Strÿkenine - the new wave of Swedish Melodic Rock.
With influences from classic melodic rock, modern pop and metal Strykenine entered the Stockholm rock scene in 2015. The band was formed in the south suburbs of Stockholm by guitarist Andi Sarandopoulos, Henrik Remesaho and Jacob Petäjämaa. At this point they were still in their teens dreaming big while exploring the musical influences from bands such as Europe, Whitesnake, Def Leppard and Motley Crue to name a few.
In 2016 the line up changed to what it is today as Andi finally found a suitable second guitar player in Alex Zackrisson. The same year, Tony Bakirciouglu joined as the bass player.
The A-team was assembled. The band started to perfect their sound, in search for something that they felt was missing in the modern melodic rock scene. Attitude and adrenaline. This set a standard for the band to write melodic rock songs that still has that aggressive rock n roll spirit and to deliver the same energy live.
With this new lineup Strykenine perfected their craft, got to play clubs and festivals all around Sweden.. In 2018 they released the EP Nowhere to Run and got to tour Europe for the first time. In 2021 they released the beast that is their debut album Strykenine 1. The album is a beautiful mix of heavy guitar driven hardrock tunes and classic 80's arena rock.
If you are looking for a new kick ass melodic rockband, you can stop searching now.
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