Yell! Magazine Exclusive: Illyrian – “Five by Five (The Dark Slayer Comes)” Playthrough Video

Yell! Magazine is proud to unleash “Five by Five (The Dark Slayer Comes)” playthrough video from the Calgary-based thrash metal outfit Illyrian. Riff heavy, technical, and raw, “Five by Five” is not to be missed, especially if you’re a combination of thrash fan and gaming nerd, as these guys are.

The track hails from Illyrian’s sophomore album Round 2: Fight! — see, gaming fans.

The album was released on October 7th, and can be ordered on iTunes and Amazon.


About Illyrian:

Once known as a group of goofballs playing thrash metal about video games, Calgary’s Illyrian have now evolved into a highly technical group of goofballs playing thrash metal better. These artists, formerly known as Hellborn Death Engines, are known for their erratic and precise on-stage delivery, rapier wit, and nostalgic charm.

Originally formed in 2011, under the now reviled former moniker, Illyrian have righteously cast off its anchors and let itself develop into a unique and hungry beast. This is, in no small part, due to the recent additions of Jeff Perry (bass/vocals, Sikarra, ex-Animus Labyrinth) and British drum sensation Darren May (ex-Deacon Birch), who have brought new and progressive musical mindsets into the band. Rounding out the original and founding members Scott Onofrychuk (guitars/vocals) and Brandon McNeil (guitar/vocals)’s thrash metal madness in distinct fashion.

Rock Hard \m/

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