Lahmia - Biography
LAHMIA BIOGRAPHY - 2011
Lahmia born with the will to turn their own emotions into music: melancholy, aggressiveness, elegance and violence characterize the band's sound from the beginning.
The band mix in a unique way their multiple influences (Swedish and USA death metal, black metal, doom and thrash metal) filtered through their own emotions to achieve a powerful yet melancholic sound.
In 2007 the band met its present identity and the first demo "An Eternal Memory" is released receiving excellent feedback.
In 2008 the second EP "Forget Every Sunrise" was released receiving astounding reviews from the music press and being nominated top demo in the Italian editions of Metal Hammer, Rock Hard and Metal Maniac. Much interest was generated by the release, the demo received reviews on 50 'zines all around the world which rewarded Forget Every Sunrise with an average vote of 8,2 out of 10.
During 2009 the success of the EP helped Lahmia to intensify even further their live activity, performing gigs as support act for band such as Arch Enemy, Stormlord, Disaster, Dark Lunacy, Illogicist.
In 2010 the band enters in studio for the pre-production of their first full lenght album which is lately recorded and mixed by Giuseppe Orlando at Outersound studios (Novrembre, Necrodeath, Stormlord, DGM) and mastered in Sweden by Jens Brogen @ Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Paradise Lost, Katatonia). The artist choosed for the artwork was Niklas Sundin @ Cabinfevermedia (Dark Tranquillity, In Flames, Arch Enemy).
In 2011 the band resume it's live activity playing among the other at the Viadana Open Air which had as headliners Dark Tranquillity.