Monday, September 24, 2012 at 8:19AM
Western Australia’s progressive metal practitioners VOYAGER have unveiled a brand new fan-driven video for their track “Seize The Day,” one of the most charging anthems on their acclaimed full-length, The Meaning Of I, released in November 2011 via New Jersey-based Sensory Records.
Using a collection of smartphone recordings from fans on March 2nd in their hometown of Perth, Western Australia and from fans from across the globe, VOYAGER have put together the best footage submitted by these fans, to create this unique piece of music video creativity. Check out the awesome video and an informative statement about the creation of the video by director Ben Berkhout AT THIS LOCATION.
Following the release of The Meaning Of I, VOYAGER have been touring heavily in support of the brilliant album. In addition to previous national touring across Australia with Children of Bodom, a short US tour with labelmates Creation’s End including Progpower USA Festival, a full North American tour with Rhapsody of Fire and more, VOYAGER now confirm a new set of dates across their home country again this November.
VOYAGER The MEANING OF I Tour:
11/01/2012 Hamilton Station Hotel – Newcastle
11/02/2012 Sandringham Hotel – Sydney @ Steel Assasins Festival
11/03/2012 The Patch – Wollongong @ Perpetual Tides Festival
11/04/2012 Lucky Australian Tavern – West Sydney @ Westfest
11/09/2012 The Workers Club – Melbourne
11/10/2012 The Basement – Canberra @ BastardFest
"...We’re now officially past the point where Voyager was the best-kept secret in progressive metal. 9.5/10" - Hardrock Haven
"There are so many little nuances going on on in every song that it makes this a treat to listen to... Definite top five contender of the year. 9.5/10" - Hellbound
"...an amazing album without a single dull moment anywhere in its entirety. 9.5/10" - Metal Delirium
"...the overarching theme is a simple underlying motif: very catchy melodic rock, and sometimes bordering on metal, in enigmatic prog wrapper. 5/5" - Dangerdog Music Reviews
"This album proves the heart of the genre still lies in experimentation honed down to cohesive, memorable songs. 8/10" - Blistering
"The Meaning of I is another winner from the band and Sensory, so if you are a progressive metal fan this one needs to be on your immediate radar. 4/5" - Sea of Tranquility
".. these guys are one of the big strongpoints of modern prog metal. 4/5" - Ytsejam