About

2005 Pneuma releases first album “A Run Through” recorded at the disappeared Athor Studios in Costa Rica.

2009 Pneuma recorded their album Anomaly at Audio Arte Studios in Costa Rica; they mixed and mastered the record at Sonic Response Productions in Los Angeles, California.

In March, 2010 PNEUMA was chosen as the opening act for Metallica and Mastodon in the Costa Rican leg of their World Magnetic Tour. In this concert Pneuma had a standing ovation and acceptance from more than 30,000 screaming fans.

July 2010, Anomaly was released along with the video for their song Dethroned.

2011 Pneuma won “Best Metal Composition” at the ACAM awards (National music awards) for “Anomaly” and also took home honors in “Best Sound Engineering”

Pneuma also did two International tours in 2011 including several shows in Mexico, Portugal and Germany.

2011 Pneuma won 1st place in a Worldwide online voting contest Metal Masters to earn a spot in the Wacken Open Air festival, headlining the WET Stage and earning a time slot between Blind Guardian and Ozzy Osbourne; the first Costa Rican band to ever play at Wacken.

In September 2011, Pneuma released the video of their second single Crazed Apocaliptic Wave.

Also in 2011 Pneuma earned a spot opening for Judas Priest and Whitesnake as part of Judas Priest’s Epitaph World Tour, which made a stop in Costa Rica’s National Stadium in front of 15,000 fans.

Pneuma has also shared the stage with the likes of Morbid Angel (USA), The Ransack (Portugal), Thrashgrinder (Finland), Whitfield Crane from Ugly Kid Joe (USA) and others.

In 2012, Pneuma was invited to participate in Portugal’s Barroselas Metal Fest where they shared the stage with bands such as Immortal, Cryptopsy, Candlemass, Cattle Decapitation and many others.

In 2012, Marlon Villar and Pneuma won Best Video of the Year for “Crazed Apocaplyptic Wave” in the annual San Jose Film Festival.

In 2013, Pneuma also wrote the score for SOLAZ a short film produced/directed by founding guitar player Jose Sibaja.

From 2014-2015 Pneuma worked on writing new material for their 3rd studio album and follow up to Anomaly.

At the end of 2015, Pneuma enters the studio to record The Game @ Conquista Records in Escazu, Costa Rica.

September 2017, “The Game” will be released along with the video for “Slave”, the band’s first video fully directed by founding member Jose Sibaja.