Few drummers dare to venture into the depths of progressive metal quite like Travis Orbin. His seemingly effortless ability to perform mind-bending compositions with flawless execution has landed him plenty of session and touring work. On Silly String II, Orbin’s debut solo long-player, the drummer continues to forge ahead. “I set out to write a full-length album with half of the tunes being instrumental and the other half containing vocal parts,” explains Orbin. “Before I knew it, I’d amassed more material than my initial goal. So I decided to do two full-lengths. The instrumental portion was more akin to Silly String, my second EP. Because of this, I sought to insert quotes from that EP into this album to tie it in as a conceptual sequel.”

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