Biography

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Aexylium band was born in Varese (Italy) in 2014 by trying to combine the typical sound of traditional instruments (Bagpipes, Flute, Violin) with the modern one of Metal music (Guitars, Drums, Bass, Keyboards).

They have been working together to create something different from their previous musical experiences and soon the group grew in number. Being inspired by the main artists of the genre such as Eluveitie, Korpiklaani, Alestorm, Folkstone, they chose Folk Metal as their new 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 gigs such as Montelago Celtic Festival, Malpaga Folk & Metal, Rock Inn Somma, Druidia and Strigarium in the following years.

In July 2016 they released their first self-produced EP which is titled “The Blind Crow“ and contains 3 songs. In the same year, the track “The blind crow” was included in “Mister Folk Compilation IV”.

In December 2017 they finished recording their new album, mixed and recorded by Davide Tavecchia at Twilight Studio, and mastered by Simone Mularoni at Domination Studio.

On June 29th 2018 their first full length album, 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.

So far, Aexylium have shared the stage with many others band: Wind Rose, Nervosa, Furor Gallico, Temperance, Atlas Pain, Celtica Pipes Rock, Kanseil etc.

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Gli Aexylium si formano nel 2014 a Varese, tentando di fondere il suono tipico degli strumenti musicali tradizionali (Cornamusa, Flauto, Violino) con quello moderno della musica Metal (Chitarre, Batteria , Basso,  Tastiere).

Assieme si impegnarono sin dall’ inizio per creare qualcosa di differente rispetto alle loro precedenti esperienze musicali e presto il gruppo si allargò, individuando nel Folk Metal il perfetto ambiente musicale per sviluppare brani inediti, ispirati dagli artisti principali del genere quali Eluveitie, Korpiklaani, Alestorm, Folkstone ecc.

Al momento la band conta otto componenti.

Gli Aexylium suonano live per la prima volta live al Dumeltica International Music Festival nel 2015; la risposta della gente fu positiva e la band riuscì a partecipare ad altri importanti concerti nei successivi anni, quali Montelago Celtic Festival, Malpaga Folk & Metal, Rock Inn Somma, Druidia e Strigarium.

Rilasciano nel Luglio 2016 il loro primo EP auto-prodotto intitolato “The Blind Crow”, contenente 3 brani inediti. Nello stesso anno, proprio la traccia “The Blind Crow” viene inclusa nella “Mister Folk Compilation IV”.

Il 29 Giugno 2018 esce il loro primo album full lenght intitolato “Tales from this land”, per Underground Symphony records; nello stesso periodo vengono rilasciati due lyric video delle tracce “Revive the Village” e “Banshee”. Nel Settembre del 2018 la canzone “Revive the Village” entra nella classifica delle top 200 metal tracks in Germania su iTunes.

Nell’Agosto del 2018 vengono selezionati come finalisti dell’European Celtic Contest di Montelago, prestigioso festival che conta più di 20.000 partecipanti in quattro giorni.

Gli Aexylium hanno condiviso il palco con molte altre band: Wind Rose, Nervosa, Furor Gallico,Temperance, Atlas Pain, Celtica Pipes Rock, Kanseil, ecc.

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