Hitherside is Jennifer Summer and Sam Oerlemans. The are a part American, part Belgian melodic metal based in Antwerp, Belgium. They hail from families that are richly steeped in musical history. The most notable family member is Dirk Verbeuren, the current drummer of the legendary thrash metal band, Megadeth.
Hitherside grabs you with their infectious Melodic metal songs that contain impressive guitar riffs, lavish textures and memorable melodies with big doses of lush harmonies mixed in.
Hitherside began writing, recording and producing their own original metal songs and videos in late 2011. They landed an endorsement deal with PreSonus Audio Electronics with the release of the 2012 debut single/video "Insignificant Other".
A self-titled 12-track debut album was released in 2015 and was well received internationally. Hitherside will release their hotly anticipated sophmore album ,'Blue Lotus' early 2019.