Abstract Deviation is a progressive band from Russia, formed in 2011. Abstract Deviation's lineup revolves around founding members Alexander Zaitsev, Anton Chugurov, Nekit, Alexander Buslaev, and keyboardist Andrew Sazonov who joined in 2011. Since 2012, vocalist Alisa has been with the band.
The band plays a complex and innovative style, influenced by progressive metal, metalcore, fusion jazz and groove metal. They also incorporate melodic interludes and experiment with a wide variety of multi-layered musical influences. The band also experiments with ambient soundscapes.