The Afterimage was a Canadian-based progressive metalcore band from Barrie, Ontario and were signed to Tragic Hero Records. The band formed together in 2012 with members from previous local Ontario bands such as Centuries Apart and The Prologue. The band has since then released their first EP Formless, a number of singles, and their label debut Lumière. They have been known to use elements of mathcore, progressive rock, metalcore, and post-hardcore in their work. The band announced their ending via social media on September 22, 2018.
Invent Animate is an American progressive metalcore band from Port Neches, Texas. The band formed in late 2011 and self-released their debut EP titled Waves on March 13, 2012. After a number of regional tours and increasing popularity in the online djent community, the band was signed up by Tragic Hero Records in February 2014. The band announced they would release their debut full-length record titled Everchanger on August 26, 2014. Their sophomore album Stillworld was released on July 8, 2016.
Circle of Contempt is a Finnish metal band, formed in Pori, Finland in 2006. The band consists of lead vocalist Denis Hautaniemi, bassist Markus Karhumäki, drummer JP Kaukonen and guitarists Risto-Matti Toivonen and Ville Patrikainen. The band has released two full-length albums and four EPs, and is currently operating independently.
Monuments are a British progressive metal band formed by former Fellsilent guitarist, John Browne, and former The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza guitarist, Josh Travis. The band has released three full-length albums via Century Media Records, Gnosis, The Amanuensis and Phronesis in 2012, 2014 and 2018 respectively.
Elitist was an American progressive metalcore band from Los Angeles, California signed to Equal Vision Records. They recorded three EPs and two full-length albums, the final release being a self-titled album Elitist released June 29, 2015. On September 7, 2015 the band announced their breakup after members decided to pursue other creative ventures.