Founded in 2016, Aeolian is a metal band based in Mallorca. They are trying to raise awareness of the need to protect our damaged and fragile environment through their music and lyrics. Their main musical influence can be describedas a combination of Scandinavian and melodic death metal with elements of black and folk metal.
So far, they have shared the stage with bands such as Crisix, Ereb Altor, Cannibal Grandpa, Helevorn, Herbstschatten and Saturnus in different live shows in Mallorca, Ibiza and Leipzig. Also performing at the Full Metal Holiday in 2019.
Their debut album ‘Silent Witness’ was released on September 12th 2018 by the Finnish record label Snow Wave. This work was mixed and produced by Miquel A. Riutort (Mega) (The Unity, Cryptosy, The Agonist, Vltimas) at Psychosomatic Recording Studio and mastered by Tomi Toivonen at Raivio Sound Finland. ‘Silent Witness’ had good reviews from the specialised music press all over the world:
Hellfire Magazine: “For me, it’s the debut album of the year.” https://bit.ly/2Pect0P
GBHBL: “An incredibly great album.” https://bit.ly/2BLixKt
Metal Temple: “’Silent Witness’ is creative, thoughtful, unique and well written.”
Blessed Altar Zine: “…one of the strongest debut albums of the year.”
Now, they have already finished their second album titled ‘The Negationist’ where darkness and hope merge in an introspective trip marked by the damage we are doing to our own planet and how this is affecting us severely. This album has been mixed and produced by Miquel A. Riutort (Mega) (The Unity, Cryptosy, The Agonist, Vltimas) at Psychosomatic Recording Studio and mastered by Dan Swano at Unisound Studios. The cover artwork has been done by Juanjo Castellano Rosado (The Black Dahlia Murder, Gates of Ishtar, Trident).
After recording several streaming for online platforms and festivals during the pandemic (Metal Injection, Grima Fest, etc,) Aeolian put all their effort in the continuous upgrade and recruit Pedro Martinez (Zerobyte, Taste My Sweet Revenge) replacing Alberto on drums and adding his extensive experience as a professional drummer, kick-starting the preparation of a third album to be tentatively release in 2022.