There is more than one artist named Ixion: 1) French atmospheric doom metal band. 2) Dutch music project. 3) French thrash/black metal band. 1) Ixion is a French atmospheric doom metal band. It was born in 2004 when Julien Prat started to work on his own compositions. During three years, he wrote several tracks from dark and atmospheric music to more classical doom metal. Six tracks were finally selected for the first demo, which combined the doom and atmospheric sides, as well as some electronic and symphonic elements.