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News from SYNAPTIK :
Watch this space Synners – coming soon we will have some exciting announcements and special offers for all you loyal Synners.
New Merchandise, New album pre order with bonuses, special offers and new music/videos.
It’s all going to kick off big time over the next few weeks leading up to the release of our second album.
We can’t wait to share this album with you all, we are immensely proud of the sounds we have created and can’t wait to hear what you all think.
Until then, please keep sharing the Facebook link with all your friends and invite them to like and join us.
Onwards \m/
Hey Synners,
I know its been a little quiet here last few weeks but we have been very busy behind the scenes in discussions with several record Labels, working out contracts and dates for promotion and release.
We will let you all know more info as soon as we can.
We can’t wait to unleash this new album into the world, we are very proud of it and I’m certain you are going to love it.
We have played a few tracks from the album at our recent gigs and had great feedback.
2017 is looking like a great year already.
Spread the word – and thanks again for your patience.
On Saturday July 30th (Ian’s Birthingday) Synaptik shot the video for what is to be our second single release from the new album.
The track “Esc Ctrl” was filmed in Norwich at our favorite venue.
We had a blast and hopefully it comes across in the footage.
Watch this space. No date of release as yet as still in negotiations with record labels.
The first single will be “The Incredible Machine” with a video created by the ever amazing Very-Metal – who created our previous ‘A Man Dies promo) – click the image below or go to our Facebook page (synaptikmetal) for more images from the video shoot.
This is next –
Get gig in Wales @ The Angel, – thanks to TWO BUCKS PRODUCTIONS for inviting us again.
(Photo by Jeff Sparkes Photography)
Synaptik are thrilled to announce that we are now a part of The Origin Agency.
We have great respect for these guys and the bands already on their roster, so expect good things ahead.Please spread the word.
Synaptik Rising.
#Synaptik #theoriginagency
News just in….sadly our friends WARLORD UK are unable to perform with us at upcoming show in Coleford, Forest of Dean show.
VALOUS have kindly stepped in.
Another all day mammoth event of all things metal that are designed to blow your mind and mental state . The appreciation for this music is beyond compare ….For this TWO BUCKS event we are so honestly stoked and excited to welcome the following amazing bands and artists …..
KING MINOS  and to kick it all off …. CONSTRUCTThere ya go , the 23rd JULY is gonna be a proper pounder around the quiet little Forest of Dean and certainly a day to remember thats for sure . Its time to make the MAGNUMS NIGHT CLUB at the ANGEL HOTEL in COLEFORD , Forest of Dean …Live again”
Next Gig is HASTINGS at THE CARLISLE – Free entry too – this is with our new friends BLIND SAVIOUR from Malta.
Synaptik will be performing new songs amongst live favourites at this gig so come along and get a sneak preview.
Hey Synners,
Watch this space – exciting news coming very soon.
Plans are being made…… album, new video……… Onwards, Synaptik bigger, better, heavier.
Be ready.
ShuckFest was a blast – great crowd, great event – hope to play again next year. Thanks all involved. Was cool to perform three new songs from our upcoming album also.
Here’s some dates for your diary.
Synaptik live.
Ipswich…..we are coming.
New songs will be unleashed at this show so not one to miss.
Our friends Blind Saviour from Malta are over in the UK, come check them out.
Grab the new TBFM Magazine from venues, it’s free and has two cds full of awesome sounds, including Synaptik track “As I Am, As I Was”
Album update.
The recording of the new SYNAPTIK mini Album is complete. Five new tracks have been recorded at Floodgate Audio, London with our friend Meyrick (Exist Immortal) on producing duties alongside Synaptik. In mixing/mastering stage.
The search for a suitable Label to release has already started. Watch this space.
It is sounding MASSIVE.
We can’t wait to unleash it to you all.
We are currently seeking a label to release it and we will keep you informed.
If have any thoughts of labels or if labels wish to contact us please do at Synaptik@hotmail.Co.UK
Good news.
Synaptik have made it through to the FINAL of Internet Radio Station TBFM ‘s competition for best up-and-coming coming Metal band.
This is an international competition and we are thrilled to have been voted into the final.
Thank you all for the votes.
We will let you know when the final vote week will be, so please continue to share and vote daily when it starts. (Keep an eye out on our (FB page
Special thanks to all our friends at FB group METAL HEADS FOREVER / METAL ON LOUD.
Your rule and your support has been incredible. \m/
Give them a like here and join the amazing Metal group. Metal Heads Forever (Metal On Loud) Magazine.
For all you lyric video, logo, album art needs. This is the place to go.
More drum play through videos from Pete Loades added to FB page.
Up Coming gigs.
More info on Facebook Page.
With regret Synaptik are unable to perform at Power fest due to unforeseen circumstances. Most of the band will still be present for the festivities and fun. Apologies to all hoping to see us.  We will return soon we promise
Check out the bands below……..
SYNAPTIK got through to the Semi-Final of the TBFM competition. Voting starts again Sunday 3rd for a week. Please vote daily.
12471522_877397495712503_4286846942082492962_oFrom the thousands that applied SYNAPTIK are down to the last 100. in heat 9 of TBFM Factor. We need your help to get to the final. Please tune in and give us a vote. It costs ya nothing and would be a big help. Cheers. Heat 09 ‪#‎tbfmfactor‬ takes place Sunday 13th March 2016 at 5pm UK time live on TBFM. Voting for this heat opens straight after the live show and closes the following Saturday 11pm UK time. Share the poster to support the band(s). This is a link to the event – click HERE
SYNAPTIK Enter the recording studio to record the follow up to the critically acclaimed debut “The Mechanisms of Consequence” March 1st 2016. We are looking forward to unleashing these new songs. Please check out our Twitter and Instagram page for daily studio updates and teasers. (synaptikmetal
Another couple of gig dates for your diaries.
We are playing with XEROSUN & KINASIS March 18th – Norwich B2
PowerFest Norwich. June 25th Norwich Brickmakers. B2
Massive thanks to Metal Heads Forever – a fantastic Metal Page – check them out on FB and join them. They are running a competition to win Synaptik CD and Shirt this week. Cheers. METAL HEADS FOREVER
Hey Synners, Chicago-based radio show Progressive Power Hour will be spinning some Synaptik music tomorrow Wednesday from 02.00 to 03.00 GMT (20.00 CST Tues.) . Listen to the show live at this link: While the show is running there will be a chat facility to comment on the music and show. So get involved! Cheerz to George Lohan for his support.
Our friends over at www.AllHeavyMetal.Net have released a fantastic FREE compilation album just in time for Xmas Follow the link to download lots of great bands tunes for FREE – Including out latest single “A Man Dies” Merry Crimbo. Click HERE to go to download page.
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More excellent reviews just in- check out the reviews page.
Have you watched the lyric video for “A Man Dies” yet?
Our next gig will be ………

