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interview with Malignancy

Malignancy is a Yonkers, NY based death/grind band founded by Danny Nelson Javier Velez in February of 1992. With the release of their first demo ’Eaten Out From Within’, recorded at The Crypt in Yonkers, NY. The band began to play shows. After this rather dismal beginning, Malignancy finally got the line-up it needed. A new line-up was formed in 1 …

12/04/2002
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interview with Lifend

Lifend was born,as My Dark Side, in September 1999, by the fusion between the project ”Haternal” with the project “Mourning Star”. The coming of our actual bass-player Roberto, in substitution of the last one Ilario, (September 2000), coincides with the change of our monicker in Lifend. During this period, the band sets lots of Tourdates and musica …

10/04/2002
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interview Depression

The band was started back in 1989. Kai wrote a couple of songs on his own and DEPRESSION was born as a one-man-”band”. He released these songs on the first demo ”Tal der Tränen ” (1990). This was more Noisecore than Grind, but he was on the right path. In the year of 1992 it was time for the second demo ”Vergessene Welten”. It was a lot better than …

10/04/2002
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interview Mental Amputation

The band ’Mental Amputation’ was formed in spring 1998 by Fabian Guschlbauer (git.) and Sascha Omay (git.). After a few line-up complications the band started playing gigs in winter 99. It is obvious, that their musical direction is in the veins of the Death-and Thrash-Metal which reigned in the early 90’s. Finally, this combination of all differen …

09/04/2002
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interview Denata

DENATA Sweden’s raging thrash inferno is back with a new masterpiece entitled ’Art of the insane’. The new album is not just another DENATA release, ’Art of the insane’ is the most violent and well produced material composed by these Swedish thrashers. Inspired by the 80’s thrash / death scene they will blow your head away with furious and uncompro …

03/04/2002
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interview with Gerbe Of Life

In 1997, Seb and Chris (ex DISGUST bassist) decided to create GERBE OF LIFE.Taking influences from and mixing several extreme musical waves such as Grind, Crust, Death, Black and Indus. They’re playing a music that’s sincere and without compromise.Immediately, french lyrics were choosed to show a symbiosis between brutal music and french lyrics is …

29/03/2002
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interview Devious

After the break up of the thrash metalband Desecration in 1998, two members decided to put their strengths together and started a new metalband, called Devious. The two members, Guido (guitar) and Frank (drums), created the very first crushing Devious songs. After some changes in the line-up, Devious was reinforced with guitarist Simeon and bass pl …

29/03/2002
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interview Flesh Made Sin

Flesh Made Sin was formed in 1999 by Twan van Geel (guitars/vocals) and Bjorn van Hamond (guitars). After playing in several underground bands they decided to do what they really wanted; Thrash inspired by Kreator, Destruction, Slayer, etc… It didn’t take long to complete the band. In the persons of Marco Stubbe (drums) & Marc van Stiphout (b …

24/03/2002
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interview Disinfect

The band DISINFECT was formed 1999 in Ludwigsburg. It was clear that their musical direction would lie in brutal Death Metal! The music can be described as fast & brutal Death Metal in the vein of American Death Metal bands. The lyrics try to portray sociocritical thoughts as well as personal views in an extreme and provocative way. After some …

21/03/2002
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interview with Occult

Occult is a striking appearance in the Dutch metal scene. Not only are they known as ’the band with the longest hair’, With the departure of Leon on guitars, the music has changed. We want to go down the fast and heavy road. Just banging from the beginning to the end. More simple, without solo’s and all sorts of frills, but most of all heavier. int …

19/03/2002
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interview with Crustacean

ABSOLUTE KILLER THRASH ! That’s what Crustacean is all about! The band plays an energetic mix between American thrash from the Eighties, Nineties’ Scandinavian riffing and Pestilence-alike vocals. The foundation for Crustacean is laid in 1989. After their mini-cd ‘Headcleaner’ in 1995 Crustacean decides to change course: A major line-up change foll …

14/03/2002
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interview with Pathology Stench

The band was founded in 1992. In October 1993 they recorded the first demo ’Practical Brutality’which brought a brand new sound in Czech-Slovak scene. The demo meant a great success and the band got a good position in the home underground scene. They have had some line-up changes in 1994 and 1995 but they played many gigs as well. In 1996 they got …

10/03/2002
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interview with Intervalle Bizzare

