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    Between Sea and Sky
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    Beside Cliffs and Chasms
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    Behind Leaves and Vines
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    Beyond Sun and Moon
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    Beneath Dirt and Stone
Kardashev is a Progressive Death Metal group focusing on the advancement of the human race through themes of technology, selflessness, love, and altruism.
Comprised of Mark Garrett and Nico Mirolla, the duo continues to develop thematic studio albums around a universe all their own, following a mysterious traveler as they experience time, space, emotion, loss, and much more. Kardashev was inspired by three key bands:
Their 2012 DEMO, "Progression" is a three track proof of concept around the hypothetical science of the Kardashev Scale where the majority of their future content is based.
In 2013, they released Excipio under Subliminal Groove Records which began the traveler's journey through time. The EP expands on the direct interactions of the traveler in a short story focusing on part of the Kardashev scale; Tier 2.
The end of 2014 was a new venture by the musicians as they released a single song at 8 minutes long that has no bearing on the Kardashev universe, but rather a more, "Human" take on their style in the song Iota. This is part I of III.
2015 was the year for their first full album. Peripety. An endeavor separate from the Kardashev universe, delving more into the human element of their music.
Most recently, Kardashev have released the latest installment of their traveler's story titled The Almanac.
They're hard at work on their sixth album, due out in late 2019.
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