Pomegranate Tiger - Biography


Pomegranate Tiger is a Canadian instrumental progressive metal band formed by multi-instrumentalist Martin Andres in 2010 while attending the University of Windsor. Prior to the formation of all of its members, the project's first band members included Martin Andres and Chase Bryant in 2008. In 2009 guitarist Matthew Shaheen joined the band to what was originally called Rock-a-saurus Rex. In 2010 drummer Phil Gatti joined and soon thereafter the name Pomegranate Tiger was decided on whilst looking through Salvador Dali paintings. Keith Wilkinson joined the band in 2012 after Chase Bryant left to pursue further studies in music.

The band wrote and recorded their debut full-length album Entities during 2010 and 2011. On January 31st 2013, Entities hit stores worldwide becoming the #1 best selling album on all of Bandcamp in the metal category, and #11 best selling album on Bandcamp in all genres. The band also broke the top 100 in the iTunes top album sales in Rock, and top 60 in the metal category the first week of the release.

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