Winds Of Torment

Winds Of Torment

Winds of Torment is a French extreme metal band from Saint-Etienne (42), established in 2001 by Bertrand (guitar), Jean-Francois (drums), Jerome (guitar), Alban (bass) and Xavier (vocals).

In March 2004, Winds of Torment his first 4 track EP. This self-production, entitled "The Cells of the Erased", contained nearly half an hour of music that could then be described as a mixture of melodic death metal, black metal and thrash metal.

"The Cells of the Erased" received a warm welcome from the French metal press (Demo of the month in Metallian and Hard Rock) as well as from many European metal webzines, but also the public at the first concert of the group. This allowed Winds of Torment to occur more regularly with established groups as Benighted, Destinity, Belenos, Killers ...

On 1 October 2005, Winds of Torment won the contest organized by Metal Mascot Records and Rock Hard in a memorable concert at La Locomotive in Paris. Following this contest, Winds Of Torment signs a deal with the Dutch label Mascot Records to produce her first album, "Relentless Delighting in Ignorance", recorded at Studio Kohlekeller (Benighted, Crematory ...) in Germany.

Released in 2007, this album allows the group to continue to tour on French stages and opened for bands such as Trivium and Annihilator ...

In 2008, Hugo (ex-Aabsinthe) becomes the new Winds of Torment's guitarist after Jerome's departure.

In 2010, it was Xavier (vocals) who decides to leave the group, replaced by Pierre (ex-Aabsinthe) which became the new frontman of the group.

In 2011, the band is disbanded.


Winds Of Torment Discography Tracks


Winds Of Torment Delighting In Relentless Ignorance (Album) Mascot Records (2) Netherlands 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Winds Of Torment The Cells Of The Erased(CD, EP) Not On Label none France 2004 Sell This Version