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

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