Check out the interview we did with  Michel Renaud @ THE METAL CRYPT

The wait is over – Unleashed at last – “A MAN DIES” It’s with great pleasure that we bring you the official lyric video for Synaptik song “A Man Dies” premiering with our friends at Pure Grain Audio. (Click the link above and enjoy) Click the link and play it loud! Then Share Share Share Single is taken from Synaptik’s debut album “The Mechanisms of Consequence”
Saturday 7th November at 18:00 (GMT) “A MAN DIES” Spread the word.
New lyric video for “A Man Dies” coming soon………………………….. (exclusively at PURE GRAIN AUDIO) Watch this space.
Synaptik are limiting the amount of gigs at the moment whilst we write and record our follow up “The Mechanisms….” album. The next will be for our friends at Two Bucks – check it out
Great gig last week with new friends WE ARE THE CATALYST – Sadly Nocturna & Danger Road could play – but still an excellent night had by all
SYNAPTIK are proud to announce we have been asked to play this years MAMMOTH-FEST UK (Brighton) (Click the link to Mammoth Fest website for more info and full weekend band list)
FB_IMG_1437418490448We will be performing on the Albert Stage Saturday 3rd October.  Grab your day tickets (weekend tickets have sold out already)
This is going to be amazing, so many great bands.
See you there.
Synaptik are busy writing new tracks for the follow up to “The Mechanisms of Consequence” for a release early 2016. Planning a UK tour and also plans for gigs abroad are in the pipeline- watch this space. Want to see us play- get in touch with your local promoter and get them to contact our Management. (Possessive Management) (see contacts)
We now have a big sale on Merchandise ! See the Merchandise page for details-
This is Sunday 17th May \m/ Anihilated bring their old school Thrash to the B2 VENUE NORWICH along with Tech Thrashers The Outside see you there
Synaptik are thrilled to tell you all that we have been invited to be a part of TITANFEST @ The Dome, London. \m/ Gonna be a really fantastic day of the best Metal. Grab your tickets now!!! See the website/event page for more details on who is playing or look at the poster.
Grab the new SYNAPTIK DA VINCI SHIRT Currently only available at gigs- only £8 – double sided, with Da-Vinci quote on reverse. selling well- these won’t be reprinted- once they’ve gone they’ve gone. See the band at the Merch stand to grab yours SYNAPTIK Da Vinci FRONT DESIGN SHIRT LAYERED


