…

ANURYZM, Thanks for accepting my Power of Prog invite! It means a lot that you’re interested in my music, too. I’m trying to spread it worldwide hoping it’ll be enjoyed indefinitely. I have no cd, but my songs are Free Downloads (256Kbps) at www.ReverbNation.com/LenRice . Share with friends! Thanks Again, Len

p.s.  I checked out the tunes on ReverbNation ...HEAVY-duty, man!

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