METALWINGS is a female-fronted Symphonic metal band from Sofia, Bulgaria. The band was formed in Autumn 2010 by lead singer and songwriter Stela Atanasova. Her idea was to combine elements of classical music with the melodic genres of metal. The style is considered as symphonic, gothic metal with female operatic vocals.
The band were soon joined by the guitarist and male singer Velislav Uzunov. Drummer Emilian Arsov, bassist Konstantin Uzunov and the keyboardist Angel Kitanov then joined. In December 2013, METALWINGS announced Boyan Boyadjiev as Uzunov’s replacement. Boyan also took over the male vocalist role previously filled by Uzunov. In December 2014, Boyan Boyadjiev was replaced by Grigor Kostadinov. In November 2015, METALWINGS announced Krastyo Jordanov as a second guitarist of the band. After the release of their EP "Fallen Angel In The Hell" METALWINGS announced Nikola Ivanov as Arsov’s replacement. In March 2018, Konstantin Uzunov was replaced by Milen Mavrov.
The band produced the first music video for the song "Crying of the Sun" in the beginning of 2015. The music video has over 18 million views on YouTube.
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