The band rose as a project of two brothers (on guitars and drums) in January 1997. In April singer Tomás Stulík and bass player Ladis Eifler joined the band. With this line-up band appeared on a few gigs. In october 1997 came a new drummer Jirka and the present one started to play the guitar. A few shows followed with little different material in i …

04/03/2002
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interview with Lunatic Gods

The band LUNATIC GODS was founded at the beginning of the summer of 1994 by Hirax (guitars), Psycho (drums), Mortis (vocals) and King (keyboards). They decided to name this band BESTIALIT at first and the band played brutal death metal – grind core. They were immediately contacted by METAL AGE PRODUCTIONS who offered them a chance for they first re …

03/03/2002
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interview with Don't

don’t hail from the small town of seesen near hannover in germany. in 2002 they will celebrate their 10th anniversary. don’t use patches of traditional, death and thrashmetal to create their own style of aggressive modern music: DEASHCORE the lyrics are half german half english. interview with Stefan on 26-02-2002 Please give us a short introductio …

26/02/2002
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interview with Kris in 2002 Please give us a short introduction of yourself? I’m Kris. I play bass in Agiel. So why did you leave Abysmal Fall and join Agiel? Abysmal Fall used to play in the practice room right next to Agiel. Our drummer went out of his mind and Ken (the guitarist in Abysmal Fall) and I thought we’d join Agiel since they wanted a …

26/02/2002
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interview with Gospel Of The Horns

Gospel of the Horns formed in Brisbane, Australia, in ’93 and in late ’94 they released their cult demo The Satanist’s Dream. It gathered great responses, which in turn led to a deal with the incompetent Einstand Records [Italy] to press the demo on CD. Not only was the layout incorrect, they also placed a photo of a different band in the booklet.. …

25/02/2002
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interview with Toxic Bonkers

TOXIC BONKERS STARTED IN 1993 BY KONRAD SOBIERAJSKI AND MARCIN KLIMASZEWSKI. ONE YEAR LATER WE RECORDED OUR FIRST DEMO (SALE ABOUT 4000 PIECES). OUR DEMO WAS ACCEPTED VERY GOOD AND IT A LOT OF CONCERTS IN WEST EUROPE FOLLOWED, MANY INTERVIEWS AND REVIEWS. WE WERE PLAYING WITH THE BEST PUNK/HARDCORE GROUPS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. IN 1996 WE RECORDE …

16/02/2002
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interview with R.U.Dead?

R.U.Dead? formed in 1989 by Gero (guitar) and Uli (guitar). Soon the line-up was completed by Rüdiger (drums), Chris (vocals) and MAD (bass). In 1990 the first demo was recorded under the title “…Simply Dead”. The band starts doing live shows and support acts fro Napalm Death and Fleshcrawl. The second demo “…Individual Horror” was recorded and …

07/02/2002
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interview with fleshart

A couple of years ago two friends Dionysos and Leandros started composing some tunes for their own joy without ever believing that this could go any further. One and a half year ago Dionisos (drums) and Leandros (guitars), decided to transform their home rehearsals into songs, meaning to find a couple more guys and form a band. So here comes Stelio …

07/02/2002
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interview fleshless

interview with Vladimir on 05-02-2002 Please give us a short introduction of yourself? Fleshless has came on the scene in 1993. From this time they made two demos: Stench of rotting head + Grinding, one split MC with Mastic Scum and 3 CDs Grindgod, Abhorrence of cadaveric + Nice to Eat You. We have played already more than 350 gigs all around the w …

05/02/2002
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interview with Fuck The Facts

Fuck The Facts first began in 1998 as the solo project of Topon Das (Kuru, Fourth Dimension, Corpus). In the early stages various tracks were recorded for compilations, eventually accumalting to the tracks that would be featured on FTFs first and self-titled tape release on DEDFUK RECORDS. Over the next couple of years splits were done with such ba …

04/02/2002
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interview with Mastic Scum

Mastic Scum was founded in 1992 – inspired from the metal/hardcore scene of the early `90 s. We are a four man combo, making noise in the classic way – drums, bass, guitar and vocals. Our sound can be described as Grindrock – “Melvins” meets “Napalm Death”. Our lyrics reflect the daily shit that happens on our world – in our sarcastic way. We draw …

03/02/2002
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ABADDON/ 1 Hell, 2 The devil (Rev. 9:11). (Heb., = destruction). For those of you unfamiliar with the word, this is the Oxford Dictionary’s definition of ABADDON. The name ABADDON INCARNATE came about as a result of the band’s music, which most definitely provided the inspiration for this name change. But, like all bands, ABADDON INCARNATE has a hi …

