SongVault Artist Profile
Connecticut, United States
Agrippa93 (Uh-GRIP-pah Ninety-Three) was founded as a solo project by lead singer, composer and producer Agrippa in Newington, CT in 2004. A long-time musician with a special interest in digital production, Agrippa began releasing original music exclusively through the Internet, with viral marketing picking up followers for singles and videos, with songs like Beneath the Veil of Lies, Open Wound and Scorched Earth sparking interest through YouTube in recent years.
With growing demand for live performances, Agrippa sought out other like-minded musicians. Initially trying a power trio arrangement refined their sound and expanded their song list. By 2008 Agrippa93 had recorded collaborations including City of Pyramids. New members joining the ranks and contributing to the Agrippa93 sound, which is a musical alchemy of Gothic metal, driving industrial beats and heavy-metal guitar that never overwhelm the haunting melodies and thoughtful subjects.
Today, Agrippa93 consists of Agrippa, Scott Williams, Alex Richard, WIll Richard, and Rich Fern. Agrippa93s recent CD Release, Beneath the Cypress Tree has garnered positive attention and reviews on iTunes, Amazon, and is the bands first dual release (both packaged CD and digital release). The 11 song CD on Sickle Pation Records includes the bands trademark blend of the Gothic and Industrial, with classical riffs and soaring synthesizer work, led by Agrippas unique voice delivering dark lyrics and thoughts on occult and the actions of mankind. Turning a piercing eye on todays world, Agrippa93 exposes corruption within governments and religions, damages done to the earth and human spirit, and the power of the supernatural. The five-man live show brings listeners to their feet and sends them home with Agrippa93s unique sound ringing in their ears