1) Maldoror is a collaboration between Masami Akita of Merzbow, and Mike Patton. They have so far released only one record, She. 2) Italian Black Metal band. Originally known as Inquisitor, and then as Funeral Fog. Now known as Thee Maldoror Kollective. 3) Formerly known as Mandragore and then Sherlock, this talented quartet from the south of France have steadily honed their skills playing covers and live gigs for ten years before actually recording their first album. If the latter is any indication of things to come, Maldoror has to be one of the most promising French outfit around.