Half Past Eight


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Groovy verse riffs, heavy and diversified breakdowns, epic lead passages culminating in melodic refrains. Punchy drum rythms in conjuction with a wiry bass sound are underlining the song dynamic. Accompanied by the variety of the two vocalists and guitarists, Half Past Eight (short HPE) generates a distinctive sound. Founded in 2011 the four-membered metalband from Mannheim, Germany released their debut EP „Instability“ which was completely self recorded, mixed and mastered on November 30, 2014. Social criticism, sustainability and self-determination are the leitmotif of the cd's six songs. After numerous concerts HPE can resort to a longtime stage experience. The next milestone in the band's history was the publication of the first LP-album „Of Loss and Belief“ on March 31, 2018 which deals with regard to contents deal with afterlife, the handling of losses and different beyond imaginations. The lyrical spectrum is reflected in the songs arrangements and cover a lot of metal genres. In 2019 the band released their brand new single 'Kingslayer' with a music video on YouTube following the brand new track 'Wildfire' in 2020 with a animated Lyric Video.