The Canadian melodic death metal‌ duo Olēka unveiled a lyric video for their single, “Dead Echoes.” The track is taken from the band’s EP Driftwood, which is due for release on January 20th, 2023.

Oleka is the brainchild and creation of Aaron Reurink on all guitars and vocals, with Byron Shuflita on the drums based out of British Columbia, Canada. Being heavily influenced by Southern groove metal and melodic death metal, Reurink began creating what would later become the EP Driftwood in early 2019.

Oleka is raw, precise, and surgical in its delivery. An unfiltered truth of loss, addiction, and the realities one faces in such adversities. With air-tight rhythms, pummeling drums, soaring leads, and lyrical content from the heart, Oleka’s goal remains simple; To remain true to the music and metal community we love so dearly.


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