SuidAkrA is a Celtic Metal band from Germany founded in 1994. The name „SuidAkrA“ is founder Akadius Antonik’s first name written backwards. Their lyrical and musical concept deals with the Celtic mythology and stands in close collaboration with the Belgian artist Kris Verwimp, the creative head for the lyrical concept and artwork.
After 22 years of bandhistory and 11 studio albums, SuidAkrA has become a flagship in the German metal scene. In more than 500 shows, the band constantly played tours around the globe. They played numerous European tours, 5 North American tours as well as in South America, China and India. After a festival in the Indian metropolis, Bangalore in 2012, Arkadius Antonik spent a week on the behalf of the German Goethe institute to support regional musical projects. With their 3rd Indian tour in 2014 SuidAkrA became the first Metal band ever that performed shows in 6 different cities in India. This was accompanied by a large public and media interest, such as the german station ZDF that broadcasted a Suidakra tour documentary in ther show called „Aspekte“.
SuidAkrA is signed by the label AFM Records since 2011. The band has released their 12th studioalbum called „Realms Of Odoric“ in May 2016. The album is based on an artwork / soundtrack project which was started by Kris Verwimp and Arkadius Antonik in May 2013.