LEIPZIG • Germany
" a powerful force in the realm of progressive metalcore "
Known for their captivating performances and intricate musicality, THE SLEEPER combines the ferocity of metalcore with the complexity and innovation of progressive metal, creating a sound that is both aggressive and introspective.

A Journey Through the Shadows

With their upcoming album Veil, The Sleeper delves deep into the realms of mental health and depression, delivering an emotive and thought-provoking musical journey that resonates with listeners on a profound level.
Listen To Veil


The band’s dedication to lyrical authenticity is matched by their precise and technically demanding instrumentation. Through the combination of crushing breakdowns, atmospheric textures, and intricate time signatures, they create a sonic landscape that mirrors the complexities of the human psyche. Each song on Veil is a carefully crafted piece of art, interweaving catharsis and introspection to create a cohesive and immersive musical experience.
The Sleeper‘s visual live performances are nothing short of captivating. The band’s energy and passion translate effortlessly from the studio to the stage, leaving audiences spellbound. Their ability to seamlessly blend intense heaviness with moments of profound vulnerability creates an atmosphere that is both exhilarating and emotionally charged.
With Veil, THE SLEEPER cements their place as a visionary force in the metalcore scene. Through their music, they provide a platform for open discussions about mental health, challenging societal stigmas and offering hope to those who may be struggling. Prepare to embark on a transformative journey as THE SLEEPER‘s haunting melodies and unyielding intensity draw you into the depths of their introspective world.


THE SLEEPER‘s lineup consists of exceptionally talented musicians, each bringing their unique expertise to the table.

The blistering guitar work, driven by technical riffs and melodic leads, intertwines seamlessly with the thunderous and dynamic rhythm section, which provides a solid foundation for the band’s sonic exploration.

The vocals, ranging from guttural growls to soaring cleans, convey the raw emotions and lyrical depth inherent in their music.
Steven Jost
Philipp Mundus
Johann Petzl
Christian Kinne
Eric Mittmann
Richard Petzl
- Vocals
- Guitar/Vocals
- Guitar
- Guitar
- Bass
- Drums


Radiant | 2022
Apparatus | 2018
Aurora | 2013