Elyn Vandenwyngaert on vocals, Yannick Maris with lead guitars and compositions, Davy Coningx with rhythm guitars, Laurens Vandebroek with bass, Dieter Vantilt on drums. Five young Belgian musicians and together they are Gallia, a symphonic metal band. Everflame is their debut EP, and this album is a released through the band themselves, so this is a full independent release. The band is four years old and a so-called female fronted band. The voice Elyn Vandenwyngaert have a pretty impressive vocal range I must admit. The songs are from a very descent level and they are easy to sing along. Everflame is an EP, but all songs comes in a normal version and an orchestral version. The track Rise Of The Fallen,
The band obviously have strong passion for their brand of music and are led by Yannick Maris. A few years ago, Gallia was founded as a musical project, but soon outgrew that term. Maris is the creative brain behind the band and he started with music theory and clarinet at a young age, and discovered the joy of being on stage and making music. Next to his solo project where he writes symphonic pieces, he started Gallia and hopes to bring joy to others through the music the band works on. The track Devil`s Cry,
Davy Coningx is the rhythm guitarist that supports the lead guitar and he started eight years ago. Davy started in 2011 with electric guitars and his passion for the metal genre is strong and burning.
The bass melody is played by Laurens Vandebroek. Since his teenage years and he has been a fan of hard rock and metal genres, and founded Gallia together with Yannick Maris. Elyn Vandenwyngaert has a background in musicals and experience with classical singing, but isn’t afraid of the challenge that metal brings. Since she joined, she has also picked up writing lyrics for Gallia.
The band relies on the rhythm of drummer Dieter Vantilt, and he started with a local marching band, and after that played for local band Clouds Of Gravity. He took a break from drumming to focus on his studies, but recently picked up his drumsticks again and joined Gallia.