AVIANA – sign the deal with Arising Empire and release their brand new single ‘Heavy Feather’!

Arising Empire are proud to announce the worldwide signing of the powerful Swedish metal quintet AVIANA. Welcome to the family! After making their mark in Scandinavian metal scene with the 2017 debut »Polarize«, sons of Gothenburg AVIANA are back in a new shape and announce the addition of new vocalist Joel Holmqvist (ex. Walking With Strangers, Oceans Red)to their ranks today and release their brand new single ‘Heavy Feather’ as the debut for their new frontman. 

Watch the music video for ‘Heavy Feather’ here:
Buy or stream the brand new single ‘Heavy Feather’ here:

AVIANA states: “We are super excited to join forces with Arising Empire and show the world the next chapter of Aviana. Catch us on tour with The Word Alive, Make Them Suffer and Of Virtue in UK and Europe this April/May.”

AVIANA will support THE WORD ALIVE on their big EU/UK headline tour together with MAKE THEMSUFFER and OF VIRTUE in April/May 2019!

30.04.19 Spain Madrid @ Sala Caracol  
01.05.19 Spain Barcelona @ Sala Upload  
02.05.19 France Montpellier @ Secret Place  
03.05.19 Switzerland Lyss @ Kulturfabrik  
04.05.19 Italy Seregno/Milano @ HT Factory  
06.05.19 Hungary Budapest @ A38  
07.05.19 Slovakia Bratislava @ Randal    
08.05.19 Germany Nurnberg @ Z-Bau  
09.05.19 Germany Munich @ Backstage  
10.05.19 Czech Rep Prague @ Nova Chmelnice  
11.05.19 Poland Poznan @ Pod Minogą  
12.05.19 Germany Leipzig @ Naumanns  
14.05.19 Germany Berlin @ Musik & Frieden  
15.05.19 Denmark Copenhagen @ Stengade   
16.05.19 Sweden Stockholm @ Kraken   
18.05.19 Finland Helsinki @ Nosturi  
20.05.19 Sweden Gothenburg @ Fängelset   
21.05.19 Germany Hamburg @ Logo  
22.05.19 Netherlands Haarlem @ Patronaat  
23.05.19 UK London @ Underworld

Hailing from the infamous Metaltown on the Swedish West Coast, the Gothenburg sons in AVIANA has made one of the most succesful debut releases in Scandinavian modern history with »Polarize« (2017). The album release featuring the hit single ‘Solar’ and crossover Metalcore ballad ‘Canvas’ been streamed more than 3 million times up to date on digital platforms such as SpotifyApple Music and YouTube

The band have been praised being one of the next heavy Metalcore acts in Europe, putting Scandinavia once again on the map in a struggling part of the music scene. Already been touring UK and Europe multiple times on this first record, both with headline tours and as main support for the Japanese critical acclaimed boys in CRYSTAL LAKE in October 2017, who in 2018 also invited the band to take part of their own True North Festival in Tokyo. During the band’s stay in Japan they also toured in Sendai, Osaka, Nagoya and played another show in Tokyo in September -18. There is no doubt of where AVIANA is heading. Towards the top! According to the band themselves a new album is expected to hit the market before summer in 2019. Stay tuned!

Joel Holmqvist | vocals
Marcus Heffler | guitars
Oscar Forsman | guitars
Sebastian Colque | bass
Niclas Bergström | drums

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