With a career spanning four highly acclaimed albums, three EPs, and numerous tour cycles both domestically and abroad, Orpheus Omega has firmly established themselves as one of the most hardworking and entertaining mainstays in the Australian metal scene. Their ongoing evolution has ensured the band remains relevant and constantly growing, and in 2023, they will release their latest EP, ‘Portraits.’
The Everblack Podcast spoke to Chris Themelco and Luke Ashley from ORPHEUS OMEGA about their new EP ‘Portraits’, how each member contributed their own song and the special guests they recruited, upcoming album release show and more!
Watch/listen to the interview here:
‘Portraits’ is a unique 5-track EP, with each member contributing one song to its entirety, resulting in Orpheus Omega’s most eclectic and distinct release to date. The EP features collaborations and guest appearances from an impressive roster of musicians, including Andy Gillion (Andy Gillion/ Ex-Mors Principium Est), Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid (Soilwork/ Night Flight Orchestra), Jukka Pelkonen and Markus Vanhala (Omnium Gatherum), and Jim Grey (Caligula’s Horse). With this release, the band aims to convey a truly raw and honest portrayal of each member’s story so far.
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To celebrate the release of ‘Portraits,’ Orpheus Omega will bring their chaotic and introspective collaboration to the Evelyn Hotel on May 6th for a one-night-only performance. They will play the EP in its entirety, along with some deep cuts and classic tracks, promising an unforgettable night. Every aspect of the live performance, from the notes and arrangements to the lyrics, has been crafted with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that this will be Orpheus Omega’s most distinctive and exciting performance yet. Joining the band on the night are Naberus, Immorium (Can), Primitive, and In Eden Slain, an all-star cast of live juggernauts.
Tickets from https://evelynhotel.oztix.com.au