San Francisco, CA. Aug. 22nd2015 - San Francisco's quintessential symphonic metal band Discordia is thrilled to announce the release of their self-titled EP.
Discordia has been described as listening to a Metal version of old Hammer horror film soundtracks. According to The San Francisco National Examiner, the band "goes well beyond what most would consider a metal band," to capture the core essence of their iconic Heavy Metal and Hard Rock forefathers with today's modern sensibility.
Discordia is a Dark Symphonic Metal Band from the San Francisco Bay Area. Some may even argue to say they were the first of it's genre from the SF Bay. If not, they are definitely the most recognizable and influential. Ever since they emerged onto the scene in 2011 there has been a number of new Symphonic and Power Metal bands forming in The SF Bay Area (even as far as Sacramento and Central Valley CA).
Main songwriter Bobby Cannon and founder stated in Guitar Player Magazine "it was no easy task to find like minded musicians to play music with. Everyone just wants to play Death Metal or Nu Metal. It also doesn't help that the general public is being fed manufactured music from the mainstream media. "
Discordia brings the talents of respected touring veterans Bobby Cannon, Marcel Eaton, and Bones Padilla.
Becca McCabe brings the symphonic element to the band with her years of classical training and being able to score and orchestrate music. Add the incredible vocal delivery of Cindy Cannon and you have a unique dark symphonic sound with an elegance that has found a legion of followers worldwide.
With the 2015 release of the band’s debut self titled EP and a full length album on the way, Discordia has been on heavy rotation on every major metal internet radio station. They have been interviewed and praised continuously all across the globe on numerous online magazines.
Where do they go from here? Discordia will continue to push themselves further to created an unforgettable collection of timeless Symphonic Metal that will continue to win the hearts of Metal lovers worldwide.
Currently, the band and their appealing, entrancing female cohorts have been invited to open up for Saxon and will be touring soon up and down the west coast tearing up music venues in cities like Seattle, Portland, Albuquerque, Phoenix, Vallejo, Reno and Vegas with their brand of music.
Lastly, Discordia is writing and recording new songs with a new single and video to be released soon for their enraptured fans.
"The music is dynamic and symphonic, while maintaining an accessibility and melodic sensibility that transcends the symphonic metal genre."