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Critics' Choice 2015 - TesseracT

Every day we’ll be bringing you some music from the 2015 Critics’ Choice…

We’re into the Top 3 now in the 2015 Critics’ Choice, and at 3 it’s TesseracT with Polaris. “Bold and brilliant, it shines bright. This might be their best album to date,” said reviewer Alex Lynham, as the djent boys offered up the most overtly proggy sound of their career. ”A TesseracT fan is somebody who wants to be challenged when they listen to the music,” singer Dan Tompkins told us when we interviewed the band.

So to celebrate the success of Polaris, here’s Survival

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.