Major Label Industries has announced the release of "Bipolar", a split CD featuring two of the most promising and exciting bands in the Portuguese underground scene. EAK and CRUSHING SUN both contribute with six original tracks each, showcasing two sides of a coin that's as extreme as modern extreme music gets. EAK's musclecore will make you think twice about their sanity, while CRUSHING SUN's take on experimental death metal will surely beat you senseless. Mixed by Dan Coutant and mastered by Alan Douches at the West West Side (in New York), "Bipolar" is a vicious assault to the senses.
EAK (Extraterrestrial Alternative Knowledge) was formed back in October 2001, but the lack of a proper rehearsal place saw the band members quickly putting the project on hold. After five years they got together again just for old times' sake, but the chemistry spreading out of that gathering lead to a musical evolution that needed exposure to the outside world. After constant rehearsals and gigs, they finally found a solid lineup Jorge and Carlos on guitars, Helder on bass, Ricardo on drums and Paulo on vocals and managed to record two EPs, "3 Steps To Nothing" (2003) and "Musclecore" (2006), which got a huge reaction from both the audience and the press.
CRUSHING SUN was formed in late 2003 when a group of friends Bruno Silva on vocals, Paulo Lopes on guitar, Rui Pinto on bass and Marco Silva on drums first started writing some songs together. During the next five years the band managed to play more than 60 shows both in Portugal and Spain, sharing the stage with bands like MNEMIC and OPHIOLATRY and developing their own take on modern metal brutality. In that period, they have recorded two demos and established themselves as one of the most solid and vicious live acts in the current Portuguese underground scene.
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