JENA is a southern-metal band from northern Italy and it was founded in 2013. To find their own sound, the band considered the various influences of each member, the shared passion for Pantera and Down and above all playing together long music sessions. This sound is also the result of their great friendship and the strong desire to create their own music: powerful, straight and never boring. After self-produced S/T EP, sung entirely in Italian, in 2015 the band recorded the 1st studio album "Womandile", released by Go Down Records. Its 9 tracks are a mix of blues melodies with powerful and primitive riffs, lauding the anger, the fight for survival and the pursuit of freedom. The album begins with "The Spark" which is a brief introduction to the 2nd acoustic track "Cavemen's Rage" that has fast and violent shades of trash-metal (Pantera); "Eyes Of The War" has slower rhythm and stoner influenced guitar (Kyuss); "A-Train" is the most representative track, its riffs are rhythmic and very compact, the vocal line reminds of Down; "Womandile" is the titletrack, it has southern melody, sometimes "ramshackle", it is inspired by Down and Black Label Society; "Bounty Hunter" runs through high speed stoner rhythm (Orange Goblin); "Red-Blooded Sun" is a reflective, acoustic and sad moment, its stoner atmospheres become almost psychedelic (Down, Black Label Society); "Mean Machine" has fast and stoner sound, like "Bounty Hunter", with also trash-metal mood (Pantera, Orange Goblin); "Dreaming Van Cleef" is the end of this journey, with southern melodies and blues shades (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Down).



Guido Richini | vocals, guitar
Nicolas Bettineschi | guitar
Carlo Pedersoli | bass
Fabio Giorgi | drums