ROAH is an Heavy Metal band from Paris mixing heavy mid tempo rhythm with memorable melodic lines and shred guitar solos
Founded in 2017 by the two brothers Clément and Pierre Afoumado ( Inhepsie, ex Neuronspoiler ), ROAH is an Heavy Metal band with various influences ( Metallica, Iron Maiden, Sonata Arctica, Children of Bodom ... ) .
The two founders are joined in 2017 by Juan Barragan as a bassist . The final lineup is completed in 2018 by Romuald Carbone ( Drums ) and Quentin Thevenard ( Lead Vocals ) .
After several successful shows in Paris and elsewhere in France through the year 2019, ROAH published a 5 songs demo in August 2019 .
First single and music video "Heroic Feelings" has been released in May 2020 . Second single "Old Friend" , recorded at Vamacara Studios ( Sinsaenum, Loudblast, Dagoba ... ) has been released the 7th August 2020 . A music video for that same song will be release soon !
Quentin is ROAH's lead singer
Pierre has been playing guitar for over 11 years . He played in a cover band with Clément called "Red Line" back in the early 2010 and then in Neuronspoiler ( 2015/2018 ) from London which he has recorded an album ( Second Sight ) with and toured in UK and Eastern Europe .
He is currently lead guitarist in an Atmospheric Metal band called "Inhepsie" as well .
Pierre's main influences in songwriting and guitar playing are : Metallica, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Sonata Arctica, Children of Bodom, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Van Halen, Jason Becker ... just to quote a few !
Clément started guitar in the same time than his brother Pierre. After few years of break in the city of Lyon where he met the master bass player Juan, he is back in a new band. Clément is a huge fan of classical metal bands like Metallica, Iron Maiden or Slayer but he has also Black and Death metal influences : Dissection, Satyricon, Children of Bodom ....
Juan Barragan is a columbian bassist who had several bands back home, including rock and jazz bands
Romuald Carbone is ROAH's drummer