Necrophobic

Short bio:
Legends of the night. Demons of the dark. NECROPHOBIC have been wringing blood and bile from the hangman’s noose since 1989. Arch purveyors of a uniquely vicious and vital strain of blackened death metal, the Swedish quintet have amassed an imperious catalogue of arcane horrors over the
last three decades. Making an immediate impression with their classic 1993 debut “The Nocturnal Silence”, they have thrived in creative fits and spurts, often disappearing into the shadows for long periods, but always returning with another densely atmospheric paean to Hell’s depths.

Known as a fearsome live band, with countless tours and festival appearances to their ignominious name, NECROPHOBIC have mastered a combination of macabre imagery and pitch-black poetry, powered by the old school spirit, but delivered with a tyrannical, cutting edge intensity. Following in the footsteps of certified classics like “The Third Antichrist” (1999) and “Hrimthursum” (2006), the band’s most recent recorded works have seen them expand their vision and pursue a more cerebral course. Both “Mark Of The Necrogram” (2018) and “Dawn Of The Damned” (2020) were celebrated as new benchmarks for unholy extremity, as the Swedish band’s long-time relationship with producer Fredrik Folkare propelled all involved to a new peak of potency. Although touring plans were inevitably thwarted by the Covid pandemic, NECROPHOBIC were clearly on the greatest of form and growing in confidence and power. Frustrated by the premature cessation of touring in support of “Dawn Of The Damned”, guitarist, chief songwriter and conceptual visionary Sebastian Ramstedt was determined to drag something new and exhilarating from the ashes of his band’s plans, even if it took longer than expected.

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Booking territory: Europe
Active since: 1989
Country: Sweden
Current label: Century Media Records
Genre: Melodic Death/Black Metal
Full length releases:
-The Nocturnal Silence (1993)
-Darkside (1997)
-The Third Antichrist (1999)
-Bloodhymns (2002)
-Hrimthursum (2006)
-Death To All (2009)
-Womb of Lilithu (2013)
-Mark of the Necrogram (2018)
-In the Twilight Grey (2024)

Web links:
www.necrophobic.net/
www.facebook.com/necrophobic.official
necrophobic.bandcamp.com/

Upcoming Necrophobic shows

DateBand/TourLocationCityCountry
23-06-2024NecrophobicKilkim ZaibuUkmergeLithuania
16-08-2024NecrophobicSummer BreezeDinkelsbühlGermany
31-08-2024NecrophobicNaestved Metalfest NaestvedDenmark
29-09-2024NecrophobicMetal Gates Festival BucharestRomania
04-10-2024NecrophobicClub From HellErfurtGermany
05-10-2024NecrophobicSkullcrusherDresdenGermany
18-10-2024NecrophobicSlaughter ClubPaderno Dugnano - MilanoItaly
19-10-2024NecrophobicAlchemica Music ClubBolognaItaly
20-10-2024NecrophobicDeath Over RomeRomaItaly
26-10-2024NecrophobicDebaserStockholmSweden
15-02-2025NecrophobicMusigburgAarburgSwitzerland

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