AoniaFest IV – A Festival of Steel in the Steel City!

The fourth instalment of prog-metal band Aonia’s eponymous festival is ready to (rock and) roll! The stage is set for the festival’s return on the 25th of June, 2022 at the legendary Corporation, Sheffield. Tickets are available now! AoniaFest is known for hosting a wide variety of talented metal bands, appealing to metalheads with a … Continue reading AoniaFest IV – A Festival of Steel in the Steel City!

Album Review: Aonia – The Seven

A delayed review, for which we offer our apologies to the wonderful ladies and gentlemen of Aonia... but here are a few words on their recent release The Seven. We've been following the band for ages, and were blown away by their well-deserved spot at Bloodstock 2018. Time to see how their powerful metal-meets-opera tones transfer … Continue reading Album Review: Aonia – The Seven

Bloodstock 2018 – Mosh’s Saturday

Today started nicely, with some clear skies and very warm sun through the early afternoon... and then came the rain. Scheduled to keep dribbling / pouring until 4pm on Sunday you'd think it would dampen spirits but thankfully that idea was put to rest by the dedicated fans cramming into tents or simply ignoring it … Continue reading Bloodstock 2018 – Mosh’s Saturday

#RoadToBOA2018 – Aonia

As ever, we’re going to try and cover every single Jäger, New Blood and SOPHIE stage band before Bloodstock kicks off on August 9th. Your chance to check them out and start planning which bands to get there early for! Trust us when we tell you that this is bound to result in some frustrating … Continue reading #RoadToBOA2018 – Aonia

Aonia seek new drummer

Announced yesterday on their facebook page, Aonia - Midlands-based operatic metal act - are now seeking a new tub-thumper. Our apologies for not announcing this at the time, but blame facebook for deciding that we'd not be interested so not bothering to tell us. The band announced at the end of last week that founding … Continue reading Aonia seek new drummer

Aonia offer statement for rescheduled gig

Recently posted on Aonia's facebook page: Now for the less happy update. As you are likely aware, our final show had a last minute change of venue. This was in NO WAY a reflection on South Sea Live or the sponsors of the gig (Femetalism). Both the South Sea and Femetalism have been nothing but … Continue reading Aonia offer statement for rescheduled gig