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Waregem, Belgium (1995 – present)

Aborted is a band that originates from Waregem, Belgium. However, they are now an international band composed with members from Belgium, The Netherlands, and the United States.

They were formed in 1995 by vocalist Sven De Caluwé, drummer Steven, bassist Koen and guitarist Niek. A second guitarist Christophe augmented the band in 1997 and later Steven would relinquish the drum stool to Frank.

They self-released a demo “The Necrotorous Chronicles” in 1998. The band then released their full length debut “The Purity Of Perversion” in 1999 from Uxicon Records. This quickly led to a split album with Christ Denied in 2000 released by Soulreaper Records.

The “Engineering The Dead” album emerged in 2001 on Listenable Records. After Frank left, the band incorporated session drummer Dirk Verbeuren (Scarve) to record the drums for their third release. Later in 2003, they released the album “Goremageddon: The Saw And The Carnage Done” as their second release with Listenable Records. The album included a cover version of Carcass’s Carnal Forge. Promotion for the album saw the band on tour in Europe with Immolation.

To coincide with European tour dates in April 2004 partnering Cannibal Corpse the band issued a special EP release “The Haematobic”. This EP comprised three new songs, a cover of Entombed’s Drowned plus studio and live video clips. Long term drummer Frank bowed out at this juncture; live dates seeing Dirk Verbeuren stepping back in as substitute.


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  • Post-romantic

    my favorite death metal band <3 [2]

    Yesterday 11:05pm Reply
  • Ivartist

    I fucking love those vocals this band has. Hell those vocals even sound kinda clean-ish, but they are brutal as fuck. This band really stands out, and their latest album is fucking killer!

    17 Oct 6:52pm Reply
  • ColdSlaughter

    my favorite death metal band <3

    16 Oct 4:46am Reply
  • nnnienke


    14 Oct 8:41pm Reply
  • Dream-core

    @nobledeath. Don't think so, mate. Yes, they sound very similar, but Benighted is not better than Aborted. And Aborted is not better than Benighter, too :D They are all awesome! ^_^

    14 Oct 3:35pm Reply
  • lhlhlh1

    Is Global Flatline really that good?

    12 Oct 1:32am Reply
  • nobledeath

    Sounds like Benighted, but Benighted is way better than them.

    28 Sep 3:22pm Reply
  • dark_wisdom

    "Nothing is so good as Goremageddon." [2]

    21 Aug 12:56am Reply
  • Dream-core

    Necrotic Manifesto has more memorable songs for me than Global Flatline. [3]

    7 Aug 6:37pm Reply
  • knight_88

    I'm really digging the new album!

    12 Jul 2:57pm Reply
  • PistolPeteMatty

    The Necrotic Manifesto is my favorite death metal release of the year so far, so damn enjoyable.

    5 Jul 1:02am Reply
  • nlventura93

    Can't stop listening to the new album, especially after I've heard the songs live.

    18 Jun 4:24am Reply
  • Jekku666

    While I do enjoy The Necrotic Manifesto a lot, I think it's not quite up to par with, say, Global Flatline or Goremageddon. Just doesn't hold my attention as well. Though I will say this: Cenobites and Excremental Veracity are amongst the best songs they've written and Ken Bedene's drumming is absolutely fantastic, maybe even the best in Aborted's history.

    10 Jun 7:11pm Reply
  • FatcapVandal

    New album is blasttastic

    6 Jun 6:16pm Reply
  • rosenkranctz


    27 May 9:17pm Reply
  • EuanDemonStorm

    Necrotic Manifesto has more memorable songs for me than Global Flatline. [2]

    27 May 9:56am Reply
  • HarryDkramer

    New blastbeats, same letters, wow NEW ALBUM

    25 May 9:36pm Reply
  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów Aborted

    25 May 10:14am Reply
  • sixJ0k3rsx

    @MrSweetness Sure, but this is a matter of opinion. Necrotic Manifesto has more memorable songs for me than Global Flatline. And secondly, i'm a big fan of crazy drumming which is better on NM.

    23 May 11:58am Reply
  • MetalRock1989

    Good new album 4/5.

    23 May 7:22am Reply
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