Esprit D’Air is an award-winning melodic rock and metal band based in London.
As featured on HuffPost, BBC Radio, Louder, and Kerrang! Radio, Esprit D’Air reformed in 2016 as Kai’s solo project; receiving a cult following across the world with their critically-acclaimed studio album, Constellations.
Their debut album crowned them as winners in the best metal/hardcore album of 2018 by The Independent Music Awards at the Lincoln Center, New York, among an esteemed judging panel featuring Amy Lee (Evanescence), Slayer, Sepultura, Tom Waits, and more.
Led by vocalist, guitarist, and composer Kai, Esprit D’Air is not seeking a major record label but instead, follow a strong DIY ethos to produce everything self-sufficiently. Consequently, the band records, produces, mixes and masters their own releases, and books and promotes their own tours.
Studio album Constellations is out now in HMV, Best Buy, as well as digitally on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and Google Play.
During the brief start between 2010-2013 touring across Europe, the band received began receiving recognition as the first band in the ‘J-rock’ genre to be playable in the video game, Rock Band 3.
In 2016, Esprit D’Air reformed as Kai’s solo project, and releasing their comeback single, ‘Rebirth’, which exclusively featured on JROCK NEWS, alongside a release show in UK and France.
In 2017, the band closely followed up with single, ‘Guiding Light’, which later premiered on TeamRock (now known as Louder, the home of Classic Rock and Metal Hammer) and featured as one of the 50 best rock songs of 2017 by TeamRock Radio. In summer 2017, Esprit D’Air released their studio album, Constellations, peaking at #3 on Amazon’s best-seller in the hard rock/metal category and secured features on Kerrang! Radio, HuffPost, and PowerPlay, and Neo Magazine.
In February 2018, Esprit D’Air embarked on a self-promoted 7-day headline UK tour, selling out three of the shows, including a date at the world-famous The Underworld Camden in London. The band is currently working on their second studio album and successfully extended their Constellations Tour across Europe.
The award-winning album
As featured in HuffPost, TeamRock and NEO Magazine, ‘Constellations’ is the award-winning album by Esprit D’Air. The digital version contains eight tracks, including ‘Ignition’, ‘Rebirth’ and ‘Guiding Light’ and is currently available to purchase on iTunes and Google Play. The CD version contains eight tracks plus three bonus tracks exclusively available on the CD only and can be purchased online and in retail stores.
- Winner of the Best Metal/Hardcore Album at The Independent Music Awards
- Featured on HuffPost, TeamRock, NEO Magazine and more
- Peaked at #3 Amazon Best-Selling Hard Rock & Metal Album
- Peaked at #8 Amazon Best-Selling Rock Album