Fenisia was born in 2009 in Rome, Italy, from an idea of cousins Nic and Lian Ciaz, two young gifted and versatile artists inspired by the sounds of U.S. southern rock.
Inspired by the imagery of a rising phoenix, they adopted the original monicker ‘FENISIA’. A symbol of rebirth and renewal.
Starting 2011, FENISIA began to adopt a style aimed to integrate their own heavier style with their passion for ancient myth, alchemy, occult science and esoterica in general. With this new , more definite sonic direction FENISIA wrote and recorded ‘LUCIFER’, a concept album with its own com strightforward – and yet complex – musically logical path. ‘Metal of Enlightenment’, as the band likes to call it.
The album was recorded in Rome (Forward Studio) and mastered at Sterling Sound, NY. Its first single, DAMNATION BALLAD generated massive interest with the specialized press, and received stellar reviews on numerous webzines and metal blogs, thanks also to solid airplay on mainstream italian radio channels.
At the same time, the band began performing some of the brand-new LUCIFER songs live, at some of the most important venues in Rome in front of large crowds, opening for major acts such as The Misfits, Paul Di’Anno (formerly of Iron Maiden) and Hobbs.
As LUCIFER gets worldwide distribution in 2012,
In 2015 Fenisia present their Second Album Titled ” Fenisia Café”, inspired by Procope coffee paris, cradle of the Enlightenment, it is the result of the ‘exact evolution of lucifer, carefully prepared and developed after many concerts and a long work in the studio.
Look out for FENISIA, coming soon to your local metal club!