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Montreal, QC – May 9, 2018
For fans of In This Moment, Lacuna Coil, Arch Enemy, Epica, The Agonist, Jinjer
MEKA NISM Premiere Full EP Stream “The War Inside” via Idobi Radio
Florida Show Dates + Opening For Jonathan Davis (Korn) and more!
“We are extremely excited to release our new EP “The War Inside” to the world today. It has been an amazing journey so far and the response has been mind-blowing. This is an opportunity, not only for us to release new music, but to release new music with a purpose. Everything we do is charged with our intention to help spread healing messages and positivity through our music. “The War Inside” stands for the ability to face your inner demons, conquer your internal battles, and to help realize that you can change your life for the better. You hold the key to your eternal happiness and there really isn’t anything standing in front of you but yourself. “
Listen to “The War Inside” on Idobi Radio at http://ido.bi/5n6
Supporting legends like Mastodon, Gojira, The Offspring, Limp Bizkit, Otep and In Flames over the years, MEKA NISM continue their tour de force with a series of Florida show dates this coming May and June, which includes being local opening support for Jonathan Davis (Korn) in Orlando plus hosting a local EP listening party at Park Ave CDs.
Music Video – The War Inside – https://youtu.be/zKm8hZhe8jI
May 10 – Orlando, FL – Park Ave. CDs – info (The War Inside EP Listening Party + In Store Q&A w/ fans)
May 12 – Tampa Bay, FL – Brass Mug – info (Halfway To Halloween 2018)
May 14 – Orlando, FL – Plaza Live – info (w/ Jonathan Davis)
June 2 – St. Petersburg, FL – State Theatre – info
June 9 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues – info – (The War Inside CD Release Show)
1. The War Inside (4:49)
2. These Years of Silent Screams (3:32)
3. Trailblazer (4:32)
4. Arrows of Alchemy (5:22)
5. Black Sky (4:03)
EP Length: 22:20
EP and Live Band Line Up:
– Ms. Meka (Vocals)
– Bobby Keller (Guitar)
– Chris Lane (Drums)
– Jarret Robinson (Bass)
– Jay Adkisson (Keys)
EPK – https://wp.me/pciNW-bz9
(Bio written by Steve Earles)
– Played Breeding Festival in Flensburg, Germany in 2017.
– Opened Main Stage for WJRR’s Earthday Birthday 24 in April 2017.
– Headlined Local Stage at 3rd Annual Kink Music Festival.
– Ranked 2016 Orlando’s #1 Metal Band – Orlando Weekly.
– Toured with Avatar in 2016.
– Toured with Trapt and Otep in 2015.
– EP “The Shift” Named One of Top 34 Albums of 2015 – Unrated Entertainment Magazine.
– Single “From Out of Nowhere” Selected to Best of 2015 List – From the Depths Entertainment.
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“Did anyone order a soul crushing, female fronted metal band?” – Idobi Radio
“While there’s a distinct modern metal feel to Meka Nism, the key to what makes their sound more unique and engaging is the pool of influences that they draw from…they have managed to find their own style within it – one that you will have a hard time forgetting once you hear it. A band that could easily find themselves on the rise as word starts to get around.” – Dead Rhetoric
“What would happen when you lock Arch Enemy and Lacuna Coil in the same room and force them to record an album? Well, you’d probably get something like Florida residents Meka Nism.” – Merchants of Air
“They experiment with melodies, dipping their toes in and out of a pool of sounds and influences. Then, they combine these creative expressions with the most important element of their music: the message. Meka Nism doesn’t just deliver thrashing tunes; it seeks to deliver listeners from their own wars inside. ” – Shockwave Mag
“A little bit of keyboard, a thumping drum beat followed by roaring riffs leads into the blazing hot title track. A track that mixes modern metal with operatic style scope. That element comes from the incredible range on singer Ms. Meka. She can go from huge soaring melodies to heavier shouts and screams in an instant. Incredible.” – Games, Brains & A Head-Banging Life
“It’s honest, heavy and packed full of some of the most amazing elements of metal music infused with some of the most versatile, controlled and distinct vocals in metal music today.” – Yesterdaze News
“Meka Nism is a band to watch. ” – Sonic Cathedral
“Lead singer Ms. Meka is intriguing and quite compelling, both visually and with her vocal range, and the guys in her band provide the perfect vehicle for the artistic vision that they’ve managed to create together.” – I’m Music Magazine
“Full of energy, this band never fails to strike a chord with everyone sharing the stage from the audience. Meka’s vocals are the antithesis of the ever-present smile on her face that lights up the room. This lovely woman genuinely smiles with her eyes. The entire band is simply memorizing. Meka Nism is one of those bands that must be seen live. Don’t hesitate to meet them either. All of them are engaging, genuine and make you feel like the rock star! ” – Metal Nexus
“Orlando’s metal/operatic band, MekaNism performed songs which included “From Out of Nowhere” and “Mekamorphosis,” which got the crowd hyped for their set. Ms. Meka, with her melodious sound and great enthusiasm, was so engaged and energized throughout the performance. The rest of the band was bursting with the same energy and truly put on a memorable show.” – (Live Review) Monkey Goose Magazine