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Dark Nova

Dark Nova is responsible for that blinding flash of cosmic fire in your brain. This West Virginia thrash act is a rivet gun of brutal grooves and metal hooks. There\'s enough power here to fuel a 1,000-year-mosh. Call it transcendence through pain or blood catharsis through speed or bliss under the crushing weight of massive music. As long as you know it\'s the Dark Nova that\'s enveloped you.The band started the journey to the top in 2005 with guitarist Greg Gravely and drummer Brayden Layne recruiting bassist Dustin Lester and other guitarist Derrick Cline.Over the past couple of years the band has been doing shows and gaining a strong following amongst locals with their overly exciting shows and catchy songs.

State of Nirvana

Calm through the loud. Music is an jet plane to the stratosphere for the members of Dark Nova. The music is heavy, fast and compelling; it\'s an assault on the ears ? granted, a welcome on ? but in the midst of this is the chance to abandon the body and become pure being ? pure, headbanging being, at any rate. ?It\'s kind of a state of nirvana when we listen to music,? says Dark Nova. ?Those chills that some get when they listen to music has nothing on what we feel. It\'s almost orgasmic.? Nonetheless, Dark Nova is out to give listeners a taste of that metalligasm in their own brains through the love and fists of their music.

Never Give Up

If there\'s one resounding message to absorb from the punishing metal of Dark Nova, it is that of strength. ?Never give up, never give up, never ... give ... up!? So says Dark Nova. And that core idea runs throughout all their songs. Independence, personal power, not backing down. It\'s the iconoclasm that has driven metal from the onset and continues to drive metal through the power of Dark Nova.

The Artist at Work

Dark Nova has appeared on New York\'s ?Sinister Music Vol. 48: Screaming to Be Heard? metal compilation. The band plans to kick off touring late in 2007 and hit as many states as possible in a 6-to-8-month string of gigs. The band\'s got a new album with which to slaughter listeners. It\'s called ?7 Sins.? It was recorded at 101 Productions in Sissonville where Byzantine does its recording with Aaron Phisher. Dark Nova is currently working with A&R Select, the world\'s leading independent artist development firm, based out of Los Angeles, CA.

?The riffage is righteous and the attitude alone will chew you up and spit you out.? - A&R Select

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