Liz Metta

Always on the lookout for creative forms of expression, writing music turned out to be an essential part of Liz’ life. After studying landscape architecture and being involved in several music projects,Vienna-based songwriter, guitarist, and singer Maria Elisabeth Thornton started her solo-project Liz Metta. For Liz, music is both the result, and an essential part of the process in finding her own identity. Therefore, she has taken an intuitive approach to music. In blending stylistic elements of dream pop, modern psychedelia, indie soul and alternative rock with guitar-based songwriting, Liz creates a world of sound in which listeners can immerse themselves in a self-forgotten way.

She has been performing under her stage name Liz Metta since 2020 and gave early glimpses to her sound when performing live loops at various festival appearances in 2022, including sets at Popfest, Poolbar festival, and Waves Vienna. Her EP ‘Fragile & Strong’ was self-released in 2022 and the singles ‘Vision’ and ‘Fragile & Strong’ played on FM4, radio Wien, Ö1, 88.6, Byte. FM. She was nominated for The New Austrian Sound of Music (NASOM 2023 / 24) as artist in the Popgenre. Her debut album ‘Introspection’ will be released onOctober 27th on siluh records and celebrated at an album release show on October 28th at the Planetarium Vienna.

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