Born on the Reunion Island in 1981. Having begun playing music at 15, he left his island in 2006 for France. He has been influenced by many musical styles in a multitude of bands doing over 500 concerts between the Indian Ocean, Europe and the United States. After a long period of reflection about the next project could be, a fortuitous meeting with François planted the seed of Lone Survivors. With the arrival of Samuel, a concept album, having lurked in Olivier’s mind in secret for years, began to take shape. This story is about to be told...
Born in Mâcon in 1984. Self-taught, he started playing music at the age of 8. He was influenced from childhood by the big names of rock, and the guitar ultimately became his way of joining the madness. He has explored may different musical styles through various projects until 2013, where took the lead in a funk and hip-hop ensemble that gave access to big Parisian stages and tours in Africa. But metal remained his dark heart... In 2018, he was invited to Kinshasa in residence with local artists and became a music producer through Charlie Records. Today, he is realising his childhood dream: to release a great metal album!
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Meeting with the original form in the cave
Originally from Montpellier, he is very passionate about music and performs various courses at the conservatory and the symphony orchestra. Very quickly, he is part of musical bands (Rock, Grunge, Punk ...) and goes on stage at the age of 15 years.
But singing becomes for him an essential mode of expression. In parallel he trained in mixing techniques, mastering, sound engineer and set up his own recording studio in 2006.
Multi-instrumentalist, author, composer, sound designer and singer, he is an integral part of different projects. In 2008, Ananta releases the album "In Media Res" and he participated as co-composer and co-producer. The band shared stages with bands such as Soilwork, Dagoba, Psykup and many others before separating in 2011.
In 2010, he is part of Uneven Structure, which will release two albums, "Februus" in 2011 and "The Partition" in 2017. And a EP in 2013 entitled "8". The band has been touring and festivals since 2010, touring with bands such as Tesseract, Textures, Protest The Hero, tTe Animal As Leader, Twelve Foot Ninjas and many others.
In 2014, he participated in the studio "All You Want To" with the group Escape The Cult, which will be starring Tim Alexander (Primus, A Perfect Circle, Puscifer ...), Mike Wead (King Diamond, Mercyful Destiny ...) and Peter G. Shallmin (Kamlath, Stench Price ...).
In 2015, he is the winner of the cover-song contest organized by Rush and invited to Los Angeles for a meeting with the management and the band.
Today, fully invested in Lone Survivors he is still very active with Uneven structure with which he prepares a new album for 2019.