Shumaun “Some Memories”
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Shumaun “Some Memories”


Shumaun, initially a solo project by Farhad Hossain, evolved into a collaborative band after recruiting friends. Despite drummer challenges during recording, including the departure of Tanvir Tomal, replaced by Waqar Khan, the band managed to release their self-titled debut album in 2015 with contributions from Travis Orbin (Darkest Hour) and Mark Zonder (ex-Fates Warning) on drums. Tanvir later rejoined as the live drummer. In 2019, their second album “One Day Closer to Yesterday” was released, followed by their critically acclaimed third album “Memories & Intuition” in 2021, which featured renowned drummers, Thomas Lang, Atma Anur, Mark Zonder, and Leo Margarit. Praised by numerous prominent progressive, hard rock, and heavy metal outlets such as PROG magazine, Revolver Magazine, Decibel Magazine, Metal Asylum, and Progressive Music Planet, the band’s distinctive sound, propelled by Farhad Hossain’s dynamic vocals and lead guitar work, Jose Mora’s melodious bass lines, and Tyler Kim’s nuanced guitar embellishments, has earned them accolades, awards, and widespread recognition.

In 2024, Shumaun is set to unveil their fourth album, titled “Opposing Mirrors,” showcasing a stellar lineup of drummers including the return of Thomas Lang and Leo Margarit of Pain of Salvation, alongside Marco Minnemann from the instrumental power trio, The Aristocrats. For mixing and mastering duties, the band has once again enlisted Brett Caldas-Lima at Tower Studio in France.

-Official bio

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