Cryptosis Share Single and Video “Master Of Life” – New EP Dropping Soon

Just out from Dutch progressive death/thrash outfit, Cryptosis, is their new single, “Master Of Life.” It is the second track made public from their upcoming EP, The Silent Call (to be released December 01st), and comes with its own visualizer video. Additionally, after closing out the year with a of home country shows, they hit the road in March 2024 in support of Cynic and Obscura in the EU. Watch the new video and find live listings below.

Pre-order The Silent Call here.


Cryptosis comment about the new song “Master of Life” as follows: ““Master Of Life” propels listeners into a realm where traditional metal meets the avant-garde, forging a new frontier in the ever-evolving landscape of extreme music. Prepare to be captivated by the bold, the dynamic, and the extraordinary. As “Master Of Life” unfolds, the lyrics become a poignant commentary on the delicate balance between technological advancement and the preservation of human essence.


The visualizer features artwork by Kuba Sokólski and animation by Frank/Brand.stichters Design.


Previously, the EP’s title-track “The Silent Call” was launched in a video created by the film production company F/53 here


Also you can check out the singles digitally here: 


Next to the brand-new song that serves as title-track to this release, the EP contains the previously unreleased song “Master of Life” (from the 2021 album sessions) as well as live versions of the album songs “Prospect Of Immortality” and “Transcendence” recorded in Athens, Greece in November 2022 during Cryptosis’ latest European tour.


The Silent Call serves not only as a new sign of life by Cryptosis, but also as first warning shot in anticipation of the band’s new studio album effort which is in the works for next year.


The Silent Call digital EP tracklisting 01 The Silent Call (05:00)

02 Master of Life (04:12)

03 Prospect Of Immortality (Live in Athens) (06:15)

04 Transcendence (Live in Athens) (04:05)

Total: (19:32)


The Focus Of A Valediction European tour 2024

w/Cynic and Obscura:

FR March 08 2024 Bochum (Germany) – Matrix 

SA March 09 2024 Aschaffenburg (Germany) – Colos-Saal

SU March 10 2024 Eindhoven (The Netherlands) – Dynamo / Prognosis Festival

FR March 15 2024 Paris (France) – Petit Bain

SA March 16 2024 Nantes (France) – Ferrailleur 

SU March 17 2024 Toulouse (France) – Le Rex

TU March 19 2024 Madrid (Spain) – Copérnico

WE March 20 2024 Barcelona (Spain) – La Nau

TH March 21 2024 Lyon (France) – Mjc ô Totem

FR March 22 2024 Aarau (Switzerland) – KiFF

SA Marcy 23 2024 Milan (Italy) – Slaughter Club

SU March 24 2024 Ljubljana (Slovenia) – Orto Bar

TU Marcy 26 2024 Munich (Germany) – Backstage

WE March 27 2024 Berlin (Germany) – Hole44

TH March 28 2024 Hamburg (Germany) – Logo

FR 29 2024 Aarhus (Denmark) – Voxhall

SA March 30 2024 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Pumpehuset


Cryptosis – Live 2023:

December 02 2023 Hengelo (The Netherlands) – Metropool / EP Release show

December 09 2023 Eindhoven (The Netherlands) – Effenaar / Eindhoven Metal Meeting



Cryptosis line-up:

Laurens Houvast – vocals / lead guitar

Marco Prij – drums

Frank te Riet – bass / mellotron / backing vocals



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