MORPHINE SUFFERING is a Ukrainian metalcore band from Kiev, formed in 2008.
MORPHINE SUFFERING have performed at the most festivals in Ukraine, such as the Loadfest, Zaxid, Respublica, Banderstadt, Rock Bulava. Played with such metalgiants as Parkway Drive, Аsking Alexandria, Dead By April, Eskimo Callboy, Defiler, Dreamshade.
MORPHINE SUFFERING primarily play metalcore. Always open to music experiments, they combine metalcore with melodic metal and hardcore with slight injections of drum’n’bass, trance and dubstep. Powerful bass drum patterns, srushing guitar riffs, breakdowns, guitar harmonies and power chords are present in the music of MORPHINE SUFFERING. Meantime, they do not avoid classical music instruments, they use piano, violin or cello in their music as well. There is a wide range of vocal mixes: from deep growls and screaming to singing and falsetto.
Their peculiarity among other metalbands from Ukraine in this genre is the language that is mostly Ukraіnian. That is why MORPHINE SUFFERING can be called one of the most unique metalcore bands from Ukraine.
Its current lineup consists of vocalist Andrew Gerasimenko, guitarist Vladislav Rylsky, bass player Serhiy Sokhriakov and drummer Alexei Shatokhin. The band has released 2 LP and 3 EP including singles and 8 videos. Their latest album, Remember Who You Are, was released on June, 1st, 2015. In 2016 MORPHINE SUFFERING have also released a documentary about the preparation and backstage of their first big solo concert 2015 in Kiev. They have entered 2016 with new concert video, supporting various social activities in Ukraine, as well as with blasting a metal gig in spring with powerful lightshow.