Stryfe is a progressive metal band formed in 2003. The music of Stryfe is noted for the overall expressivity of the sound. It includes roots of ethnic and classical music as well as various rock influences filled with melodious and clean vocal parts. The name "Stryfe" came from the word "strife" which means struggle, mainly struggle against human evil, hatred, treachery, which is reflected in the lyrics of the band. It expresses the anxiety of the inner world of the human being, desperately searching for harmony and purity. The strong psychological essence of the lyrics is companied with the emotional bridges and heavy instrumental parts.