Vermilion is an instrumental progressive metal band with some strong jazz and fusion influences. The band is composed of members from the region of Ghent, Leuven and Ninove.
Influences include Meshuggah, Animals As Leaders, Dream Theater, Opeth, Chimp Spanner, Mr Bungle and Exivious, but also Allan Holdsworth, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Chick Corea and Pat Metheny.
They have released a self produced, self titled EP at first and have been featured on Studio Brussel. The band has done shows with Belgian heavyweights BEAR, Raketkanon and Diablo Blvd and has also shared the stage with fusion supergroup The Aristocrats. Apart from that, Vermilion won 3rd place at the Oost.Best 2013 finals in Vooruit, Ghent and has recently released its first full album, Sentience via Consouling Agency!