NEED's journey began in 2004 when the first line-up of the band around guitarist Ravaya recorded their first promo cd entitled "avoidinme". After several band member changes, the line-up took its current form in the beginning of 2006. Soon after NEED inked a deal with Burning Star Records and released their debut album "The Wisdom Machine" in November 2006 to enthusiastic reviews from magazines and websites worldwide. Following the release of the album, NEED played numerous gigs all around Greece and also did a small European tour with their labelmates ZENITH(Denmark). They also shared the stage for some gigs with CANDLEMASS, JON OLIVA'S PAIN,THRESHOLD and DEADSOUL TRIBE among others.
The band spent the most part of 2008 writing & recording their second album entitled “Siamese God”. The album was recorded and mixed at Soundflakes studio in Athens,Greece and was mastered at West West Side Music studio in New York, U.S.A. by Alan Douches. “Siamese God” was released in December 2009 via Venerate Industries. In the fall of 2010 the band went on a 3-week european tour with JON OLIVA'S PAIN and NEVERLAND. In the summer of 2011 NEED played in Sonisphere Festival opening for IRON MAIDEN,SLIPKNOT & MASTODON among others. "Siamese God" was re-released in Europe in September 2011 by the german SAOL Music. NEED also shared the stage with SYMPHONY X in October 2011.
In January 2014 NEED released their third album ‘Orvam: a song for home’ that was mixed and mastered in the US by Neil Kernon (Nevermore, Queensryche) and Alan Douches (Mastodon, Shadows Fall) respectively.
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