As announced a few weeks ago : about 5 years after gaving birth to their debut full-length effort ‘Nightfall’(2018), French prog-metal/djent technician Taotopia just released their sophomore album ‘Glitch’ on CD & Digital through all legal services. In addition to the official release-news, the band also shares a new official music video illustrating the song “Epic Win” while the album is also available right now for full-stream on all platforms.
Formed in 2017 under the visionary guitarist and composer Tao Painvin, TAOTOPIA emerged onto the music scene one year later with their debut album ‘Nightfall’. Then, TAOTOPIA‘s simmering energy led them to ignite the Toulouse music scene, delivering standout performances at numerous concerts includind a pivotal moment with their participation in the inaugural edition of the READY FOR PROG festival, as the opening act for renowned groups like SONS OF APOLLO, PERSEFONE, and SOUL SECRET. After four years immersed in writing and composition and a successful crowdfunding campaign, band’s consisting of Tao Painvin on guitars, Mathieu Vergez on vocals, Sébastien Rouzoul on bass guitar, and Thibault Faijan on drums, is about to giving birth to their sophomore album called ‘GLITCH’.
With this opus TAOTOPIA continues to blur the boundaries of progressive metal and djent with unwavering authenticity and determination, embodiing a turning point, skillfully blending elements inspired by their major influences and delves deep into reality, raw yet disrupted, seamlessly merging more direct compositions with conceptual nuances inherited from their previous album.