Amatory

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[AMATORY]
Origin St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
Genres Alternative metal, metalcore, nu metal, groove metal, hard rock
Years active 2001–2012
Labels FG Nikitin
Website www.amatory.ru

Amatory (commonly typeset as [AMATORY], to fit their logo) was a Russian metal band, formed in 2001 in Saint Petersburg.

The group won two awards at the Russian Alternative Music Prize in 2005 [1] and has toured across Russia, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine and Finland.[1][2]

Split[edit]

According to their website, the band has disbanded, claiming of a number of problems as the cause, including collapse of the music industry, and a desire to spend time with their families. Their last concert was on October 7, 2012 in the Kosmonavt club in Saint Petersburg.[3]

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Alexander [ALEX] Pavlov – guitars
  • Denis [DENVER] Zhivotovskiy – bass, backing vocals
  • Daniil [STEWART] Svetlov – drums
  • Vyacheslav [SLAVA] Sokolov – vocals
  • Ilya [KUHIN] Kukhin – guitars

Past members[edit]

  • Evgeniy [PJ] Potekhin – vocals, guitar (2001)
  • Alexey [LEXUS] Ovchinnikov – vocals (2001–2004)
  • Sergey [GANG] Osechkin – (2001–2007) (died 15 March 2007)
  • Dmitriy [JAY] Rubanovskiy – guitars (2008–2012)
  • Igor [IGOR] Kapranov – vocals / Keys (2004-2010), (2010–2012)

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 2003 – Осколки (Fragments)
  • 2004 – Две Жизни (Two Lives)
  • 2005 – Чёрно-Белые Дни (Monochromatic Days)
  • 2006 – Преступление Против Времени (Crime Against Time)
  • 2007 – Слишком Поздно (Too Late)
  • 2008 – Вы Все Лишены Своей Жизни (The Whole of You Deprive of Your Life)
  • 2008 – Дыши Со Мной (Breathe with Me)
  • 2009 – Багровый Рассвет (The Crimson Dawn)
  • 2010 – Сквозь Закрытые Веки (Through Closed Eyelids)
  • 2011 – Осколки 2.011 (Fragments 2.011)
  • 2012 – Три Полоски (The Three Stripes)
  • 2012 – Верь Мне (Believe Me)
  • 2012 – Момент Истины (Moment of Truth)

Live Albums[edit]

  • 2008 – Live Evil

EP[edit]

  • 2002 – Хлеб (The Bread)
  • 2006 – Discovery
  • 2009 – We Play – You Sing
  • 2010 – We Play – You Sing Pt. 2
  • 2011 – We Play – You Sing Pt. 3

DVD[edit]

  • 2005 – [P]OST [S]CRIPTUM
  • 2007 – Home Video EVol. 01
  • 2008 – Live Evil
  • 2012 – The X-Files

Videos[edit]

Russian

  • 2003: Осколки (Fragments)
  • 2004: Чёрно-Белые Дни (Black and White Days)
  • 2006: Преступление Против Времени (Crime Against Time)
  • 2006: Преступление Против Времени (Alternative Version) (Crime Against Time (Alternative Version))
  • 2007: Эффект Бабочки (Butterfly Effect)
  • 2009: Дыши Со Мной (Breathe With Me)
  • 2009: Багровый Рассвет (The Crimson Dawn)
  • 2011: Стеклянные Люди (Glass People)
  • 2011: Сквозь Закрытые Веки (Through Closed Eyelids)
  • 2011: Осколки 2.011 (Fragments 2.011)

English

  • 2009: Just One More Day
  • 2009: Your Life In My Eyes

Awards[edit]

Russian Music Awards[edit]

  • RAMP – 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.amatory.ru/site/eng/index.php
  2. ^ Interview at Hardcoresounds.net, 3 June 2007
  3. ^ Goodbye [AMATORY]?

External links[edit]