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Voyager's Scott Kay covers Hermitude's The Buzz

Scott Kay
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Voyager guitarist Scott Kay has recorded a progged up cover of Australian electronic duo's Hermitude's The Buzz. Kay has hooked up with emerging Perth singer-songwriter Bronte on the new version. You can listen to the cover below.

“I remember hearing this tune in 2015 and loving the vibe and the drop," Kay tells Prog. "I thought to myself; this would make for a sick modern progressive metal cover because of the grooves in it, and so after some tinkering and coming up with a couple of riffs, here we have it!

"Hermitude are an electronic duo from New South Wales, and have produced a pretty eclectic mix of tunes, which I really enjoy. They made pretty big waves with their album Dark Night Sweet Light, of which The Buzz was one of the bangers from it.”

The Buzz has been mixed and mastered by Matt Templeman, who worked with  Voyager on their latest album Colours in the Sun.

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.