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Azarath - Biography




Azarath was formed in October 1998 by Inferno, Bruno and D. The first recordings were Traitors demo and Promo 2000. The band played many shows and later - already with Bart who filled the line-up - they recorded debut album Demon Seed in Hertz Studio. The album contains 10 songs of terrifying brutal death metal, aggressive, dirty and sinister. With no doubt it's one of the most extremely death metal albums. The band got great response and reviews and also invitation from Vader for Polish part of Revelations Tour 2002.

During last days of August 2003 the band recorded second album Infernal Blasting in Hendrix Studio. This album got even more fuckin' great reviews than the debut one. After recording session of Infernal Blasting, D. left the band because of personal reasons. The band found the second guitarist - Trufel from Yattering - and with him in line-up started to promote new album.

In June 2006 (Hendrix Studio) and then in August 2006 (Hertz Studio) Azarath recorded 10 tracks for the newest album Diabolic Impious Evil. Album was released on 16th of September and from that day Azarath started Polish part of Blitzkrieg 4 tour supporting Vader together with Vesania and Trauma.

In November 2007 Azarath (with Stillborn and Deception) played Legions of Death Attack Tour in Poland with Adam Sierzega (ex-Lost Soul) on drums.

In October 2008 Azarath signed new deal with Agonia Records upon release of their fourth studio album as standard CD, LP and a limited edition Digipak version with a bonus track. The band also signed with Deathgasm Records for a standard CD release in North America. The album release date was 25th May 2009.

The band played some festivals then - Inferno Fest, Oslo (in April), Devilstone Fest, Lithuania (in June), and PartySan Fest, Germany (in August) of 2009. Further, for 11 days in September/October 2009, Azarath (with Hermh and Black River) supported Behemoth on their Polish Evangelion tour.

After the tour Bruno (vocals/bass) decided to leave the band and focus on his private life. The band continued with Necrosodom (Anima Damnata, ex-Thunderbolt (POL), ex-Throneum) as new bass player and vocalist.

Near the end of 2010 Azarath signed with Witching Hour Productions for upcoming releases. Recording session of the fifth album took place in January and February in Hertz Studio where Wiesławscy Bros were responsible for production, mixing and mastering duties. Blasphemers' Maledictions will be released on June 6th, 2011 by Witching Hour Productions. Earlier, on April 10th, Witching Hour released the band's Holy Possession EP, which consists of the title track and a cover of "Rebel Souls" by Damnation.

In January of 2011 Azarath underwent some personnel changes. The band split up with Thrufel, and Necrosodom (vocals) took over guitar duties. Bass duties are now handled by P.