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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 Our Hollow, Our Home, Ghost Iris and TheCityIsOurs (dates below).
Listen to the new single ‘Heavy Feather’ via Spotify, iTunes and more now!
Joel Holmqvist - Vocals
Marcus Heffler - Guitar
Sebastian Colque - Bass
Niclas Bergström - Drums
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OUR HOLLOW, OUR HOME - UK & Europe Tour 2020.
w/ special guests: Ghost Iris, Aviana and TheCityIsOurs
12.04.19 Germany Nuremberg @ Z-Bau
13.04.19 Czech Republic Prague @ Rock Café
14.04.19 Austria Vienna @ Viper Room
15.04.19 Germany Berlin @ Cassiopeia
16.04.19 Germany Hamburg @ Bahnhof Pauli
17.04.19 Germany Hannover @ Béi Chéz Heinz
21.04.19 Switzerland Aarau @ KiFF
22.04.19 Germany Trier @ Mergener Hof
23.04.19 Germany Frankfurt @ Das Bett
24.04.19 Germany Karlsruhe @ Die Stadtmitte
25.04.19 Belgium Antwerp @ JC Bouckenborgh
27.04.19 United Kingdom Bournemouth @ Old Fire Station
28.04.19 United Kingdom Bristol @ The Lanes
29.04.19 United Kingdom Birmingham @ O2 Academy 3
30.04.19 United Kingdom Leeds @ Key Club
01.05.19 United Kingdom Nottingham @ Albert's
02.05.19 United Kingdom Manchester @ Academy
03.05.19 United Kingdom London @ O2 Islington Academy
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Heavy Feather: © 2019 Arising Empire. Distributed via Nuclear Blast.
Polarize: © 2017 Rambo Music. Distributed via Sony Music Entertainment.
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Video credit: Niklas Sandström
Photo credit: Robin Lundin, Oscar Dziedziela