HYPOKRAS “Dead and Hungry… For Blood” (France) LP : Ancient Thrash/Death Metal the barbarian way. Distributed on CD format in 2002, this is the re-release of the only album by this infernal duo hailing from Bigorra, southern France. It features two bonus tracks taken from their first demo from 1997, “Terror one”. Cover art by
SHAXUL “Ardour & Slumber” (Pictavia) MCD : Third disc by the solo project of Shaxul (MANZER, THE LAST OATH). This EP shows some Dark Folk style… and more! Darker, rockier… There are four songs on this release, three new ones and a cover from the mighty SADE. It features an incredible guest… Selin is an authentic artist from Turkey,
SHAXUL “Wine & Death” (Pictavia) CD : Second record by the solo project of Shaxul (MANZER, THE LAST OATH). This album shows some Dark Folk style, with influences as wide as DEAD CAN DANCE, MALICORNE, THE COFFINSHAKERS, BATHORY, Greg GRAFFIN, WINO & Conny OCHS, Townes VAN ZANDT, Johnny CASH… The main instruments are vocals and
UN DOLOR “The Rhythm Of The Death Clock” (Pictavia) CD : UN DOLOR is a cult and historical Punk Rock band from Poitiers, formed in 1991. Here is the second album from the quartet, featuring 10 songs between committed Punk and energetic Rock’n’Roll, sung in English. For fans of O.T.H., LES SHERIFF, LES CADAVRES, ATTENTAT
MANZER “Pictavian Chronicles – Volume 2” (Pictavia) CD : The “Pictavian bastards” present the second part of their discography. It features the following releases, now rare: “Mausén Nàu” 7″EP, split 7″EP with NIGHTWOLF, split 10″MLP with HEXECUTOR, “Howling Wilderness” 7″EP, 5 bonus tracks from tape versions and...
THE LAST TOMB “I” (Pictavia) CD : Wild Dan Killer was the leader, guitarist and howler for the legendary Pictavian band TORK RAN, formed in 1988. He’s back in action with THE LAST TOMB, supported by two TREPANATOR members, Cyril (drums) and Gran (bass). The band performs some intense and rich Thrash Metal, with influences
First record by the solo project of Shaxul (MANZER). This EP shows some Metal Punk style, with influences ranging from BATHORY to BAD RELIGION. Lyrics criticize established orders but also the current underground scene. Five tracks and a BAD RELIGION cover song. Mastered by Joel Grind (TOXIC HOLOCAUST / TIGER JUNKIES). Cover art by Jenglot