Over the years, the Australian progressive metal scene has brought much joy to fans of the genre throughout the world. In recent years, the frequency of appearance of exciting and innovative bands has accelerated, and the quality has remained at a very high level.
On April 9, the Brisbane-based progressive metal band The Stranger released their second album, “Kaleidoscope”. They present a unique and thrilling blend of djent, prog metal, and dark synth-wave through such album, which places them as a relevant band within the Aussie prog scene nowadays, and as a band with enough potential to become protagonist of such scene in the years to come.
Correspondent Brian Masso talked with Tom Frayne, the Stranger’s singer, about different topics related to their sophomore album “Kaleidoscope”, such as the songwriting process, its musical direction, and its themes. They also spoke about their evolution as a band and as musicians, the record’s artwork, the Aussie prog scene, among other topics. For more interviews and other daily content, make sure to follow Sonic Perspectives on Facebook, Flipboard and Twitter, and subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified about new content we publish on a daily basis.