COLD SNAP is a Croatian modern metal band formed in Varaždin in 2003. Their signature sound incorporates many different styles into a powerful spine crushing, headbanging sonic attack.
As of today, COLD SNAP have done more than 450 shows around Europe, including tours with JINJER, PRO-PAIN, EKTOMORF, MONSTROSITY, DEAD BY APRIL…also they’ve shared the stage with many others on festivals such as WACKEN OPEN AIR, METALDAYS, EXIT FESTIVAL, METALFEST, HILLS OF ROCK…
COLD SNAP has released 1 EP ‘’Mea Culpa‘’ in 2005 and 3 LP albums as follows:
‘’Empty Promises‘’ – 2008 (Dancing Bear Records)
‘’Perfection‘’ – 2010 (Made in Germany music – MK II label)
‘’World War 3‘’ – 2013 (Eclipse Records)
‘’All Our Sins‘’ – 2018 (Arising Empire)
‘’Perfection’’ , ‘’World War 3‘’ and ‘’All Our Sins‘’ were all produced by the famous Danish producer Tue Madsen, who worked with bands such as Meshuggah, The Black Dahlia Murder, Dark Tranquillity, Behemoth, The Haunted and many more.
COLD SNAP has received an award for Best new act in 2009 ZLATNA KOOGLA and an audience award for Best video for the song ‘’Monster‘’ in 2016 at the SPLIT SPOT FESTIVAL.
The band is proudly endorsed by Solar Guitars, Blackstar Amplification, InTune Guitar Picks and Bosphorus Cymbals.
Summer of 2020 sees COLD SNAP release their new EP ”Aether” preceded by a short movie consisting of 2 separate songs connected through a visual narrative depicting the downfall of one love.
Fueled by Monster Energy, COLD SNAP will jumpstart 2021 by hitting the stages of European metal festivals and touring extensively while putting finishing touches on their fifth full length release.
COLD SNAP’ s music is like a punch in the face, Exuding a weight that is undeniable whilst maintaining a vitality that keeps the band sounding fresh and cutting edge despite the tried and tested style that makes them feel so familiar from the first listen is their true talent.
The band’s infectious sound paired with a live show that means they look comfortably at home on the main stage of any large festival is enough to make anyone realise that they are a very real force to be reckoned with and they aren’t showing signs of stopping.