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THE STORY

If Infrared sound like classic thrash metal, that’s because they are! And rightfully so since they were making music as teenagers in the mid to late 80s back when the Big 4 (Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax) were just becoming famous. They literally lived and breathed that scene as it was happening and garnered national attention in Canada through their song and video for Thoughts Caught (in Between).

Then....life happened and members took different paths and the music, that was hot in the underground metal scene and loved by demo tape traders near and far, went dormant for 27 years! In 2014 Infrared reunited with 3 of the original 4 members (Kirk, Armin, and Alain), and since original bassist Shawn Thompson had moved to Miami, they recruited Mike Forbes. They worked hard to release their first full length album, No Peace, featuring songs written all those years ago and now, in 2018, Infrared release their sophomore album, Saviours, featuring 8 new songs coming in at just over 50 minutes of music! The album is themed on demagogues, dictators, and religious leaders professing to be the saviours of the world but instead inflict the most brutal attacks on humanity imaginable.

With several high profile concerts under their belts including opening for Anvil, Sacrifice, Dirkschneider, Flotsam and Jetsam, DBC, E-Force and Atrophy, 2018 will be a banner year for Infrared!

Infrared - No Peace

INFRARED'S SOPHOMORE ALBUM 
SAVIOURS
AVAILABLE MAY 25!

8 brand new songs with over 50 minutes of music!

Pre-sale on iTunes the week of April 16th

What People Are Saying

"For the sound and style, this is one of the top releases over the last year. The style was getting stale with many sound a-likes, now Infrared are here, so pick up your jaw and enjoy this bruiser of an album. "

-Acier Doux Metal Management & Promotions Tunisia


“Straight up thrash metal with the heavy and fast riffs, pounding drums, and the thumping of the bass.” 

-Sleaze Roxx


“After sitting down and listening to Infrared’s ‘No Peace’ over a period of days, it’s safe to say that this is a solid thrash metal album that will easily please genre purists. It’s an aggressive offering, but it doesn’t take too many risks, nor does it have to. This band is extremely talented and this album is well worth your money.”

-Metal at the Gates


“At times reminiscent of old school Metallica, sometimes Megadeth, sometimes something else entirely. In short, if you dig 80’s metal you should really give this album a listen. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. I’m already looking forward to the next.”

-Skull Banger


“No Peace grabs you by the balls from the first power chords of Inframental and doesn’t let up until the final note of In Search Of.”

-Korea Guitar


No Peace made the Best of 2016 album lists from:

  • ASILO DE LUNÁTIKOS thrash metal radio 
  • Acier Doux Metal Management & Promotions Tunisia
  • Off The Grid Metal

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