The French metal scene is said to be dominated by Gojira… and now by DESTINITY !
You do not necessarily have to look to Scandinavia to find angry yet catchy metal in between Death and Thrash.
DESTINITY, formed in 1996 by Mick Caesare, Stephan & Florent Barboni, out of Lyon (France) are best known for playing an agile sound that is aggressive and melodic at the same time.
Quintet’s attitude towards its metal has to be characterized as modern and intelligent.
“RESOLVE IN CRIMSON” proofs this right and marks band’s third record for LIFEFORCE RECORDS after THE INSIDE (2008) and XI REASONS TO SEE (2010).
DESTINITY tighten their strengths when they are creating nine anthem-like songs that are based on remarkable hooklines, great riffs and melodies and well-balanced songwriting.
Equally important : the French musicians pay attention to the technical aspect of their metal and appear as focused and versed as casual and coltish.
DESTINITY performed almost 450 concerts around Europe and joined some European tour as support band for :
DEICIDE (The end of the world tour 2013), DARKANE ( The demonic alliance tour 2011 ), LOUDBLAST (2011), DEW SCENTED + Severe torture (2008), DECAPITATED + No Return (2006), ENTHRONED + Seth + Agathodaimon (2003)
And supported famous European festivals as :
HELLFEST OPEN AIR (FR), SUMMER BREEZE OPEN AIR (DE), TUROCK OPEN AIR (DE), LEGACY FESTIVAL (DE), MOTOCULTOR OPEN AIR (FR), MEETJESLAND FESTIVAL (NL) and many more...
- Resolve In Crimson (2012 - Lifeforce Records)
- XI Reasons to See (2010 - Lifeforce Records)
- The Inside (2008 - Lifeforce Records)
- Synthetic existence (2005 - Adipocere Records)
Early Years : Symphonic Black/Death Metal with :
- In Excelsis Dementia (2004 - Adipocere Records)
- Under The Smell Of Chaos (2002 - Adipocere Records)
- Supreme Domination’s Art (2001 - demo)
- Wepts From The Sky (1999 - demo)
Mick CAESARE - Vocals
Stephan BARBONI - Guitars
Florent BARBONI - Drums
Sébastien VS - Lead guitars
David RICHER - Bass