p.h.o.b.o.s. : unknown anguish, son of the god of war, or chaotically revolving martian satellite ?




onset of p.h.o.b.o.s. project in paris, fr, as a 4-piece (vox/guit-bass-drums-keys) inspired by avant-garde references such as voivod, neurosis, godflesh, a.o.
several drummers and machine operators follow each other around core members frederic sacri and philippe gerber.



recording of the self-produced 'proto' mcd, by frederic sacri, philippe gerber and alexis fouillet.
500 copies are pressed via megaton mass products.



p.h.o.b.o.s. marches on as a duo, with sacri and gerber enslaving machines.
tracks from the first period reshaped, new material designed, towards a same goal : to reach colder, nastier and more hypnotic moods, by mixing elements of doom metal, harsh industrial music, and tortured voices.




recording of the 7-track demo cdr 'home wreck 05/03', for live promoters.
first and last live performance at 013club, tilburg (holland), opening for extreme doom act bunkur.
though gerber leaving the project, p.h.o.b.o.s. is kept on tracks, with sacri in full command of studio writing and execution.




recording of p.h.o.b.o.s.' long awaited full length debut 'tectonics'.
everal sessions at red studio, with input of olivier anicaux for mix and mastering.
roduction and cover artwork by frederic sacri.




p.h.o.b.o.s. signs a recording and publishing agreement with appease me.../ candlelight records for 'tectonics' and future releases.
worldwide release of 'tectonics' in two editions (europe and u.s.) with slightly different artworks.




after several months of sound design, p.h.o.b.o.s. enters red studio once again for two weeks.
capture and conversion of second full length 'anoedipal' still ensured by olivier anicaux.
unds and words produced by frederic sacri.
twork designed and executed by stefan thanneur, with ideas input by frederic sacri.




official launching of megaton mass products, p.h.o.b.o.s. own label.
release of 'anoedipal' in a special a5 cd format.
limited edition of 1000 copies.




recording and mix of 'atonal hypermnesia'at sapel lomor, p.h.o.b.o.s.' own studio.
sounds and words produced by frederic sacri.
mastering by james plotkin
twork designed and executed by stefan thanneur, with ideas input by frederic sacri.




release of 'atonal hypermnesia' as a double gatefold vinyl edition only, including cd, via megaton mass products.
limited edition of 300 copies.




recording and mix of several tracks at sapel lomor.
3 tracks mastered by james plotkin to feature on a split album between p.h.o.b.o.s. and blut aus nord.




release of 'triunity', a 6-track split album between blut aus nord and p.h.o.b.o.s.
vinyl, cd and digital edtions v
ia debemur morti productions
paintings by katarzyna urbanek, ar
twork by dehn sor

recording and mix of 3 tracks at sapel lomor for a vinyl edition: 1 new piece and 2 covers.
mastering by greg chandler at priory recordings.




release of the 3-track ep 'श्मशान काली' via megaton mass products.
vinyl only edtion including download code
rtwork, visuals and packaging
designed by frederic sacri.

outersleeve and obi handcrafted by lionel arlen at le 7e oeil.

limited edition of 100 copies.



p.h.o.b.o.s. is morphing into a 3-vector project:
. frederic sacri

. mani ann-sitar

. magnus larssen

sound design and captures for a new full-length album in progress in a fully revamped studio.



achievement of p.h.o.b.o.s.' fourth album:
- sonic captures and unbalance by frederic sacri at sapel lomor studios.

- conversion for both analog and digital formats by greg chandler at priory recording studios.

covenant inked with indian label transcending obscurity records.



release of p.h.o.b.o.s.' fourth album, "phlogiston catharsis" via transcending obscurity records.
miscellaneous formats: cd, cd boxset with goodies, lp, lp boxset with goodies, digital.