"The hypnotic vocals of Christian Ayala establish a new standard in the genre as well. I guarantee any fan of Progressive Metal will find this as fresh and exciting as I did. Marvelous!"
- Metal Temple -
Having started as a one man project, by Christian Ayala, Avandra is a Puerto Rican progressive metal band borne of hurricane fueled strife to become one of the scenes breakout acts. After releasing their first record, Tymora high demand left Ayala feeling obligated to bring his work to the stage. Soon after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, and alone in the dark, Christian wrote most of the second record. Featuring guest spots from current and former members of Haken, Dream Theater and Astronoid, the band unleashed their second album, Descender, in April of 2019.
Christian Ayala: Guitars/Vocals
Adrián Arroyo: Guitars
Gabriel Alejandro Rodriguez: Basss
Adrián Arroyo: Drums
"Avandra have delivered a personal, well thought, highly impressive, technical venture, which is sure to generate a buzz in the prog metal scene right now and with the amount of contenders on that hill that is not something to say lightly."
- Noizze -