Beata, last name unknown, was present at the rise of black metal in Poland. Xantotol was formed in 1991 by her and Jacek “Venom” Szczepański who played the drums while Beata did the guitar and vokills.
Xantotol existed from 1991 till 1996 when the band split up after two demo’s and a EP. Nowadays the stuff from the past is available again as re-releases and the band also released a few compilations with the older stuff on it. With Xantotol Beata was known under the name Mala. The band never played live.
From 2000 till 2005 Beata was active in Kayzen, a gothic/death metal band also from Poland. She played mostly guitar but on the latest single she played bass and did some vocals together with M.Art, the main vocalist. With Kayzen Beata was known under the name Hiara. The band split up in 2005.
1991 Glory for Centuries demo
1993 Cult of the Black Pentagram demo
1995 Thus Spake Zaratustra EP
No live recordings available.