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Interview with Onydia

Hi! Tell me about your band and what kind of previous experience do you have as musicians?

Hi! There are many things to say about it. We are musicians with different stylistic influences but born from metal. I studied lyric singing, crossover and finally modern; Our drummer is very eclectic and it’s because of him that were able to make structures and arrangements that range from jazz to fusion in our album; Our guitarist has great compositional abilities because he has a lot of influences , from pop to rock, from Death to prog. We are versatile, it is the characteristic of our band.

Why did you pick your band name? How did you form? Why did you decide to play the genre or genres you do?

The name of our band is the union of two Greek words (dream and transparent); Onydia is the display of the surreal in the real world. I, Luca and Daniele played in a death metal band called Elarmir, A few years ago we took different paths for personal reasons and to create the music that we really like.

What can you tell us about your latest record?

This album talks about the hope that creates a desire to fight because after a long journey we are aware of ourselves; The sounds range from the classic prog to the djent, There is a lot of melody but there’s also a lot of metal.

What the kind of album feedbacks are you waiting for?

I would like people to enjoy The Album and  appreciate by our experimentation. I hope that, in thr future, our style will turn into something special for people.

Are you gonna to make some world tour in the future? Do you think this is available for everybody option to tour around the globe? What do you think band have to do to get such opportunity?

We are getting ready to play in national and international dates and tours, the music business is full of sacrifices and expectations… we will do what our possibilities allow us to do.

Do you believe in heavy music scene without money?

It’s the longest path in my opinion but I believe it.

What do you think about online music sharing? Do you ever give your music away for free? Why?

The name of a band is not only growing with money but with the audience and listening.

Who are your musical influences? Have you ever think your band could be so famous as your favorites?

Funky, r&b, jazz, prog, pop. We will discover it only by living.

Do you have a formal music education? Do you think it’s a Kind of important thing?

Llike many musicians, we also studied a lot and it is important but being an artist is a gift from birth. the technique at the service of art.

How do you balance your music with other obligations – mate, children, job?

It is an intense marriage but we can’t live without music.

How do you handle mistakes during a performance? Or you can assure there are no any mistakes during your gigs? Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?

Every show is different and nobody is perfect. if you are wrong,” the show must go on”.

What’s next? Thank you!

Intense interview! Thank you!

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