AoniaFest IV Applications Now Open!

We’re thrilled to be planning AoniaFest IV – 10/10/20 at Corporation, Sheffield! If you’d like to play, just follow this link: – complete the survey and we’ll be in touch. Bands will be sent tickets and will keep £5 from each ticket they sell.  Upon submission of the form, you should receive an email …

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AoniaFest II – 6th October 2018 – Headliner and Line-Up Information

Aonia is pleased to announce Miscreant as headliners for the second AoniaFest! They’ve received airplay and high praise from Kerrang! Radio and are hot off their recent success at UK Tech-Metal Fest. Also, their current single reached #3 in the iTunes Metal charts. They’re a live band worth checking out! Notts power rockers Skeleton Crew also join the …

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Aonia – Sheffield Metal to the Masses Winners – Bloodstock 2018

Now the dust has settled a bit – we want to say a MASSIVE thank to you to our Aonia family for helping us to achieve our dream of playing Bloodstock Festival.  The event currently covers the full weekend of the festival – when we have confirmation of our stage time, we will update the event …

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European Tour

We are thrilled to be joining our friends in Alwaid for our debut European tour!   We are playing four dates in France, Belgium, and The Netherlands.   We will be playing at: 30/5/18 – Bobble Cafe, Lille with Alwaid and Project 31/5/18 – The Rocking Bull, Antwerp with Alwaid + Support TBC 1/6/18 – …

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“Violet Hours” Single Release 18/11/17 – and new merchandise!

On 18/11/17, at our show with Xandria at Corporation, Sheffield, we will be releasing our new single, “Violet Hours!” This show is extra-special because we will be joined by the talented Vickie Harley of A Clockwork Opera as a special guest! We also have a new logo, designed by the renowned Andy Pilkington of Very …

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David and Matt join on drums and bass!

We are complete! David (drums) and Matt (bass) have impressed us with their experience, ability, and commitment. On top of this, they fit in with our bizarre sense of humour! The first gig with the new line-up is on the 24th of November at the Grand Central, Manchester. Welcome, David and Matt!

Drummer and Bassist Search

Due to the departure of Tony and Gary, Aonia is now seeking a drummer and bassist. We are looking for musicians who are creative, passionate, and experienced – with their own equipment and transport. We rehearse in Worksop in North Nottinghamshire (near Sheffield). Aonia is a joint-fronted operatic/symphonic heavy metal band. We’ve supported bands like …

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