Powerful and at once tremendously melodic, both atmospheric and full of driving dynamics, cleverly devised and still one hundred per cent handmade – ARILYN are all this and even more. Since their foundation in 2000, the four guys from the Palatinate region in Germany have always considered alleged opposites as challenges that are to be playfully mastered. With a blend of unbridled rock power and atmospheric complexity that might at best compared to bands like Porcupine Tree or Pink Floyd.
Invited by the "Classic Rock Society" to England, they have already given a number of cheerfully acclaimed performances – for instance as support act of IQ, Mostly Autumn and Spock's Beard. In the year 2006 they were nominated as "Best New Band" for the Classic Rock Society Award. Their power and enthusiasm are visible on their Live DVD [r=7282293] (2006) where they recorded the gig at the "Rotherham Rocks... Read More|
... Festival" in 2005.
After their debut album [r=7281982] – which in 2002 had instantly stirred sensation even beyond their home country – and the critically acclaimed follow-ups [r=7282073] (2005), [r=7282154] (2007) and [r=7282201] (2013) they showed a new facet of their music: The acoustic album [r=7282252] that was highly requested by fans and released at the 2nd of May 2014. Beyond the usual "lets-do-an-unplugged-album" idea, long known and loved Arilyn songs appear in completely new funky and jazzy outfits.