Hypnos (CZ)

Hypnos (CZ)
Butch (Guitar), Pegas (Drums ex-Krabathor, ex-Dehydrated Apoplexy), Bruno (Vocals, Bass ex-Krabathor), Igor (Guitar live member)

Czech death metal band HYPNOS was founded in 1999 year by former members of another Czech death band KRABATHOR, BRUNO (bass/vocals) and PEGAS (drums). Having signed with German label Morbid Records in 2000, the self-titled MCD got released, followed by the debut full length ‘In Blood We Trust’ the same year, featuring Mika Luttinen / IMPALED NAZARENE as guest vocalist.

The release was promoted during the NO MERCY FESTIVALS over Europe alongside MORBID ANGEL, DYING FETUS, BEHEMOTH, ENSLAVED and THE CROWN. In 2001, the 2nd album “The Revenge Ride”, produced by Harris JOHNS (HELLOWEEN, SODOM, KREATOR, or VOIVOD), was released.

HYPNOS participated in events including WITH FULL FORCE, SUMMER BREEZE, PARTY-SAN and HELL ON EARTH among others. The 3rd album “Rabble Manifesto” (2005) recorded again with Harris JOHNS got nominated for the Czech “Anděl” Award (a Grammy Award equivalent) under the Hard and Heavy category.

In January 2006 HYPNOS toured with CENTINEX and PURGATORY. The EP “Halfway To Hell” was released in the 2010 year and band performed at the BRUTAL ASSAULT Fest (CZ), followed by three shows together with NAPALM DEATH.

Hypnos got signed with the German label Einheit Produktionen, and the 4th album entitled “Heretic Commando / Rise Of The New Antikrist” saw the light in 2012 year. Recording duties were handled by the Norwegian sound engineer Børge FINSTAD who worked with bands as MAYHEM, BORKNAGAR, ARCTURUS or ULVER.

HYPNOS shot a video for the track ‘Inverted’, directed by Mejla BASEL, responsible for MACHINE HEAD ‘Darkness Within’ and the Czech “Oscar” Academy Award winner MARKETA IRGLOVA videos. During 2012, Hypnos toured with NAPALM DEATH, and later with VADER.

In spring 2014 year, HYPNOS supported Swedish AMON AMARTH on their East European tour. In the same year Mystic Production published BRUNO´s life-story book entitled “Revoltikon” which got sold out all 666 pieces in 3 months.

BRUNO and PEGAS also teamed up with CHRISTOPHER from KRABATHOR to perform reunion gig at BRUTAL ASSAULT FESTIVAL. Success of this show resulted in short tour over Czech and Slovakia in March 2015.

Full show recorded at sold out show in band´s hometown Uherské Hradiště was released in 2015 via MYSTIC PROD as three-disc CD/DVD named “Rebirth Of Brutality”. During 2016 year, HYPNOS was occupied with recording of fifth full length album entitled “The Whitecrow” with Børge FINSTAD behind the desk again.

Album, released on 24.4.2017 via Einheit Produktionen, contains a few guest appearances as for example Christopher (KRABATHOR), Martin Missy (PROTECTOR), Paul Speckmann (MASTER) or V. SANTURA (TRIPTYKON, DARK FORTRESS) and it is supported by gigging over Europe for example with Neocaesar, God Dethroned (NL), Anthem, Dira Mortis or Deathreat (PL).

In 2018 HYPNOS play their first headlining European tour then. Generally, over the years, band have played over 350 shows in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland, France, Holland, Belgium and Italy. + DISCOGRAPHY + - HYPNOS (MCD 2000, MORBID RECORDS) - IN BLOOD WE TRUST (CD 2000, MORBID RECORDS, re-release MADLION 2011) - THE REVENGE RIDE (CD 2001, MORBID RECORDS, re-release MADLION 2011) - DEMO(n)S (retrospective CD 2004, METAL AGE) - RABBLE MANIFESTO (CD 2005, MORBID RECORDS/SWAGE) - HALFWAY TO HELL (MCD 2010, CRYSTAL PROD.) - HERETIC COMMANDO (CD, LMT. DIGI-CD+DVD 2012, EINHEIT PRODUKTIONEN) - THE WHITECROW (CD, LMT.


+ COUNTRIES WE TOURED SO FAR + Netherlands, France, Italy, Belgium, Poland, Serbia, Hungary, Switzerland, Slovenia, Slovakia, & Czech. + WE ARE ENDORSED BY + Mapex / Hohner / Anatolian / Vlasa & Black / Audiotek Music Center Catalog Musicians for Hohner Music (bass) and Anatolian (cymbals) + BRIEF STATEMENTS FOR 'HERETIC COMMANDO' (2012-2013) + • “Hypnos returns surprisingly and triumphant! The new album features challenging, mature blackened Death Metal material throughout.“ (Markus Eck, www.emp.de) • “Hypnos do not simply deliver a blue print of their widely anticipated sound. The band really benefited from the long break. A very strong comeback!” (Frank Albrecht, www.RockHard.de) • "Death Metal Deluxe. What VADER is for Poland, HYPNOS is for Czech Republic. The country's best-known and most influential Death Metal band! " (Patrick Schmidt, www.nuclearblast.de) • "Hypnos sparks a deadly blackened bonfire full of energy." (Dominik Winter, www.zillo.de) • "No concessions towards today's overproduced plastic sound." (Bjoern Thorsten Jaschinski, www.legacy666.de) • "HYPNOS - A brilliant, subtle and dynamic return!” (Arnaud Vansteenkiste, www.metallian.net) • "If you thought all had been said in death metal, take a listen to "Heretic Commando" - it will make you change your opinion!" (Petr Riha, www.paratmagazine.com) • "Hypnos's death metal is perfect for all those who love dark atmospheres and powerful riffs and growls. Old school death metal forever!” (Pierre, http://metalnemesis.free.fr/)

HYPNOS - Official FB Booking: info@hypnos-cz.com Web: hypnos-cz.com