31/01/2002
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interview with Damnable

DAMNABLE came into being in May 1992, with the line- up: Yehovy (vocals), Clans (bass), Melon (drums), and Andy (guitar). After about a year of its existence Rolly (bass) joined the band and Clans started to play the guitar. Some very brutal stuff was created as for these days. In April 94 Yehovy left the band and he was replaced by Bayn (vocals). …

25/01/2002
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interview with pyorrhoea

interview with Pyorrhoea on 09-01-2002 Please give us a short introduction of yourself? Hello everybody. Pyorrhoea, intense death/grind band from Poland here. Pyorrhoea are The Pope – throat, Cyprian – bass, Daray – drums, Andy Blakk – guitar and vocals, A.D. – guitar. A.D. is new person in Pyorrhoea, he joined us in November 2002. Why do you such …

09/01/2002
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The band was formed in 1999 by the will of the guitar player Nicolas and the bass guitarist Max with the name of ’Devoured by Vermin’. As every new band, they spent the beginnings composing and reharsing their material and tons of covers,while many musicians entered and left the band because of various problems. In the same year the band decides, t …

23/12/2001
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interview Darkness Eternal

Darkness Eternal was created in 1997 by founding and sole member George Velaetis. Hailing from Canada, George set forth to accomplish a primary goal with Darkness Eternal, and that goal was to create the darkest, most hateful music that he could pull from within his dark soul. He wanted to unleash all the hatred, the rage, the anger, the bitterness …

08/12/2001
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interview with hypnos death metal

HYPNOS is a new death metal band founded at fall of 1999 year by BRUNO when he decided to leave his longtime band KRABATHOR. Another ex-Krabathor member standing by the beginning of the band is drummer PEGAS, the one who recorded ’The Rise Of Brutality’ 7’ EP and third album ’LIES’. Guy called R.A.D. took the guitar and with this line-up, 4 songs p …

03/12/2001
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interview Sudden Death death metal band germany

interview with Markus on 2-12-2001 Please give us a short introduction of yourself? Hi! I’m Markus, 31 years old, two children and I play bass in SUDDEN DEATH! My profession is to teach and to work with mentally and physically handicapped people. I’ve done some kind of steel work before and truck driving as well. My first band was DETERRENT, a Germ …

02/12/2001
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interview imbolc

Started in 1997, Imbolc consists of four persons who are devoted to playing METAL in it’s purest form. Their basic style is death/black metal, but since all four are influenced by the many sides of metal you might recognize other influences. After playing a lot of shows Imbolc entered the ’Gooise Goden’ contest, and won due to a great live performa …

23/11/2001
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interview with Urshurark

Urshurark was born in May’99 in Bari, a town of south of Italy. The band’s purpose is to create a fusion between thrash, black and death metal, in a formula that mixes aggressive moments with an obscure and decadent basis. The debut album, ’Architecture Of Perfect Damnation’, represents this fusion between different styles and apocalyptical vision, …

22/11/2001
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Centurian was raised in January 1997 from the smoldering remains of Thrash/Death metal band Inquisitor. Drummer Wim van der Valk and guitar player Rob Oorthuis decided to continue the band with a new name, changing their musical style to very fast and aggressive Death metal. This style has been the trademark of Centurian ever since. Influenced by b …

21/11/2001
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interview with Edicius

EDICIUS is back after the release of ’Aeon’ the MCD that both medias and fans acclaimed as a fresh and blasting Brutal Black Metal Grind! The band since then has been working very hard on this new release entitled ’Ce Que Tu Dois Honorer…’. Where the band spent 3 month for ’Aeon’, ’Ce Que Tu Dois Honorer…’ has been on work since March 2001! 7 M …

16/11/2001
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interview with Gurkkhas

The Gurkkhas are coming from France and are Playing a brutal modern Technical Death metal. The band includes three members from DAB(RIP) and those dudes have a big staging experience with tours in Europe, USA and central America!!. The CD is out on the famous Massacre Recs from Germany and is on sells worldwide in any shops since the 10 of april 20 …

14/11/2001
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Created in the middle of the year 2000, BRUTALIZED is an essentially against the grain band, that plays an agressive, Death/Thrash Metal.In November/December 2000 the band recorded two songs, promo songs only be released on the internet. These are songs without almost any production and intended just to promote the band.In the end of the year/beggi …

