The Parallax is a four piece progressive melodic death metal band from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. They released their debut full length album, 'Obliquity of the Ecliptic', physically and digitally worldwide on October 23, 2013. It includes their 23-minute epic track 'The Reformatting'. The album has been primarily noticed in Canada, Russia, Japan, and the USA among others. It has received excellent reviews on internet sites worldwide, and has received radio airplay from independent radio programs across North America. 'Obliquity of the Ecliptic' can be downloaded for free on their Bandcamp, while physical copies can be found online and through retailers such as HMV and Amazon.
In early 2014, The Parallax took part in the Wacken Metal Battle, a Canada-wide showcase allowing the winner to play Wacken 2014 in Germany. While The Parallax came up short making only the semi-finals, their music was accepted all across Canada resulting in radio airplay and phone interviews.
In the summer of 2014, The Parallax embarked on their first tour in support of their album hitting 7 cities in Ontario and Montreal, Quebec with Hamilton natives Last Scattering. It was met with many compliments and support from new fans, friends and promoters leaving the welcoming option to come back to their cities.
The Parallax has also released two music videos for "Seventeen" following the story of the album, and for "Summon the Tides" which showcases the experience of their tour.
The Parallax has had the opportunity to share the stage with acts such as Dark Tranquillity, Protest the Hero, The Ocean, Intervals, The Agonist, Ever Forthright, Omnium Gatherum, The Atlas Moth, Exmortus, Mandroid Echostar, Endast and many other great acts.