ANNISOKAY - Brand New EP Out Now "Abyss Pt I"

Annisokay, the dynamic German rock/metal act, has been captivating audiences since their formation in 2007. With their exceptional blend of heavy guitar riffs, driving drum rhythms, melodic vocals, and aggressive shouts, the band has amassed a dedicated and rapidly growing fanbase across the globe. Led by vocalist and producer Chris Wieczorek (Sawdust Recording), Annisokay have just released their brand new EP »Abyss Pt I«, out now worldwide via Arising Empire.

The freshly released »Abyss Pt I« EP by Annisokay stands as a powerful testament to the complexities of the human experience. Through evocative lyrics, the tracks articulate the profound bond between individuals who value their unique characteristics and shared worldviews. There's an undeniable emphasis on cherishing individuality, seeing beyond the superficial, and acknowledging the intrinsic worth that each person holds.

Yet, Annisokay doesn't stop at personal connections. Their new tracks take listeners on a journey through the depths of the human psyche, weaving existential ponderings with spiritual revelations. Themes surrounding the impermanence of life, the unyielding flow of time, and the interconnectedness of all entities resonate deeply, compelling listeners to confront their innermost fears, desires, and search for meaning.

Furthermore, the »Abyss Pt I« EP offers introspective reflections on humanity's relationship with our planet. It underscores the inner conflict between personal desires, societal ambitions, and the often-neglected considerations of sustainability and ethics. The songs paint a picture of the tension and potential fallout of our actions, serving as both a warning and an in-depth study of the human condition.

In summary, Annisokay's new EP is not just a collection of songs but a profound exploration of what it means to be human, in relation to oneself, others, and the world at large. It promises to engage, challenge, and resonate with listeners, inviting them to reflect on their place in the grand tapestry of life.

Stream»Abyss Pt I« now!

»Abyss Pt I« track listing: 

1. Into the Abyss 
2. Human 
3. Ultraviolet 
4. Throne of the Sunset 
5. Calamity 
6. Time

Catch Annisokay live on the following dates.


01.10.23 CH-Aarau, Kiff 
02.10.23 DE-Stuttgart, Im Wizemann 
05.10.23 DE-Dresden, Tante Ju 
06.10.23 DE-Berlin, Columbia Theater 
07.10.23 DE-Hamburg, Gruenspan 
08.10.23 DE-Hanover, Musikzentrum 
10.10.23 FR-Paris, La Boule Noire 
11.10.23 BE-Antwerp, Kavka 
12.10.23 UK-London, The Garage 
13.10.23 UK-Nottingham, Rescue Rooms 
14.10.23 UK-Manchester, Rebellion 
15.10.23 UK-Brighton, Chalk 
17.10.23 DE-Cologne, Essigfabrik 
18.10.23 DE-Frankfurt, Batschkapp 
19.10.23 CZ-Prague, Storm Club 
20.10.23 HU-Budapest, Barba Negra 
21.10.23 PL-Krakow, Kwadrat 
22.10.23 PL-Warsaw, Proxima 
24.10.23 DE-Nuremberg, Hirsch 
25.10.23 DE-Munich, Backstage Werk 
26.10.23 DE-Munster, Sputnik Halle 
27.10.23 NL-Tilburg, Hall Of Fame


In 2022 the band released the special edition of their highly successful and critically acclaimed album »Aurora«, which entered the official German album charts on #18, being their highest chart entry to date. »Aurora (Special Edition)« is still available as CD and colored vinyl option, holding three absolute classics remastered, 'Coma Blue', 'Good Stories' & their Japan bonus track 'Parallel Universe' that has never been released worldwide, together with a full live set, in the actual and fresh line up with new front man Rudi Schwarzer.

Stream, purchase »Aurora (Special Edition)« as CD or vinyl

Annisokay's unique sound pushes the boundaries of the metal genre, incorporating elements of pop, progressive metal, and electronic dance music (EDM) to create a distinct and unforgettable experience. The band's clean singer, Christoph Wieczorek, possesses a truly exceptional voice that conveys powerful emotions and has become a signature feature of their music. With a penchant for exploring dark moods and themes, Annisokay's lyrics tackle social issues, human emotions, and the complexities of relationships. Following the success of »Aurora«, Annisokay embarked on the highly successful Aurora Tour in 2022, a European headline tour that included many sold-out shows and further showcased the band's magnetic stage presence. In 2023, the band welcomed the talented and dedicated Peter Leukhardt as their new bassist. Annisokay's dedication to evolution and experimentation sets them apart in the modern rock/metal landscape. As they continue to push boundaries and explore new sonic territories, the band remains committed to delivering powerful, emotionally resonant music that leaves a lasting impact on listeners worldwide.