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Besra is a Finnish post-metal band born from the vision of ex-Callisto guitarist Johannes Nygård. This five-piece group combines heavy metal with atmospheric soundscapes and progressive rhythms. Besra released their debut album Anhedonia in 2018 on the Temple of Torturous label. Their single “Unsullied” was released in 2020. The members of Besra are previously known from groups such as Callisto, Cassie, Yleislakko, Rites of the Youth and While I’m Alive. The heavy and atmospheric music of Besra has often been compared to bands like Cult of Luna, Breach, Burst and Pelican.

Besra is: Hannes Hietarinta (vocals & keys), Johannes Nygård (guitar), Ville Kujansuu (guitar), Pekko Seppälä (bass), Ville Kaisla (drums).