Martyr (band)

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Origin Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
Genres Technical death metal, progressive metal, death metal
Years active 1994–2012 (On hiatus)
Labels Galy
Associated acts Voivod, Gorguts, Quo Vadis, Cryptopsy, Kataklysm, Eclipse Prophecy, Beneath the Massacre
Members Martin Carbonneau
Daniel Mongrain
François Mongrain
Past members Pier-Luc Lampron
François Richard
Patrice Hamelin

Martyr is a Canadian death metal band from Trois-Rivières, Québec, founded in 1994 by brothers Daniel and François Mongrain. Their musical style consist of mostly progressive use of melodics and variations of thrash and death metal influences.


[1] Formed in 1994 by brothers Daniel (guitar, vocals) and François Mongrain (bass), along with Pier-Luc Lampron (guitar) and François Richard (drums), Martyr recorded a demo tape in September 1995 titled Ostrogoth.[2] In September 1997, the drummer François Richard left the band being replaced by Patrice Hamelin, the full-length debut Hopeless Hopes was self-released in November that same year.[2]


Former members[edit]

  • Pier-Luc Lampron (1994–2001) - guitar
  • François Richard (1994–1997) - drums
  • Patrice Hamelin (1997–2012) - drums



Live albums[edit]

Video albums[edit]


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  2. ^ a b "Martyr Interview with Daniel and François Mongrain". 2008-04-08. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 

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