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MORBID MESSIAH: Set Release Date for Memento Mori Debut

Added 17 August 2018, 10:54 PM

In their endless quest to push and support current underground acts that perpetuate the odor of vintage death metal, on October 22nd, Memento Mori is proud to present MORBID MESSIAH's highly anticipated debut album, Demoniac Paroxysm. Memento Mori will be handling the album's CD release, while Unholy Prophecies shall be handling the vinyl version (release date TBA).

Hailing from Mexico, MORBID MESSIAH was formed in 2015 after Anubis Sandoval (drums) moved from Cancun to Guadalajara, and teamed up with Roberto Trejo (guitar) and Jose Rivas (vocals). All three young musicians shared a burning passion for the authentic sound of underground death metal that blossomed during the late '80s and early '90s, and felt compelled to give shape to a brand-new, iniquitous entity that would follow in the gods of yore's footsteps. MORBID MESSIAH played their first live show a few months later and then proceeded to record their debut EP, suitably titled In the Name of True Death Metal, which was self-released in October 2016 on CD format. Guillermo Lopez (bass) had already joined their ranks by then, solidifying the lineup for depraved endeavors yet to come. Fast forward to April 2017 and the Polish label Godz ov War Productions gave the EP the tape treatment, and all 100 copies sold out shortly after.

To depict MORBID MESSIAH's approach to the Metal of Death is no laborious chore, for it is nothing more - but certainly nothing less - than a dank, impenetrable, lightless, decimating, and unadorned concoction of the finest, heaviest and vilest elements of bands such as SADISTIC INTENT, POSSESSED, INCANTATION, GROTESQUE, MORTEM, DEATH and IMPRECATION, as well as those prevalent in the early works of their countrymates Cenotaph and Shub Niggurath. Thus girded with such proud 'n' powerful influences, Demoniac Paroxysm thus invokes its very title, whipping the listener into a fury of rotten, sewer-dwelling possession. Rubbed raw and blasted about like a boombox from the bowels of Hell, this is DEATH METAL in all caps, and forever be it so: Morbid Messiah are not recommended for trendy ears nor those with weak stomachs. But if the flame burns true within you, by all means, take this torch NOW!

Naturally, for a record so foul and filthy, it's only fitting that Demoniac Paroxysm is gracelessly graced with classic cover artwork courtesy of the esteemed Mark Riddick. Bow down and pray to MORBID MESSIAH!

Begin praying with the new track "Howling From the Grave" HERE at Memento Mori's official YouTube channel:

Cover and tracklisting are as follows:

Tracklisting for MORBID MESSIAH's Demoniac Paroxysm

1. Rise of the Rottenness
2. Charred Devastation
3. Graveyard Headhunter
4. Devoured by Darkness
5. Breath of the Ominous
6. Crawling in Guts
7. Fetid Bloodbath
8. Howling from the Grave
9. Morbid Messiah/Morbid Invocation


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