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www.youtube.com/onuremek www.soundcloud.com/onuremek www.espguitars.com/onuremek Onur Emek was born in Kadıköy, İstanbul, in 1985. He’s a musician, singer, guitar player, songwriter, composer and record producer from Turkey. He formed his own band, ‘‘Onur Emek’’ in late 2017. In May, 2020 he became one of the ESP Guitars official artists. His music career began to take shape as a guitar player and a lead singer in high school years (1999-2003). He studied Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineering at Sakarya University Faculty of Engineering. In his university years, he founded a thrash and heavy metal band called ‘‘Blazer’’, which formed the basis of his music style ongoing today. The band has performed many metal cover songs from Metallica, Megadeth, Motörhead, Slayer, Testament, etc. on many stages in different cities. In 2013, he started to take singing lessons from legendary Turkish metal singer Murat İlkan, best known for being the lead singer of Pentagram. Onur Emek shared the same stage with Cem Adrian at university concerts, festivals, performance centers in many different cities and countries more than 500 live shows in between the years 2010 and 2019. Until 2019, the sound of live performances were much more heavier than Cem Adrian’s official music albums. In the second half of 2019, Onur Emek started to focus on his own music only. Since then, he has been transferring all his energy to his band and making new songs for his upcoming albums.