IMAGICA is a Ukrainian – Portuguese Cinematic Arena Dance Metal band | art project, founded by Ukrainian professional film director, musician and songwriter Victor Maslyaev and Portuguese composer and guitar player David Uricchio. The project is conceived as a combination of music and filmmaking, where every track is an individual storyline in a format of a short film telling a story in its unique and cinematic way aimed for live shows with strong imagery and visual base.

MAGICA’s songs combine different styles of metal with the elements of EDM, pop punk, and industrial with catchy choruses, killer riffs, and massive film score inserts. Sheer individual plotline lyrics hook you immediately.

The band got together when Vic moved to Portugal with his family and started looking for a rehearsal studio and guitar coach. After meeting David, Vic showed him some of the demos and he immediately decided to join the band. After that guys spend one year playing, defining the style, sound and sharing influences, before starting to record the first singles, which later formed the band’s first EP ‘Number One’.

IMAGICA is closely associated with art and fashion. The artworks of ‘Number One’ and ‘Insanity’ are the result of collaboration with viral Australian digital artist Howlsnteeth. For years Vic has been collaborating with an underground Ukrainian fashion brand Vellers Official, the band is planning to release a unique IMAGICA’s fashion line with them. Vic is a collector and huge adorer of guitars, sneakers, and leather jackets and was endorsing GSTAR RAW for years in Kyiv.

Apart from that, being a professional Film Director Vic has been repeatedly awarded for his commercials and music videos by a number of worldclass international festivals.

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