BLASPHEMY — Part V: Recess and Resurgence

Between August 2001 and October 2009, all BLASPHEMY members answered interviews and did some collaboration projects with other projects in the underground scene, finally returning with full force in 2009 but… how and why?

BLASPHEMY, ensayando en el sótano de Ryan Förster, previo a su concieto en el Club Anza de agosto de 2001, En la fila superior, de der. a izq: Marco 'Sodomizer', Othalaz (GODLESS NORTH), R. Förster, Impurath (BLACK WITCHERY), Vaz & Tregenda (R.I.P.). Fila inferior, izq. a der: Sven (DOMINI INFERI) & Black Winds. [Foto tomada del Instagram de Nuclear War Now!].

BLASPHEMY, rehearsing right before their gig at the Anza Club in August 2001, Upper row, from left to right: Marco ‘Sodomizer’, Othalaz (GODLESS NORTH), R. Förster, Impurath (BLACK WITCHERY), Vaz & Tregenda (R.I.P.). Bottom row, from left to right: Sven (DOMINI INFERI) & Black Winds. [Photo taken from Nuclear War Now! profile on Instagram].


Even though the band had plans for their immediate future, things did not go as they wanted. Band members were denied their entry to Europe for a while because of their legal record and, since they could not play in the States for the same reasons and were still vetoed from certain regions in their own country, BLASPHEMY had to Sigue leyendo

BLASPHEMY — Part II: Invoking the Fallen Angel of Doom

Once the «Blood Upon the Altar» demo spread the blasphemous plague all over the world, and just right after getting a modest record deal with the small yet somehow well known independent label Wild Rags in their hands, the Canadian Cult prepared to record their legendary debut opus. But the spirits of desecrated sepulchres would step in their path… (This is a continuation. You can read the first part here).

Eclectic in their music tastes, the members of BLASPHEMY never missed the opportunity to give the proper shoutouts to their major influences whenever the question was asked. And besides the usual suspects (you know, DISCHARGE, BATHORY, HELLHAMMER SARCÓFAGO and such), Black Winds always suggested pieces of classical music to fanzine readers everywhere such as Sigue leyendo