HEAVY Fuckin' METAL
"Heavy Metal in your veins, fury in your brain"
EXISTANCE was created at the tail end of 2008 by Julian Izard (lead vocals & guitars).
- 2011 : The 8-tracks EP "Existance" comes out. The band play shows in several French cities, but also in Belgium and the Netherlands.
- 2012 : Existance signed a deal with the German label "High Roller Records". Few months later, Antoine Poiret (guitar) joined the band.
- 2013 : The first full-length album "Steel Alive" is recorded in France and mastered in Los Angeles (USA) by Maor Appelbaum (Halford, Dokken, Yngwie Malmsteen ...)
- 2014 : Existance signed this first opus with Mausoleum Records. More and more gigs are announced during the "Steel Alive Tour" with some passages in several festivals with Saxon, Gamma Ray or Metal Church, but also as opener for Adrian Vandenberg, Joe Lynn Turner, Skull Fist and Evil Invaders.
- 2015 : Summer was devoted to writing new songs for a second album scheduled the following year.
- 2016 : Julien Robilliard (bass) joined the band for the recording of the second album "Breaking The Rock". It has been very successful in several foreign countries and some titles were broadcast on American and English radios. "Breaking The Rock" was also signed with "Spiritual Beast" for the Japenese market.
- 2017 : The band flew to Bulgaria to play at the Hills of Rock Festival with Three Days Grace and Guano Apes. Gery Carbonnelle, a longtime friend, officially joined the formation behind the drums in September.
- 2018 : After many shows from January to July, Existance joined Primal Fear and Riot V for the "Apocalypse Over Europe Tour". The band is now writing new songs for 2019.
"Heavy Metal in your veins, Fury in your brain!"
Julian Izard : Lead vocals/guitars
Antoine Poiret : Guitars
Julien Robilliard : Bass
Géry Carbonnelle : Drums
Label : Black Viper Records