GAEREA is a Black Metal Quintet from Portugal. Emerging in the begining of 2016, the band signs with the Italian Label Everlasting Spew Records and releases the debut self titled EP on the 11th November. Receiving many praises from the worldwide press (some listed below) and stream coverage by websites such as Metal Hammer, No Clean Singing and Cvlt Nation.
GAEREA also spent the last year performing shows in spain and portugal and planning more for 2018, sharing the stage with Gnaw Their Tongues, Nifelheim, Plebeian Grandstand, Inverno Eterno, The Ominous Circle, Lvthn, Turia, etc.
GAEREA have turned the genre of black metal on its head. While most rehash the classic sound, this Portuguese band take it forward and seamlessly integrate influences from other genres like hardcore and sludge. Sonically defiant and cohesive, Gaerea smash preconceived notions and deliver music they can call their own. ‘Unsettling Whispers’ is the much awaited full length album coming after their universally lauded self-titled EP. Transcending Obscurity Records will be putting it out on multiple formats with excellent packaging that includes gatefold LP, alternate artwork box set and 8-panel digipak with a 20-page booklet. Artful, stirring and deeply immersive, Gaerea are a band to watch out for. Their treatment of the music is not only meticulous but also unforgettable.