The gigs have been going very well- been great meeting you all and thanks for buying the new shirts and the CD – you rule. Check out our Facebook page for links to videos of a couple of our recent shows – London & Full Thrash Assault at Snooty Fox Wakefield. (Big hello to new friends Re-Animator – top blokes and great band, hope to gig together again soon)
11099173_1110925955591597_5917098278060156694_nNext up is THRASHERSAURUS Fest – Norwich Sat 2nd May and then 4th May – Red Lion, Gravesend, Kent with our friends ONE MACHINE.  See you there \m/ 11018836_1071802756178503_5515711487539771247_n


SYNAPTIK are very pleased to inform you that we’ve joined with Possessive Management on their roster of bands alongside (amongst others) good friends The Sun Explodes, Exist Immortal, Drewsif Stalin’s Musical Endeavors, Friend For A Foe and ALIASES . Stop by their Facebook page (link above) check out all the top bands and give them a ‘like’. Please forward all future inquiries to Booking Synaptik please contact  
New link to buy Synaptik “The Mechanisms of Consequence” CD or Download – Click image below to go to purchase page. WWW.SYNAPTIKMETAL.BANDCAMP.COM/RELEASES
Next gig – The Intrepid Fox – London _ As usual the bands finish at midnight and the Retribution club night keeps the neighbours awake until 4am! Bands playing 7pm-midnight: Click the photo below for link to event page and more details.
Synaptik would like to say a MASSIVE, HUGE, HUMONGOUS THANK YOU – to Jurgen Artelt – Rebel Tune Records Owner – who over the last few years has supported, believed and pushed Synaptik big time.
Without him we certainly would not be where we are now- you will always be a part of the Synaptik family and we can’t thank you enough for all you have done for the band, your passion for Metal music is infectious. Hope to catch up soon for many brews. RESPECT. JK & SYNAPTIK.
WWW.LINKSTOMUSIC.COM Ultimate Guide to Independent Music features Synaptik – showing the best of new and upcoming Metal bands, the  booklet  will be given out FREE at all the Festivals in UK & Europe during the summer/winter months- keep an eye out for one. Synaptik rising. Spread the word – we are coming.
TBFM Radio Breaking Bands Magazine. (search Facebook) Synaptik feature on the cover disc with album track “As I Am, As I was”. Grab a free copy. If don’t have one in your local club then get in contact with them and they’ll sort some for ya.11017166_1065843940107718_5227536126999636085_n 10710891_1075606385798140_7287599998400697213_n
Here are the next two upcoming gigs- see the list below for other dates – more coming soon- contact if would like us to play near you – Wakefield – we are coming to kick arse!
We are looking forward to sharing the stage with our friends ONE MACHINE again- scan the barcode below for link to ticket page – spread the word- we are coming to destroy Kent soon.11018836_1071802756178503_5515711487539771247_n
Checkout the awesome line up at this years THRASHERSAURUS FEST – 10866040_339129126291181_7941315116026853420_o
Here’s the latest SYNAPTIK gigs so far- more to come. See you at the front

