line-up of the band around guitarist Ravaya recorded their first promo
cd entitled "avoidinme". After several band member changes, the
line-up took its current form in the beginning of 2006.
Soon after NEED inked a deal with Burning Star Records and released
their debut album "The Wisdom Machine" worldwide in November 2006 and
got enthusiastic reviews from magazines and websites all around the
world. Following the release of their debut album, NEED played
numerous gigs all around Greece and also did a small European tour
with their labelmates ZENITH (Denmark). They also shared the stage for
some gigs with CANDLEMASS, JON OLIVA'S PAIN,THRESHOLD and DEADSOUL
TRIBE among others. In the summer of 2007 NEED started their
collaboration with the German management and booking company Redlion
The band spent the most part of 2008 writing & recording their second
album entitled "Siamese God". The album was recorded and mixed at
Soundflakes studio in Athens, Greece and was mastered at West West
Side Music studio in New York, U.S.A. by Alan Douches. "Siamese God"
was released in December 2009 via a collaboration of Rock Hard
magazine and Venerate Industries. In the fall of 2010 the band went on
a 3-week european tour with JON OLIVA'S PAIN and NEVERLAND. In the
summer of 2011 NEED played in Sonisphere Festival opening for IRON
MAIDEN,SLIPKNOT & MASTODON among others. "Siamese God" was re-released
in Europe in September 2011 by the German SAOL Music. NEED also shared
the stage with SYMPHONY X in October 2011.
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