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Misty Route’s »Without A Trace« reissue available now in physical format through Bitume Prods!

Athens, Greece based alternative metal trio Misty Route has just reissued their 2021 debut album, »Without A Trace«, released in physical format on November 24th, 2023 via Bitume Prods.

01. Intro
02. Faceless
03. Sweet Revenge
04. To The Last Breath
05. The Stage
06. Ride Alone
07. For You
08. Lost In A Fairytale
09. Till Dawn
10. Compass
11. Odyssey

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Misty Route is an alternative metal band formed in 2019, in Athens, by Lefteris Saatsakis [guitar and vocals] and George Armando Konomi [bass]. After a few auditions, Kostas Bacopoulos joined the band on drums in October 2019 and completed the lineup that later recorded the album »Without A Trace«. In September 2023 Konstantinos Kaloudis was the last to join the band to replace Kostas on the drums. The story begins when mutual friends of theirs introduced Lefteris and George to each other, who began jamming together and creating some first tunes. All the band members had some short experience as solo artists or as members of local bands in the past. However, Misty Route represents a joint attempt to take things to the next level.

Misty Route is a unique name chosen to reflect the band’s musical style as much as possible. It symbolizes the passage of the human being through life and the journey towards the destination. In parallel, it also evokes the deep thoughts and dilemmas of the wanderers, as well as the unexpected at the other end of the mist waiting to be discovered.

Photo by Jominatrix // Jane Fotou Photography

Their music is inspired by a mix of different genres and is mainly defined by its ambient and groovy character. Touches of psychedelic rock are harmoniously brought together with metal breakouts. After the release of a 3-track demo in 2020, Misty Route officially launched digitally on December 26, 2021 its debut album entitled »Without A Trace«. The album will be available as digipack CD also on Bandcamp from November 24, 2023 via Bitume label.

Published for the first time digitally in December 2021, »Without A Trace« is finally being released in physical format under the associative label Bitume Prods. The album’s 11 tracks are an experimental journey into the world of sound, inspired by beloved faces and pure emotion.

Mixed by Antonis Kontozoglou at 9800 Studios in Athens, Greece and mastered by Göran Finnberg (Opeth, In Flames, Meshuggah, Arch Enemy, Soilwork, Hammerfall, Dark Tranquility) at the Mastering Room AB in Sweden. Since its digital release, the album has received a large number of very positive reviews both nationally and internationally.

Get »Without A Trace« on digipack CD / digital:

The album is also available on streaming platforms:

Music by Misty Route, lyrics by Lefteris Saatsakis and George Armando Konomi.
Recorded and mixed by Antonis Kontozoglou at 9800 Studios.
Mastered by Göran Finnberg at the Mastering Room AB.
Album cover by Stelios Petros Chalas.
Band photo by Jane Fotou.
Layout promo CD by Derrek.

Lefteris Saatsakis – Guitar, Vocals, Synthesizers, Flute
George Armando Konomi – Bass, Backing Vocals
Kostas Bacopoulos – Drums, Backing Vocals

For fans of Metallica, Tool, Opeth

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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