NEPHELIUM Win 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

   After releasing their brutal six 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 February and  March. 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, have another success to add to the band’s accomplishments as they are proud to announce their recent win for Best Metal category at this year’s Toronto Independent Music Awards.

Nephelium comments the following: “We’re truly honored by this TIMA award and like to thank our fans, the local scene and all the amazing metal bands through our beautiful country of Canada for supporting our music that we pour our blood and sweat into, along with a special thanks to our team Jon Asher & Barbara Pavone from Asher Media Relations and Rich Gaggi from Blacktooth Entertainment for all their amazing magical work and support. Long Live Canadian Metal!!! Support It & Never Give Up The Fight!!! Alex Zubair & The Boys From Nephelium!!!”

TIMA – BEST METAL Nominees were:
Blind Race
The Marked
Sumo Cyco

Check out the full winners list published here

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.

The head bangers will be performing next at the Ontario Death Fest this coming Friday, October 12th in Toronto at The 460.

Show Dates:

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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