Fantômas

Formed 1998.

avant-garde metal supergroup

Fantômas

Biography

Fantômas is an American experimental metal supergroup, formed in 1998 in California. It features vocalist Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle), drummer Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer), guitarist Buzz Osborne (Melvins) and bassist Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle, Tomahawk). The band is named after Fantômas, a supervillain featured in a series of crime novels popular in France before World War I and in film, most notably in the 60s French movie series.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Suspended Animation

    Suspended Animation 2005

    Reviewed by Peter Marsh
    Fourth album from Mike Patton's kaleidoscopic prog/metal/jazz/noise outfit.
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