The Black Capes are a gothic rock/metal band formed in 2016 from Athens, Greece.
They released their ﬁrst album “All These Monsters” (2017) produced by Peter Rutcho (Parkway Drive, Deez Nuts, Falling in Reverse etc), artwork Seth Siro Anton (Paradise Lost, Moonspell, Septic Flesh etc), with German label Dark Tunes. The album remained in the top 10 of the German Alternative Charts for one month, and the legendary magazine Orkus presented The Black Capes as “Band of the Month” for June 2017. The European music press took notice in the band, with great number of reviews and interviews (Legacy, Rock Hard, Metal Hammer, Sonic Seducer).
The band members have toured Greece and Europe, and have shared the stage with historic bands such as Type O Negative, Moonspell, Paradise Lost, Tiamat, Kylessa, etc. which makes live shows the band's strongest suit.
In 2019 the band got endorsed by Hype energy drink for 2 music videos and also wrote the title song along with Alex S. Wamp for Costas Zappas new Greek/German produced movie Frankenstein.
The Black Capes second album "Lullabies for the dead" produced again by Peter Rutch, artwork by Angry Blue (Guns and Roses, Iggy Pop, Faith No More, Slayer, Melvins etc) will be released April 2020 via darlTunes records.