The cloudy beginnings of VESPERIA lay etched in the gorged bodies of former musical projects among the now 4-member band. Twisting, writhing and forcing their aural onslaught upon metal audiences across the globe has sincerely ensured the band’s continuity through all the harsh and arduous battles modern metal bands are bound to encounter in their tenures.
Shortly after releasing their first full-length album Voyage from Vinland, VESPERIA redefined themselves and further focused their direction with the 2012 demo, The Swordsman. In 2013, the band independently funded and released their 2nd full-length album An Olden Tale, drawing the ears and attention of metal fans around the world and demonstrating their true mastery of their craft. During that same year, the band also independently funded and completed several Canadian tours to support the album. Early 2015 saw the band enter the studio once again to record The Iron Tempests EP. During this time, the band toured Canada from coast to coast and also made an appearance at Wacken Open Air in Germany, where they won the title of 2015 International Wacken Battle Champions.
The band will begin recording a new album this month. With their most fierce music written to date and a bounty of opportunity awaiting, VESPERIA continue to hungrily make their mark upon the Earth. Be sure to catch them on tour with KALMAH in April!
“The Swordsman” (demo) – 2012, self-released
“Voyage From Vinland” – 2011, self-released
“Demo 2009” (demo) – 2009, self-released
Morgan Rider – vocals, bass
Casey Elliot – guitar
Frankie Caracci – guitar
Dylan Gowan – drums