NEPHELIUM Nominated For Best Metal at Toronto Independent Music Awards

Top L-R: Nephelium Current Line Up | Florian Ravet (Bass) | Devlin Anderson (Vocals) | James Sawyer (Guitar) – Bottom L-R: | Alan Madhavan (Drums) | Alex Zubair (Guitar) – Photo Credit – Zhubin Salehi [DOWNLOAD – HIGH-RES PRESS PHOTO]

Nephelium, the brutal death metal band that traces its roots back to the late 1990s from the city of Dubai, UAE and whom have now re-established themselves in Toronto, Canada for the last 10 years are proud to announce their nomination at this year’s Toronto Independent Music Awards in the Best Metal Category.

“We are absolutely thrilled to be nominated in the “Best Metal” category for the Toronto Independent Music Awards 2012. We are honoured to be nominated alongside Thirdrite, Blind Race, The Marked, and Sumo Cyco as they are all immensely talented. This is a great achievement and is the result of years of hard work and dedication. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our fans and supporters in the music industry as this would not be possible without them!” comments Nephelium drummer Alan Madhavan.

Blind Race
The Marked
Sumo Cyco

Check out the full nominee list published here:

When: October 6,2012, Doors at 6:30PM
Where: Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne St.)
Tickets: $15 Advance, all proceeds going to Music Counts (

About: Toronto Independent Music Awards (“TIMAs”) is a bi-annual music award ceremony and showcase series for musicians in the Province of Ontario. Now on its eighth season and sixth award ceremony, TIMA has become the platform for independent musicians to network, attain tools for success and be discovered.

About: MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS, is helping to keep music alive in schools across Canada. MusiCounts’ mission is to ensure that children in Canada, regardless of socio-economic circumstances and cultural background, have access to a music program through their school. MusiCounts includes Band Aid musical instrument grants, the MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award, Scholarships, and other music education initiatives.

released their brutal 6 track masterpiece “Coils of Entropy” at the beginning of 2012 to international praise along with it topping the Canadian College Radio Loud Charts at #1 for the month March and February.

The head bangers are also scheduled to open for one of death metals most influential bands Vital Remains on Sept 21st in Toronto for that bands first headlining show in Canada in 16 years presented by the Heavy Metal Music Association of Canada & Blacktooth Entertainment.

Show Dates:

September 21, 2012 – Hard Luck Bar – Toronto, ON w/ Vital Remains, Adversarial, Panzerfaust – Show Details

October 12, 2012 – The 460 – Toronto, ON – ONTARIO DEATH FEST – Show Details


A free download of their first single
“Merciless Annihilation” is available here (

Single Stream

CD Cover Design: Juanjo Castellano (
Logo Design: Christopher Horst

Coils of Entropy – Track Listing

1. Burial Ground 05:04
2. Merciless Annihilation 06:18
3. Hellborne 05:02
4. Malediction 08:52
5. Halls of Judgment 05:56
6. Coils of Entropy 10:15

All songs written & performed by: Nephelium Album Line Up – Boyan Guerdjikov – Vocals, Alex Zubair – Guitars, Dan Glover – Guitars, Jay Cockerill – Bass, Alan Madhavan – Drums

(Nephelium Current LIVE Line Up | Florian Ravet (Bass) | Devlin Anderson (Vocals) | James Sawyer (Guitar) – Alan Madhavan (Drums) | Alex Zubair (Guitar))



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