Kronos (band)

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Kronos
Origin France
Genres Death metal
Years active 1994-present
Labels Xtreem Music
Website Kronos' Website
Members Chris
Grams
Tom
Richard
Mike
Past members Nicolas Temmar
Marrot
Jeremy
Kristof

Kronos is a brutal death metal band from France. Their name is a reference to the titan Cronus, the father of Zeus in greek mythology.

Lyrical subjects[edit]

The lyrics of their songs are mainly about myths, legends and historical subjects from the ancient civilizations of Rome, Greece and Egypt or from Scandinavia or even from old kingdoms belonging to barbarians.

History[edit]

Kronos was formed in 1994 in Thaon-les-Vosges (France) by Grams (14 years old), Marot (17 years old), Jeremy (17 years old) and Mike (13 years old). The band played at this point some Heavy-thrash-metal. Two years later Tems (19 years old) replaced Marot (guitar) and Kristof (18 years old) joins the band for the vocals. Kronos started then to play Death Metal music and recorded its first demo called Outrance. In 1999, Tom (20 years old) replaces Jéremy and the band is now definitely oriented towards 'Brutal Death Metal'. The following year the recording of a new demo Split Promo 2000 containing 4 titles is finalized.

The long awaited first album Titan's Awakening was released in 2001. This first edition of this album was produced by the band itself. The band has then been acclaimed by critics and got its first contract with the label Warpath Records (former Shockwave). A new edition of Titan's Awakening is released at the end of October the same year with a new cover designed by Deather (Angel Corpse, Gurkkhas, Vital Remains...) as well as a new graphical booklet. Richard (26 years old) replaces Tems and plays the lead guitar from 2003. The band signs a contract for two upcoming albums with the new Spanish label Xtreem music managed by Dave Rotten from the band Avulsed. The second album was released in 2004 and is named Colossal Titan Strife. The band toured Europe in 2005 promoting the album. The third album was released in April 2007 and is named The Hellenic Terror.

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Chris Lewis (vocals)
  • Jérôme Grammaire (guitar,vocals)
  • Richard Chuat (guitar)
  • Michael Saccoman (drums)

Previous members[edit]

  • Tems (1996–2003) (guitar)
  • Jérémy (1994–1999) (bass guitar)
  • Marot (1994–1996) (guitar)
  • Kristof(1994–2009) (vocals)

Discography[edit]

Studio releases[edit]

Compilations[edit]

Demos[edit]

External links[edit]