  Streetcult Loud Music volume 25 is the latest of our highly successful promotional efforts. Volume 25 features songs from twenty established (and up-and-coming) metal and rock bands from all over the world! This volume features new music from Arch Enemy, SynaptiK, Fozzy, A Breach of Silence, Time to Kill, Julius Seizure, All this Filth, Stoneman, Kissin’ Black, Enter Reality, Harakiri, Cold Snap, Static Era, Ashes of your Enemy, Vitutus, Scars of Envy, Elevat 10929127_1065839460108166_3526511521049567634_n SynaptiK feature in this great free magazine from the mighty TBFM radio station. Also SynaptiK have a track on the cover cd. Check it out soon. 11017166_1065843940107718_5227536126999636085_n 10993951_1065843923441053_8373802203785534665_n Listen in Monday 16 March, for some Synaptik chat Synners. John will be interviewed LIVE on THE ROCK SHOW Radio station- see below for times it will be broadcast around the world. The Rock Show can be followed live from anywhere in the world. Here are some times when Metal/Rock fans can tune in on :

Check out this great album from Dutch & German Radio stations Radio Diablolus (Holland) & Deep Red Radio (Germany) METAL AGAINST CANCER Compilation CD
10959822_1054786911213421_5246217680504270719_n An album for a great cause.
Featuring some awesome Metal from around the world. Synaptik, Parasite Inc & AntiPeeWee from Rebel Tune Records included.
Check out this months TERRORIZER Magazine (UK)
SYNAPTIK feature on the cover CD with our Track “ALLIES” Check it out – then buy the album.
Spread the word
SYNAPTIK feature on a release from All Heavy Metal webzine. They are releasing a compilation of the best up and coming Metal bands and Synaptik have been asked to include a track – Check out the page (Link below) and check out the great bands. It will be available for FREE from 30th January. 10929100_342339145951203_758668564055824432_n

“We are pleased to announce that having worked with some great bands; we can now bring you some awesome free music. Each band has donated a track from their play list to make this compilation for you all to enjoy. On Friday the 30th of this month ( January) we will be releasing this free to download album Check out the tracklist here” : Regrettably SYNAPTIK didn’t make it to the final 4 bands to play SWEDEN FEST – we wish the winning bands (All Swedish …..) all the best and hope they enjoy their time at the Fest. It was a great oppertunity to get SYNAPTIK heard by more people and getting through to the last 25 was an achievement in itself and got us heard by many more people. Onwards \m/ “Good News Everyone!”  synaptik sweden cover pic Thanks to all you amazing people voting for SYNAPTIK we are through to the final 25 Bands who are up for a chance to play at Sweden Rock Festival! To be picked for the last 150 out of the thousands that applied was amazing, but getting to the last 25 is ACE! So now we are in with a chance of winning an incredible opportunity to perform at this killer Festival with some legends of Rock/Metal. VOTING STARTS ON WEDNESDAY 14th FOR ONE WEEK. So please continue to vote daily once from every i.p address, vote at home, at work, at ya families house, using any new Wi-Fi you can log onto every day to get us into the last 3 bands to play this festival. Again, a massive thank you to all for voting. Asking people to vote everyday is a big ask I know, but you have been very supportive. YOU RULE! We will be representing Britain so let’s get there, we’ll do you proud. \m/Here you will find all SYNAPTIK latest news…

IMPORTANT: Calling all our fans/friends, friends in bands, D.J friends on the Radio and all their friends to please help SYNAPTIK to play “Sweden Rock Festival 2015” SYNAPTIK have been chosen (by the organisers at Sweden Rock Festival) from all the many entries to join the last 150 best acts that will go to the first public voting round. All it takes it a simple vote once a day for us on the Festival web page.  (From the 2nd Dec until Jan 9th) help us add our name to this impressive list……….. Sweden_Rock_Festival_3-6_June_2015_-_2014-12-08_22.06.46 The 25 bands that get most votes will then move on to a second voting round and in the end, the top 3 bands will get to play Sweden Rock Festival 2015! Please vote DAILY for SYNAPTIK so we can represent the UK at this great festival. You can vote once a day.
So please keep voting and ask your friends to do so also. Check out the line up here. Help us add SYNAPTIK to this list. Cheers.

