Persefone is an Andorran melodic death metal band formed in October 2001>. He is named after Persephone, deity of Greek mythology.
Persefone was formed in October 2001 in Andorra by Marc Martins, Carlos Lozano, Xavi Perez and Jordi Gorgues Mateu. They are joined in 2002 by Miguel Espinosa.
The first song composed is called "Niflheim (The Eyes That Hold The Edge)"; it reflects what the band wants: melody, complexity and aggressiveness. Persefone is inspired by other melodic death metal bands such as the Swedish Arch Enemy, In Flames or Dark Tranquility. The first album Truth Inside the Shades was recorded in 2004 in Baltimore at Orion Studios and produced by Aleix Dorca. This one replaces the battery Xavi Perez.
The second album Core is released August 8, 2006. It is a concept album telling the story of Persephone, Greek deity after which the band is named.