Related Information for Bleak There are multiple artists named Bleak: 1) A side project of Lycia members Mike Van Portfleet and David Galas. 2) A Finnish rock band. 3) An ambient black metal band from Chico, CA, USA. 4) A death blues band from London, UK. 5) A Swedish techno act.1) In the midst of an incredibly prolific time for the band Lycia during the mid-1990s, bandleader Mike Van Portfleet and fellow member David Galas found time to create a side project, Bleak, to focus on more aggressive music than they.. read more