BLACK ANIS is a five-piece band, formed in Nicosia in January 2016. Their music is a blend of blues/rock, drawing influences from southern rock and incorporating elements from 90s trip-hop, evident in their use of effects and high-powered on stage presence. The band features Orestis Savva and Kyriakos Xristodoulides on electric guitars, bassist Xanthos Pattichis, drummer Frixos Protopapas, and Adriana Di Antonio on vocals. Their first single, Don't Leave Me, was released online in May 2016 and is now available on YouTube.