Originally formed as a performance art project in
1992, the Long Island-bred Bile grew into a ferocious
spectacle of industrialized metal and post-apocalyptic
visuals. With as many as 11 members on-stage -- including
a dominatrix and fire-breather -- the group took the
snarling, aggro-electronic formula of artists like
Ministry and tortured it with distorted vocals and
by enigmatic vocalist Krztoff, the band released three
albums on Energy Records, including their impressive
debut, Suckpump. Following a tour with GWAR and countless
lineup changes, Energy folded, inciting Bile to regroup
and record for their own label. Sex Reflex was released
on Bile Style Records in March 2000.
their most monumental album, Bile continued with numerous
compilation discs, a best of, and their latest album,
Demonic Electronic. Bile has been a one-man-project
for many years, as Krztoff is the brains / creativity
/ talent of the studio. To accompany on tour, RHBear
and other select artists are chosen to perform. Bile
has become one of the biggest underground acts of
the 90's as well as the millennium.
Bile has gone through constant lineup changes. The
two founding members still pursuing the project are
Krztoff and RH Bear. Currently, Bile is Krztoff, RH
Bear, Brett Frana, Dave Sussmann, and Jester. Various
artists have been in the act, so Bile has never had
a permanent group lineup.
has been an active live & recording guitarist
& vocalist for the legendary band Pigface.
He's also recorded with Levi for a disc dubbed,
From the Dead."
Krztoff has remixed various tracks ranging from
his own to other well known artists'.
Bear is known to assist BLK
for various jam sessions with a handful of musicians.
He's also very active in performing for The
Triangle Artists Group. Aside
from live performances, RH Bear is assembling
his own solo noise / art disc as well as a book
does his own work with webpage / flash / video
development. Musically, he is involved in a
project dubbed Phantasma
De Luxe. More information (and
samples) can be found here.
Dave has also worked with the electronica group,