Lahannya

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Lahannya
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Background information
OreiginLunnon, UK/Germany
GenresAlternative rock, Gothic metal, Electronica
Years active1998–present
LabelsKabuki
Wabsteidwww.lahannya.com
MembersLahannya
Lutz Demmler
Christopher Milden
Luca Mazzucconi
Past membersBelle
6. Dec 2009, MarX (Markthalle), Hamburg Germany
6. Dec 2009, MarX (Markthalle), Hamburg Germany

Lahannya is a sangster, sangwriter an performer. Syne 2005 she haes been the vocalist an front wumman o her awn baund wi Lutz Demmler as co-sangwriter, producer an bass player. Lahannya an Lutz are complementit live bi Christopher Milden an Luca Mazzucconi.

Lahannya is well kent in the dark alternative scene for her collaborations wi Soman, Greenhaus, Xotox an Dracul wi whom she performit mony gigs an festivals includin M'Era Luna an Wave-Gotik-Treffen. Lahannya occasionally DJs at the Lunnon alternative club, Slimelight.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Early days[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lahannya's first release came bi complete chance efter the US unnergrund label, Zenflesh, came athort a demo o her first track, "Drowning". They persuadit her tae go aheid an record a full version o it for their fortcomin compilation album, Amduscias. Despite being completely on her awn, an haein nae supportin baund, she went aheid an wis pleasantly surprised at the positive feedback she receivit as a result.[1] The feedback inspired her tae write an EP, which wis tae form the basis for the baund seen the day.

Formation o the baund[eedit | eedit soorce]

Efter mony collaborations wi numerous acts, such as Greenhaus an Soman, Lahannya came intae contact wi Umbra Et Imago bassist Lutz Demmler at the M'Era Luna Festival in 2004. This quickly developit intae a friendship an collaboration. A couple o brief line-up chynges, towards the end o 2006 the duo came intae contact wi ex Killing Miranda drummer Belle, an NFD guitarist Chris Milden.

Shotgun Reality[eedit | eedit soorce]

The baund nou set about writin an recordin their debut album, Shotgun Reality. Upon completion they secured support slots wi Emilie Autumn an Moon Kana.

Welcome To The Underground[eedit | eedit soorce]

Efter the success o Shotgun Reality, Lahannya wirkit on a concept EP as the build up tae the baund's seicont album. Upon completion o the EP, Lahannya supportit German goth rock baund ASP on a 3 week Germany tour. ASP contributit a remix o the track Inside the Machine tae the "Welcome To The Underground" EP an aw. Twa UK tours follaeed, which wur vera successful wi audiences continually growin, but the undisputit heichlicht wis Lahannya's performance at the open air amphitheatre Parkbuehne as pairt o the 4 day Wave Gotik Treffen muisic festival, in Leipzig, Germany.[2]

Defiance[eedit | eedit soorce]

The baund then released their seicont album, Defiance, on 19 October 2009.

Scavenger[eedit | eedit soorce]

Scavenger wis released in November 2011 - a stop gap release mixin twa new sangs an a live DVD frae the FMVF 2009.

Dystopia[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dystopia wis released in October 2011 - 12 tracks featurin the previously released Scavenger. This wis promotit via numerous UK live dates in autumn 2011 wi supportin acts includin Pythia

Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current line-up[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Lahannya - sangwritin / vocalist
  • Lutz Demmler - sangwritin / bass
  • Christopher Milden - guitar
  • Luca Mazzucconi - drums

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

EPs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Compilation albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1998: Amduscias - Various Artists (Zenflesh Records); contributed the track 'Drowning' to this compilation

Collaborations[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2003: Another Life - Greenhaus (Future Recordings); co-songwriter and vocalist on over half of the tracks on the album
  • 2004: Revenge - Soman (Out of Line Music); co-songwritier and vocalist for the track Tears feat. Lahannya
  • 2004: Machineries of Joy - Various Artists (Out of Line Music); co-songwriter and vocalist for the track Antique by Soman
  • 2004: Sex, Drogen Und Industrial - Combichrist (Out of Line Music); spoken sample for the Soman remix of the title track Sex, Drugs & Industrial
  • 2005: [psi] (2 cd version) - Xotox (Pronoize); spoken intro for the included video of the track [psi]
  • 2006: Harmonia Mundi - Various Artists (Danse Macabre); co-songwriter and vocalist for the track My Angel by Wintry
  • 2006: Like an Animal - Dracul (Spirit Production); co-songwriter and vocalist for the tracks Vampiria's Dream and Deathwish
  • 2007: Mask - Soman (Infacted); co-songwriter and vocalist for the tracks Mask and Eye to Eye
  • 2007: Nie Mehr - ASP (Trisol); remix of the title track Nie Mehr
  • 2008: In Den Zehn Morgen - Xotox (Pronoize); vocalist for the track Habitat

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