The band SUNRISE was founded in Kiev (Ukraine) in 2003, by Konstantin Naumenko and Vitaliy Petrichenko. Style of the band is melodic power-speed metal. The basic language of songs is English.
The subject of texts touches questions of self-realization and self-knowledge of the person, searching for the meaning of the life and spiritual development and also lyrical reflections about of love and mutual relations between people. Melodic construction of songs is capable to induce the whole scale of feelings.
During the time of existence the band took part in a big number of different festivals and concert actions. Among them are Protyag Festival (2005, Kiev, Ukraine); Music Island Festival (2005, Kharkov, Ukraine); Music Fest in KPI (2005, Kiev, Ukraine); RockArea Festival (2005, Kiev, Ukraine); Premyera Festival (2005, Kherson, Ukraine); ProRock Festival (2005, Krolevets, Ukraine); Chervona Ruta Festival (2006, Kiev, Ukraine); Metal Time Festival (2007, Berezan, Ukraine); Metal Summer Fest (2007, Kiev, Ukraine); Rock Lastivky Festival (2008, Kiev, Ukraine. The band won a third place and also the vocalist of SUNRISE – Konstantin Naumenko was awarded by victory in a nomination “The best vocalist of evening”); RockAutostrada Festival (2008, Bochnia, Poland. The band has won a third place). Also SUNRISE took part in a big number of different performances in Ukrainian clubs.
On February, 2007, SUNRISE finished recording of its debut album, called “ Liberty ” on Pushkin Records Studio (Kiev, Ukraine), which was released by Metalism Records.
At present, SUNRISE finished recording of its second album, called “ Trust Your Soul ”
Most of the musical observers nowadays claim SUNRISE as one of the leaders of power metal in Ukraine.