The fantastic reviews of our debut album “The mechanisms of Consequence” continue to come in from around the globe – thanks to all who have reviewed and shared the news about SYNAPTIK  – check out our review page & have a read or on our Facebook page here   CD album launch party – 25th October with friends Karybdis, Soulborn, Back Down or Die & 41Thirty Norwich B2 club Hope you can come along. CD is available for pre-order now from the link below – also digital download is available NOW on iTunes, Deezer, Spotify. Amazon etc. KARYBDIS GIG POSTER FLAT The album has been UNLEASHED!! Grab your digital copy of “The Mechanisms of Consequence” right now HERE You also PRE-ORDER the CD from the page also. So go grab your copy now. High quality Digi-Downloads from iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, Amazon + many more………. 1972531_865033323509137_725697882335579074_nNew SYNAPTIK Interview here NATALIEZ WORLD check it out. Reviews are slowly starting to come in for the album – (See Reviews Page) Whilst you await those, here is an Album related Interview Synaptik singer John Knight did for Power Of Metal Magazine describing each songs meaning, the album title and artwork inspiration. Click HERE

Don’t forget you can download SYNAPTIK ‘YOUR COLD DEAD TRACE’ single FOR FREE here. Please share.
Stop by our labels Bandcamp and download the single SYNAPTIK “Your Cold Dead Trace” for FREE. Please share. \m/

The video for “Your Cold Dead Trace” Has been unleashed – view and share it now here (or on our video page) You can also download the single for FREE from our label here “Your Cold Dead Trace” Single The Official Video for SYNAPTIK “Your Cold Dead Trace” (Featuring Alan Tecchio – Watchtower/Hades/Level fields) will be unleashed at 19:00 (GMT) via our Record Label and also on Synaptik Facebook page 1379677_730018107023638_1999642429_n   The album has arrived at REBEL TUNE RECORDS HQ and is currently being sent out to Magazines, Radio, Web-zines etc for review. If you would like to have a copy of the album for review in your Magazine or to play on your station the please contact Jurgen Artelt – Rebel Tune Records email: 10615563_937629889595791_7663165197694713820_n7077_937629929595787_5952679129222910341_n

The mastering for “The Mechanisms of Consequence” album – (due for release late September) is complete and on the way to the factory to be pressed. (Vinyl release date to follow) Huge Thanks to James & Phil @ Timeshift Studios (see links page) and our German friend Fabian for the many hours spent recording, mixing & mastering the songs ready for release. The tracks sound brilliant and we can’t wait for you to hear them all. (Hear two exclusive preview tracks on our video page)


 Grab the excellent new SYNAPTIK shirt from us at Bloodstock this weekend, limited price of only £7 (Whilst stocks last) As designed by Jae Hadley (Singer of Norwich’s successful Thrash band Shrapnel)Synaptikpreview

 If at BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR FESTIVAL this week, stop by the New Blood Stage Sat 9th 1.30pm check out our set, see band afterwards for exclusive Ltd 3 Track Album sampler. Also we will be selling the new Synaptik Shirt (See above) for a reduced price of only £7 – grab them as already have lots of pre-orders.BLOODSTOCK POSTER FOR PRINT





sponseredbyClick the pic above to check out our recent interview with those cool people at Rock Bandom Radio. Please take a minute to check out their FB page and like.


SYNAPTIK 2014 WHITE LOGO LAYERED OUTLINEClick logo above to see a few pics from SYNAPTIK recent gig with our friends No Consequence, Drewsif Stalin’s Musical Endeavors & Friend For A Foe.

mm-logo-resized-test-7Here’s a link to the interview with did with the lovely Foxicus at METALMOUTH.NET Click pic above to go to their excellent page. (Also like them on Faceache)

Bloodstock Festival bloodstock banner (Click on the banner above to go to Synaptik Bloodstock page)

Synaptik have been chosen to play at this years BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL 2014 after winning the East Anglia Metal to the Masses Battle for Bloodstock competition. Synaptik are thrilled to be playing such a respected and truly METAL festival. So come along and check us out at the NEW BLOOD Stage on SAT 9th. See Bloodstock website for times and line up. It’s going to be an amazing weekend. Spread the word, Synaptik are coming.

New Album Coming Soon

Synaptik are currently at the Mastering stage with their debut album “The Mechanisms of Consequence” due for release this August/September on German Label ‘Rebel Tune Records’.

Video Due Soon ycdt A video for the Synaptik single “Your Cold Dead Trace” will also be unleashed very soon. The single features guest vocals from Alan Tecchio (Watchtower/Hades/Non Fiction/Seven Witches/Level Fields