Shaped in 2018 by Nick Sagias on bass and vocals (Tribe of Pazuzu, Soulstorm, Overthrow, ex-Pestilence) and his brother John Sagias on drums (Soulstorm, Abyss) together with guitarists Ethan Bolduc (Jaww, Abyss), and Rick Kowalski (Soulstorm, Certain By Defiance), Toronto’s Nihilist Demise Cult shall be unleashing their debut album entitled Demise To All Tyrants this coming December.
The album options 9 fast strikes to the jugular of hardcore loss of life punk recorded and combined by Scott Middleton (ex-Most cancers Bats). It is quick and candy with a working time of just below quarter-hour, however it delivers a full dose of whiplash and speedy licks.
Earlier this summer time, the band unveiled the album’s title monitor, a music concerning the underdog stepping as much as the tyrant and successful.
“Scott was wonderful to work with and helped us so much with listening to issues we didn’t hear earlier than, that’s what an excellent producer does and it was a fantastic expertise working with him. After we heard the ultimate mixes, there was the daunting job of choosing the primary monitor we’d use for the lyric video and be the very first thing anybody heard of us as a ‘new’ band. We ultimately settled on ‘Demise To All Tyrants’ as a result of it felt prefer it set the tone for each the sound and lyrical message we had been attempting to get throughout with NDC. We aren’t attempting to be political or power our opinions, however we nonetheless really feel we’re answerable for some substance in our lyrics and I really feel the messages within the lyrics are common concepts that have an effect on all of us in lots of varieties of conditions and cultures,” provides Nick Sagias.
Nihilist Demise Cult was born after the ending of Toronto underground legends Soulstorm, of which Nick Sagias was a founding member.
“I felt it in my coronary heart that I wanted to get again to the roots, the quick types I grew up on, punk, thrash, loss of life metallic after I ended Soulstorm in 2016, so I began writing within the type of loss of life metallic for what I used to be going to ultimately name my different band Tribe of Pazuzu. Throughout the writing section in 2017/2018, I got here up with the identify Nihilist Demise Cult first for this different new loss of life metallic undertaking, after letting that sit for a month or two I spotted it was a extra punk-sounding identify and I already had a handful of riffs within the hardcore punk type that I ended up arranging and being the primary 5 songs for NDC. I despatched them to my brother John and he preferred it straight away and was all the way down to make it occur, which was superior as a result of I at all times cherished his dbeat type and really feel of drumming.”
Relentless savage hardcore loss of life punk grind, Nihilist Demise Cult ought to attraction to most followers of band members’ earlier and present endeavours, whether or not or not it’s Jaww, Abyss, Overthrow, Soulstorm, Tribe of Pazuzu (ft. Flo Mounier (drums -Cryptopsy), John McEntee – guitar, Incantation – first two EPs). Demise To All Tyrants is supposed to deliver again the anger, the fireplace, and the brooding quick music meant to be in punk and metallic.
“This album is about how the company sponsored information media feeds you the tales and concepts they’re paid to push… it’s concerning the victims standing as much as the tyrants… it’s about selecting your personal path and never blindly following norms in the event that they don’t go well with you.” says Nick Sagias.
Stay, followers can count on seasoned veterans to go up on stage and placed on a present to match the power of their excessive music that is ferocious and devastating.
Really helpful for followers of Poison Concept, early DRI, early Dangerous Brains, Nails, Terrorizer and CroMags, Nihilist Demise Cult’s album Demise To All Tyrants is due out on December 2, 2022.
Preorder on Bandcamp.
“Observe The Cash”
“Looking For Prey”
“Obey & Eat”
“Demise To All Tyrants”
“Prepared For Warfare”
“Is This Progress?”
“You Get What You Deserve”
“Demise To All Tyrants”:
(Photograph – Ron Sumners)