Balázs Pándi

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Balázs Pándi
Birth name Pándi Balázs
Born (1983-08-06) August 6, 1983 (age 31)
Origin Budapest, Hungary
Genres Noise, experimental, free improvisation, free jazz, metal, grind
Occupation(s) Drummer
Instruments Drums
Labels RareNoiseRecords
Associated acts Venetian Snares
Otto Von Schirach
Merzbow
Sunn O)))
Bong Ra
Mats Gustafsson
The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble
Zu
Obake
Wormskull
Justin Broadrick
Enduser
Kevin Joseph Sawka
Bill Laswell
Submerged
Dr.Israel
Painkiller
Mark Gregor Filip
Attila Csihar
drMáriás
Porcupine Tree
To Live and Shave in L.A.
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Balázs Pándi (born 6 August 1983) is a Hungarian drummer. He worked and toured with various acts from all around the world including Venetian Snares, Otto Von Schirach (under the alias 666 Cent), Last Step, To Live and Shave in L.A., The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble and Zu. He also played drums for Blood Of Heroes project. Since 2009 he is the live drummer of Merzbow, they also made three live records together. They were headlining the experimental stage at Scion AV Rock Festival in Tampa, FL in 2012.

Balázs started electronica-metal-breakcore project with Bong-Ra called Wormskull in 2010 (their first album "Sound of Hell" was released in 2011). Most recently he joined the Italian experimental instrumental band Zu. His current projects include Italian doom band Obake, Metallic Taste of Blood (featuring Colin Edwin of Porcupine Tree, Eraldo Bernocchi of Obake and Jamie Saft. From 2012 he started to play solo shows on selected festivals under his own name.

Rare Noise Records released "Cuts" a trio record with Merzbow and Mats Gustafsson in February 2013.

Discography[edit]

Instruments & Performance
Band Release Label Year
Venetian Snares - Pink + Green Planet Mu 2007
Rope Cosmetology - Diffusion De La Rue De La Double Identité Karl Schmidt Verlag 2009
Rope Cosmetology - Spezial: Gedankengefüge (Compound Thought) Karl Schmidt Verlag 2009
Rope Cosmetology - Discoteca Festival Karl Schmidt Verlag 2009
Merzbow & Balázs Pándi - Live At Fluc Wanne, Vienna, 2010/05/18 Dry Lungs Records 2010
Blood Of Heroes, The (*as Breakaway) - The Blood Of Heroes Ohm Resistance 2010
Wormskull - Sound Of Hell Ad Noiseam 2011
Submerged (*as Dead) - Before Fire I Was Against Other People Ohm Resistance 2011
Merzbow + Balázs Pándi - Ducks: Live In NYC Ohm Resistance 2011
Obake - Obake RareNoise Records 2011
Rope Cosmetology - The Honey Fox In Hare's Longing Karl Schmidt Verlag 2011
Blood Of Heroes, The - The Waking Nightmare Ohm Resistance 2012
Rope Cosmetology - Disunion Strips Karl Schmidt Verlag 2012
Metallic Taste Of Blood - Metallic Taste Of Blood RareNoise Records 2012
Merzbow - Pándi - Mats Gustafsson - Cuts RareNoise Records 2013
Writing & Arrangement
Band Release Label Year
Merzbow & Balázs Pándi - Live At Fluc Wanne, Vienna, 2010/05/18 Dry Lungs Records 2010
Wormskull - Sound Of Hell Ad Noiseam 2011
Enduser - Even Weight Ad Noiseam 2011
Blood Of Heroes, The - The Waking Nightmare Ohm Resistance 2012
Merzbow - Pándi - Gustaffson - Cuts RareNoise Records 2013
Featuring & Presenting
Band Release Label Year
Imaginary Forces - Uppstigande Ohm Resistance 2011
Technical
Band Release Label Year
Rope Cosmetology - Discoteca Festival Karl Schmidt Verlag 2009

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