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  • Born

    1968 (age 49)

Pedro aka Havoc was born in Spain in the late 60's during the fascist regime but it was in South of France where he began his path in Dark music & E.B.M sound. In winter 1988/89 he was resident DJ of the biggest Dark/Gothic clubs in Southern France & consolidated his career at TROLLEYBUS of Marseille with the mythic fetish-industrial festivals named ARMAGEDDON, which started since 1993 and where many bands and DJs of the electro-industrial scene have performed.

Besides the above mentioned festivals,Pedro a.k.a. H.I.V.+ has organized ans co-organized around 150 Electro-Dark events and concerts featuring performances by DIVE, DAS ICH, MLADA FRONTA, MIMETIC, STEFAN ALT, CELLULOID MATA, SULPHURIC SALIVA, THE HACKER, LTNO, MILLIMETRIC and many others. As a DJ he has mixed at a number of techno club events with people such as LAURENT GARNIER JEFF MILLS, LAURENT HÔ,MANU LE MALIN, DJ. NICOLETTE (ex-MASSIVE ATTACK) and performed dj set in industrial shows with IMMINENT STARVATION,NOISEX,SONAR/DIVE,DAS ICH ,MANUFACTURA,CONVERTER….
In early 2000 the Harsh Industrial Virus Positive began to submit his demos to different labels. The first record label interested in his rhythmic noise works was Divine Comedy Records (France) ; which had produced records for SONAR or HYPNOSKULL, neo folk artists LAND, A CHALLENGE OF HONOUR, electro-industrial shots EMPUSAE,TZOLK'IN or LITH and the European Power Noise compilation series, "TREES ON OSCILLATION "(Vol.1 & 2).
Since that moment, H.I.V.+ has begun to invade the minds of distorted music fans all over the world ; beginning with his first noise manifesto "HYPNOISE MOVEMENT". This CD includes collaborations with EHB-LTNO singer, SULPHURIC SALIVA, SATKA & SEDARKA and Jean Marc MONTERA (Which played the experimental-guitar on THURSTON MOORE/SONIC YOUTH's albums).
In 2001 he released his second album, "ABSTRACT & HARSH IRONWORKS", which includes collaborations works with MLADA FRONTA, A CHALLENGE OF HONOUR, MAURI…

This industrial & mystic trilogy was completed with the release of the masterpiece "CENSORED FREQUENCIES & OTHER MYSTIC TERRITORIES (Vs. WIRED BRAIN)" which includes never before released tracks and re mixes by rhythmic noise masters : SONAR, MIMETIC ,LITH or french EBM project E.S.R. The european and international press has praised each and every H.I.V.+ music production, influenced by industrial noise pioneers: ESPLENDOR GEOMETRICO and bands such as THROBBING GRISTLE, SUICIDE, SPK,CABARET VOLTAIRE & harsh noise artists as SONAR, ELECTRONICAT or PANSONIC.

After several live presentations across Europe, supported by the fetish show of LADY WALKIRIA, H.I.V.+ has decided to produce new split album to be called "EMPIRE OF CHAOS" with spanish formation D-FORMA
Beginning in 2003, the mighty DIRK IVENS (THE KLINIK/DIVE/SONAR) contacted Pedro to ask for an H.I.V.+ remix version of "What You Got" from SONAR ; It was included in the album "VOLT REVISTED", published by Hands Productions (Germany). This album collector includes remixes by other great artists ELECTRONICAT, CONVERTER, AH CAMA SOTZ, GEISTFORM,ORPHX, MIMETIC and ROGER ROTOR !

Toward the end of 2003, H.I.V.+ has collaborated in noise music compilations for Geska Records (Canada), Parametric (Fr.), Between Existence rec. (USA), Hive Records (USA), and Walnut Locust(Fr.). Has done re mixes for FLINT GLASS, WIRED BRAIN, EMPUSAE, LITH or D.FORMA and has selected & mixed the noise tracks for the compilation "ARMAGEDDON'S NIGHTS", to be published in France by Divine Comedy Records (France).
The american small label NEIN Records which has decided to re-issue a Limited Edition CD of the now extinct first two H.I.V.+ albums ( "HYPNOISE MOVEMENT" and "ABSTRACT & HARSH IRONWORKS") .

In 2004 H.I.V.+ have toured in America in this their first"INDUSTRIAL VIRUS TOUR" (USA/Mexico/Canada), and remixed big electro-dark acts as HOCICO 's " born to be hated "EP2004,STIN SCATZOR,GLIS and appears on different compilations (BLC rec. and LA CHAMBRE FROIDE.
At the beginning of the year 2004, HIV + signs on the Polish label BLACK FLAMES and produced an amazing new album to be called "Rotten beat manifesto" with electro remixes by BAK XIII (Switzerland), FLINT GLASS, MUCKRACKERS & SHIZUKA and BABYLONE CHAOS (Fr.).
Besides albums on various labels HIV + produced also limited editions for confidential underground labels (3 Patttes rec./fr.) and in taken out some Split album with D.FORMA,MELEK-THA or MUCKRACKERS at present with extreme noise act MOURMANSK150 (Divine Comedyrec.).
In 2005 HIV+ played at INFEST UK (Bradford) with FIXMER MAC CARTHY,COVENANT, POWDER_PUSSYor PUNCH_INC.and working with amazing STENDECK on the next cd "Overdose kill me"(which contains video live at Infest and remixes by Saverio Evangelista from MSB/ESPLENDOR GEOMETRICO and collaborations with NÖVÖ and DATARAPER) available on the spanish label CAUSTIC Records
Actually he work (press reviewer) on the cultural & musical spanish magazine ELEGY IBERICA and he wrote an old school ebm track with french techno artist THE HACKER "novo disko" (appears on Electronic Manifesto V/A on Caustic records).

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