Hailing from Costa Rica officially the band 'Sight of Emptiness' has been around since 2005, and they have managed to land some important shows locally and internationally; handpicked by the following bands to open their shows in Costa Rica: Black Sabbath, Slayer, Megadeth, Amon Amarth. Dark Tranquillity, At the Gates, Obituary, Accept and many more.
Also, Sight of Emptiness was honored to be invited to play at the Grand Opening Week of the New National Stadium in Costa Rica & the almighty Bloodstock Festival in the UK in 2007 (Main Stage) & 2012 (Sophie Lancaster Stage).
The band joined forces with Canadian technical death masters Gorguts, Brazilian kings of violence, Krisiun and the UK's new sensation Bloodshot Dawn for a tour in Japan in November 2014 as part of Extreme Metal Over Japan third edition.
To promote their third album: “Instincts”, the band embarked on an European tour consisting of shows in the UK, Spain, Portugal & Iceland. “Instincts” also featured guest appearances by: Glen Drover (Ex-Megadeth), Christian Älvestam (Ex-Scar Symmetry), Ralph Santolla (Ex-Deicide), Whitfield Crane (Ugly Kid Joe), Ole Halvard Sveen (Extol), Manuel Obregón (Costa Rican Minister of Culture).
ACAM AWARDS = Equivalent ASCAP in the USA.
- Artist of Greatest International Exposure 2007.
- Best Metal Album (Nomination only*) (Trust is a Disease) 2008.
- Best Metal Album (Absolution of Humanity) 2010.
- Artist of the Year (Nomination only*) 2011.
- Best Metal Album (Instincts) 2014.