Staif joined by Greg, formed the band What’s the fuck in 1996. The following year, Candice joined the band which was renamed Melting Point. In 1999, Guillaume joined the group after having left his earlier group Shockwave. Six months later, Roswell joined. The band was complete. The members then decided to change their name to Eths.
The band is often on tour around France, Switzerland, Belgium and Portugal. They have made several maxi CDs, the most famous is Samantha. The band also released its first full-length album, Soma, in 2004.
Eths’ music features heavy, hard guitars and drums. Their song lyrics are inspired by Candice’s painful childhood.
Eths tours and distributes albums under the Coriace label. They became famous in France, appearing on the cover of Rock Sound #141, and they often play with bands like Lofofora, Fantomas, Machine Head, Skindred and Element.
On June 27 of 2006, Eths wrote an official statement on their website, announcing the departure of Guillaume and Roswell for “different points of view”.
The remainder of the band announced that they were on good terms and that they were working on a new album being produced by Fred Norguet. 15 pieces were written and the vocals composed on half of them. Pierre of Lofofora performed drums on the album and their label Coriace dealt with the bass. The album was released in the Spring of 2007 in France, and in March 2008 for the rest of the world.
On June 28 of 2009, Eths performed at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium. Later on July 31 of 2009, Eths performed at Wacken Open Air in Germany.
Of January 9 of 2010, Eths announced that they were writing their next album, called III. It was released April 6th 2012, with the songs Gravis Venter and the lead single Adonaï released beforehand (with a video for Adonaï released on March 12 (English version) and March 13 (French version)). A tour will follow.The band recently announced the return of former drummer Guillaume Dupré.
On September 18, 2012, frontwoman Candice Clot announced her departure from the band due to family commitments and personal reasons, stating she can’t live unconditionally for music and its listeners anymore. While the stage remains an outlet, she can not live up to such a demanding job anymore.
Virginie Goncalves of Kells and Nelly Wood replaced Candice as temporary touring vocalists.
In April 2013, the group announced Rachel Aspe as their new frontwoman. In the same month, it was announced that guitarist Grégory “Greg” Rouvière had departed the band due to an injury and personal issues.
Edited by req89 on 13 May 2013, 12:34
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