~ Biography ~
INSTORM is Russian metal band which was founded by two like-minded Roman Nemtsev (guitar, vocals) and Marina Nemtseva (guitar) for the implementation of creative ideas in the style of Melodic Death Metal. Initially the project was called Deadlake and participants used pseudonyms (Will Right, Maarri Talovainen). From the beginning the main activity was writing own material and then Roman and Marina decided to collect line-up for the normal functioning of the band. In the autumn 2011 bass player Alexander Petrov joined the band.
In January 2012 the band went into the studio to record a demo. In April 2012 it was decided to change the name to something more meaningful and well reflects the creativity of musicians. After long deliberation INSTORM version was approved. In the same month the first demo "Victim of Hate" which consists of 3 songs saw the light. This demo has received positive reviews by the audience.
In July of 2012 drummer Antvik joined INSTORM. At the same time, the band was invited to support Italian Thrash Metal band Neurasthenia. The first concert took place on 6 September 2012.
In October 2012 the band began work on their debut full-length album. The recording process alternated with concert activity. The album was recorded at two studios and eventually became known as "Madness Inside".
In the spring of 2013 INSTORM signed a contract for releasing of the album with Ukrainian label Metal Scrap Records. The debut full-length album was released in May, 25 2013 by Total Metal Records (a division of Metal Scrap Records).
In September of 2013 the band parted ways with drummer Antvik. In winter of 2013 Instorm's participants decided to remove their pseudonyms (Will Right, Maarri Talovainen, Alexander Eldurson) and use real names: Roman Nemtsev (vocals, guitars), Marina Nemtseva (guitars) and Alexander Petrov (bass).