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Nervecell emerged early in the year 2000 in the commercial city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Surrounded by a music scene that is dominated completely by the mainstream musical hype, Nervecell independently worked their way up and have undoubtedly proven to be the most potential metal outfit in the Middle East to date, delivering a powerful unique mixture of death metal & thrash metal.

After a series of lineup changes within the band it was only until 2003 that Nervecell decided to record the first demo entitled “Vastlands of Abomination”. Following the success of the demo the band hit the studio to record their debut EP “Human Chaos” in the summer of 2004. This release grabbed a lot of attention from both the underground local scene and around the globe. Being aired on local station Dubai Radio One’s weekly metal show Heavy Metal Thunder and various international radio stations as UK’s Total Rock and Germany’s The Metal Observer Radio, ranking their Top 20 charts. “Human Chaos” also received many positive reviews from various webzines & magazines in Germany, Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Morocco, USA, Canada and Britain’s metal bible Metal Hammer. The success of “Human Chaos” led Nervecell the opportunity to perform at the annual Dubai Desert Rock Festival in 2005 opening for legendary SEPULTURA and the mighty MACHINE HEAD. In 2006, London based drummer Gavin Ward (ex-POWER QUEST) joined Nervecell and toured with the band for a good year and a half.


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  • PP667

    not bad.

    21 Apr 2:17pm Reply
  • GodofDeathMetal

    I have their second album and I like it more than Preaching Venom.

    23 Nov 2014 Reply
  • GodofDeathMetal

    I only have Preaching Venom. Great album. I'm getting their other releases.

    29 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    Fucking awesome band ! I want a new album !!!! [3]

    3 Feb 2014 Reply
  • xSMRTx

    Fucking awesome band ! I want a new album !!!! [2]

    24 Mar 2013 Reply
  • ahuenus

    арабы как никто другой должны разбираться в дэзе

    25 Feb 2013 Reply
  • HatredDefined

    Very interesting band.

    1 Nov 2012 Reply
  • AzzeRi

    COME TO FINLAND ! Fucking awesome band ! I want a new album !!!!

    19 Aug 2012 Reply
  • kaajoo

    8th September, Nepal .. with Decapitated ... can't wait to watch them ... \,,/

    14 Aug 2012 Reply
  • DeathNerve

    Solid, clear, addictive Death metal i ever heard before ! Just Amazing and brutal Metal. Very progressive Death metal in world scale. I proud that i meet them in Doha recently. Hails !!! \m/

    7 Aug 2012 Reply
  • EPLiS

    Yes yes I was at the Band Conseret on Doha - Qatar I've got the sing m Picks and Stick yahooooo You guys was just MONSTERS

    24 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Mart1n_O

    Very underrated [2] this guys rocks \m/

    22 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

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    18 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Gashcadarn

    Pretty damn solid Death Metal! Thrashy parts nicely woven into it. Need to see them live!

    18 Mar 2012 Reply
  • BTsGraveland

    Psychogenocide is pretty fucking brilliant. These guys really mix technicality, brutality and energetic thrash influence really well. Karl's guest vocals on "Shunq" are also fantastic.

    5 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Metality

    Fuck. Preaching Venom is insanely awesome.

    27 Jan 2012 Reply
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  • true_eZKatoN

    v true

    19 Dec 2011 Reply
  • Gauffre

    Great live, good surprise. Must see.

    17 Dec 2011 Reply
  • NotCuteAtAll

    Seeing them this Saturday, will be one hell of a blast!

    15 Dec 2011 Reply
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