Aexylium band was born in Varese (Italy) in 2014 by trying to combine the typical sound of traditional instruments (Flute, Violin, Bouzouki) with the modern one of Metal music
Being inspired by the main artists of the genre such as Eluveitie, Korpiklaani, Alestorm, Folkstone, they chose Folk Metal as their sound
The band consists of eight members
Aexylium played for the first time at Dumeltica International Music Festival in 2015; the feedback was positive and they successfully managed to play in other important european gigs such as Tanzt! Festival, Montelago Celtic Festival, Malpaga Folk & Metal, Rock Inn Somma, Druidia and Strigarium in the following years.
On June 29th 2018 the full length, named ‘Tales from this land’, has been released for Underground Symphony Records; at the same time two lyric videos of the tracks ‘Revive the Village’ and ‘Banshee’ were published. In September 2018 the song ‘Revive the Village’ enters the top 200 metal song charts in Germany on iTunes
In August 2018 they were chosen as finalists of the European Celtic Contest in Montelago, a prestigious festival with more than 20,000 participants in four days
In December 2018 they released their first official videoclip of the song ‘Tales From Nowhere’
In 2019 they recorded two covers, available on Youtube: Game of Thrones and Vikings main theme, reinterpreted with Folk Metal sounds
In 2021 Aexylium signed a deal with Rockshots Records for the new album titled ‘The Fifth Season’, recorded at Twilight Studio, with the artwork created by Jan Yrlund of Darkgrove Design (Testament, Manowar, Korpiklaani)
‘The Fifth Season’ has been released on October 29th 2021
Three videos have been released on youtube, the singles “Mountains”, “The Fifth Season” and “The Bridge”
In November 2021 they played at TANZT! Festival in Munich (Germany) at Backstage Club
So far, Aexylium have shared the stage with many others band: Elvenking, Wind Rose, Nervosa, Furor Gallico, Temperance, Atlas Pain, etc.