Please tell us about the history of your band and its members.
SHIRAN was founded in 2012 by Shiran Avayou(singer and song writer) and Elram Boxer(producer guitar player). Elram is also a band member of FERIUM and that’s how FERIUM's band members started playing for SHIRAN.
How would you describe your style? Which bands influenced your music?
Our style is a bunch of things: Djent, rock, blues, country, new metal and soul. We are influenced by Metallica, Dream Theater, Nevermore, Pantera, Sikth, Textures and many more.
Why should a metalhead buy your demos/albums?
We have a very heavy sound, SHIRAN is a Djent hard metal with country soulful singing. We believe to have created our own style. It is recommended to those who want something new and meaningful in their life.
What have you released so far and how were your releases received by the public/media?
We are just beginning. So far, we released a vocal recording on Youtube of a song that will be in the full album called 'SURVIVOR'S ROAD', https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdgBIXCGggE. On October 15th we released a lyric video called 'THE CHILD.' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdE6sJMjtuI. On November 15th we will be releasing the new EP 'WARM WINTER DAY'.
Do you play live as well? How's your live activity so far?
We haven't started preforming yet, but very soon we will.
What should labels/zines/promoters know about your band? Why should they be interested in it?
SHIRAN is a new kind of metal that is unique and powerful with songs that can reach a wide variety if listeners. The band is willing to do what it takes to make their mark in the history of music.
What plans do you have for the near future as a band?
We plan to perform as much as we can, touring, reaching a big crowd, making awesome merchandise, making cool videos, and getting our full album released on a record label.
Where can we listen to your band and where can we buy your stuff?
The EP 'WARM WINTER DAY' soon will be released to buy on iTunes. There is a lyrics video on Youtube for 'THE CHILD' on October 15 as I mentioned above. And we are working on an official video. Go to http://shiranproject.com/.