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Konkhra

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Formed in ‘89, released 2 demos “Vicious Circle”, in 1990 and “Malgrowth” in 1992. Quickly established as Denmark’s premier Death/Thrash act in the international underground, signed to Progress for a multi album deal following the release of the MCD “Stranded” in 1992, released debut “S.A.D.” in 1993 to world wide acclaim, laying the foundation for the Heavy Metal subterm Death’n’roll, and touring extensively in Europe and in the States.

Record second album “Spit Or Swallow” in 1994, whereof 4 songs were released in December as a MCD “The Facelift EP”, which breaks in the Danish singles chart at number 42, being first ever extreme metal release featured on the list to this day. “Spit Or Swallow” released in April 1995, followed by festival appearances including Roskilde Festival in June, where the band performed in front of 12000 raving metal heads, and recorded the performance for the first ever Death’n’roll live album “Live Eraser”. Released 1996.

After extensively touring for “Spit Or Swallow”, the band broke in half with Johnny Nielsen and Kim Mathiesen breaking out to form FACELIFT, and Anders Lundemark and Thomas Christensen continuing KONKHRA with hired help. Chris Kontos and James Murphy joins the ranks and in 1997 ” Weed Out The Weak” is released and quickly becomes Diehard Records best selling album, a record that stands to this day.

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