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Two more names were confirmed for GoatHell Metal Fest 2019 edition, Disease Illusion & Ephyra.

Disease Illusion is a Modern Melodic Death Metal band formed in 2008 in Italy. Their music is inspired by Gothenburg sound, played with modern attitude for composition and sonority in particular. In 2009 the band released its first self-produced EP named “Reality Behind The Illusions Of Life”. Two years later, they released their first full length album “Backworld” with the Belgian label Ultimhate Records, with worldwide physical and digital distribution. In the following years, they promoted the album on the stages of Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, Croatia and Czech Republic. In 2016 the band released the single “New Order” along with a Lyric video. Two years later, the band has released its second full length album “After the Storm (that never came)” with the Italian label Buil2kill records, with worldwide physical and digital distribution. Disease Illusion shared the stage with Aborted, Beneath the Massacre, Bleeding Through, Bleed From Within, Dreamshade, Dying Fetus, Misery Signals, Neaera, Origin, Revocation, Vision Divine, Warbringer, Your Demise, etc ...


Ephyra come from Como (Italy) and play Melodic Death Metal with strong Folk and Epic influences. After the demo (“Ephyra”-2009) and the first full length album (“Journey”-2013), the band starts an intense activity playing several concerts, appearing on radio shows, touring abroad , recording official videoclips and playing in festivals like “Rock Inn Somma”, “Malpaga Folk and Rock” and “Fosch Fest”, with national and international bands such as Elvenking, Furor Gallico, Trick or Treat, Arkona, Finntroll, TYR, Carcass, Satyricon and more. On November 2015 they release the second album “Along the Path”. The musical style evolved itself into a more modern sound. On spring 2018 the third album “The Day Of Return” comes out. The folk and epic tone remains, but ethnic instruments from Japan and Mongolia are added to the usual band instruments and vocals.The most inspiring and related bands are: Ensiferum, Suidakra, Eluveitie, In Flames and Dark Tranquillity.


Photos and text: GoatHell Metal Fest

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