Please tell us about the history of your band and its members.
Redouane Aouameur (a.k.a. Lelahel), the frontman of the Algerian Progressive Death Metal band LITHAM, has returned to the music scene with a new Extreme Metal project called LELAHELL. The band started as a one-man project, but after the recording of the debut EP, Nihil (bass) and Slave Blaster (drums) from barbaros joined the band.
How would you describe your style? Which bands influenced your music?
Lelahell is a death metal band with some local influences. The music can be brutal and melodic at the same time!
We are influenced by most all the death metal scene from its creation until now
Why should a metalhead buy your demos/albums?
Don’t buy … download them!
What have you released so far and how were your releases received by the public/media?
We have finished the recording our first Ep "Al intihar” 6 tracks of brutality through traditional melodies and got very positive reviews from zines and magazines all around the world
Do you play live as well? How's your live activity so far?
We have played 3 shows since the band exist; A private one where we invited only families and friends, we called it live earth because the earth is the first contact of each human. The second was with the local band thowar and the third a heavy metal contest organized by the us embassy.We have some plan for other local and international shows, we are just waiting confirmations
What should labels/zines/promoters know about your band? Why should they be interested in it?
Listen to our music and you’ll get the answer!
What plans do you have for the near future as a band?
We are currently on the writing process of our first full length that will be ready (if everything goes well) at the end of this year (2012)
Where can we listen to your band and where can we buy your stuff?