Thrown into Exile (EP)

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Thrown into Exile
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EP by Thrown into Exile
Released April 2, 2013 (2013-04-02)
Recorded Los Angeles, California
Genre Metalcore, thrash metal
Length18:13
Label Self-released
Producer Mike Spreitzer
Thrown into Exile chronology
Thrown into Exile
(2013)
Safe Inside
(2016)
Singles from Thrown into Exile (EP)
  1. "Not Alone"
    Released: March 4, 2013

Thrown into Exile EP is the first EP released by the American heavy metal band Thrown into Exile. It was released on April 2, 2013, and was produced by Mike Spreitzer. [1]

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.

Thrown into Exile

Thrown into Exile is a five-piece American metal band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They got their first break in 2012 when they were able to win the “Road to Mayhem” competition to secure a slot performing on the same bill as bands Slipknot, Motörhead, Anthrax, and Slayer. The band has so far released one EP and toured on the Mayhem Festival 2013 in support of it. The band has opened for a number of notable bands including Sepultura, Fear Factory, Chimaira, All Shall Perish, Testament, Morbid Angel, and more.

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Reviews

Realmetalreviews.com gave the EP a score a 7/10, saying, "Thrown into Exile is definitely a band that will be around for years to come. With the pace they are keeping, they are on track to joining the ranks of their influences in no time. Thrown into Exile’s self titled EP is worth a listen if you are into more fresh metalcore sound." [2]

Release and promotion

On March 4, 2013, Thrown into Exile premiered a new song, “Not Alone. [3] On April 16, they released their first music video for the song, directed by Fabio Jafet. [4] The EP was released on April 2, 2013 via ITunes. [5] While touring on the 2013 Rockstar Mayhem Festival, the band sold physical copies of the EP at their merchandise table. [6]

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Not Alone"3:35
2."Never Ending Battle"5:26
3."Doppelganger"5:12
4."Before I Go"4:00
Total length:18:13

Personnel

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