"Screams Of Tranquility" serves as the compelling project spearheaded by the talented Marc P. Prohaska, a 29-year-old musician residing at the foothills of the Austrian Alps in Upper Austria. This captivating endeavor delves into the tales of a spoiled society, exposing the hypocrisies, mass stupidity, and the gradual decay of humanity. Marc's musical style encompasses a rich tapestry of influences, showcasing shades of Scandinavian melodic death, American thrash, and a touch of black metal. With skillful precision, he weaves together dynamic beats and orchestrations, creating a captivating fusion. Throughout his career as a musician, which commenced at the age of 18, Marc has ventured into various bands, spanning genres from pop-punk to rock and metal cover bands. However, it was with the emergence of Screams Of Tranquility that his creative vision truly flourished. In 2019, Marc accomplished his graduation as a recording, mixing, and mastering engineer at HOFA College, and now operates his own mixing and mastering business as a freelancer. Although Screams Of Tranquility is a one-man band, Marc frequently encounters inquiries about the absence of other band members. However, this query only serves as a testament to his expertise and the success of his fundamental concept of "running SOT as if it were a fully occupied band." His dedication and skill shine through, resulting in an impressive body of work. If you seek honest, handcrafted music that transcends the boundaries of mainstream melodic death metal, complete with blistering leads, impassioned vocals, and profound messages within each composition, Screams Of Tranquility is an artist worthy of your attention.
On the fateful day of September 6th, 2021, Alex Pinho (Vocals) and Vinicius de Souza (Guitars), both esteemed musicians from the renowned band NEOPHITUS, engaged in a thought-provoking discussion about the consequences of the technological world. They soon realized that humanity had become enslaved by technology, held captive by smartphones, and transformed into social media zombies. From this profound dialogue on technological chaos, a transformative idea arose—to channel this concept into extreme music, with a thematic focus on the analogy of technological slavery and the current state of chaos in the world, encompassing cyberwar and biological warfare. And thus, the band SERVITHUS was born—a name symbolizing "SLAVERY," representing mankind's dependence on technology and its alluring conveniences. In 2022, the band unleashed their impactful single titled "Children Enslaved." Through their music, SERVITHUS aims to expose the plight of a generation entrapped by technological servitude and shed light on the tumultuous world plagued by chaos. With their electrifying sound and poignant lyrics, SERVITHUS seeks to captivate audiences, urging them to reflect upon their own reliance on technology and the consequences it entails. Their single serves as a rallying cry against the chains of technological enslavement, urging listeners to break free and reclaim their autonomy. As SERVITHUS continues to delve deeper into this profound theme, they are poised to deliver more powerful music that resonates with their growing fanbase, igniting a flame of awareness amidst the chaos.
Neophitus embarked on its relentless march in November 1999, emerging from the vibrant city of Bertioga, SP. In May 2000, the band made their electrifying live debut, driven by their dedication to delivering powerful Death Metal with a blend of cadenced and morbid passages. Their lyrical prowess draws inspiration from philosophy, psychiatry, and history, exploring the depths of human emotions such as hate, pain, and betrayal. In June 2001, they unleashed their debut demo, "Ominous" (Live Sessions), capturing the essence of their haunting sound. In October 2002, Neophitus secured their place on the music scene by participating in the renowned Rock Soldier #9 compilation, contributing their captivating track "The Malign Spirit." This release reached audiences in Brazil through UGK Distros and in Europe through Murray Art from Germany, as well as Corpse Roten#1. The band's relentless pursuit of their craft led them to perform numerous shows, solidifying their position and gaining recognition. Despite lineup changes and challenges, they persevered and returned to the stage officially in November 2018 after a period of hiatus. On October 25, 2020, Neophitus unleashed the single "Tupinambás," showcasing their evolving sound and captivating listeners with their raw energy. In 2022, the band released the EP "Anthropophagy Ritualis," a testament to their creative vision and musical depth. Currently, Neophitus focuses on promoting the "Anthropophagy Ritualis" EP, alongside the Ritualis Tour, captivating audiences with their powerful performances. The current lineup of Neophitus consists of Alex Pinho on vocals, Vinicius Souza on guitars, Nando Morais on drums, and Markinhus Gaveta on bass. Together, they form a formidable force, delivering a relentless sonic experience that resonates with their dedicated fanbase.
