Hunter (band)

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For the Canadian hardcore punk band, see Hunter (Canadian band).
Hunter
Hunter1.jpg
Background information
Origin Szczytno
Genres Heavy metal, thrash metal
Years active 1985 - present
Labels Meridian Publishing, Rubicon, Złoty Melon, Metal Mind Productions, Mystic Production, Tune Project
Associated acts Vader
Website Official Website
Members Paweł Grzegorczyk "Drak"
Dariusz Brzozowski "Daray"
Piotr Kędzierzawski "Pit"
Michał Jelonek "Jelonek"
Konrad Karchut "Saimon"
Arkadiusz Letkiewicz "Letki"
Past members Cezary Studniak
Michał Grzymysławski
Robert Ropiak "Mooha"
Mirosław Szymańczak "Walker"
Janusz Enerlich
Marek Kosakowski "Kosa/Carlos"
Tomasz Goljaszewski "Goliash"
Grzegorz Sławiński "Brooz"
Marek "Mariasz" Dyba
Marek Musik "Musik"
Paweł Żełobowski "Żaba"
Krzysztof Raczkowski "Docent"
Tomasz Kasprzyk

Hunter is a Polish heavy metal band, founded in 1985 in Szczytno by Paweł Grzegorczyk and Grzegorz Sławiński.[1] The name of the group comes from the title of the song "Die Hard The Hunter" by Def Leppard.[1]

In 2004-2009 the band Hunter was host of the festival "Hunterfest". It took place in Szczytno on the towns beach every August. 2009 was the last edition of this festival. Foreign bands that played were such as Sepultura, Fear Factory and Napalm Death.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[2]
Requiem
  • Released: December 1995
  • Label: Meridian Publishing
  • Formats: CD
Medeis
  • Released: March 7, 2003
  • Label: Rubicon/Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: CD
T.E.L.I...
  • Released: May 30, 2005[3]
  • Label: Metal Mind Productions
  • Formats: CD
7
HellWood
  • Released: April 14, 2009[4]
  • Label: Mystic Production
  • Formats: CD, digital download[5]
9
Królestwo
  • Released: November 5, 2012[6]
  • Label: Tune Project/Mystic Production
  • Formats: CD
4
  • POL: 15,000+[7]
Imperium
  • Released: November 15, 2013[9]
  • Label: Tune Project/Fonografika
  • Formats: CD, digital download[10]
1
  • POL: 15,000+[7]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other releases[edit]

Title Album details
Live
  • Released: December 3, 2001
  • Label: Rubicon
  • Formats: CD
Przystanek Woodstock
  • Released: June 7, 2004
  • Label: Złoty Melon/Pomaton EMI
  • Formats: DVD
HolyWood
  • Released: November 30, 2006[11]
  • Label: Metal Mind Productions
  • Formats: DVD+CD
XXV lat później
  • Released: June 27, 2011[12]
  • Label: Mystic Production
  • Formats: DVD, CD, digital download[13]

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Directed Album
1995 "Freedom" TVP/Luz, Tomasz Żąda Requiem
"Screamin' Whispers"
2002 "Kiedy umieram" Marcin Klinger, Paweł "Drak" Grzegorczyk[14][15] Medeis
2003 "Fallen" Maciej Mydlak, Marcin Klinger, Paweł "Drak" Grzegorczyk[15]
2005 "T.E.L.I." Tomasz Mączka[15] T.E.L.I...
"Pomiędzy niebem, a piekłem" Marcin Klinger
2009 "Labirynt Fauna" Dariusz Szermanowicz, Grupa 13[16] HellWood
"Strasznik" Mateusz Winkiel, Mania Studio[17][18][19][20]
2012 "Trumian Show" Królestwo
"PSI"
2013 "O wolności"
"Imperium uboju" Mateusz Winkiel[21] Imperium

Awards[edit]

Fryderyk Award
Year Album Category Note
2010 HellWood album of the year rock/metal Nominated[22]
2012 XXV lat później album of the year metal Nominated[23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.hunter.art.pl/biografia
  2. ^ http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=261&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=507&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=776&lang=
    http://olis.onyx.pl/listy/index.asp?idlisty=839&lang=
  3. ^ http://muzyka.interia.pl/plyty/plyta/hunter-teli,10181
  4. ^ http://muzyka.interia.pl/plyty/plyta/hunter-hellwood,253328
  5. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/pl/album/hellwood/id484951697
  6. ^ http://muzyka.interia.pl/plyty/plyta/hunter-krolestwo,356591
  7. ^ a b http://www.zpav.pl/rankingi/wyroznienia/regulamin.php
  8. ^ a b http://www.zpav.pl/rankingi/wyroznienia/zlote/index.php
  9. ^ http://muzyka.interia.pl/plyty/plyta/hunter-imperium,378264
  10. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/pl/album/imperium/id741398047
  11. ^ http://muzyka.onet.pl/hunter-holywood-dvd-cd
  12. ^ http://muzyka.interia.pl/plyty/plyta/hunter-xxv-lat-pozniej,302865
  13. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/pl/album/xxv-lat-pozniej/id619087588
  14. ^ http://www.magazyngitarzysta.pl/ludzie/wywiady/4857-drak-hunter.html
  15. ^ a b c http://www.hunter.art.pl/dyskografia/9-dyskografia/460-xxv-lat-później-2dvd-3cd-2011
  16. ^ http://muzyka.onet.pl/10175,1945165,newsy.html
  17. ^ http://muzyka.onet.pl/10175,2071120,newsy.html
  18. ^ http://muzyka.interia.pl/wiadomosci/metal/news/hunter-w-lesnych-ostepach,1396101,47
  19. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBxKKhcjAcg&feature=player_embedded
  20. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcIqgYDOmXM
  21. ^ http://muzyka.interia.pl/metal/news/hunter-i-imperium-uboju-nowy-teledysk,1958208,47
  22. ^ http://www.zpav.pl/fryderyk/nominowani/index.php
  23. ^ http://zpav.pl/pliki/aktualnosci/Fryderyk2012/Fryderyk2012.pdf

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