Eternal Descent is a virtual band created in 2004 by multi instrumentalist and writer of the Eternal Descent comic book Llexi Leon.
Whilst the music is partly played by animated characters represented in visual media, additional orchestral and industrial elements act as a soundtrack to the ongoing plot. The band's music is a collaboration between various musicians; Llexi Leon being the only permanent musical contributor. Their style is broadly Heavy Metal, but with a large number of other influences including: Industrial, Goth, Romantic.
In 2009, producer Eddie Kramer (Led Zeppelin, Kiss, The Rolling Stones) signed a deal with Eternal Descent to produce their second album to be released in 2011.
ESP Guitars became affiliated with Eternal Descent in 2008, granting the property rights to use ESP Guitars likeness and logos in their publications and visual media. As such, Eternal Descent feature ESP Electric guitars exclusively, and many ESP endorsed musicians have collaborated with Eternal Descent, such as God Forbid, Firewind, Atreyu, and Static X.
Other Eternal Descent/Llexi Leon equipment endorsements include Kahler Tremolo System, Coffin Case, DiMarzio, DigiTech, Ovation Guitar Company and Ernie Ball. In 2011, Digitech released a guitar effects pedal, Lyra, inspired by the comic series.
IDW Publishing inked a deal with Eternal Descent to publish the comic book series. The first issue of the Eternal Descent comic book will be published in March 2010 with subsequent issues to follow.
Llexi Leon appeared at the UK's sister version of San Diego Comic Con, KAPOW! Comic Con April 2011, created by Mark Miller.