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MUSIC VIDEO: The Human Abstract – Complex Terms (For Simpler Times)

Out of thin air, The Human Abstract are back with their brand new music video for the song “Complex Terms (For Simpler Times).” This song was filmed at 2011’s Never Say the N-Word tour in Stuttgart, Germany.

The UTG staff is still confused at whether the group are back or just releasing the last of their edited material. We honestly do not have a clue but we would like for you to enjoy this incredible live video and the band’s untouchable stage presence.

This song comes off of The Human Abstract’s last album, Digital Veil, through eOne Music.

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UTG EXCLUSIVE: The Human Abstract MAY Still Be Together

In early January, UTG brought you news that The Human Abstract were no longer a band after bassist Henry Selva mentioned the band’s demise on his Facebook. A few emails from readers and guess what? There is more to this story than meets the eye.

Earlier this week, Human Abstract guitarist Dean Herrera replied to a fan’s question on Formspring regarding whether or not the band would still be active if vocalist Travis Richter had not left the band with the following comment:

as far as im concerned we aren’t broken up, that was Henry going out and spewing the

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REST IN PEACE: The Human Abstract

The new year comes filled with hope for great music, but sadly we must first say goodbye to California metal act The Human Abstract.

We realize news of the band’s breakup may seem sudden, it certainly caught us off guard, but a little bit of research following some reader emails confirmed this sad news to be true. Bassist Henry Selva commented on the status of the band only a few days ago via his personal Facebook, stating:

UPDATE: We were asked by Henry to post the entirety of his quote, which sheds a bit more light on the members


Elitist Release New Song ‘Specter’

Progressive metalcore act Elitist have released a new track entitled “Specter” that will be featured on their upcoming Earth EP which is due to drop on October 25 via Blkheart Group.

Elitist recently completed the “Pull Me From the Gallows” tour in support of The Human Abstract and Scale the Summit. You can view their official lyric video for “Specter” after the jump.

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Corelia Stream New EP

Progressive metal band Corelia are currently streaming their first official release Nostalgia on their Facebook page. The EP features Periphery’s vocalist Spencer Sotelo on the track “Treetops”. Corelia’s vocalist Ryan Devlin is currently filling the recently vacated vocalist position for The Human Abstract in support of Periphery on the “Frak the Gods” tour. If you like any of the aforementioned bands, you’ll likely enjoy this release. It was well worth the wait.

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The Human Abstract part ways with vocalist

The Human Abstract have officially confirmed that they have parted ways with vocalist Travis Richter. UTG has no clue whether this split was mutual or not.

As of now Ryan Devlin, of Corelia, has been brought on as the bands “touring vocalist,” which seems to imply that his position is not entirely permanent.

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Never Say Die Tour line-up change

Vanna broke the news earlier that there has been a last-minute line-up change for the Never Say Die Tour. Oceano have dropped off of the tour and now As Blood Runs Black will be taking their place. The tour also features Suicide Silence, Emmure, Deez Nuts, The Word Alive and The Human Abstract.

Check out the cool tour poster and official touring dates by heading past the jump.

Nathan Ellis returns in Sunlit Ether

Nathan Ellis, former vocalist for heavy metal group The Human Abstract, has joined a new outfit known as Sunlit Ether. The group is not currently signed to any record label, but released three songs on their MySpace page in late 2010. Sunlit Ether will be performing this Saturday, August 13, at The Joint in Los Angeles, CA.

Initial Frak The Gods Tour dates revealed

The first set of tour dates have been revealed for the Frak The Gods Tour featuring Periphery, The Human Abstract, Textures and The Contortionist. Check all of the dates out below and let UTG know if you will be in attendance.

09/03 Raleigh, NC – The Brewery
09/04 St. Petersburg, FL – The State Theater
09/05 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
09/07 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
09/08 Dallas, TX – Trees
09/09 Corpus Christi, TX – House Of Rock
09/10 San Antonio, TX – The White Rabbit
09/11 El Paso, TX – El Paso Convention Center
09/12 Albuquerque, NM …

Tour footage from The Human Abstract

The Human Abstract have released a video featuring a behind the scenes look at their recent time on the Pull Me From The Gallows tour. As you will recall, the tour had its’ fair share of turmoil. See for yourself below:

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Periphery to headline the Frak The Gods Tour

It has been recently announced that Periphery will be headlining the Frak The Gods Tour starting in September. Support for this tour will come directly from The Human Abstract, Textures and The Contortionist. Cities and tour dates to be announced shortly so keep a watch right here for them.

Never Say Die! Tour has been announced

This years Never Say Die! Tour has finally been announced for European/UK fans. The tour will feature Emmure, Deez Nuts, The Word Alive, Oceano, The Human Abstract and Vanna. Check below for all of the official dates near you.

Tour dates:
10/05 Würzburg, GER – Posthalle
10/06 Leipzig, GER – Werk 2
10/07 Köln, GER – Essigfabrik
10/08 Antwerp, BEL – Trix Zaal
10/09 Birmingham, UK – O2 Academy 2
10/10 Cardiff, UK – Millennium Music Hall
10/11 Leeds, UK – University
10/12 London, UK – The Electric Ballroom
10/13 Paris, FRA – Cabaret Sauvage
10/14 Haarlem, NET – Patronaat…