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Darxon

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Also known as  Noxrad (2006–present)
Origin  Dortmund, Germany
Record label  Mausoleum Records
Genres  Heavy metal
Genre  Heavy metal
Darxon httpsimgdiscogscomRX3Z5gGtEdnau9GeASanqGbiO
Years active  1983–1989, 1992, 2006–present
Labels  Wishbone, Rockport, Mausoleum
Associated acts  Holy Moses, Healer, Steeler, Shout, U.D.O.
Members  Jens Frank Jochen Fünders Conny Beck Thilo Voiss
Similar  Steeler, Thomas Smuszynski, German Rock Project, Zed Yago, Thilo Hermann

Darxon heartbreaker


Darxon is a heavy metal band created in 1983, in Dortmund, Germany. Their debut album, Killed in Action, was recorded as a quartet of vocalist Massimo DeMatteis, guitarist Markus Szart, bassist Peter Schmidt, and drummer Dominik Hulshorst, produced by Ferdinand Kother at the Tonstudio Cooperative GmbH in Bochum. A four track EP, Tokyo, was released in 1985, with a 7" vinyl single, Holding On, following in 1986.

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Their 1987 No Thrills album, on new label Rockport Records, featured Darxon's new line-up, including: guitarists Wolfgang Böhm and Michael Habestadt, bassist Thomas Smeczynski, and drummer Ingo Pluss. Darxon supported Zed Yago in Germany in 1988. That year the band changed again, keeping Böhm with singer Klaus Lemm, and introducing: guitarist Jens Frank, Jochen Fünders and Herbert Dreger. This line-up disbanded in 1989.

Darxon re-assembled once again for a third album, from Belgian label Mausoleum Records. Massimo DeMatteis was joined by guitarists Frank Dielewski and Thomas Thanscheidt, bassist Ingo "Pink" Geiger, and Steeler drummer Jan Yildiral. The band then went into hiatus.

Darxon was recreated for live work by Jens Frank in 2006, and renamed Noxrad. The band now included former bassist Jochen Fünders, singer Conny Beck (of Belda Beast, Fyre, Riccochet, and Second Sight), with Thilo Voiss (from Aardvarks and Riccochet) on drums.

Darxon 1987 no thrills full album traditional heavy metal


Current members

  • Conny Beck - Lead vocals (2006–present)
  • Jens Frank - Lead guitar (1988–1989) (2006–present)
  • Jochen Fünders - Bass guitar (1988–1989) (2006–present)
  • Thilo Voiss - Drums (2006–present)
  • Former members

  • Massimo DeMatteis - Lead vocals (1983–1988) (1992)
  • Markus Szart - Lead guitar (1983–1987)
  • Peter Schmidt - Bass guitar (1983–1987)
  • Dominik Hulshorst - Drums (1983–1987)
  • Wolfgang Bohm - Lead guitar (1987–1989)
  • Michael Hebestadt - Rhythm guitar (1987–1989)
  • Klaus Lemm - Lead vocals (1988–1989)
  • Thomas Smuszynski - Bass guitar (1987)
  • Ingo Pluss - Drums (1987)
  • Herbert Dreger - Drums (1988–1989)
  • Frank Dielewski - Lead guitar (1992)
  • Thomas Thanscheidt - Rhythm guitar (1992)
  • Ingo "Pink" Geiger - Bass guitar (1992)
  • Jan Yildiral - Drums (1992
  • Studio albums

  • Killed in Action (1984)
  • No Thrills (1987)
  • Shout! (1992)
  • EP's

  • Tokyo (1985)
  • Singles

  • Holding On (1986)
  • References

    Darxon Wikipedia


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