AlithiA’s lead vocalist John Rousvanis is unable to join this tour as he is currently recovering from a recent injury and will be returning to front-man duties from January 2018.
Hailing from St Petersburg, Russia, iamthemorning have received recent international acclaim winning the 2016 Album of the Year in the Progressive Music Awards and Marjana herself has also won both the
Female Vocalist of the Year award and Woman of the Year award in the 2016 Prog Magazine Readers Poll. Marjana joins the AlithiA live line-up amongst other recent guitar recruits Tristan Chu from Brisbane based rockers Aerials and Nguyen Pham from Melbourne prog band Enlight.
Since returning from their European tour in November 2016, AlithiA’s momentum hasn’t stopped building as they’ve been supporting a series of International bands including Alcest (France), The Ocean (Germany) and touring Australia with Mother’s Cake (Austria) all within the last 6 months. The band have also been confirmed to appear on Progfest 2018!
Renowned for their explosively chaotic live shows, AlithiA has been receiving ongoing critical acclaim;
“The kind of emotional fireworks that could send the world’s festival stages into orbit” – Metal Hammer
“They exist in a genre of one. They are indefinable…their live show is starting to attain legendary status.” – The Music
“Alithia don’t put on a show – they provide an experience.” – Beat Magazine
Although AlithiA sit amongst the psychedelic, post-rock and prog genres, their sound is not easily categorised. Their music encompasses uplifting melodies with mutant riffs, driven by tribal percussion and a shamanistic feel which captivates you whole.
AlithiA’s crtically acclaimed debut album ‘To The Edge Of Time’ (2014) was recorded in Budapest, Hungary. This album led AlithiA to traverse Europe 3 times and garner many fans across the continent. AlithiA has also toured Australia extensively, with notable performances at Progfest on 4 occasions – including last year’s sold out edition at The Corner Hotel in Melbourne. AlithiA have supported some of progressive heavy music’s biggest names, including Animals As Leaders (USA), Dead Letter Circus, Ne Obliviscaris, sleepmakeswaves, Caligula’s Horse & Tides From Nebula (Poland).
Their 2016 short film ‘Sacrifice’ premiered at the ‘On Vous Ment’ Film Festival in Lyon, France and is due for an impending release.
25.10.17 – Lutakko – Jyväskylä, Finland
26.10.17 – Olympia – Tampere, Finland
10.11.17 – Sala Bikini – Barcelona, Spain
25.11.17 – Vulkan Arena – Oslo, Norway
Sunday, January 21: The Triffid, Brisbane – Progfest
Saturday, January 27: The Corner Hotel, Melbourne – Progfest