FIRST FRAGMENT – “Le Serment de Tsion” Drum Playthrough, Tourdates Announced

First Fragment combines all the things I like about tech-death, and none of the things I don’t, into a delicious fragrant stew of meaty metal. A dash of chunky, a pinch of melody, and a hefty dose of killer drumming from Samuel Santiago (as evidenced by this drum playthrough) makes for a hearty meal.

Here’s what Samuel has to say about it:

Hi everyone! Here is my first official drum playthrough video for First Fragment. This is “Le Serment de Tsion” off our debut album “Dasein”, which was released by Unique Leader Records last year. Having joined the band just after the recording of Dasein was completed, this is my own slightly different interpretation of the track. This is the same version I play live. It’s very challenging to reach this constant level of intensity. I am very pleased with the final result and I hope you will dig it just as much. I would like to thank my endorsers Meinl Cymbals, Los Cabos Drumsticks & Trickdrums USA for their high-quality and unbreakable products. Come see us on our upcoming US tour with Vale of Pnath & Virvum starting on September 29 in Chicago, IL!

This song is from their new album “Dasein”, out now on Unique Leader.

Catch them on tour at any of these dates:

FIRST FRAGMENT w/ Vale Of Pnath, Virvum: 
9/29/2017 Reggie’s Rock Club – Chicago, IL
9/30/2017 Cure Lounge – Louisville, KY
10/02/2017 The Foundry – Lakewood, OH
10/03/2017 Sharkey’s – Liverpool, NY
10/05/2017 Bungalow – Manchester, NH
10/07/2017 The Fire – Philadelphia, PA
10/08/2017 Gold Sounds – Brooklyn, NY
10/10/2017 The Sidebar – Baltimore, MD
10/11/2017 Riffhouse Pub – Chesapeake, VA
10/12/2017 The Drunk Horse Pub – Fayetteville, NC
10/13/2017 The East Room  – Nashville, TN
10/14/2017 The Noise Box – Brandon, FL
10/15/2017 Haven Lounge – Orlando, FL
10/16/2017 The Iron Heights – Augusta, GA
10/17/2017 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
10/18/2017 Zeppelins – Biloxi, MS
10/19/2017 Bushnookies – Shreveport, LA
10/20/2017 White Swan – Houston, TX
10/21/2017 Grizzly Hall – Austin, TX
10/22/2017 The Rail Club – Fort Worth, TX
10/23/2017 The Vanguard – Tulsa, OK
10/24/2017 Tribal Asylum – Amarillo, TX
10/25/2017 Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO
10/26/2017 Streets Of London – Denver, CO
10/27/2017 The Depot – Butte, MT
10/28/2017 The Pin – Spokane, WA
10/29/2017 Studio 7 – Seattle, WA
10/30/2017 Rock Hard – Portland, OR
11/2/2017 Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
11/3/2017 Starlite Lounge – Sacramento, CA
11/4/2017 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
11/5/2017 Club Red – Mesa, AZ

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