Afgrund - Biography



Afgrund is a grindcore band started in 2006 in Sweden, based in Italy since 2013. Italian guitarist Enrico Marchiori (formerly bassplayer of the band) is the only constant member since the band's inception.
In 2006, the band recorded a 5 track demo CD called 'Hjärtslag och Djupa Andetag' (Heartbeats and Deep Breaths) and started touring around in Europe. In the spring of 2007 the band released their debut album 'Svarta Dagar' (Black Days) and a split CD with Relevant Few.

The band went for the "Grind Galore" European tour with Squash Bowels. In the spring of 2008 they re-released Svarta Dagar with the American label Emetic Records. An American tour with Phobia, Hellnation and Skarp took place in May of 2008. In the summer, they performed at a few festivals around the world; in September, the "Black Days" UK tour with Ablach. In the fall, the band signed with the American Willowtip Records: their second album 'Vid Helvetets Grindar' (At the Gates of Hell) came out in the beginning of 2009.

From 2009 to 2011 they played as many gigs and festivals as possible around in Europe.
2012, the band releases the third album 'The Age Of Dumb' and embark again for an intense live activity; few months later, in 2013, they release their fourth effort called 'Corporatocracy' and go on tour with swiss band Mumakil for a month, touching every European country.

In 2015 the band releases their fifth album, a live in studio, called 'Barely A Live'.
In 2016 and 2017, the band plays only a few shows; they announced the release of a sixth album by the end of 2017.

To be continued...