Jyväskylä, Finland – based Lasting Merit releases their debut single “A Gregarious Animal” through Roundhouse Music, which is a label by cultural centre Veturitallit Jyväskylä in the city of Jyväskylä.
Lasting Merit (Valtteri Viinikka, Arttu Juntunen, Tuukka Taulu and Mikko Toikkanen) call their music as “progressive metal with modern sound”.
“A Gregarious Anima”l was recorded and mixed by Simo Orpana at Studio Bad Mama (Steve’n’Seagulls) and mastered by Svante Forsbäck at Chartmakers (Rammstein, Volbeat, Apocalyptica, Amorphis). You can watch the video below
Lasting Merit is a part of Jyväskylä Rock Academy, where professionals from music industry help and teach young, aspiring bands in their path. Lasting Merit has had coaching from Mikko Von Hertzen (Von Hertzen Brothers) and Douglas Blair (W.A.S.P.), among others. Jyväskylä Rock Academy is based on Turku Rock Academy, which began in 2011.
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