Frontiers Records has announced the signing of a new female music sensation from Norway. Her name is simply Issa and she is destined to become a star in the melodic rock world! With amazing looks and an equally amazing set of pipes, Issa has been working hard on her debut album under the guidance of producer Ronny Milianowicz (SAINT DEAMON, PRIMAL FEAR, DYONISUS). The CD, which is tentatively due before the end of the year, will include contributions from Uli Kusch (HELLOWEEN, MASTERPLAN, GAMMA RAY) on drums, Nobby Noberg (SAINT DEAMON, DIONYSUS, NATION) on bass, Peter Huss (SINERGY, SHINING, and guitarist on the BOSSON hit song "One In A Million") on guitar and Tim Larsson (producer for Nick Lachey, among others, as part of Play Production) on keyboards.
Issa is a 26-year-old girl from Oslo who has been since doing session and demo work for various record labels since the age of 17. When she was 19, Issa won a singing competition for the song "Fade Away", which was written by Stian Aarstad, who was previously a member of DIMMU BORGIR. The song was released on a record in conjunction with the TV channel Fox Kids.
Issa has performed on a several metal and rock albums, including those from GAIA EPICUS and ILLUSION SUITE. She has also played over 400 shows with such Norwegian artists as POSTGIROBYGGET, DDE and JAHN TEIGEN.