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Scale the Summit

The origins of instrumental heavy metal group Scale the Summit date to 2004, when guitarists Chris Letchford and Travis LeVrier met as students at the Los Angeles Musicians Institute, then came into contact with fellow scholar and drummer Pat Skeffington, before completing their lineup with bassist Jordan Eberhardt several months later. Two years of rehearsal and sonic self-discovery followed until, at the end of 2006, all of the musicians relocated to Letchford's hometown of Houston, Texas and finished sculpting their exceptionally technical brand of "adventure metal," as they like to call it, for release on a self-financed debut album, immodestly named Monument. Turns out their confidence was largely justified by the impressive amalgam of progressive exploration (think Cynic, Dream Theater, Kong) and sheer virtuosity (reminiscent of instrumental guitar heroes like Joe Satriani and Steve Vai), and it wasn't long before Scale the Summit were racking up accolades from some of the world's most respected heavy metal magazines. This also earned them a contract with L.A.'s Prosthetic Records, and a return to the studio for the recording of the group's eagerly anticipated sophomore album, Carving Desert Canyons, which was released at the start of 2009. The band returned in 2011 with its third album of technical guitar wizardry, The Collective, followed by The Migration (2013) and their aptly-named fifth studio outing, V (2015). ~ Eduardo Rivadavia
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Stations Featuring
Scale the Summit

    Rock Instrumentals

    Rock Instrumentals
    5 songs

    Progressive Rock

    Progressive Rock
    2 songs

Albums by
Scale the Summit

Top Songs by
Scale the Summit

  1.   Song
  2.   Sargasso sea
  3.   Dunes
  4.   Giants
  5.   The Winged Bull
  6.   Bloom
  7.   The Great Plains
  8.   The Golden Bird
  9.   The Traveler
  10.   Atlas Novus
  11.   Holding Thunder
  12.   Pontus Euxinus
  13.   Secret Earth
  14.   City In The Sky
  15.   Trapped in Ice
  16.   Blue Sun
  17.   The Dark Horse
  18.   Oracle
  19.   The Olive Tree
  20.   Odyssey
  21.   The Levitated
  22.   Gallows
  23.   Colossal
  24.   Crossing the Ocean
  25.   Glacial Planet
  26.   Roof of the World
  27.   Redwoods
  28.   Evergreen
  29.   Age Of The Tide
  30.   Sabrosa
  31.   Wolves
  32.   Willow
  33.   Soria Moria
  34.   Shaping the Clouds
  35.   Stolas
  36.   Whales
  37.   Emersion
  38.   Alpenglow
  39.   Balkan
  40.   Kestrel
  41.   Penguins in Flight
  42.   Origin of Species
  43.   Oort Cloud
  44.   Rode in on Horseback
  45.   Black Hills
  46.   The Isle of Mull
  47.   Narrow Salient
  48.   Omni
  49.   Drifting Figures

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