Tormented Reality
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Tormented Reality

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"The Pulse Magazine: up and comers"

There is probably no genre of music that has as many sub categories as metal, and you would be hard pressed to find a band that describes themselves as simply as that. Always evolving, groove metal followed on the heels of thrash, and local boys Tormented Reality have finally settled into a groove of their own.

Influenced by the likes of Tool, Mudvayne, Underoath, Korn, The Deftones and Dream Theater, Tormented Reality has been in the mix for quite some time. Following nearly a dozen line-up changes over the years, the band finally solidified a steady five piece in January of ‘08 with Dave Gannon on guitar and vocals, Jeremy Litton on guitar, Mehow Krzych on drums, Devin Keith also on vocals and Kyle Lighter also on guitar.

“We emphasize music that makes people want to move,” explained Jeremy. “We are pretty tired of the current trend in heavy music where a lot of bands just like to play open chord breakdowns. We try to give style and substance to all of our songs while still retaining that heavy element. Every member of this band likes vastly different ranges of the heavy music world. I believe that it’s the different personal tastes that make our sound so unique.”

To date, Tormented Reality has hit the circuit all over New England with gigs at Showcase Live, Club Hell, and of course The Palladium (what reputable metal band hasn’t played The Palladium?), plus venues in NH and CT. “We try to bring the energy to the crowd to get them moving, and we feed off of that,” Jeremy said. “We go all out at every show to bring the most memorable experience possible.”

With a demo under their belts, Tormented Reality is now in the process of putting together their first full length album with plans to have it released at the end of winter, and hope to set up some big shows in order to finance it. Also in the works is a month long summer tour.

Tormented Reality has a lot on their plate, but the band keeps their priorities straight and, as Jeremy summed it up, “Nothing makes us happier than seeing a good mosh pit!”
- Rebecca Carter


2008 Sampler-

Twisted Solace
I Wish You Were Dead

2009 Sampler-
Freedom Unfamiliar



Tormented Reality is Dave Gannon on Vocals, Jeremy Litton and Kyle Lighter on Guitar, Robb Taylor on bass, and Kayla Bryant on Drums. To Date the band has gone through many lineup changes and has dealt with adversity since hitting the scene the summer of 2007. The band has had much success locally, hitting notable venues such as The Palladium, Showcase Live, and many others and have played with National Acts like Diecast, Armor for the Broken, The Summoned and many others. Tormented Reality's unique groove-metal sound comes from many different influences, but most notable Lead Guitarist Jeremy Litton's ability to write the heaviest guitar riffs that make you wanna dance at the same time. The band is looking to expand their success in 2010 with all new material for the loyal fans.