Last year many people experienced dark times and suffered great loss.
Joel Holmqvist, vocalist of Swedish Metalcore act Aviana, was one of those people.
Despite the successful release of their sophomore album Epicenter via Arising Empire in 2019 all of his former bandmates declared they were leaving in March.
However, Joel quickly realised that he was not done with Aviana and decided to continue with the project himself. Throughout the pandemic, he has gathered the strength to build something new and special which has manifested itself in new single “Retaliation” which can be viewed below;