Kells (baund)

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Kells
Oreigin Lyon, Fraunce
Genres Symphonic metal, Nu metal
Years active 2001–present
Labels Season of Mist
Associate acts Epica, Leaves' Eyes, Tarja Turunen, Eths
Wabsteid http://kellsofficial.com/

Kells is a symphonic nu metal baund frae Lyon, Fraunce.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Formit in 2001 bi vocalist Virginie Goncalves an keybuirdist Fabrice Desire. Syne then Frabrice haes left the baund while Julien Nicolas an Laurent Lesina wur addit as the baund's drummer an bassist respectively.[1] They hae played at the Metal Female Voices Festival[2] an hae been supportin airtists such as Epica [3] an Tarja.[4] They hae released twa albums. Their first album, Gaia, wis producit bi AVFP Production an released in 2005,[5] an their seicont album, Lueurs,[6] wis producit bi Season of Mist an released in 2009. They are still wi the label an released their third album, Anachromie, which is wis released in 2012.[7]

Muisical style[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kells is a symphonic nu-metal baund. They draw influence frae nu-metal baunds like Korn, Deftones, an Limp Bizkit while addingsymphonic elements tae the muisic similar tae the anes uised bi Evanescence an Within Temptation. They hae collaboratit wi French metalcore baund Eths on multiple occasions. Eths' lead sangster Candice Clot wis brocht in as a guest vocalist for Kells' sang La sphère, frae Lueurs. Aw o Kells sangs are in French.

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Gaia (2005)
  1. Epitaphe - 1:36
  2. Allant droit à l'envers - 3:29
  3. Halluciné - 3:02
  4. Gaïa - 3:00
  5. E-mobile - 3:39
  6. Miroir - 3:33
  7. A l'aube - 3:26
  8. L'ombre - 3:35
  9. Inerte - 2:56
  10. Etat d'arme - 3:24
  11. Le vide - 4:26
  • Lueurs (2009)
  1. Réminiscences - 1:18
  2. Avant que tu... - 3:53
  3. La Sphère - 3:09
  4. Délivre-moi - 3:38
  5. In Utero - 3:35
  6. Merveilles - 1:24
  7. Mes rêves - 3:48
  8. Lueurs - 3:15
  9. Le Ciel - 2:53
  10. Ailleurs - 3:06
  11. Sans teint - 3:36
  12. Le Dictat du silence - 3:59
  13. Sur le fil - 4:15
  • Anachromie (2012)
  1. Bleu
  2. Se Taire
  3. Illusion d'une Aire
  4. L'Heure que le Temps Va Figer
  5. L'Asphalte
  6. Emmurés
  7. Quelque Part
  8. Le Manège Déchanté
  9. Cristal
  10. Addictions
  11. L'Autre Rive
  12. Nuances
  13. L'Écho
  14. Furytale (Inglis version o "Se Taire")
  15. On My Fate (Inglis version o "L'Heure que le Temps Va Figer")

Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Virginie Goncalves - vocals
  • Patrick Garcia - guitar
  • Laurent Lesina - bass
  • Julien Nicolas - drums

Former members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Fabrice Desire - keybuirds (2001-2007)
  • Guillaume Dagnaud - drums (2004-2007)
  • Jeremie Vinet - bass (2004-2007)
  • Jean Padovan - drums (2007-2010)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Sonic Cathedral WebZine - Kells Interview". Soniccathedral.com. 2009-05-29. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  2. "Metal Female Voices Fest - Day 1 2008". Reflectionsofdarkness.com. 2008-11-06. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  3. "Blabbermouth.Net - Revamp And Kells To Support Epica In Europe". Roadrunnerrecords.com. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  4. "Band Kells to support Tarja in France concert | TARJA TURUNEN MEXICO". Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  5. Graspop Metal Meeting – Metal Festival. "Kells | Metal band - Metal music | Graspop Metal Meeting 2011 - June 24-25-26 2011". Graspop.be. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  6. "Sonic Cathedral WebZine - Kells - Lueurs". Soniccathedral.com. 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  7. "Kells, Anachromie album, Modern Metal (news, biography, releases, downloads, line-up, tour dates) | Season of Mist, Metal Label". Season-of-mist.com. Retrieved 2011-11-03.