Room 17: Hours Between Shadows and Light (EP)

by A|symmetry

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"Room 17: Hours Between Shadows and Light" (EP) is the first official release of dark progressive metal band A|symmetry from Belgrade, Serbia. The EP was recorded & mixed at Blaze Studio, Belgrade, in 2012.

Artwork by Karim Fakhoury (karimfakhoury.com)
Logo by Maggot Meister (maggotmaster.com)

A|symmetry is:
Aleksandar Stojkovic - vocals (Burning Circle)
Zoran Perin - guitars (ex-Maesstro)
Nenad Jakovljevic - drums (ex-Root)
Petar Milutinovic - keyboards (ex-Eskhata)
Radomir Nikolic - bass (Burning Circle)

EP's featuring:
Linus Abrahamson (Andromeda, Edge of a Circle, Galahad)
Alek Darson (Organized Chaos)
Milos Mihajlovic (ex-Alhemia)

Online:
Official website asymmetryband.com
Youtube channel: youtube.com/user/AsymmetryProg
Facebook page facebook.com/AsymmetryOfficial
Twitter twitter.com/asymmetry_prog
Reverbnation reverbnation.com/asymmetryofficial
Flickr flickr.com/photos/asymmetryofficial
Last.fm: www.last.fm/music/A|symmetry

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released 21 December 2012

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A|symmetry Belgrade, Serbia

A|symmetry is a five-piece progressive metal act from Serbia. Music of the band can be generally described as dark progressive metal, but unlike many bands on scene, the focus is on the expression of emotion and creating atmosphere, not the technical aspects of playing.

If you like heavy guitar riffs, spacey & vintage keyboards, powerful vocals and prog-drumming, check out A|symmetry's music
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Track Name: Empty Mirror
I thought that I could save myself,
That I could do no wrong,
Delusion, disappointment?
I couldn't be that strong.

Lying to myself that I
Could change the way the things are,
There was no fear only weakness,
Yet there was no truth so far.

Pre-chorus:
Stumbling all around,
Crawling on the ground,
Won't you help me, Lord!?

Chorus:
Once I reached into my soul,
I tried to find my aim, my goal,
But emptiness I've faced, and coldness all around.

I tried to find, the whole new me,
I tried to build up long lost dream,
I cried for an echo, but there was not a sound!

And only thing that I could do,
Was staying blind for me and you,
And only thing that I could see,
Were tons of bricks in front of me!

I remained alone in darkness
Of my anxiety and disbelief,
Grieving cause of loneliness,
And lonely cause of grief!

Pre-chorus:
Stumbling all around,
Crawling on the ground,
Won't you help me, Lord!?

Chorus:
Once I reached into my soul,
I tried to find my aim, my goal,
But emptiness I've faced, and coldness all around.

I tried to find, the whole new me,
I tried to build up long lost dream,
I cried for an echo, but there was not a sound!

Overwhelmed by self denial,
An empty mirror in my eyes,
My odds are weak, a second against forevermore!
Track Name: The Sleeper
Voice's fading, all colors turn to grey,
Feeling numb, I'm sinking deeper and deeper.

And deep within myself, as I drift away,
The vivid dream - I awaken the Sleeper!

Pre-chorus:
I'm falling, I'm falling, from the other side you're calling,
I reach for your hand, as the story keeps unfolding!

Chorus:
All those years that left behind,
Rush in seconds through my mind,
There's no way back anymore,
Never been scared like this before.

You can choose now! (No!)
There is a way! (There is no way!)
Just stay smothered by yourself! (Stay there!)
(When it hurts - it's safe!).

Where madness dwells, where madness reigns,
And never again you will see the light of day.

Open your eyes, and come back to the light!
(No - it can harm you!),
This is your last goodnight!
(Here madness reigns…)

Pre-chorus:
I'm falling, I'm falling, from the other side you're calling,
I reach for your hand, as the story keeps unfolding!

Chorus:
All those years that left behind,
Rush in seconds through my mind,
There's no way back anymore,
Never been scared like this before.

And as I face my hollow shell,
This is a path I know so well,
The less I move, the less I feel,
But I do know I'm on my knees.

I cannot move, I try so hard,
A distant light, a little too far,
Just one last shot, one last time,
And soon I'll leave it all behind.

Pre-chorus:
I fall, I crawl, from the other side - your call!
I reach for your hand, and the mystery is solved!

Chorus:
All those years that left behind,
Now I see through different eyes,
And as the night comes to an end,
I know, I’ll never be scared again!

I cannot move, I try so hard,
A distant light, a little too far,
Just one last shot - one last time,
And finally - I open my eyes!
Track Name: Antimatter (Reality Falls)
I open my eyes and what can I see?
Where is the Promised Land they all talked about?

All they offer is a masquerade and travesty,
If only I could skip this yellow brick roundabout …
In my final act of respect and honesty,
I know that I'm about to find the easy way out.

You don't get what you prayed for,
You only get what you paid for!

The shapes and forms - I somehow don't fit in,
The strange faces - we've got nothing in common!
Giving up my whole life until I give in,
Paying with my soul to all the evil spirits I summoned!

The storm hits hard the fortress walls,
New power's rising, reality falls!
Leaving behind this empty shell,
I thought that I could save myself,

From myself!