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Belgium (1986 – present)

Belgium based Johan Van Roy, Suicide Commando’s only member, began experimenting with electronic music in 1986. Three years later he released his first tape under the moniker Suicide Commando, and made an appearance on the vinyl compilation, Electronic. As Van Roy continued self-releasing tapes, he landed more compilation appearances on Rotation II and Induktion, Varianz und Deren Folgen, both released by Kugelblitz records.

1994 finally saw Suicide Commando’s first CD, Critical Stage, released on the German label Off-Beat. Shortly after, in 1995, Suicide Commando released Stored Images, which contains to date one of van Roy’s most popular songs, See You in Hell.

1996 was the ten-year anniversary of Suicide Commando, and with it came the release of Contamination, as well as the limited boxed version, which contained a bonus 3” compact disc featuring previously unreleased material. Contamination was released a year later in North America by the now defunct Electronic Death Trip records.

In 1998, Suicide Commando released the album Construct-Destruct and its sister release, Reconstruction including new clubhits like Desire and Better Off Dead, the former of which was picked up by Possessive Blindfold Records for distribution in North America with bonus tracks.

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  • vvolcane

    The evil and mechanical sounding SC is probably my favourite. The more produced stuff that has come since "Bind, Torture, Kill" is alright, but I really don't like it nearly as much.

    2 Jan 1:02am Reply
  • Artfed

    Belgian band) <3

    1 Jan 9:07am Reply
  • DEVANGELOU

    NYC?

    3 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Jureiko

    If you like slow burning evil shit like Murder or Burn baby burn try Acylum. He emulates that style perfectly

    3 Sep 2014 Reply
  • qwertyuiasdfg

    Крутой дядька, вот только к индастриалу мало отношения имеет

    7 Aug 2014 Reply
  • somacarcrash

    Still going strong. SC NEVER DIES MOTHERFUCKER

    6 Aug 2014 Reply
  • cldcmfrt

    ...сказал человек с Sleetgrout'ом в чартах. facepalm.jpg

    28 Jul 2014 Reply
  • DarkAnonym

    Xyeta

    23 Jul 2014 Reply
  • loglover7

    Mordfabrik <3

    26 May 2014 Reply
  • Trash73

    Hundreds of bands who try to cover the sound but only a few who can keep up with Johan. [2]

    6 May 2014 Reply
  • Aster666

    http://www.lastfm.ru/group/Encono

    30 Apr 2014 Reply
  • hyoism

    ain't bad but i prefer combichrist :/

    17 Apr 2014 Reply
  • xXPostal-DudeXx

    Ahhh Sucide Commando! One of the best and probably one of the oldest scene bands! Hundreds of bands who try to cover the sound but only a few who can keep up with Johan. Amazing tracks, every album is good or even brilliant. Old and new sound is great! Latest album has a very interesting sound and Unterwelt is probably one of his best tracks!

    28 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Raphcore

    "SC is blackened post-ambientcore which draws heavily on Sun Ra". You're from /mu/, right?

    16 Mar 2014 Reply
  • somacarcrash

    lies, SC is blackened post-ambientcore which draws heavily on Sun Ra and Golgothian blues. Also bipolar is synonymous with Brazilian. I still listen to this guy but mainly because I made a deal with the devil with Johann present that I would receive his delicious Belgian waffles after each 100th play

    4 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Nihil227

    "bipolar or just brazilian" made me laugh.

    27 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Technokrata-

    >tfw? SC black metal?

    20 Feb 2014 Reply
  • loglover7

    I really can not tell what difference does the nationality of the people. Suicide Commando is not black metal and Axis Of Evil is not one of the best albums, however, Causes Of Death: Suicide is my favorite song. And I honestly can not say what you mean calling me bipolar. If you stopped listening in Mindstrip I invite you to listen to Bind, Torture and Kill what I consider one of the best albums of his career. :)

    10 Feb 2014 Reply
  • ricz_dm

    about the new release, looks pretty "ok" to me. a bit 'dancefloor' and i really like the Stored Images era, but vocals looks harsh as always. good stuff indeed.

    10 Feb 2014 Reply
  • ricz_dm

    maybe bipolar, i can't tell right now, but totally brazilian, with brazilian spirit and all that lovely stuff :v

    10 Feb 2014 Reply
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