«Fall of the Albatross» - biography, albums, songs, video clips

Fall of the Albatross are an experimental/progressive metal band formed in the spring of 2007 in Queens, NY. The current lineup consists of guitarist/keyboardist Harold McCummings, guitarist Colin Ruhwedel, drummer Anthony Wong, and bassist Robert Anderson. The band incorporates a variety of styles including smooth jazz interludes, Latin rhythms, rock and mathcore riffs, and a mix of clean and screamed vocals. Fall of the Albatross manage to create metal that is eclectic and enjoyable for the open-minded listener.


The band self-released their debut EP, Entanglement, on May 18, 2011 with artwork done by bassist Robert Anderson. He also sells a limited amount of unique copies at shows with different inlay paintings.


In March 2013, Fall of the Albatross announced the departure of singer Ray Hodge. Ray played his last show with FOTA on March 27, 2013 at The Morgan in Brooklyn, NY, and the band has decided to continue on as an instrumental band. Their full-length album Enormous Cloud is set to be released on June 24, 2014.


Purchase their music and sign up for their mailing list at their official website, www.fallofthealbatross.com.