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1) Nile is a band from USA. They formed in their hometown of Greenville, SC, in 1993. They combine extreme speed and brutality of modern with the ancient styling of music.

With their self-proclaimed trademark of “Ithyphallic-metal”, Karl Sanders (guitar/vocals), Chief Spires (bass/vocals), and Pete Hammoura (drums) debuted with their “Festivals of Atonement” album in 1995, leading Nile to a southwestern tour in support of other big metal acts such as Obituary, Deicide and Broken Hope.

Viscera Productions was responsible for Nile’s follow-up EP “Ramses Bringer of War” in 1997 and was going to release their second album “Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka”, if they hadn’t gone out of business later that year.

However, relapse records was more than happy to put it out in early 1998, giving Nile a wider distribution and a chance to hit the road with Incantation and Morbid Angel.

The follow-up, “Black Seeds of Vengeance”, was released in late 2000. Prior to this release, Pete Hammoura left the band due to injuries sustained in an accident, feeling he could no longer drum at the level which Nile required. Derek Roddy drummed on all of the tracks (except “To Dream of Ur”) as a guest. Also prior to “Black Seeds of Vengeance”, Dallas Toler-Wade joined as a second guitarist/vocalist. A collection of remastered, hard to find recordings, “In the Beginning” was released later the same year.

Chief Spires left the bands a few months after the release of “Black Seeds of Vengeance”, citing personal and professional differences. He was replaced by John Vesano. The band also found a new drummer in Tony Laureano.

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  • TheWrathofThor

    ayyyy lmao, who the fuck tags Nile as grindcore?.....jesus christ, fuck this gay earth, I'm out

    Yesterday 12:24pm Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    would love to see a tour someday consisting out of ; Nile / Melechesh / Nervecell / Scarab :D

    25 Feb 10:10am Reply
  • V-Kolyada

    Ave! Brutal Death Metal from Ukraine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVjRcMk2Px4

    21 Feb 12:39am Reply
  • waarsnico

    Lost_Souls_UK, you OBVIOUSLY never heard Malevolent Creations' Retribution. Among the catacombs of Nephrem-Ka is their best by far, HANDS DOWN...

    20 Feb 10:03pm Reply
  • Lost_Souls_UK

    Although there's a few contenders; Those Whom the Gods Detest is maybe the best death metal album of this century.

    30 Jan 10:51pm Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    http://www.last.fm/music/Nile/+images/103026401

    18 Jan 12:37pm Reply
  • GodLord0

    great band

    13 Jan 11:06am Reply
  • DessPL

    Long live Tony Laureano for his work in In Their Darkened Shrines. [2] Quoted for truth!

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • BloodDiner

    start with Among the catacombs

    25 Nov 2014 Reply
  • fymek

    Damn, when i'm listening to Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka, Black Seeds of Vengeance or In Their Darkened Shrines, Kollias seems so overrated... He's doing a great job, but nowhere near above cited. Long live Tony Laureano for his work in In Their Darkened Shrines.

    14 Nov 2014 Reply
  • ManOfMuchMetal

    Heavy metal is not 'just noise', and Nile help me to prove it. Check it out here: http://manofmuchmetal.wordpress.com/2014/11/13/heavy-metal-is-not-just-noise/

    13 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Ragnadaam

    @spiderferi start from the beginning

    12 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Alarus-Lar

    Sarcophagus - это неземная божественная музыка!

    31 Oct 2014 Reply
  • TheWrathofThor

    Annihiliation of the Wicked is the GOAT. Lashed to the Slave Stick definite contender for greatest death metal track of all time.

    28 Oct 2014 Reply
  • MetalWarriorRus

    At the Gate of Sethu is my favourite Nile album. Yes I'm one of, like, 10 people worldwide to hold that opinion, but I hold it with pride damn it! But seriously, get past the unusual production and it's a fantastic record. [2]

    23 Oct 2014 Reply
  • BTsGraveland

    At the Gate of Sethu is my favourite Nile album. Yes I'm one of, like, 10 people worldwide to hold that opinion, but I hold it with pride damn it! But seriously, get past the unusual production and it's a fantastic record.

    21 Oct 2014 Reply
  • ArrTheMesia

    Since 19 of August passed month and some more days, I think he has already listened the full discography during this time. :-D

    7 Oct 2014 Reply
  • camdeath

    EVERYONE IS WRONG. START WITH 'IN THEIR DARKENED SHRINES'. I'M YELLING SO THAT MEANS I'M RIGHT.

    6 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Gebrilas

    @spiderferi start with "Annihilation of the Wicked" or "At The gates of Sethu"

    2 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Hopkinator

    Start with Annihilation of the Wicked.

    17 Sep 2014 Reply
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