THE BAND WENT ON TO SHARE THE STAGE WITH ACTS SUCH AS GOJIRA, HEAVEN AND HELL, SEPULTURA, ENSLAVED.
9/10 - Reflectionsofdarkness.com
19/20 - Auxportesdumetal.com
8,5/10 - Dontcountonitreviews.blogspot.no
Dark Matter Energy Noir reviews:
8/10 - Soundzonemagazine
8/10 - Diskant.dk
Mencea emerged in 2008, with their debut album entitled "Dark Matter, Energy Noir", released in Europe by Norwegian label Indie Recordings, (Enslaved, Kvelertak, Aura Noir). The album was very well received by the press in the U.K, Scandinavia, Benelux and the south of Europe. The band were invited to play festivals across Europe, including Inferno Metal Festival, UK Metal Hammer's own Hammerfest etc. as well as a number of supporting slots in Norway, Germany, Greece and the UK.
With Indie Recordings once again backing the band's creative efforts, "PYROPHORIC" released during the spring of 2012. The album was recorded between January and July of 2010 in various locations and was mixed and mastered by the band's own Stamos Koliousis and Vangelis Labrakis at 210 Studios in Berlin, Germany. Responsible for the album's artwork is longtime collaborator of the band, Achilleas Gatsopoulos of Hypnagogia and the layout was created by Marcelo Vasko of P2R Designs.