​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

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

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 

with Desecrate the Gods


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


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



Gigging History

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 Ian Waye, backing it up with Leillyn McColman's up-lifting bass lines and the driving drum patterns of Gord Alexander, and finishing 

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

Tessitura receives air play on various online radio stations 


Recognitions

Only performances of significance are listed

"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).

780.918.0004

tessitura_band@hotmail.com

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.

Click the MetalRulz logo above to view Tessitura's 2016 interview with MetalRulz.com

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Tessitura was Metal Master Kingdom's

Featured Band of the Month

February 2017


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, BC

​Metalocalypstick Festival


September 29, 2017

The Forge - Edmonton, AB

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


November 17 & 18, 2017

Distortion - Calgary, AB

The Starlite Room - Edmonton, AB

Aggression - The Full Treatment 30th Anniversary Tour