Signed to major label Atlantic Records, Amira Elfeky specializes in a style of dark rock she jokingly calls "girl metal."
"Some random comment said that my music wasn't heavy enough and sounded like 'girly metal,'" she explained on social media. "So I ran with it."
As Revolver has previously noted, Elfeky folds the dirgy alt-metal of Deftones, the melancholy goth-rock of Evanescence and the eerie doom-gaze of King Woman into her bleary-eyed sound — or as she describes it, "a blend of 2000s nu metal mall goth bagginess (think 2000s older brother core) mixed with dark vampirism like corsets and lace."
Either way, it's a personal aesthetic she's most recently applied to a Spotify-exclusive cover of System of a Down's "Lonely Day." Through Elfeky's lens, Daron Malakian's bittersweet ballad takes on a sultrier and gothier blood-soaked sheen.
Stream it below via Spotify.