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Karlsruhe, Germany (1992 – present)

Necrophagist was founded in early 1992 in Karlsruhe, Germany to integrate the fury of grinding, fast death metal with technical music. In April 2008, Necrophagist announced that Romain Goulon would be joining the band as their new drummer, replacing Minnemann, who would still be working with Muhammed Suiçmez on a side project. The band is writing a new, yet untitled album. Muhammed Suiçmez stated that the band would be using seven-string guitars on the album. Muhammed Suiçmez himself will be recording with a new custom shop Ibanez Xiphos guitar consisting of 7 strings, as well as 27 frets.

Shortly after the band formed they entered the studio and recorded their first demo tape entitled ‘Requiems of Festered Gore.’ ‘Requiems of Festered Gore’ was never released to the masses as it was sent out solely for promotional reasons in an attempt to help the band secure gigs.

In 1995, Necrophagist re-entered the studio and recorded a self-titled, follow-up demo. The demo’s impact sent shock waves through the European underground death metal scene, which helped Necrophagist not only establish their gruesome name, but allowed the band to play numerous shows all over Europe. Soon Necrophagist was recognized as one of the leading bands in the growing underground progressive/technical death metal scene.

In 1999, NECROPHAGIST recorded their self-released, full-length debut ‘Onset of Putrefaction.’ Despite the limited number of copies that were made, ‘Onset of Putrefaction’ only solidified the growing reputation that NECROPHAGIST had started with their self-titled demo.


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  • Sanity_Theorist

    Listened to the first two Mudvayne albums mostly, not such a huge fan these days. I mostly listen for the bass these days, more on the Allegaeon side of tech. just lends itself to scientific lyrical themes/high gain processed guitar tones it seems.

    14 Jan 5:41pm Reply
  • duut

    You also wouldn't want my smelly ass in you nose so that makes 2

    7 Jan 1:58am Reply
  • AxiomXIII

    Sick. Remember in an Interview at MoD 2010 that they will tour 2011 with a new album? So LOL

    29 Dec 2014 Reply
  • ElHuevas1428574

    Watch out guys, we have a badass over here.

    14 Dec 2014 Reply
  • VerbalAbuser

    V butthurt much ? go be a keyboard badass somewhere else you butthurt scum

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • MrSweeetness

    v Everybody knows you're versionfiv, this is the last attention I'll give you, I hope people would start ignoring you as well so you can finally gtfo. v

    8 Dec 2014 Reply
  • VerbalAbuser


    5 Dec 2014 Reply
  • suntzutang

    high school metal at it's peak

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Czarny_Lew

    Deadborn and Necrophagist should really hurry up....!!!

    23 Nov 2014 Reply
  • MrSweeetness

    @Gebrilas Yeah, but he can dig Mudvayne. It's beyond me, man.

    17 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Gebrilas

    @Sanity_Theorist : Don't know how you can not dig this

    17 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    I can't figure out why these guys are so popular...they're technical, yes, but once the shock humor/extremeness wears off, what do you really have?

    16 Nov 2014 Reply
  • M0rbidBoy

    Even Pink Floyd can get a new album out before Necrophagist.

    13 Nov 2014 Reply
  • ElHuevas1428574

    This is so desperating!

    23 Oct 2014 Reply
  • CaarlosEduardo


    18 Oct 2014 Reply
  • MrSweeetness

    @versionfiv Like your mom in bed.

    16 Oct 2014 Reply
  • versionfiv

    10 years later, still unimpressive

    15 Oct 2014 Reply
  • CaarlosEduardo


    9 Oct 2014 Reply
  • M0rbidBoy

    When will they release a new album ? :D

    5 Sep 2014 Reply
  • GodofDeathMetal

    I only listen to their first demo. How cool am I? Seriously, I do not know why I'm not into their stuff. Yet, I'll listen to ANY other band that are highly influenced by 'em. I'll give them a chance when they release their 3rd album. OH! If they do get around to it...

    30 Aug 2014 Reply
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