The band “Gentihaa”, formerly known as “Enochian” and then reformed to “Collision Zero” is the brainchild of guitarist/composer George “Valgran” Giannopoulos who started working with producer Bob Katsionis back in 2009 to record two EP’s and made some note-worthy live shows before they went on a long hiatus.
In 2017, Valgran reformed the band with the addition of talented singer Andre Boutos (Sonata Antarctica/Project Theory) who gave a more melodic and diverse aspect to his evil riffs, as well as drummer Merenhor (Diablery), bassist Beheaal (Memorain) and lead guitarist Ros Dracul.
The complete line-up entered Sound Symmetry Studio for once more to record their debut album “Reverse Entropy”.
Produced by Bob Katsionis at Sound symmetry Studio and mixed/mastered by Fotis Benardo at Devasoundz Studio “Reverse Entropy” blurs the lines between extreme and melodic metal, balancing their dark, razor-edge riffing and brutal vocals with symphonic orchestral arrangements, complex instrumental sections and atmospheric parts, giving a final result very difficult to be filed under any traditional genre of Heavy Metal music.
Lyrically, André, is dealing with a story found in a well-hidden corner of the Web, dealing with 8 pills that give different “super powers” to 8 random individuals,leading them to the distant future just to find out that the Earth is destroyed, and then all of them trying to reverse the entropy with the help of the Master (Alpha) through the guidance of The One (Singularity).
Guest singer on “Command” and “Singularity” is Tom Englund, the voice of Swedish dark metal masters, Evergrey. Keyboards are performed/arranged by Bob Katsionis.
The artwork is hand crafted by master designer Vaggelis Petikas/Revolver Design (Grand Magus, Nightrage, SixForNine, Nightstalker etc)
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Gentihaa is a new Fantasy-Themed Atmospheric Death/Black Metal band from Athens, Greece. This is the first video for the song "Alpha", taken from their debut CD "Reverse Entropy", out on September 23rd, 2019.
Produced by Bob Katsionis
Mixed & Mastered by Fotis Benardo
Video directed by Bob Katsionis for Progressive Vision Group
Light design: George Fokianos
DoP: Kostas Papapanayiotou
Costumes: Natali Christaki
Make-Up: Evelyn Antonopoulou