Killers' 12" vinyl LP "Fils de la Haine," released in 1985, epitomizes French heavy metal's evolution. Formed in 1984 by seasoned musicians, the album showcases a departure in style, fusing traditional heavy metal with a distinct French essence. Collaborative songwriting, raw recording techniques, and thematic depth contribute to its acclaim. "Fils de la Haine" remains a pivotal release, defining Killers' legacy in the vibrant French metal scene.This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


Front Cover Photo Of KILLERS - Fils de la Haine

"Fils De La Haine" Album Description:

In the world of thrash metal, few albums stand as tall as Killers' 1985 debut, "Fils De La Haine." This raw, unapologetically aggressive record is a true testament to the genre's power and untamed spirit. From start to finish, "Fils De La Haine" is a blistering assault on the senses, with razor-sharp riffs, pounding drums, and Patrice Le Calvez's impassioned vocals delivering a message of rebellion and defiance.

The album opens with the title track, "Le Fils De La Haine," a frenetic blast of energy that sets the tone for the rest of the record. The guitars of Didier Deboffe and Bruno Dolheguy interweave seamlessly, creating a wall of sound that is both crushing and exhilarating. Michel Camiade's drums keep the tempo relentlessly high, while Le Calvez's vocals scream with raw emotion.

The rest of the album follows suit, with each song delivering a unique blend of thrash, speed metal, and hardcore punk. "Sacrifice" is a mid-paced burner with a catchy chorus, while "Rosalind" is a melodic interlude that showcases the band's versatility. "Pense A Ton Suicide" and "Au Nom Du Rock'n'Roll" are both anthems of rebellion, while "Mercenaire," "Le Magicien D'Oz," "Heavy Metal," and "Chevaliers Du Déshonneur" are all balls-to-the-wall thrash metal classics.

"Fils De La Haine" is not just a great crossover metal album; it's a landmark release that helped to shape the genre. It's a record that is as relevant today as it was when it was released over 30 years ago. If you're a fan of thrash metal, or if you're just looking for an album that will make you feel like you're nineteen again, then this is a must-have.

Collectors information / Album Description:

Rare French Heavy Metal

"Killers" (not to be confused with "The Killers") a French Heavy Metal band from Bardos, France. The band was formed by guitarist Bruno Dolheguy

Music Genre:

  French Heavy Metal

Record Label & Catalognr:

Devil's Records MAD 2008

Media Format:

  12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

  1985 Made in France
Band Members and Musicians on: KILLERS Fils de la Haine
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Patrice Le Calvez - Lead Vocals
  • Didier Deboffe - Guitars
  • Bruno Dolheguy - Guitars
  • Pierre Paul - Bass
  • Michel Camiade - Drums
Track Listing of: "KILLERS Fils de la Haine"

The Songs/tracks on "KILLERS Fils de la Haine" are

  1. Le fils de la haine 03:45
  2. Sacrifice 03:00
  3. Rosalind 05:40
  4. Pense à ton suicide 03:40
  5. Au nom du rock 'n' roll 03:25
  6. Killers 04:50
  7. Mercenaire 02:20
  8. Le magicien d'Oz 04:50
  9. Heavy metal 04:00
  10. Chevaliers du déshonneur 03:30
  11. Ahachtachta Chtilabeh!!! 00:25

KILLERS - Fils de la Haine High Resolution & Quality Photos

Front Cover Photo Of KILLERS - Fils de la Haine
Front Cover Photo Of KILLERS - Fils de la Haine


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Photo Of The Back Cover KILLERS - Fils de la Haine
Photo of album back cover KILLERS - Fils de la Haine


Close up of record's label KILLERS - Fils de la Haine Side One:
Close up of record's label KILLERS - Fils de la Haine Side One


Close up of record's label KILLERS - Fils de la Haine Side Two:
Close up of record's label KILLERS - Fils de la Haine Side Two