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The name:

Hioctan / high oc|tane

is a technical definition which stands for high knocking characteristic.

The Biography:

Hioctan was founded in 1999 in Rostock by Robert Heidrich and Michael Senft, because the current music scene hasn't anymore been satisfactory enough. The ambition was it to combine Dark Electro with EBM. After years of experimentation, it developed to a distinctive style. In 2002, the co-founder…

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  • impressive stuff. solid EBM/dark electro without the oontz oontz oontz to appease the glowstick twirling masses.
  • primitive
  • I love them. I don't care if there's a lot of group that "sound similar", for me they just "sound right", and I just enjoy listening to them again and again, which I can't say for other groups.
  • Agreed with the two posters below me. That said, "Hava Nagila" is really good, why can't they write more songs like that? No terrible "harsh" vocals, just crazy Soviet synth :)
  • I agree with Shirow_XL I tried my best to get through two of their new songs and it just sucked....totally boring and uninspiring is an understatement. Hi Octane? Better find some new fuel....
  • Uh, it's difficult to find more boring and uninspired EBM. Although I haven't heard their new album. But for some reason I don't want to.
  • Ну и перевод описания группы)
  • Hioctan rules, suckers! :-p Hehe, don't take everything too serious guys. ...and 'Pretender' = awesome.
  • альбомчик у них неплохой получился)).....многие треки радуют слух)
  • Fuckin apex of dark electro. Dominating!

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