The history of Narwhal Tusk starts back in 2006 when a new vocalist Valentine was invited to join the band. Her voice allowed Dmitry, the founder of the band, to realize his creative concept completely. This concept is obvious from the name of the band: till XIX-th century a narwhal tusk was considered to be a miraculous cure for all diseases.
The "Opus Doria project" took life in the fall of 2009, with compositions mixing the lyricism and rigour of classical music and the rhythmic power of metal, and some allusions to epic film music. "Opus" relates to the marking of classical pieces with numbers, as "Doria" stands for the dorian mode to suggest the modal sonorities we find in medieval and baroque music.
Trophallaxy is a symphonic power metal band formed in 2007. Lineup:
Yannick Rey - Guitar
Valentin Magnenat - Bass
Joëlle "Jo" Graz - Vocals, Cello
Jonathan Pellet - Keyboards
Gaël Regamey - Drums Official Site
Violet Sun is an Italian symphonic metal band. The band consists of Alessandra Amata (lead vocals, piano), Alex Grillo (drum, percussions) and Dario Grillo (vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, orchestral scores, production).
Since 2007, Ivalys has developed its style, exploring several facets of its musical roots.
Combining dark heavy rythms and brighter melodies, the music of the band is asserting by harmonizing opposites and has first found a place in the symphonic metal fold.
Setanera was born in 2004 in Rome, Italy. It consists of: Valentina Bucci (lead and back vocals: soprano / alto belt), Alex Merola (lead & rhythm guitars), Matteo D'Alessandro (bass guitar), Marco Magistri (keyboards and synths) and Maurilio DiStefano (drums and flute).
Hailing from the dormant NYC metal scene is the female fronted metal band, DesDemon. The group is based upon a dark and twisted tale of a woman’s fall from grace, and her evolution to a darker side of life. Musically these tales are expressed through a darkly splendid array of metal elements, incorporating many of metals most popular sub-genres.
Samandriel is a 5-piece melodic metal band based out of Edmonton, Canada. The band was founded by guitarist Oskar Jankovic and bassist Ryan Hopper in 2008, and it wasn't until early 2009 that the band found a full lineup featuring operatic female vocals, symphonic keyboards, melodic hooks, rythmic dexterity and dramatic atmosphere.
The ShadowIcon story goes began in 2006 when several friends (Tomaž, Bojan, Damir and Kristjan) had an idea to form a band. Each member was influenced by different genres of music so eventually they decided to play metal. It soon became evident that it wasn't suitable for all of them, so in the first months of 2007 the line-up changed dramatically.
Somos una banda de power metal sinfónico formada a finales de 2003 en Alicante. Nada más formar el grupo, comenzamos a componer temas intentando encontrar un sonido propio. Entre febrero y abril de 2005 grabamos nuestra primera demo titulada “Demo 2005” y compuesta