Veil of Maya (pronounce "VEEL uf mayhah")is an American Progressive Metal band, formed in Chicago, Illinois in 2004. They are currently signed with Sumerian Records. They have recorded and released three full-length albums, All Things Set Aside (their debut and self-produced album out on Corrosive Recordings), The Common Man's Collapse and, released through Sumerian Records. Their third full length album,, was released on April 6, 2010, and reached #107 on the Billboard 200. The band worked again with producer Michael Keene from The Faceless for this album, who previously produced The Common Man's Collapse.
Veil of Maya's name comes from the George William Russell poem of the same name. Coincidentally, the band Cynic also used the poem's name as a song on their LP, "Focus."