Trivium – the King of Heavy Metal

This is the age of heavy metal with more and more people getting hooked to this kind of music. Several premier bands have played their roles in making heavy metal a resounding success. The role of Trivium, an Orlando based band in this evolution is no less than others. The band, conceived in the year 2000, is often called as the king of heavy metal, and has released four albums, ten solos and eleven music videos so far. The marketing of all the records and videos is done by Roadrunner Records. The band, to its credit, has performed at all best known music festivals like the Ozzfest.

The last few years saw Trivium band gaining increased acceptance. The band so often plays in school fests and live concerts. This speaks volumes about the band’s acceptance among the youthful. Trivium music captivates the listeners instantly and sends them into ecstasy as the show goes on. The music tracks and videos brought out by the band in conjunction with Roadrunner Records are nothing less than exhilarating and awe inspiring.

The first recording of the band was a demo record in 2003. However, it was the second record titled Ascendancy which set the real course of the band. Ascendancy was recorded in 2004 and released the next year. Wonderfully, the album got into the Billboard 200 and the Top Heatseekers chart, which prompted a well known music reviewer, Johny Loftus say, “Trivium are a ridiculously tight quartet, unleashing thrilling dual guitar passages and pummeling kick drum gallops as surely as they do melodic breaks and vicious throat screeds”. Music magazines started praising the perfectly planned beats, the thunderous bass and the enlivening lead guitars of the band.

The band toured extensively with this album and played at many important stages like Download Festival. The album was re-released in 2006 with the addition of four more tracks. The next album, the fourth one, is the Shogun, which was produced in October 2008. New ideas and styles have been incorporated in this album. With the addition of more thrash elements, screaming and raprots, the album promises to be a pathbreaker. The album has so far reached the top twenty position in UK Albums chart and the number one position in UK Rock charts. It has entered the Billboard 200 too.

The ten solos produced by Trivia band also reached great heights. They include, Dying in your Arms, Throes of Perdition, Into the Mouth of Hell we March, Kirisute Gomen, Down from the Sky, Pull Harder on the Strings of Your Martyr, The Rising, Anthe and, Blinding Tears will Break the skies. With more to come, the band is set to sent heartbeats soaring and breathing heavier in the days to come.

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