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.
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 was 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 Trophallaxy has changed their name to Dysrider
Hanging Doll are a Orchestral Gothic Metal band that reign from Birmingham, UK. The dark intense orchestral metal of Hanging Doll, combines pure passionate and powerful vocals with dense levels of narcissm and emotional longing. The fusion of brooding detuned guitar riffs with highly melodic string patterns and a 'Metal Core' is without doubt a potent mix, both powerful and poignant.
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).
Sleeping Sin was born in March 2006 at Hamburg, Germany. Since 2007, the young melodic metal band played shows at the clubs and open airs of northern Germany, becoming more and more popular among the underground music scene.
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).
Formed in 2007 by songwriter and keyboardist Adrian Benegas together with two friends. Alex Holzwarth and Oliver Holzwarth, joined the band as special guests in 2008 and one year later the french singer Audrey Laure and the paraguayan guitarist Mauro Mercado joined Pergana, replacing the former members.
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.
Sorronia is a female fronted, symphonic metal act from the depths of Europe, Hungary. The idea of Sorronia was first conceived in November 2011 by Anna Király (vocalist) and István Biró (keyboardist). The concept was to form a new female fronted act with smooth rock fills, but with hard, heavy metal riffs and gothic elements, accompanied by a symphonic orchestra.