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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.
In January 2018 the band announced that they were parting ways with their recent lead vocalist Marcus Vik, who left the band and his successor has not yet been announced. Since the announcement Aviana have done occassional appearances, mainly in Scandinavia with for among others the Danish Djentlemen in Ghost Iris as well as a few festival appearances while working behind the scenes on a second album to follow up the success with 'Polarize'.
On 12th of April Aviana released their long awaited new single "Heavy Feather" and announced signing to German record label Arising Empire / Nuclear Blast and also confirmed joining Avocado Booking and the roster of Maarten Janssen on 26th of April. More is expected to come soon according to frontman Joel Holmqvist, so stay tuned.
Catch AVIANA on tour in UK & Europe with The Word Alive, Make Them Suffer and Of Virtue (dates below).
Listen to the new single ‘Heavy Feather’ via Spotify, iTunes and more now!
Joel Holmqvist - Vocals
Marcus Heffler - Guitar
Oscar Forsman - Guitar
Sebastian Colque - Bass
Niclas Bergström - Drums
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THE WORD ALIVE // 10 Year Anniversary UK/EU Tour.
w/ special guests: Make Them Suffer, Of Virtue & Aviana
30.04.19 Spain Madrid @ Sala Nazca
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 @ Dürer Kert
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
Heavy Feather: © 2019 Arising Empire. Distributed by Nuclear Blast.
Polarize: © 2017 Rambo Music. Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment.
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Video credit: Niklas Sandström
Photo credit: Robin Lundin, Oscar Dziedziela