Originating from the Montreal area, this group first appeared in 1992, when it was called Necrosis; in the same year it was reincarnated under the name of Cryptopsy. With just a demo called Ungentle Exhumation and then the album Blasphemy Made Flesh (1994), the group acquired a solid reputation on the international scene. Their release of None So Vile in 1996 was the first burst of brilliance in their career.
Master is the most well-known project of bassist, vocalist, and songwriter Paul Speckmann. They were well known in the early extreme metal underground, being both one of the first death metal bands, and one of the most influential alongside Death in the emerging death metal scene. The band began in 1983, and still exists today, having released several albums with many different lineups. Paul Speckmann started out as bass player in doom band War Cry, where he met up with drummer Bill Schmidt who was drafted in to replace previous War Cry drummer, Joe Laccino.
This is from their BornInBlood Profile: Genre(s): Death, Black Band Members: Benjamin Hoare - Vocals
Matthew Doughty - Guitars/Vocals
James Goad - Guitars
Shane Turner - Bass
Simon Heywood - Drums Brief Bio: Winter 1997 spawned the earliest incarnation of After the Last Sky…..loud, extreme but flawed. Line-up changes and general improvement to every aspect of the band paved the way to a colourful history which eight years later has brought them to a cohesive sound.
California’s purest personification of hate, formed in Inglewood in the year 1995 . The band utilises a dual vocal style with male & female vocals and a political edge similar to Man Is The Bastard or Capitalist Casualties.
DIAMOND PLATE formed in 2007 in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. DIAMOND PLATE unknowingly arrived at the right time, just as thrash-metal was beginning to make a huge comeback worldwide. Due to the ferocity of their music, coupled with a revived hunger for thrash, DIAMOND PLATE quickly established themselves as one of the top forces in the emerging U.S. thrash metal scene. A young but formidable three-piece, DIAMOND PLATE made their debut in early 2008 with their ferocious and critically acclaimed, “Mountains of Madness” E.
Synperium is a technical death metal band from the southern highlands of Sydney, Austraila. They're influenced by bands such as: Decapitated, Nile, Necrophagist, Spawn Of Possession, Origin and Death. Synperium has always been a band that has progressed and evolved, bringing tight, technical and intense metal to Australian audiences. In 2007, they released the EP "Transfiguration", and began spreading its music around the world via mailorders and the internet. 2008 saw the band sign to local Australian record label, Just say Rock Records.
Luke Hoskins has been making this particular sort of music under the name of dRillbit since 2003.
He has appeared on numerous compilation cds and has also released 6 of his own official dRillbit releases: Facebreaks album 2005 (Noise Machine : NOISE:005),
The extreme ultra violence EP (Noise Machine : NICE : 002
The Cheap Arse Shitcore EP Or The Shit Arse Cheapcore EP(God Rekidz : GOD103)
DRILLBIT is SHITHEAD Album, 2006 (Noise Machine NOISE : 008)
Sirius: (1) Portuguese Black Metal band 1998-2002; (2) German Trash Metal band; (3) Norwegian rapper from Vestfold; (4) Greek Uplifting Trance artist; (5) Hong Kong Hard Rock Band (1) The black metal band Sirius was formed in 1998 and eventually attracted the interest of Samoth (ex-Emperor, who signed the band to his Nocturnal Art Productions label. Classic symphonic black metal is the order of the day here...
SCHIZMA is one of the longest running and most popular, also internationally, Polish Hardcore bands. The band was formed in 1990 in the city of Bydgoszcz, Poland. During the 14 years of the bands existence the band went through a lot of line-up changes, however, since the beginning until today it has been true to the non-conformist sound of hard core and to the ethics of independence.
Aeon of Horus is a progressive/technical death metal band formed in Canberra, Australia in 2006. Their style consists of of fast and heavy technical riffs, blasting drums and powerful growls. Aeon of Horus have released one self titled demo/EP and one full length album entitled, "The Embodiment of Darkness and Light" to positive acclaim. In June 2011 the band announced a new EP entitled EXILE. The EP will feature rerecorded and reinterpreted songs from the band's 2008 release The Embodiment of Darkness and Light as well as new tracks and some remixes.