Tag: Anzeria

Listmania: New Years Day Honours List 2021!

We reached a lot of milestone markers in the success of Metal Noise in 2021 and while we weren’t able to bring you anywhere near as many live reviews as we’d hoped for or any summer Festival coverage (for obvious reasons), there were some real bucket list moments chalked off, including our fly on the

Throwback: “Dibace” by Anzeria!

Inspired by Ottoman and Egyptian music, guitarist Mehmet Erkut Atay from Istanbul Turkey based Symphonic Metallers Anzeria wrote and arranged “Dibace” in 2013, one of a the final songs the band released before going on hiatus. Returning in 2020 and taking their time, the core of the band rounded out by female vocalist Damla Kayıhan

Under The Influence #89: Anzeria on “Once” by Nightwish!

The most successful of albums from Finnish Symphonic Metal act Nightwish to date remains tinged in sadness as it was the last to feature vocalist Tarja Turunen. Entitled “Once“, the bands fifth album was released in 2004 after five months spent in four studios in Finland and England and giving rise to the bands biggest

Bootleg: Anzeria at Istanbul Rock Fest!

The 15th incarnation of the Istanbul Rock Fest took place back in 2013 at the Istanbul Technical University. A home town festival for Turkish Symphonic Metallers Anzeria, it was one of a handful of shows before they went on hiatus. Returning to the studio in 2020, the band recorded the impressive “Holy Defy” which dropped

Exclusive Interview: Anzeria talk “Holy Defy”!

Returning after six years in the wilderness, Symphonic Metal act Anzeria from Istanbul Turkey unveiled a new album in “Holy Defy” earlier this week. An impressive piece of work that not only showcases the bands talents but that also has a bit more bite that some more traditional acts in the genre, it has plenty to offer

Review: “Holy Defy” by Anzeria

Symphonic Metal act Anzeria was formed by vocalist Damla Kayıhan in early 2009 in Istanbul-Turkey. Known for both their original songs like “Dibace” and some very unique covers like “Only Time Knows” from Prince of Persia, the band have built a healthy reputation with performances at Festivals and gigs as well as the equivalent of