ADX - EXECUTION DEVIL's Records 12" LP Vinyl Album

ADX's debut album, "Exécution," unleashed thrash metal fury in 1985. Recorded at Garage Studio, the Parisian band, led by vocalist Phil Grélaud, showcased relentless energy. The lineup, featuring Didier Bouchard, Frédéric Deuchilly, Hervé Tasson, and Pascal Betov, created a sonic whirlwind. The album remains a cornerstone, reflecting ADX's enduring impact on the genre.


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"Exécution" Album Description:

In the vibrant tapestry of 1980s metal, ADX emerged as a formidable force, channeling the raw energy of Speed/Thrash Metal. Their debut full-length album, "Exécution," marked a pivotal moment in the French metal scene. In this article, we delve into the creation history of this iconic 12" LP vinyl album, exploring the band's formation, recording process, and the individuals behind the sonic onslaught.

Formation and Early Years:

ADX, hailing from the bustling streets of Paris, France, coalesced around a group of musicians driven by a shared passion for intense, fast-paced metal. The lineup featured Phil Grélaud on vocals, Didier "Dog" Bouchard on drums, Frédéric "Deuch" Deuchilly handling the bass, and the dynamic guitar duo of Hervé "Marquis" Tasson and Pascal Betov.

The Recording Process:

"Exécution" was meticulously crafted at the renowned Garage Studio, a fitting crucible for the band's sonic alchemy. The year was 1985, and the metal landscape was evolving rapidly, with thrash becoming a dominant force. ADX, eager to make their mark, embraced the studio as a battleground to unleash their musical prowess.

The album's recording process was a testament to the band's commitment to capturing the intensity of their live performances. The synergy between Phil Grélaud's powerful vocals, the thunderous drumming of Didier Bouchard, the pulsating bass lines from Frédéric Deuchilly, and the intricate guitar work by Hervé Tasson and Pascal Betov, all converged to create a sonic whirlwind.

Musical Themes and Impact:

"Exécution" encapsulated the essence of Speed/Thrash Metal, with blistering guitar riffs, rapid-fire drumming, and aggressive vocals that resonated with the rebellious spirit of the era. .

ADX's "Exécution" not only solidified their place in the French metal scene but also left an indelible mark on the global thrash metal landscape. The album's uncompromising approach and sonic intensity reverberated through the years, influencing subsequent generations of metal bands.

Music Genre:

  French Speed Thrash Metal 

Album Production Information:

This album was recorded at: GARAGE Studio 1985

Bernard Natier - Sound Engineer
Daniel "Big Head" Facon - Photography
Kooli Bali - Cover Art

Record Label & Catalognr:

Devil's Records MAD 2009

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record

Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram

Year & Country:

  1985 Made in France
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: ADX Execution
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Phil Grélaud - Vocals
  • Didier "Dog" Bouchard - Drums
  • Frédéric "Deuch" Deuchilly - Bass
  • Hervé "Marquis" Tasson - Guitars
  • Pascal Betov - Guitars
Complete Track-listing of the album "ADX Execution"

The detailed tracklist of this record "ADX Execution" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Deesse du Crime
  2. Prisonnier de la Nuit
  3. L'Etranger
  4. Execution
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Le Fleau du Dieu
  2. Priere de Satan
  3. Vampire
  4. Caligula
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