Origin: France  
Genres: Melodic Death Metal
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Lyzanxia

Lyzanxia are one of a stable of quality French extreme metal bands, and another band that once featured drummer Dirk Verbeuren, who's pretty much the Belgian version of Gene Hoglan. Apparently their earlier works were more rooted in the death metal category, but they really aren't in that mold now, as on their fifth album (2010's Locust), the band plays a form of modern melodic death/thrash metal with metalcore tendencies, with vocals that at times harken back to Devin Townsend during his Strapping Young Lad days. Having been around for some fifteen years as of this writing, it's clear the guys know what they're doing, as Locust clearly feels like a mature band hitting on all cylinders. An above-average effort in the melodic death metal genre.

Current Members

David Potvin

lead guitar/vocals (One-Way Mirror)

Franck Potvin

rhythm guitar/vocals (One-Way Mirror)

Vince Perdicaro

bass

Clement Decrock

drums

Former Members/Guests

Thierry Emelyanoff

bass

Eguil Voisin

bass

Jerome Aubry

drums

Gweltaz Kerjan

drums

Dirk Verbeuren

drums (guest for Aborted, ex-Devin Townsend Project, guest for Malevolence, Megadeth, guest for Naglfar, guest for No Return, ex-One-Way Mirror, ex-Phazm, Powermad, The Project Hate, Scarve, ex-Soilwork, ex-Yyrkoon)



Discography


Lullaby  
1998 self-released
  1. Trepan
  2. Hurricane
  3. You Don't Deserve A Name
  4. Loving Fear
  5. Manhunt
  6. Rip My Skin
  7. Totem
  8. The Slave Cross
  9. My Prisoner
  10. Lucrece Borgia
  11. Resurrection
  • David Potvin
  • Franck Potvin
  • Thierry Emelyanoff
  • Jerome Aubry



Eden  
2000 Wargram
  1. Dream Feeder
  2. Addicted
  3. Lost
  4. Medicine Slave
  5. Dewitched
  6. Labyrinth
  7. Terrible Old Man
  8. Positronic
  9. Eden
  10. Dome [view lyrics
  • David Potvin
  • Franck Potvin
  • Eguil Voisin
  • Gweltaz Kerjan



Mindcrimes  
2003 Wargram
  1. Time Dealer
  2. Medulla Need
  3. Damnesia
  4. Mindsplit
  5. Dusk
  6. Gametime
  7. My Blank Confession
  8. Black Side
  9. Silence Code
  10. D.M.
  11. Fugitive
  12. Glass Bones
  • David Potvin
  • Franck Potvin
  • Eguil Voisin
  • Dirk Verbeuren



UNSU  
2006 Listenable
  1. Wise Counselor
  2. Path Blade
  3. Ache Power Control
  4. Early Phases
  5. Strength Core
  6. Bled Out
  7. Unsu
  8. X-Modification
  9. Tedium
  10. Answer Fields
  11. Ascension
  12. Defensive Heart
  • David Potvin
  • Franck Potvin
  • Vince Perdicaro
  • Clement Decrock



Locust  
2010 XIII Bis
  1. Prime Thrill
  2. Underlie
  3. Separate World
  4. Light Transition
  5. Parasitic Growth
  6. The Clamp
  7. Mind Tracker
  8. Hundred-Story Moth
  9. Tommorow Died
  10. Subhero Zero
  11. Father Râ
  • David Potvin
  • Franck Potvin
  • Vince Perdicaro
  • Clement Decrock




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