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|Genres||Groove metal, metalcore, alternative metal, nu metal|
|Labels||Season of Mist|
Eths is a French heavy metal band from Marseille. They have garnered much attention and critical acclaim for their mix of different styles such as groove metal, nu metal, alternative metal and, more recently, deathcore, into one unique sound.
Staif joined by Greg, formed the band What's the fuck in 1996. The following year, Candice joined the band which was renamed Melting Point. In 1999, Guillaume joined the group after having left his earlier group Shockwave. Six months later, Roswell joined. The band was complete. The members then decided to change their name to Eths.
About the band
The band is often on tour around France, Switzerland, Belgium, Portugal and Brazil. They have made several maxi CDs, the most famous is Samantha. The band also released its first full-length album, Soma, in 2004.
Eths tours and distributes albums under the Coriace label. They became famous in France, appearing on the cover of Rock Sound No. 141, and they often play with bands like Lofofora, Fantômas, Machine Head, Skindred and Element.
On June 27 of 2006, Eths wrote an official statement on their website, announcing the departure of Guillaume and Roswell for “different points of view”.
The remainder of the band announced that they were on good terms and that they were working on a new album being produced by Fred Norguet. 15 pieces were written and the vocals composed on half of them. Pierre of Lofofora performed drums on the album and their label Coriace dealt with the bass. The album was released in the Spring of 2007 in France, and in March 2008 for the rest of the world.
On June 28 of 2009, Eths performed at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium. Later on July 31 of 2009, Eths performed at Wacken Open Air in Germany. Of January 9 of 2010 Eths announced that they were writing their next album, called III which will be released April 6, 2012, with the songs Gravis Venter and the lead single Adonaï released beforehand (with a video for Adonaï released on March 12 (English version) and March 13 (French version)). A tour will follow. The band recently announced the return of former drummer Guillaume Dupré.
On September 18, 2012, frontwoman Candice Clot announced her departure from the band due to family commitments and personal reasons. Virginie Goncalves of Kells and Nelly Wood replaced Clot as temporary touring vocalists.
In April 2013, the group announced Rachel Aspe as their new frontwoman. In the same month, it was announced that guitarist Grégory "Greg" Rouvière had departed the band due to an injury and personal issues. Yom left the band in April 2015 to be replaced by KA drummer R.U.L as the group head to the studio to record their 4th album.
|2004||Autopsie / Samantha||Sriracha Records|
|2007||Tératologie||Seasons of Mist|
|2012||III||Seasons of Mist|
|2014||Ex Umbra In Solem (EP)||Seasons of Mist|
- Interview with Candice and Staif in Marseille (February, 20th 2009)
- Eths Official Website (French/English)
- Eths Facebook page (French/English)
- Eths Myspace page (English)
- Eths Brasil blog