|Formed in 1996, Lycanthia is a 6 piece Metal band based in Sydney, Australia. Lycanthia Play dark aggressive and emotional Metal in a style that would be best described as a fusion of Doom, Classical, Gothic and Rock.
The popularity of their live shows along with their self titled demo established the band in the Australian Doom Metal underground. Lycanthia's first full length album 'Myriad' saw them develop their musical style with greater maturity, creativity and originality. Working closely and without the confines of a restrictive genre, Lycanthia have sculpted their reactions to existence and the world into a musical expression of harsh and bleak reality.
Lycanthia's latest album 'Within The Walls' sees the replacement of cello and flute with violin, streamlining their sound whilst creating greater strength and complexity. The success of Lycanthia has continued and grown with regular radio airplay and numerous live performances around Australia alongside local and international acts at Metal venues and festivals.
In 2012 Lycanthia first released their latest album 'Oligarchy', in which they have sculpted their reactions to existence and the world into a musical expression of hardh, bleak reality. The album shows that as a band they have developed their musical style with greater maturity, creativity and originality.
'Oligarchy' received rave reviews in the media and was quickly picked up by 'Green Media (MGM)' in Australia, and was re-released by North American record label 'Hypnotic Dirge Records' in April, in digipak format. Lycanthia are currently touring in support of the release, along-side national and international acts.