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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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  • qwertyuiasdfg

    Крутой дядька, вот только к индастриалу мало отношения имеет

    7 Aug 9:12pm Reply
  • somacarcrash

    Still going strong. SC NEVER DIES MOTHERFUCKER

    6 Aug 8:12pm Reply
  • cldcmfrt

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

    28 Jul 1:05am Reply
  • DarkAnonym

    Xyeta

    23 Jul 11:52pm Reply
  • loglover7

    Mordfabrik <3

    26 May 2:15pm Reply
  • Trash73

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

    6 May 9:27pm Reply
  • Aster666

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

    30 Apr 4:05am Reply
  • hyoism

    ain't bad but i prefer combichrist :/

    17 Apr 5:35pm 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 6:43pm Reply
  • Raphcore

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

    16 Mar 12:29am 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 10:06pm Reply
  • Nihil227

    "bipolar or just brazilian" made me laugh.

    27 Feb 8:17am Reply
  • Technokrata-

    >tfw? SC black metal?

    20 Feb 2:35am 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 2:50pm 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 12:20pm 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 12:15pm Reply
  • ricz_dm

    she is brazilian for sure :v

    10 Feb 12:07pm Reply
  • versionfiv

    this is totally black metal. i can't tell if loglover7 is bipolar or just brazilian. i listened to the newest album after i made that comment and didn't hear any remnants of mindstrip on there whatsoever. really poor stuff, but not as bad as some of the stuff that came after axis of evil , which was when i stopped listening to this guy.

    10 Feb 6:36am Reply
  • loglover7

    08/02, saturday on Brazil!

    6 Feb 11:57am Reply
  • loglover7

    MY GOD, DO U RLY WANT TO DIE??????????

    5 Feb 7:53pm Reply
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