November 15, 2008 (First Show)
B Scene Studios - Edmonton, AB
Tessitura w/ guests Interwarrior

March 7, 2009 (First Competitive Show Won)
Avenue Theatre - Edmonton, AB
Supernova Presents: Band on the Run 2009 - Qualifying Round 1

September 26, 2009
Our House Addiction Recovery - Edmonton, AB
Sober Night: A fund raiser for Our House Addiction Recovery featuring Tessitura and Screech & Boom

​​May 28, 2010
Avenue Theatre - Edmonton, AB
Raised Fist Promotions: Metal for Miracles - Stollery Childrens Hosptial Fundraiser Weekend

​​​​June 25, 2010
B Scene Studios - Edmonton, AB
Tessitura - Battle to Eternity CD Release (All Ages) with Desecrate the Gods

​​July 2, 2010
Rendezvous Pub - Edmonton, AB
Tessitura - Battle to Eternity CD Release (No Minors) with DamIam and Disease D Grind​

​​September 18, 2010
Avenue Theatre - Edmonton, AB
Raised Fist Promotions Presents: Throatkick and GFAP! Canadian Tour

"A killer live band with an impressive sound. Tessitura has the ability and drive to take their music to the limit, and beyond."
-Dustin Ekman, Crown of Viserys

the sound with the dual-vocal freight train of Ceña and lead vocalist Cyn Mercredi's powerful screams and haunting growls.
Tessitura can be heard at one of their thunderous live performances, or on their current releases, 'Savage Embrace'(2013) & 'Battle to Eternity'(2010).

Since 2008, Edmonton-based Tessitura have been taunting the western Canadian underground metal scene with their eclectic blend of Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Music and Classic Thrash. 

They meticulously craft their unique sound by layering the edge-of-your-seat, earth-shaking guitar work of Stephan Ceña and Chris Devries, backing it up with Leillyn McColman's up-lifting bass lines and the driving drum patterns of Gord Alexander, and finishing 

October 10, 2010
Brixx Bar and Grill - Edmonton, AB
Thx For the Metal: Thanksgiving Metal Show - Mortillery and Tessitura

​March 12, 2011
The Mead Hall - Edmonton, AB
Tessitura, Untimely Demise and Parapsychotic

July 10, 2011

The Artery - Edmonton, AB

Furneral Rain Records presents: Titans Eve with guests Tessitura and Marry Me, Murder

August 4, 2013
Snipers Paintball - Ryley, AB
Farmageddon - Open Air Metal Festival

​September 7, 2013
The Artery - Edmonton, AB
Tessitura - Savage Embrace CD Release with Immunize and Mongol

March 31, 2016
Mercury Room - Edmonton, AB
Wacken Metal Battle Canada

Only performances of significance are listed

Gigging History

Tessitura was Metal Master Kingdom's

Featured Band of the Month

February 2017



Tessitura receives air play on various online radio stations 

August 6, 2016

Rendezvous Pub - Edmonton, AB

Crown of Viserys Presents: POP GOES METAL

September 30, 2016

DV8 - Edmonton, AB

The Facemeltour with Nylithia & Expain

Local Support from Armifera and Tessitura

March 11, 2017

The Vat Pub -Red Deer, AB

Hunted by Ravens, The Press Gang, Tessitura & Bodies Burn Black

April 8, 2017
Nite Owl - Calgary, AB
CEMR Metalfest

April 22, 2017

The Forge - Edmonton, AB

Aggression with Quietus, Skepsis and Tessitura

June 17, 2017

Rendezvous Pub - Edmonton, AB

Metallion Festival - Edmonton Fundraiser

July 1, 2017

Lone Butte Community Centre - Lone Butte, AB

​Metalocalypstick Festival

September 29, 2017

The Forge - Edmonton, AB

Juliet Ruin CD Release with Shark Infested Daughters, Tessitura and Black Friday

Feel free to contact Tessitura for bookings, inquiries or to request a physical press kit

Booking / Contact

Tessitura is featured on Funeral Rain Records' 2011 compilation "Into the Mouth of Hell", along with eleven other artists from four different countries.

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