Lyria is a Brazilian symphonic alternative metal band from Rio de Janeiro founded by the singer and songwriter Aline Happ in 2012. Mixing different kinds of music styles, Lyria has developed a unique and strong sound highlighted by beautiful vocals and catchy riffs. Their debut album, Catharsis (2014), was produced through a successful crowdfunding campaign raising more than USD $8000, where fans from different parts of the world participated. Since them, Catharsis has been receiving a lot of very positive reviews, being sold and streamed over 64 countries. Growing fast, Lyria has been considered one of the greatest names of Brazilian symphonic metal and counts on a rising worldwide fan base, mainly in Brazil, United States and Europe.