11/11/2001
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interview with Last Days Of Humanity

interview with Erwin on 10-11-2001 Please give us a short introduction of your self? Hi Twan, ok, we are LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY, we are now with 3 guys only, since our bass-player sadly enough left us. So now there is Marc on drums, William on guitar and Erwin SMES on microphone. How did you came part of LDOH? Well, LDOH was looking for a new singer …

10/11/2001
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interview Gomorrha

Gomorrha is a band from Germany and plays death metal. Gomorrha was founded in 1995. In Febuary 1997 the first demo ’Die Nacht Des Todes’ was recorded with 13 tracks. The reaction on that tape were good and it led to the first gigs. The second demo ’Ready To Kill’ was recorded and sold in November 1997. Again it gave good responses and the band bec …

04/11/2001
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interview Daemonlord

Daemonlord was born from the brain of Kepa, founder of the band. The idea of what’s Daemonlord now begins to take form in the Summer of 2000. After writing some songs, Kepa decided to show them to a few friends, asking them for a vocal collaboration. Finally Sixto from Moonshine accepts, and they record their first demo, titled ’Unsacred Soul’. The …

04/11/2001
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interview The Embodiment

At the end of 1994, actually in November, Martijn, Erik-Jan and Peter decided (after an annoying long periode of Erik-Jan begging) to go into a rehearsal room, to try to play together with a drummer. After a few months of stupid clean songs, Sebastiaan den Oudsten joined as bass-player… Embodiment (which wasn’t called Embodiment at first, but a s …

02/11/2001
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interview Ethereal Spawn

Hailing from The Hague, Holland, Ethereal Spawn was formed in May 1998 by guitarists Christiaan Waalberg and Peter Reedijk, who had already played in a couple of bands together (Nidhug and Charybdis), but they never really found what they were looking for. Until Ethereal Spawn took form at the end of 1999 with Dave Ploeg on bass, Laurens Ludolph on …

18/10/2001
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interview Disconsolate

Disconsolate started back in1998, consisting of Klaas (drums), Alex (guitar), Johan (vocals) and Andre (guitar), all former members of Embrace the Darkness. In the beginning of 1999 they were joined by Marcel on bassguitar and soon after they played on the Trompe Stampe festival. A few months later Andre left the band. In the summer of 1999 they fo …

18/10/2001
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It all began in late 1999, in the southern part of Johore (Skudai), when Deadzid was getting tired of playing cover songs in several line-ups until he met a drummer ñ Necrodin. And so they decided to form a serious band in the veins of metal. After a while, Deadzid started to wrote several songs and asked one of his jamming buddies to fill in for b …

16/10/2001
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AUTHORITY was formed in Jakarta, Indonesia on Febuary 19th 1997, with the fisrt formation: Budy (Vocal), Sandy (Guitar), Oelynk (Bass), Deddy (Drums). After run for a month Deddy (Drums) was gone out from the band and replaced by Ary (Drums) and we added another musician Teguh as 2nd Vocal. At that time we played Trash like, SEPULTURA, HYPOCRISY, e …

30/09/2001
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interview with Gurthang

Gurthang is a Belgian (Antwerp) technical yet melodic black death metal-band, formerly known as ‘Ecliptica’. Due to numerous reasons we decided to change our bandname into Gurthang on the vernal equinox (March 21st) of the unholy year 2001. Most bandmembers played in Ecliptica for at least two years and recorded the cdemo ‘Eclectica’ back in 1999. …

25/09/2001
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interview Maggots

Maggots was formed at the end of 1998. It was started by: Luc(vocals),Alex(guitar),Mike(guitar),Laup(drums). We first played a couple of covers. That didn’t work out for us so we started to write our own songs. After a half year of practicing we found laury(bass). The style we play now is brutal death/grind with lots of variety like grove, fast bla …

18/09/2001
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interview Xenomorph

Trans-mutating through the burdens of space and time; it’s the way of the natural born misanthrope, it’s the way of Xenomorph. Inspired by the extreme death-, black- and thrash-metal cult of the eighties and early nineties, X-Morph took off somewhere in the mid/late nineties to wander the worlds of obscure sounds and magic. Hard-hitting music combi …

14/09/2001
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interview Jungle Rot

In 1995, JUNGLE ROT released their first full length effort ’Skin The Living’. Thanks to memorable songs and some high profile opening slots for Anthrax, Cannibal Corpse and the Misfits, sales of ’Skin The Living’ began to grow. Out of town shows and an east coast tour followed then before they knew it, ’Skin The Living’ had sold an extreme amount. …

11/09/2001