Brutal Truth is a New York City-based grindcore band that was formed in 1990 by ex-Anthrax and Nuclear Assault bassist Dan Lilker. Brutal Truth was one of the pioneers of grindcore who enjoyed world wide success, particularly in Japan and Australia. Originally signed to Earache Records, on which they released two albums, 1992's Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses, and 1994's Need to Control, as well as an EP entitled Perpetual Conversion, and a 7" single for the song "Godplayer".
Facebreaker is a death metal-band formed in the summer of 1999 in Finspång, Sweden. The band consists of vocalist Roberth Karlsson, guitarists Mika Lagrén and Janne Ivarsson, basist and backing vocalist Jonas Magnusson and drummer Mikael Wassholm. Facebreaker started as an idea of a straight-forward metal act and in the autumn of 1999 the band began rehearsing. Jonas came to join the band after stopping by a rehearsal-session.
There are at least 5 artists/bands named Ouroboros: 1) A technical death-thrash metal band from Australia (who changed their name from 'DRED' in 2008)
2) A brutal death metal band from France
3) A dark-esoteric-ambient act from Italy
4) A black metal band from Canada
4) A doom metal band from Pittsburgh, PA
Goregrind from Sweden. Released their debut called 'Unleashing the Shemales of Vengeance' in 2009.
Rising out of the island of Malta, Abysmal Torment emerged as a violent death grind bullet destined to spread ear crushing brutality. Proud to stick to its roots, Abysmal Torment started late 2000 though under the name Molested. Although undergoing various line up changes, Abysmal Torment hit the stage for the first time in 2002. After a massive response, the band never looked back and shared the stage with various local and foreign bands.
Exumer is an early German thrash metal band with close ties to Angel Dust In 1985, vocalist and bass player, Mem V. Stein decided to form a thrash metal band that embraced the sounds of all his favorite bands from the thrash metal genre at the time.
He met guitarist Ray Mensch at a Slayer show and they started writing music together. Shortly after, they were joined by Syke Bornetto on drums and Bernie Siedler as a second guitarist and EXUMER was born.
Agathocles is a legendary grindcore band from Belgium, who describe their music as "mincecore". The band started in 1985, and has gone through many line-up changes - with Jan Frederickx being the only original member - but is still going strong today. Agathocles have gained an underground cult following through their frequent releases - which mostly include countless 7" EPs, Split 7" EPs, full-length CDs / LPs, and compilations - adding up throughout the years to become one of the largest discographies of any grindcore band.
Certainly not the normal style of metal that usually comes from Japan, Defiled deal in the sort of twisted, jumpy death metal more often associated with French Canadian death metal (a la Gorguts or Cryptopsy). The arrangements are a bit disjointed, as they never stay with one riff for more than a few seconds and the songs lack any sort of identity, though there are moments of dischordant riffing that is pretty interesting. These guys aren't for everyone, and even some in the death metal camp may find them a bit too out-there, but fans of the aforementioned bands will surely like Defiled.
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Atrocity is a German Death/industrial/gothic metal band formed in Ludwigsburg. ___________ 2) Atrocity are a Death Metal/Grindcore band from Torrington, Connecticut.
___________ 3) Atrocity/b] were a punk band in the 80's from Berkeley, California who were featured on Aaron Cometbus' "Lest We Forget" compilation tape. ___________ 4) Atrocity were a danish post punk band from Albertslund/Brøndby, The band were inspired by Joy division.
The band's first EP, entitled "Cataclysm", was recorded in December 2005 at Bridgerow Studios with producer Andy Coughlan. In the aftermath of its release, the band amassed favourable reaction from the European metal community. Large-scale self-promotion and feature privileges in renowned metal magazines such as Terrorizer, Zero Tolerance and Powerplay have since brought the band much exposure. Warpath's perfect balance of sharp-edged guitars and extreme drumming has also been found on Zero Tolerance Magazine's covermount compilation CD...