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DEFECTO - Excluded

Genre: Progressive Metal, Power Metal, Modern Metal, Melodic Metal
Release Dates: April 29, 2016 (exclusively and directly via Power Prog), May 20, 2016 (worldwide)
Sales Territory: Worldwide
Available as Audio-CD, Download Card, Digital Download & Stream
DEFECTO on the web:
POWER PROG has the honor to announce the signing of one of the
greatest hopes when it comes to Scandinavian progressive metal,
stunning Danish quartet DEFECTO. The first common goal is the
release of their first longplayer "Excluded" at April 29, 2016 as Audio-
CD, download card, as digital download and as stream exclusively via
POWER PROG's direct sales channels. The official worldwide release
follows at May 20, 2016

DEFECTO is an aspiring Danish metal band hailing from the outskirts
of Copenhagen. They have written on their flags to create powerful and
sophisticated progressive music without sacrificing a unique
songwriting or melodies, having band members that each play with
superior musical and technical abilities. It's the mixture: DEFECTO
believes in hard-hitting songs combined with earwig-like catchy
melodies while still paving the way for some seriously melting solos,
exalted instrumental performances, symphonic elements, growling
vocal use and an expressive personality.
Tracklist ...
01. Excluded
02. When Daylight Dies
03. You Had It Coming
04. Drifting Into Blackness
05. The Final Transition
06. Rage
07. Desperate Addict
08. Dont' Lose Yourself
09. Into Oblivion
10. Sovereign
11. The Sands Of Time
12. Rage (Live Bonus Track)
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DEFECTO is ...
Nicklas Sonne (Vocals & Guitars)
Frederik Møller (Guitars)
Thomas Bartholin (Bass)
Lars Jensen (Drums)
DEFECTO's self-titled debut-EP, released in 2012, showcased a more than ambitious band and was highly
acclaimed by both Danish and international reviewers alike. For this first impressive piece of work the band was
rewarded with the "Best Metal Act 2012" honoring in Copenhagen by Underground Music Awards. A first clear
exclamation mark was set!

After years of hard work and the refinement of the whole, DEFECTO are here as a real force to present their first
longplayer "Excluded" to the world. They deliever us a sensational and excited progressive power metal
masterstroke which has something to offer for all lovers of modern and sophisticated heavy music. Mastermind and
overall musical prodidy Nicklas Sonne proves his skills as a highly professional and extraordinarily talented sound
engineer and is responsible for the excellent mixing and mastering. All in all ... The overall package DEFECTO is
an almost frightening impressive one!

Best choice for fans of Dream Theater, Trivium, Symphony X, Pagan's Mind, Nighwish and all other progressive
symphonic power metal fans looking for their new favorite band.

And for your info: DEFECTO is set for the Copenhell Festival 2016 at June 23 in Copenhagen and will share the
stage with sizes like Black Sabbath, Scorpions, Megadeth, Alice Cooper, King Diamond, Blind Guradian, Amon
Amarth, Rival Sons, Trivium, Epica, Clawfinger, Sixx:A.M. and lots of others ... a real must-attend event!