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Release date: 22 June 2009
Style: Death metal


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Disc I [CD]
01. Scorbutics
02. The Herald
03. Bloodswamp
04. Death... The Brutal Way
05. Asphyx II (They Died As They Marched)
06. Eisenbahnmörser
07. Black Hole Storm
08. Riflegun Redeemer
09. Cape Horn
10. The Saw, The Torture, The Pain

Disc II [DVD - 2007 reunion show at Party.San Open Air Festival] [limited edition bonus]
01. Intro
02. Vermin
03. MS Bismarck
04. Serenade In Lead
05. The Sickening Dwell
06. Food For The Ignorant
07. The Krusher
08. Wasteland Of Terror
09. Asphyx (Forgotten War)
10. Pages In Blood
11. The Rack
12. Last One On Earth

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Additional info
Recorded at the Sonic Assault Studio
Engineered by Frank Klein Douwel
Mixed by Dan Swanö at the Unisound Studio in Sweden

Vinyl version released by War Anthems Records and is limited to 666 copies

Staff review by

Asphyx are another of those "old school" death metal bands that surfaced in the late 80's/early 90's, punched out a handful of albums, then disappeared for years on end, only to return in the latter half of this past decade. Hooray for nostalgia and 20 year trend cycles!

The band has featured about as many line-up changes as Anthrax or Megadeth, and the 2009 resurrection* features Martin van Drunen (also of Pestilence and Hail Of Bullets) on vocals, Wannes Gubbels on bass, Bob Bagchus behind the kit, and the veteran Paul Baayens (also with Hail Of Bullets and Thanatos) playing guitar.

published 10.02.2010 | Comments (2)

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3rdWorldFuckface - 04.03.2011 at 06:30  
  Is this album really that good????????? i haven't checked this out yet.I am saying this bcoz it won the MS Staff pick for BEST DM album of 2009. Now thats
NocturnalStalker - 08.09.2012 at 13:41  
Rating: 9
Written by Guest on 04.03.2011 at 06:30

Is this album really that good????????? i haven't checked this out yet.I am saying this bcoz it won the MS Staff pick for BEST DM album of 2009. Now thats

Yes, this album is REALLY that good. If you like death metal with doom vibes, that is. In that case you won't find many albums better than this one.
LeKiwi - 06.11.2012 at 03:44  
Rating: 7 The mid-paced portions are solid and catchy as hell, but the doom-like and fast-paced parts aren't as enticing....
Lit. - 19.03.2014 at 18:42  
Written by Dr. Strawberry on 19.03.2014 at 17:59

a rip-off of Entombed.

The main difference being that this album (and Deathhammer for that matter) are better than anything Entombed have released in the last decade and a half.
Maco - 12.07.2015 at 23:45  
Rating: 8 Much better than Deathhammer.
Dr. Strawberry - 20.09.2016 at 11:03  
Rating: 9 I truly underrated this album.

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