Surprise! New music from TheHaarpMachine appeared online in the form of a guitar playthrough of “Shedding”. No explanation, no rhyme or reason, just a video. Which given that virtuoso guitarist Al Mu’min is the only member of the band after several failed attempts to start to play live is no surprise. In fact, the last effort was to play UK Tech-Fest 2017 but the newly formed progressive tech-metal full band line-up from London imploded before arrival. Save for some impressive guitar demonstrations and workshops from guitarist Al Mu’min himself, there has been silence. But here we are. February 2018. And here is a playthrough of “Shedding”.