Vic Anselmo is a Latvian gothic / alternative singer and songwriter (at the moment lives in Essen NRW).
A stunning voice and wide musical horizon let her find her own special ways in composing music. Her songs sound like a soundtrack to imaginary movie. They are very sensual and amaze with dynamic contrasts and sound variety. All that comes together with an impressive onstage image.Vic Anselmo is the first Latvian alternative female singer that got to be known outside the Baltic States.
Her debut album Trapped in a Dream was released in Europe in October 2008 and got a great response from music media: Newcomer of The Month in Orkus 10.2008, 2nd place in Zillo’s sound check, Legacy12/15, Rockoon 5/6, Sonic Seducer Sound check 7th place, Gothic 9.5/10, West Zeit 5/5 and more…
Vic Anselmo supported an European tour of German legendary electronic avantgarde duo Deine Lakaien. Vic Anselmo opened all 24 shows of Indicator tour and got a recognition and awesome response of big audience in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg. Except tour with Deine Lakaien she had two European club tours with her band and performed at such big festivals as WGT 2009 (D),Castle Party 2009 and mROCKfest (PL), Waregem Gothic Festival 2010 (BE), Elf Fantasy Fair 2010 (NL), and Dark Mills 2010 in London.
Vic Anselmo also performed on stage with Das Ich as a guest artist at WGT 2011 and Amphi festival 2011. She also performed a guest vocals for Mesh at M’era Luna 2011. In August/September 2011 Vic Anselmo performed a China tour with finish band To Die For.
Vic Anselmo appeared as a guest vocalist in the song Adoration of ION, Duncan Patterson project; sang a duet with Mesh, synth-pop band from Bristol (UK) in You’ll Never Understand. Vic Anselmo also recorded her vocals and became a member of Inner Fear, a project of Craddle of Filth drummer Martin Marthus Škaroupka, Vic Anselmo recorded also backing vocals in First We Take Manhattan cover performed by Whispers in the Shadows on their EP The Lightbringer.
The second album In My Fragile… was released in August 2011.
Vic Anselmo offers two different formats of her live performances: The performance with her band-when the concert turns into a colourfull show with theatrical elements and unique onstage outfits. The acoustic performance – intimate and sensual, when Vic Anselmo perfoms solo with a piano.
Vic Anselmo – vocals, piano, guitar
Herman Rigmant – guitar, electronic percussions
George Kadolchik – keyboards
Peteris Pass – bass guitar
Martins Milevskis – drums