Limited deluxe two CD set including bonus material. 2018 release by the power metal band. Artizan is a five piece melodic power metal band from Jacksonville, Fl. Founded by drummer Ty Tammeus in 2008, Artizan crafts powerful, melodic metal. Dynamic song structure, dominant rhythms and melodic hooks are key ingredients to the Artizan formula. Singer Tom Braden's vocals have been described by Metal Maniacs magazine as "pure and towering." His distinctive tone, strength and range are fundamental elements that personify the Artizan sound. Hit Parader describes Tom as "a combination of Geoff Tate and John Arch." Ty Tammeus is famous for his intense drumming. He applies a creative energy and is the driving impetus of Artizan.Ty has garnered favorable reviews in numerous publications including Modern Drummer and Metal Maniacs. Guitarist Shamus McConney applies rhythms and transcending harmonies. Churning riffs, melodic phrases and searing solos are woven throughout the tapestry of Artizan.