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Jean-Louis Costes is a noise musician. He was once the husband of Lisa Crystal Carver, and he helped write the backing noise-opera music of the Suckdog Circus, and was also a performer in Suckdog, along with Carver, Dame Darcy, Coz the Shroom and others. Costes has released many albums, including Hung by the Dick from Nihilist Records. Costes has been described as the French version of GG Allin.

Some of his albums have been banned in his native country of France for their obscenity.

In 2004, he performed the Holy Virgin Cult show across the United States, scaring audiences away with a barrage of flung feces, urine, tortured screaming, public sex and religious flagellation.

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  • NecroPanzer

    @VilliKettu What are you actually? A mormon? A kid? In your profile you pretend to be a Black Metal fan and you're afraid of JL Costes!! hahahah....

    8 Sep 2012 Reply
  • VilliKettu

    Yay, got two of his pics deleted. Wish the whole guy could be fully deleted aswell.

    14 Apr 2012 Reply
  • jewbo23

    Saw him last nights and he was up to his shit antics. Also cut his dick with a boxcutter.

    2 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Or-Or

    Jean-Louis Costes ///// Ce JEUDI 18 NOVEMBRE à MIXART MYRYS/Toulouse - installation "Le Prince et le serpent" jusqu'au 20 nov. + présentation de "Le Prince du coeur" / livre de dessins édité chez les Requins Marteaux !! il est sorti et il sent bon l'encre !! - CONCERT et PERF à 20H30 "Papa Maman le chat et moi"- création août 2010. paf libre et nécessaire - 12 rue ferdinand lassalle bus 16 Enjoy !

    14 Nov 2010 Reply
  • denak88

    any site where i can check out some samples of your music?

    9 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Eleiny

    caca. caca. chocolate. shit.

    7 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Nuxalk

    No ! It's, well, shit. Costes refera des opéras pornos d'ici septembre. Tenez-vous prêt à recevoir de la matière sur la tête !

    28 Feb 2010 Reply
  • DreadNoize


    2 Feb 2010 Reply
  • RedSK

    nah he's dummed down his performance a lot, kinda pussied out. Eating shit and shitting on people and throwing shit is where it's at.

    13 Nov 2009 Reply
  • hardoncollider

    uhhh does he still do the whole "I will throw shit on you at my concerts" shows anymore? all recent videos I've seen are just him singing with a keyboard and it sounds.... pretty...

    23 Aug 2009 Reply
  • RedSK

    dit qu'il va re-faire des opéras pornos ! [2]

    7 Aug 2009 Reply
  • Nuxalk

    Jean-Louis dit qu'il va re-faire des opéras pornos !

    6 Jun 2009 Reply
  • marlenaa

    Costes était hier soir au Chiquito à Paris !

    3 May 2009 Reply
  • MoonInJune


    17 Apr 2009 Reply
  • reversecentaur

    In the Ghetto=fav album

    2 Mar 2009 Reply
  • reversecentaur

    anyone who doesnt like costes, dont talk to me

    14 Feb 2009 Reply
  • MoonInJune

    Costes en concert:

    8 Feb 2009 Reply
  • redyapper

    I saw him a few years ago too. I don't think I've ever actually been afraid at a show before this...

    14 Oct 2008 Reply
  • jesusfan666

    I went to a show with the understanding that this guy is the french gg allin and I was not disappointed. The only bummer was that he was constipated and couldn't shit on stage.

    26 Mar 2008 Reply
  • pieterle

    This artist is wrongly associated with artists connected with the Costes series, mixed by Stephane Pompougnac. These albums are about soothing music, quite the opposite of the 'noise' genre.

    7 Sep 2007 Reply
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