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SpellBlast - Biography




SpellBlast are founded by Kaste (Vox) and Dibo (Keys); in June the band is completed with Luca (Lead gtr), Ivan (Rhyhtm gtr) and other two musicians.

The band organizes Rock Hammer Live, a music festival which have great success. After that, Genocide become the manager of the band.

The band begins to insert a folkish vein in new compositions. Meanwhile, Nagash also enters in the management. Xavier become the new bass guitarist of the band, and after trying different drummers, Alberto is the stable replacement of the old drummer. With him, SpellBlast begins working at the future first demo CD.

In January, Ray Of Time is recorded at Underlab Studios in Bergamo. Claudio becomes the new rythmical guitarist. In April the demo is ready. In July, the track Losing Reality is recorded at HM Studios: it will appear later on the Noisy Hours compilation. In August the band takes a tour in the centre of Italy.

The band plays some dates in support to Stormlord. In April, Kaste leaves the band after 6 years for personal reasons. A month later, Jon is officially the new vocalist.

The band is involved in the work for the new album, Horns Of Silence, which takes about 6 month of work. The 30th of September, SpellBlast plays for the first time outside its country, taking part at the most important festival in which they ever played: Bloodstock Indoor Festival - Derby (UK).