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Javier Reyes - Guitar


MESTIS is world renowned guitarist Javier Reyes (Animals As Leaders) - The new full length album, Polysemy, is a ten track offering showcasing Reyes' vast musical diversity and features an intriguing variety of instrumentation and assistance by highly acclaimed musicians (Matt Garstka also of Animals As Leaders, Joe Lester of Intronaut, and Mario Camarena and Erick Hansel of CHON) The album is set for a Nov 6th release through Sumerian Records.

Reyes states:  “I’ve always wanted to create a style of music that focused on being emotionally exploitive and technically sound, yet simple enough for the average music listener to appreciate. Another influence was using the eight string guitar in a form that is unconventional to the 'trends' or independent of characteristics that are found in music styles/genres that have popularized it. Another and important reason was to create a true form of my own independent voice as an artist. To create music that expressed my personality, upbringing, emotions and musical taste.”



  • After the Burial
  • Animals As Leaders
  • Asking Alexandria
  • Bad Omens
  • Betraying The Martyrs
  • Borgore
  • Born of Osiris
  • CHON
  • Circa Survive
  • Crosses (†††)
  • Darkest Hour
  • Down & Dirty
  • Draemings
  • Erra
  • Evan Brewer
  • From First to Last
  • I See Stars
  • Lee McKinney
  • Mestis
  • New Volume
  • Night Riots
  • Palaye Royale
  • Periphery
  • September Mourning
  • Slaughter To Prevail
  • Stray From The Path
  • T.R.A.M.
  • The Faceless
  • The Francesco Artusato Project
  • The HAARP Machine
  • The Kindred
  • Thomas Giles
  • Through Fire
  • Upon A Burning Body
  • Veil of Maya

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