Jinjer

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Jinjer
JINJER – Promo 2018.jpg
Jinjer
Background information
OriginDonetsk, Ukraine
Genres
Years active2009–present
Labels
Websitejinjer-metal.com
MembersTatiana Shmailyuk
Roman Ibramkhalilov
Eugene Abdiukhanov
Vladislav Ulasevich
Past membersDmitriy Oksen
Maksym Fatullaiev
Vyacheslav Okhrimenko
Oleksandr Koziychuk
Yevhen Mantulin
Dmitriy Kim

Jinjer (/ˈɪnər/ "ginger") is a Ukrainian heavy metal band formed in 2009. Their playing style incorporates elements of death metal, progressive rock and nu metal. While explaining their influences, the band has noted other metal acts like Opeth, Karnivool and Textures, in addition to groups across the spectrum of R&B, soul and hip-hop such as Cypress Hill.[2] Since their inception, the band has released three full-length albums and three EPs.

Background[edit]

The band gained prominence in part by winning the Best Ukrainian Metal Act Award held by Kiev's InshaMuzyka label in 2013, and then again in 2016 along with winning the award for best music video for the song "I Speak Astronomy".[3] This attention led to the release of their third album, King of Everything, on Napalm Records on July 29, 2016.[4] In 2017, the band committed to two tours across Europe in support of Arch Enemy,[5] followed by their first tour of North America alongside Cradle of Filth in 2018.[6] The band reissued their 2014 album Cloud Factory on Napalm Records in February 2018.[7] Jinjer is currently working on their fourth studio album[8] and released their EP Micro on January 11, 2019. In early 2019 they toured with Amorphis, Soilwork, and Nailed to Obscurity.[9] Their fourth full-length album Macro will be release October 25, 2019.[10]

Members[edit]

Current members

  • Tatiana Shmailyuk – vocals (2010–present)
  • Roman Ibramkhalilov – guitars (2010–present)
  • Eugene Abdiukhanov – bass (2011–present)
  • Vladislav Ulasevich – drums (2016–present)

Former members

  • Maksym Fatullaiev – vocals (2009)
  • Vyacheslav Okhrimenko – drums (2009–2011)
  • Oleksandr Koziychuk – drums (2011–2013)
  • Yevhen Mantulin – drums (2013–2014)
  • Dmitriy Oksen – rhythm guitar (2009–2015)
  • Dmitriy Kim – drums (2014–2016)

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

  • Inhale, Don't Breathe (2013)
  • Cloud Factory (2014, re-released in 2018)
  • King of Everything (2016)
  • Macro (2019)

EPs

  • Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear (2010)
  • Inhale, Do Not Breathe (2012)
  • Micro (2019)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Napalm Records America. "JINJER". Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  2. ^ Blabbermouth.net. "Ukraine's Jinjer Doesn't Like Being Compared to Other Female-Fronted Metal Bands". Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  3. ^ JINJER - Official Band Site. "Biography". Retrieved 13 December 2017.
  4. ^ Front View Magazine. "Jinjer Releases King of Everything". Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  5. ^ Metal Injection. "JINJER Shows Ukraine Brings The Heaviness with "Who Is Gonna Be The One" Live Clip". Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  6. ^ Joe Divita. "Cradle of Filth Bring 'Cryptoriana' to North America With 2018 Tour". Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  7. ^ thePRP. "Jinjer to Reissue "Cloud Factory" In February". Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  8. ^ "JINJER Has 'Three Or Four' Songs Musically Completed For Next Album". Blabbermouth.net. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  9. ^ thePRP. "Amorphis, Soilwork, Jinjer & Nailed To Obscurity Announce European/UK Tour". Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  10. ^ Blabbermouth (23 August 2019). "JINJER To Release 'Macro' Album In October; 'Judgement (& Punishment)' Video Available". BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Retrieved 24 August 2019.