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Adelaide’s foremost progressive metal act, Dyssidia will release their new EP Of Delight & Despair on Friday November 4. The band will hit the road nationally in support of the release, playing multiple shows with Caligula’s Horse, opening for Chaos Divine in Sydney, and for Sweden titans Katatonia in Adelaide. They will also be appearing at Progfest 2016 in Melbourne.
Dyssidia have crafted a unique sound amongst their peers. Infusing bone-crushing riffs with rich harmonies, soaring vocal melodies with brutal growls, and breathtaking soundscapes with intricate rhythms.
This duality of sonics and their mesmerising stage show has led to them to share the stage with the kings of the global progressive scene, 

including Opeth, Tesseract, Trivium, Between The Buried And Me, The Ocean, Ne Obliviscaris, Beyond Creation, Psycroptic, Be’lakor, Caligula’s Horse, Plini, Voyager, and Klone.

With their previous EP’s, 2013’s Quiet Waters and 2015’s Children Of Aether And Earth, Dyssidia’s musical journey has evolved significantly and brought them to where they are now…on the brink of releasing EP number three. 

Dyssidia’s vocalist Mitch Brackman speaks Of Delight & Despair:
When we wrote our third EP, we had grown stronger as a band. This is hopefully evident in the pieces we have created, building them over time, and refining them.
With a gentle touch, but a powerful grip, each song has a deep sense of space yet is filled with colourful layers, establishing a juxtaposition – referring to the title of the EP.
Hard work and introspection is shown in the musicianship of the four tracks. Love, care and anger influenced a refreshing point of difference, allowing us to serve the sound as best we could.
Of Delight & Despair – Tracklisting:
1. Dead Smoke
2. Dignity
3. An Absolute Severance
4. In A Heartbeat
Recorded at Against The Grain Studios, Adelaide
Produced by Andrew Kite & Dyssidia
Dyssidia are synonymous with blending styles, displaying emotions and showing off some incredible technical prowess.
Make sure you catch them at one of the shows below!


Friday, November 4: The Triffid, Brisbane*
Friday, November 11: Amplifier, Perth*
Saturday, November 12: Fowler’s Live, Adelaide*
Friday, December 2: The Factory Floor, Sydney**
Saturday, December 3: Progfest, Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Friday, December 9: The Gov, Adelaide***

*With Caligula’s Horse
** With Chaos Divine
***With Katatonia
Tickets on sale via
Official Event Link: 

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