VENTURIA is a french melodic metal band which incorporates symphonic, power, progressive metal elements with female and male vocals. The band was founded by guitarist Charly Sahona. After they had signed a record deal with finnish label Lion Music, Venturia's first album "The New Kingdom" was released on April 21st, 2006. The debut album was highly acclaimed by medias. In 2007, VENTURIA was invited by Swiss Television TSR to record a one-hour live show. During all of that year, the band wrote new songs and worked on new sounds.