Artist Biography Above Symmetry is a progressive metal band from Norway. They are signed to InsideOut Records and have a record called Ripples which was released on 25 April in Europe and the 26 April 2011 in the United States. Above Symmetry were originally called 'Aspera', and initially released the album Ripples under this name. However, in 2010, they were threatened with legal action by another band called Aspera, prompting them to change their name. They re-issued Ripples with the new band name on the cover; and with a red background as opposed to the blue background on the original issue.