Demians is the musical project of French musician, Nicolas Chapel.

Demians’ first studio album Building an Empire was released on May 19, 2008, on the InsideOut label, to positive reviews. The album received a popularity boost after receiving a favorable review from Porcupine Tree frontman Steven Wilson, who said of the album: “One of the most assured and accomplished debut albums I’ve ever heard, the textures and dynamics within the music are breathtaking. A must for anyone that appreciates the art of epic and ambitious 21st century rock music.”