Jarle and Håkon started the band in 2000, out of the ashes of Jarles previous band. Members then were Jarle, Håkon and Krister (now in Phantom Pain). The powertrio rehearsed for a year or so, but decided that one guitar just wasn't enough. Enter Jarle's life long friend and guitarwizzard Jonny Wolf.
NOVACT are about to revive a sound progressive, melodic and highly atmospheric. The band usually operates in mid tempo shooting off with colourful vocals and glancing keys sometimes relating to gothic splendours of northern Scandinavia (close to a frosty Finland) not commonly practiced in this often math bouncing genre.
Availing themselves of many influences, which grants the group a very peculiar style, Lost Forever make their way with strong compositions and lyrics, heavy guitar riffs and solos mixing technique and feeling together with catchy vocals and fancy keyboard lines.
Antiquus is a Canadian heavy metal band mixing the raw oldschool roots derived from 80's metal influence with a fresh, melodic, and more modern touch. Vancouver's Antiquus have crafted a sound that can only be described with one word: Heavy!
Power of Omens was a progressive metal band formed in 1994. They courted some success in the course of their career, most notably with the 2002 album Rooms of Anguish, although Eyes of the Oracle (1998) is still considered by fans to be their greatest artistic statement. the group disbanded in 2006, after issuing the following on their MySpace webpage:
Chaoswave was born in the summer 2003 thanks to the initiative of
Danish guitar player Henrik ‘Guf’ Rangstrup (also guitarist of Sinphonia), who a year before had moved to Italy for personal reasons.
His aim was to combine aggressive and powerful riffing with a more melodic structure, in the vein of bands such as Nevermore and Control Denied.
Sepia Dreamer were formed in the middle of 2003 by current members Jonas Wrenninge and Sam Brokenshaw, meeting originally in an internet chatroom and being impressed by each other's taste in music and movies. After a steady stream of recordings were sent back and forth, the name Sepia Dreamer somehow occured and was settled on for an instrumental project with as few limits as possible.