Aktuální sestava

Infernits Honza Kapák Radek Popel Rámus Kotzkovssen
bass / basa drum / bicí vocal / zpěv guitar / kytara guitar / kytara

 

AVENGER HISTORY

1992

January - birth of the band, first line-up Petr Rámus Mecák - guit, Honza Kapák - drums, Vláďa Š. - bass, Roman M. - roar, Milan F. - guit
June - vocalist leaves, guitarists take over his job
August - first public performance, guitarist Milan F. leaves
 

1993

January - first recording attempt (unofficial demo "Pandemodium")
February - new guitarist Zdeněk Z. found
Spring - gigs with band Rosanela (videotape of this event exists!)
July - second recording attempt (unofficial demo "Eternal Voices of Hell")
 

1994

January - guitarist Zdeněk Z. leaves
March - visit of a real "studio" (4 tracks) for the first time (first official demo "Minster of Madness"),
May - bassist Vláďa Š. leaves, replaced by Venca L.
November - the only 1994´s gig in Písek (audio tape of this event exists)
 

1995

January - bassist Venca L. leaves
February - recording in a studio as a 2-piece-band (second official demo "The Black Zone")
Rest of the year - promotion of the demos, seeking for new members
 

1996

April - first really profi recording in Benas studio (demo of sideband project Black Rain - Bez Ohně)
December - recording in studio Benas (demo "Shadows of The Damned")
 

1997

Publishing and promotion for all releases
Summer - rather desperate gig attempts as a two piece band, real drums pre-recorded and playbacked from CD (Honza maintains bass & vocs)
October - new bassist Crescention found
December - gigs
 

1998

April - CD "Shadows of The Damned" released under american label Breath of Night Rcs.
June - first foreign gig - Munchen Germany
Autumn - new guitarist Vlasta S. found, bassist Crescention leaves
November - recording in studio Benas (Breath of Night version of second album "Fall of Devotion, Wrath and Blasphemy")
December - gig in Belgium
 

1999

Winter - guitarist Vlasta S. leaves, Avenger plays as 2 piece again (incl. one visit of Slovakia)
March - new bassist David Zíka found
Summer - own recording studio HELLSOUND was founded, all future recordings of AVENGER to be captured here
Autumn - recording bonuses (cover version of Masters Hammer and My dying Bride) for re-press of debut "Shadows of The Damned"
September - second CD "Fall of Devotion, Wrath and Blasphemy" released under american label Breath of Night Rcs. Press was defective, though, it never got on market
December - new guitarist Přéma Šíma found
 

2000

Stabilized line-up plays gigs a lot (CZE, Germany, Poland)
Autumn - recording new version of second album "Fall of Devotion, Wrath and Blasphemy"
 

2001

Stabilized line-up plays gigs a lot (CZE, Germany)
March - CD + LP "Shadows of The Damned" released under german label Merciless Rcs.
June - CD with new version of "Fall of Devotion, Wrath and Blasphemy" released under american label Deathgasm Rcs.
November - LP "Fall of Devotion, Wrath and Blasphemy" released under german label Merciless Rcs.
December - guitarist Přéma leaves, replaced by Petr Turek
 

2002

Band keeps gigging a lot, despite growing tensions within the band
Summer - David and Petr leave, replaced by bassist Adam Růžička and guitarist Infernits
Autumn - Infernits leaves
September - Three piece Avenger becomes part of "MARCHING TOWARDS CHRISTIAN EXTERMINATION" tour over Holland, Germany, Belgium and Austria, sharing stage with Black Witchery and Manticore from USA and swedish Armagedda
 

2003

Winter - recording third album "Godless"
May - gigs with Satanic Slaughter (Swe) in Germany and Holland
June - CD Black Rain - Bez Ohně released under Breath of Night rcs. / Terror series / Merciless Rcs.
August - guitarist Přemek re-joins the band (Petr was a session member), next plan is minitour (CZE, Austria, Hungary, Serbia) with Dark Storm and Negura Bunget (Rom)
October - CD "Godless" released under american label Deathgasm Rcs.
November - band re-locates for the first time, new rehearshal room & HELLSOUND studio moves to Cestice
 