MAGEFA, a formidable Death Metal band hailing from Frankfurt, Germany, derives its name (pronounced with a hard G) from the Hebrew word for "Plague." Drawn from influences such as Carcass, Cannibal Corpse, and Death, the band embarked on its musical journey in 2014. In 2016, MAGEFA unleashed a powerful 3-track Demo titled "A Peek Into Human Bodies," offering a glimpse into their dark and ferocious sound. The release laid the foundation for their future endeavors. The following year, in 2019, the band delivered their EP "New Era Of Darkness," which further solidified their place in the extreme metal scene. This release allowed their compositions to reach a wider audience, establishing MAGEFA's presence in the metal community. Their momentum only intensified with the release of "Instrument Inside" in 2020, captivating fans with its relentless and intricate brutality. This album quickly gained recognition as a fan favorite, solidifying MAGEFA's position as a force to be reckoned with. In 2021, MAGEFA continued their sonic onslaught with the release of their EP "Exenteration." The intense and unyielding tracks on this release garnered over 240K streams on Spotify alone, solidifying their growing fanbase and leaving a lasting impact on listeners. On March 12, 2022, the band released the single "Back To The Front," available on all digital platforms. This release served as a gesture of support to Ukraine in their war against Russia, showcasing MAGEFA's dedication to using their music for meaningful causes. Continuing their relentless output, MAGEFA unleashed the single "Overdose" on July 27, 2022, further cementing their reputation for delivering visceral and uncompromising metal. January 6, 2023, marked the release of their third single from the upcoming EP "Pathology Calls," showcasing their unyielding dedication to pushing the boundaries of their genre. Currently, MAGEFA consists of dedicated members who channel their passion and skill into their craft. The lineup includes Kai on drums, Kevin on guitar and vocals, along with the recent additions of Andreas on bass and Nico on guitar. Together, they create a formidable musical entity, committed to delivering a sonic assault that resonates with fans of extreme metal worldwide.
Enter the realm of metal, where the indomitable force known as Redouane Aouameur reigns supreme. Hailing from Algiers, his prowess as a vocalist places him unrivaled in the realms of darkness, strength, and brutality. Having emerged from the crucible of bands like Carnavage and Litham, Redouane played an instrumental role in shaping the now-renowned Algerian metal scene. His ascent to become the vocalist for Metal Age Productions artist Lelahell propelled him to even greater heights, solidifying his status as a formidable presence in the global metal landscape. Redouane Aouameur's journey is a testament to growth and evolution, transforming him into an unstoppable force revered worldwide. His vocal onslaught transcends borders, resonating on recordings by esteemed acts such as French metallurgists Death Throne and Aash, hailing from Hamburg, Germany, among others. Not only has he left an indelible mark through his recorded works, but he has also cultivated a devoted following, mentoring aspiring vocalists across the globe. As a versatile session vocalist, Aouameur possesses the remarkable ability to sing in any language, showcasing his linguistic dexterity. With decades of experience, coupled with his cutting-edge technique and mastery, Redouane Aouameur seamlessly transitions from spine-chilling shrieks to earth-shattering guttural growls. The sheer magnitude of his recording projects, numbering in the hundreds within the past several years alone, speaks volumes about his prolific output and unwavering dedication to his craft. Continuing to push the boundaries, Redouane remains an active musician, ceaselessly recording and delivering awe-inspiring performances. His solo endeavors showcase his boundless creativity and artistic vision. Notably, his vocal samples can be found in the Soundiron software release of "Voices Of Rage 2," a testament to his enduring impact on the metal community. Released on the 28th of February, this collaboration underscores his continued relevance and influence. In the world of metal, Redouane Aouameur stands as a towering figure, his vocal prowess an unyielding force that resonates with audiences worldwide. With each recording and live performance, he solidifies his status as a true master of his craft, leaving an indelible imprint on the very essence of metal music.
god.i.am, the brainchild of Howard King, a captivating Solo Doom Metal venture hailing from Eastern NC, USA. In the mesmerizing tapestry of his debut opus titled "hanc aeternum, infinitum nihil 23.23," Howard King emerges as the sole architect, meticulously crafting, arranging, and delivering every facet of the music, from lyrics to vocals. Translated as "this eternal, infinite nothing 23.23," the enigmatic Latin album title encapsulates the essence of his creation. Howard King's artistic mastery extends across multiple instruments; he not only took charge of the drums, but also sculpted the entire guitar soundscape using his 5-string bass guitar. Departing from the familiar contours of the Doom Metal genre, he embarked on a sonic odyssey that was uniquely his own, giving rise to a resounding bass guitar tone that bears the weight of its own distinctiveness. Howard's percussion prowess, bass virtuosity, innovative songwriting and arrangement skills, and his unmistakable vocal approach converge into an unparalleled amalgamation. Imbued with a penchant for intricate rhythmic structures, cryptic and haunting vocal delivery, and a bass-driven resonance that resonates deeply, each listener becomes an eager traveler, enveloped in the distinctive and weighty realm of god.i.am's interpretation of Doom Metal.
From the depths of New England's heart, VOIDKEEPER emerges as a formidable force within the realm of Blackened Doom Metal. Hailing from Massachusetts, this metallic entity is primed to unleash a tempest that sculpts faces, wreaks havoc, and ignites a furious storm amidst the void we navigate as life. Rooted in the rich tapestry of traditional heavy metal and doom metal, VOIDKEEPER interlaces these foundations with the distinct gravitas of black metal vocals and the ferocious riffage reminiscent of death metal. A symphony of brutality melds the classic essences of death, black, and doom metal, fusing together into an explosive amalgamation. Their sonic arsenal encompasses captivating grooves that seize the listener, entwined with blackened melodies that cast an entrancing spell. Amidst this maelstrom, punishing death riffs serve as the arsenal's edge, cutting through the very fabric of sound. On June 15th, 2022, they unfurled their inaugural EP titled "Eternal Decay," gifting the world a glimpse into their cataclysmic artistry.