Formed in 2013 in Brisbane, Australia, OPUS OF A MACHINE has been a presence in the Australian progressive metal scene since releasing their debut album, ‘Simulacra’. The four-piece outfit consists of vocalist and guitarist Mitchell Legg, guitarist Zac Greensill, bassist Dale Prinsse and drummer Trevor Gee. Having shared the stage with the likes of Seether, Caligula’s Horse, Twelve Foot Ninja, Voyager, Klone and Alithia, OPUS OF A MACHINE’s live show is one of stirring dynamics, chaotic energy and unabashed positivity. OPUS OF A MACHINE is a concentrated blend of melodic, guitar-driven progressive rock and delicate, ambient post-rock that is pouring with exciting, powerful rhythmic energy and emotionally engaging harmony.
Returning with their follow up to 2014’s Simulacra, OPUS OF A MACHINE is back with their second album, Stray Fire. Blending hard hitting, blistering riffs with soaring ambience and delicate harmonies, Stray Fire is set to leave a powerful mark in their building discography. Coming the 3rd of August, 2018, Stray Fire will be sure to impress any avid alternative music lover.
Critics have described their debut, 'Simulacra' and the band as follows:
"This is alternative progressive rock performed at the highest level." - MOSHVILLE
"‘Simulacra’ is a superbly crafted piece of work. The songs rock, but do so in a very interesting way." - SF MEDIA
"Opus of a Machine have produced an album that trims a lot of progressive metal’s fat without losing any of the magic. Greater things are expected to come from them in the future." - PROG SPHERE
"A brilliant mix of raw and honest-sounding progressive rock/alternative metal reinforced with powerful clean vocals." - A METAL STATE OF MIND
"Soaring verses, delicate instrumental breaks, catchy choruses and heartfelt ambition is what would best describe the first offering from these guys. An airy, shimmering affair, it’s a debut worth notice." - SPUTNIK MUSIC