Ilia is an American rock group originating from Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The band consists of Suzy Martinez (Vocals), Jessica Patterson (drums), Justin Patterson (guitar),Jared Black (guitar) and Ben Flora (Bass).
Ilia formed under the name Relentless Pursuit in 2003. When the original band dissolved, a few of the remaining members formed a new band, while attending Visible School (located in Memphis, Tennessee).The band began touring full-time in 2007 and have garnered praise from numerous magazines, including being named the #2 Unsigned Band in HM Magazine's Readers' Poll 3 years in a row-2008, 2009, 2010 and placing #6 on CCM Magazine's list of Best Hard Rock Bands of 2007. They have had Four (4) national charting radio singles "Last Night", "Portrait of a Lying Heart", "Wake The Dead" and the newest single "As Winter Stays".
ilia: fairly unknown but awesome band| Posted August 21, 2009
ilia is a girl fronted band, ready to rock the world. Their 3-song EP shows their talent as a potential famous Christian rock artist.
Their hard metal edge is sure to be lead them to greater acclaim and more head-banging fans.
God bless ilia!!