Exclusive: Abiotic Premiere New Song, "Hegira"

It's Monday morning, which means you could either drink three cups of coffee just to remain coherent, or you could blast a brand new track from Miami-based technical death-metal band Abiotic.

For just such an occasion, we're bringing you the exclusive premiere of a track off the band's upcoming album, Symbiosis. Stream the instrumental "Hegira" — which features a guest appearance from John Vail of Wretched — via the SoundCloud player below.

"I work with an amazing group of musicians and I feel everyone brings something different to the table," said guitarist John Matos. "It helps us create a sound that's both fresh, but still very familiar and something almost anyone can relate to."

Symbiosis is out October 22 on Metal Blade Records. You can pre-order the album now at this location.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.