Nylithia was founded in 2008 by Royce Costa (guitars), Tyler Erhardt (drums), and Kyle Scott (vocals). The word Nylithia was created out of the conceptual idea of a nihilistic utopia, which in itself is contradictory since it is impossible for a nihilist to have a utopia when there is no option for a perfect world within their view. With that in mind, Royce, Kyle, and Tyler set out to create a soundtrack of calamity; a sound which would be uniquely identifiable in its overall tone and unbridled aggression. Soon after the first rehearsal sessions, bassist Nathan Rothstein was added into the fold, and the stage was set to bring the hyperthrash sound to a wider audience.
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