2004

Stabilized line-up plays gigs a lot (CZE, Germany, Hungary)
June - guitarist Přemek leaves, Petr Turek jumps in again
August - new drummer Venca Vlček found, Honza becomes frontman, doing guitar and vocals
October - CD "Live at Open Hell" released under american label Deathgasm Rcs.
November - tour plan with Satanic Slaughter (swe) becomes organisational disaster - AVENGER plays only shows in Berlín and Prague
 

2005

March - recording of new (never finished) album "Všechny cesty vedou do pekla" has been launched
Summer - biggest crisis up to date, frontman Honza gives up and claims his departure. The only remaining founding member Rámus searches for his replacement, band is on hold for the rest of the year
 

2006

March - Honza changed his mind, he is re-uniting the band. Line-up for upcoming shows is Rámus, Honza, Venca Vlček and Jarda Pelán as session bass player. This line-up commits rehearshal recording, known among diehard fans as "Promo 2006".
Spring / summer - gigs
Autumn - Venca has an accident on bike, band is on hold
December - A special 15 years anniversary show takes place on home stage in Volyne (DYI video recording is spread among fans as DVD Live in Volyne). Bassist Adam re-unites the band and Jarda Pelan becomes a tympanist
 

2007

First half of the year is full of gigs
July - bassist Adam leaves, the band plays without him
September - recording of a new album "Feast of Anger - Joy of Despair" has been launched
 

2008

April - new bassist Míra "Sinneral" Lavička found
The rest of the year is in the name of gigs and recording new album
 

2009

February - AVENGER shoots first official video for song "Radost z beznaděje"
July - CD "Feast of Anger - Joy of Despair" released under american label Deathgasm Rcs. (licence for american market)
August - CD "Feast of Anger - Joy of Despair" released under serbian label Grom Rcs (licence for european market)
October - drummer Venca leaves
November - LP "Minster of Madness / The Black Zone (demos)" released under czech label Doomentia Rcs.
 

2010

January - recording of a new album "Bohemian Dark Metal" has been launched
Summer - new drummer Míra Čertík found, band starts gigging again
October - LP "Feast of Anger - Joy of Despair" released under czech label Doomentia Rcs.
 

2011

Band is busy playing gigs (CZE) and preparing for 20 years anniversary
December - recording of compilation album "MCMXCII - MMXII" has been launched
 

2012

February - CD "Bohemian Dark Metal" released under americal label Deathgasm Rcs and compilation CD "MCMXCII - MMXII" released under czech label Pařát Rcs. "DARK METAL FEST" takes place at home stage in Volyne, Avenger plays 3 sets in various historical line-ups
The rest of th year is in th name of giging and promotion for new records
 

2013

June - drummer Míra leaves, Honza comes back to drums (and vocals), second guitar is reamped on stage (DI playback driven through Honza´s guit amp)
December - LP "Bohemian Dark Metal" released under czech label Doomentia Rcs.
 

2014

February - recording of a new album "Mír v harému smrti" has been launched
August - new guitarist Jirka Kocián found, he plays his premiere at a german open air in Kolmberg
The rest of the year is in the name of gigs and work on the new album
 

2015

March - bassist Sinneral leaves, replaced by Infernits, tympanist Jarda leaves
Summer - cool open air season (Czech Death Fest, Under The Black Sun, ETEF)
Rehearsing, gigging and recording new album
 

2016

January - A small minitour in Hungary and Serbia, together with Impuritum
February - new vocalist / frontman Radek Popel found
June - A small minitour in CZE, Romania and Hungary
Stabilized line-up plays gigs and works on a new album
 

2017

August - CD "Mír v harému smrti" released under czech label HELLSOUND Prod.