. Having worked together before on electronic projects, they decided to form a band making the kind of music they enjoyed, combining the harsh Dark Electro/EBM sound with powerful melodies, eastern elements and sci-fi themes. 2005 was a landmark year for the band. The inclusion in the 'Endzeit Bunkertracks:Act I' compilation by Alfa Matrix with the track 'Lethal Defense Systems', fortified the band. It also marks the beginning of the bands cooperation with producer Dimitris Ntouvras at Lunatech Sounds Studios.
The start of 2006 saw the debut release by Preemptive Strike 0.1
entitled 'Lethal Defense Systems' produced by Dimitris N. and mastered by Vasi Vallis (ex-NamNamBulu
, Frozen Plasma
). Additionally, the band appeared on various compilations and continued to work on new material and remixes. Unfortunately, PES 0.1 was forced to remain inactive for most of 2006, due to military obligations. Once military duties were fulfilled, 2007 saw the band back and fully operational Now, the wait is over. PES 0.1 unleashed the second wave of attack with the highly acclaimed album releases 'Extinction Reprogrammed' fand 'The Kosmokrator'.
Dark, aggressive melodies, harsh vocals, and an intriguingly original blend make "T.A.L.O.S." their strongest release to date! Combining traditional cretan music with the ebm forms by using a real LYRA player musician with recitation of the ancient greek languange with unique guest appearances from Shiv-R
, Raven Wings
, Project Rotten
and Niklas Kvarforth
of legendary, Swedish black metallers Shining/Skitliv!