Defiant is a heavy-power metal band from Zaporizhzhia (Ukraine). The birthday of the band is 23th of October 2008.

The band plays melodic heavy-power metal with an active use of elements from other genres. The bands main musical idea is the harmonic combination of energy and melody. The subjects of the songs are diverse. In the process of developing the group stepped away from the fantasy-mythological themes, which are traditional for power metal, shifting the focus to social themes.


Defiant (2020). The membership (from left to right): Stanislav Proshkin (vocals), Oleg Yakovlev (bass), Andrey Turkovsky (guitar), Evgeniy Smolin (drums)

The band already has a few dozens of played gigs under it's belt, including recitals and large-scale Ukrainian and international festivals, like biker rock fest "Wolnica", rock fest "Snowstorm", biker rally "Battle of Poltava", rock fest "Za-porig", biker fest "Rock Shock", an international fest "Slavic Rock", the international rock festival "kRock u maybutne", Power of Ukraine Fest etc.

By now band has 10 releases (4 EP (including 1 reissue), 3 full-length albums (plus the russian version of “Time isn’t Healing”) and 2 singles). In 2020, in addition to the release of the single "The Dawn", the band is preparing to release its 4th full-length LP.

June, 2020