band VIVID X from the city of Kursk, Russia, was formed in the
fall of October, 2001 by the guitar - player Anton "The Small
One" Eremin and the drummer Anton "Mad" Latyshev. Before VIVID X
they played in a death metal band "CARNAL FORGE" which later
dissolved because of everyone's music plans' changes.
afterwards, the guys accidently met the "guitar master" Roman
"Caries" Starokon, and after a few jam sessions they decided to
The "Caries" guy brought Zhdanov Maxim with him, who soon
took a role of both bass player and vocalist of the band. After
the band was finally complete the work went on with a full
force. Because of everyones' different musical tastes and
influences the appeared music was a mixture of black, death and
progressive metal. And it was called "Extremal Progressive
All band members were happy with the fact of band creation
and finally named the band as "VIVID EXPERIENCE" and later
shortened to "VIVID X".
The first "experience" the band received on the music
festival "Opposition" where they played as a guests. But that
eXperience was not so "VIVID", because of the crappy sound,
usual for Kursk city. But overall everything was great!!!
Later, the band presented there music program on 21 of
December, 2001 on the music festival "Horse in the Coat", and
soon after that started recording there first Demo - ""V.X"
(S/T). Recording was made and crafted in home studio, but
despite that fact, the sound
quality was quite good.
But later soon a "fever" with a Roman "Caries" Starokon
started. He had been leaving the band for some time, then
returning, then leaving again.... And finally left the band
With only 3 member left, the band still started recording
there second demo, mini - CD "Images". Which later been
presented on the "Death Death Moroz" music festival. And also the band
supported "MERLIN" from Moscow on the opening of the kursk rock
After that the group begins recording a full length album.
In the autumn of 2003 the group has finished recording the
debut album "V.Xtremal Progress", which has offered to issue on
CD Russian label Blacksmith Productions. The offer was accepted,
and in April 2004 the first disk of group has appeared.
May, 2004 was marked by trip to Penza on 5 - th All Russia
rock - festival "Alive Sound". It was at 22 may. To a concert
the group was invited by their friends from Penza, the group "CONSTANTA",
for what group is grateful to them.
2005. VIVID X have begun preparation of the new material
sustained in brutal death/grind core style. Record of this is
planned for winter - spring of 2006.
2002 V.X. ( demo )
( demo )
2003 V.Xtremal Progress ( demo )
2004 V.Xtremal Progress ( CD )
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