History

September 1989

Jean-Luc MILLOT (guitar) puts together ETHERIC SOUL, a techno-thrash quintet.

September 1991

ETHERIC SOUL records a 4-song demo tape titled "Soul Experience" in a studio.

May 30, 1992

ETHERIC SOUL plays at the HARD SHOCK FESTIVAL (France) with LOUDBLAST, BROKEN EDGE...

November 1992

A female vocalist, Delphine COCHAND, joins the band; replacing the male singer who had left ETHERIC SOUL two months earlier. The vocals get more melodic.

May 8, 1993

The band plays at a thrash festival with AWAKE...

October 17, 1993

ETHERIC SOUL opens for CORONER / DEPRESSIVE AGE.

July 1994

One of the guitar players and the bass player leave the band. They are immediatly replaced. ETHERIC SOUL moves toward a more progressive, less aggressive thrash.

June 1996

Musical divergences within the band. Delphine and Jean-Luc decide to continue alone under the name of FINAL TRAGEDY. Style: progressive metal.

August 1996

FINAL TRAGEDY records a 3-song CD titled "Final Tragedy" at Herisson Studio (Mulhouse, France),with Renaud Hebinger and Y-FRONT's David Husser at the mixer. ETHERIC SOUL's ex-drummer records the drums.

1997 - 1998

. French and foreign record labels are approached.

. FINAL TRAGEDY build their home studio.

. New songs are written and recorded.

. The band create their Web site.

November 1998

Release of the 4-song EP "Trial Of Tears", recorded at the band's home studio. The duo has focused on harmony while retaining the aggressiveness of the first EP.

2000

The band is approached by Canadian label Frowz Productions.

Frowz Productions suggest releasing an 8-song album which would include the 4 songs of the "Trial Of Tears" EP. The 4 songs are rearranged and rerecorded in order to be in tune with the band's current musical orientation.

December 2001

Release of the 8-song album "Greed", once again recorded at the band's home studio.