Level 2 is a video-game developed alongside Last Chance to Reason's new album of the same name. It features a blend of retro-platforming and on-rails arcade shooting, with events synchronized to the music. Each level is a song from the album!
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE:
Maine's progressive-metalers, LAST CHANCE TO REASON's Prosthetic Records' debut, "Level 2," is out today! To commemorate the release, the band has posted the downloadable demo version of the companion video game, also titled, "Level 2." Go to the band's official blog site, Lastchancetoreason.wordpress.com to get instructions and download the first stage! The game was developed by the band, designed by Evan Sammons and noted indie video game developer Tom Vine, who also programmed the game and features artwork from pixel artist Francis Coulombe.
"Level 2," the album, can be ordered on its own, or with an exclusive shirt, at PROSTHETIC's official webstore: HYPERLINK "http://store.prostheticrecords.com/index.php/bands/last-chance-to-reason" Store.prostheticrecords.com .
The band is currently on a tour that will end Saturday at New England Metal and Hardcore Fest on Sunday. Look for more dates to be announced shortly.
4/12 Sandusky, OH - The Underground
4/13 Trenton, NJ - Championship Bar and Grill
4/14 Brookfield, CT - The Room
4/16 Worcester, MA- The Palladium, NE Metal and Hardcore Fest
LAST CHANCE TO REASON teamed up with producer Jamie King (Between the Buried and Me) to create a modern take on the classic progressive concept album. Drawing influence from the 70's prog of King Crimson and Yes, composers Steve Reich and Schoenberg as well as prog-metal masters Opeth, Dream Theater and Cynic, LCTR's "Level 2" takes the band in awe-inspiring new directions.
Set in a Tron-like virtual world, the album's concept revolves around the relationship between man and technology, our move from physical reality to virtual spaces and what these changes mean to our lives and our art. The lyrics are expressed from the point of view of an artificial intelligence facing the violent reality of a videogame world.
Since forming in 2005, LAST CHANCE TO REASON has shared the stage with Born of Osiris, Genghis Tron, Periphery, The Red Chord, Daath, Through The Eyes Of The Dead, Unearth and many more.
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