There are two groups with the name Artas. 1.) An Austrian melodic death metal/thrash metal band, formerly known as Staub & Schatten. Winning the Metalchamp 2007 competition, secured them a record deal with Napalm Records. Staub & Schatten changed their name to Artas and began the three-month long recording process of their debut album “The Healing” 2.) A hip-hop and techno pop singer in Lithuania. Artas (full name Artūras Pitkauskas) (born October 23, 1985).