The song “Token” by Greek Progressive Metal band, Project Renegade delves into the theme of empowerment in the face of adversity. With a commanding and fierce tone, the protagonist confronts a tormentor who has caused immense pain. Through defiant lyrics and a powerful vocal performance, the song highlights the protagonist’s refusal to apologize for their existence. As the track progresses, the determination to overcome the oppressor intensifies, fuelling a resolve to prevail at all costs. With its gripping narrative, soaring vocals, and dynamic instrumentation, “Token” captivates listeners, inspiring them to stand up against those who seek to bring them down.


Project Renegade, a metal band hailing from Athens, Greece, effortlessly combines cyberpunk aesthetics with djent and groovy music, all beautifully intertwined with divine female vocals. Originally founded by Marianna on vocals and Ody on drums, the band later welcomed Philipp on guitar and Jay on bass, completing their four-member lineup. Drawing influences from alternative, heavy, and groove backgrounds, Project Renegade infuses their sound with electronic and ambient elements, creating a hauntingly captivating experience for listeners.

In 2017, the band released their debut EP “Cerebra,” which garnered widespread critical acclaim both nationally and internationally. Riding on the waves of success, Project Renegade is all set to unleash their first full-length album, “Order of the Minus,” on October 31st, 2019. Anticipation and excitement surround the upcoming release, as fans eagerly await the fusion of their distinct musical style with compelling storytelling.


When it comes to live performances, Project Renegade astounds audiences not only in Greece but also across Europe. They have had the honor of sharing the stage with notable bands such as Evanescence, Bullet For My Valentine, Harakiri for the Sky, Mayan, and Beyond the Black. The band’s talent shines through their gripping stage presence and their ability to enthrall the crowd with their unique blend of metal subgenres.


The magnitude of their success is further evident through their participation in prestigious festivals like FEMME-Female Metal Event 2018 in the Netherlands, Danube Rock Festival in Romania, Over the Wall Festival in Greece, Iron Queens Festival in Romania, Voices of the Succubi 2018 in Malta, Ladies of Metal Festival in Greece, Milady Metal Festival in Italy, and Rock’n’Iasi in Romania.


With an expanding fanbase and accolades stacking up, Project Renegade redefines the boundaries of metal music, creating an enchanting realm where cyberpunk meets hypnotic rhythms. Their music leaves an indelible mark on the listener’s psyche, captivating and engaging them in a whirlwind of emotions. Project Renegade is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with in the realm of modern metal, and their musical journey only promises to elevate them to greater heights.


Music video + production credits:

Mixed & Mastered by Forrester Savell
Directed by Philippos Lykostratis, Odyssefs Avgoulis & Maria Ioanna Florou
VFX by Philippos Lykostratis
Concept and production by Project Renegade
Filmed by Crystal View Entertainment


Marianna’s Hairstyle: @hairdresserstylish


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“Token” has been added to my “Heavy” and “Wanderlust  playlists on Spotify!