Anonymus (band)

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OriginMontreal, Quebec, Canada
GenresThrash metal
Years active1989–present
LabelsGaly Records

Anonymus is a Canadian thrash metal band from Montreal, Quebec.


Anonymus was founded in 1989.[1] In 2002, the band released its fourth album of metal music, Daemonium.[2]

Anonymus collaborated with Quebec satirical singer Mononc' Serge. to record the album L'Académie du massacre.[2] Original member Marco Calliari left the band in 2004 to start a solo career.[3]

Their fifth studio album, Chapter Chaos Begins, was released by Galy Records in 2006,[4][5] to mainly positive reviews.[6]

The band was nominated for a CMW Indie Award for Favorite Metal Artist/Group Or Duo of the Year in 2008.[7]

In 2012, Anonymus began collaborating with a group of poets to create "Poésie Oralité Métal Musique Écrit" (Poetry Orality Metal Written Music).[8] In 2017 the group took part in the VerseFest Ottawa poetry festival.[9]

The band can be seen in B.A.R.F.'s DVD "From The Grave". Carlos is on the drum for half of the show and they make a guest appearance during "Taper Du Pied". The vocalist Oscar Souto is featured in two songs, "Inner Capsule" and "Tunnel Effect" on the Quo Vadis DVD "Defiant Indoctrination", for which he also does guest vocals for on the studio versions.

In 2015, the band released its seventh album, Envers et contre tous.[10]



  • Carlos Araya (drums)
  • Daniel Souto (guitar)
  • Oscar Souto (bass and vocals)
  • Jef Fortin (guitar)[11]




  1. ^ "HeavyMTL: le temps persiste, Anonymus résiste". Métro, 06 August 2015 by Maxime Huard
  2. ^ a b "ANONYMUS, MAIS PAS INCOGNITO". Voir, 2004/12/09/
  3. ^ "Marco Calliari". Billboard, by Andy Kellman, Rovi
  4. ^ "Anonymus". Metal Mayhem - Interview by Darren Cowan, 2006. Archived July 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "ANONYMUS: Chapter Chaos Begins". Blabbermouth, Scott Alisoglu
  6. ^ "Anonymus Chapter Chaos Begins"[permanent dead link]. Your Last Rites, 2/2007 By: Clay Moore
  7. ^ (February 3, 2008). "Anonymus: Canadian Tour Dates Announced Archived February 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine", Retrieved October 2, 2010.
  8. ^ "Quand la poésie rencontre le métal". La Presse, 07 March 2017. Mario Cloutier.
  9. ^ "VERSeFest 2017: Pas piqué des vers". La Rotonde, 27 March 2017
  10. ^ "En Entrevue : Anonymus – 27 ans de Metal !". Thorium Magazine, Feb 1, 2016
  11. ^ "Anonymus". Words and Music, by Stéphane Martel | March 11, 2012
  12. ^ "Anonymus Chapter Chaos Begins". Exclaim!, By Bill Whish Feb 15, 2007

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