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Assault

Formed: 2006
From: Singapore City, Singapore
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Assault News

Below is our complete Assault news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Assault Announces Debut Full Length

Singapore's melodic death metal tyrants Assault will release the debut full length album "The Fallen Reich" on May 10th via Transcending Obscurity Asia. Check out the new song "Ghettos" in the player below.

Assault is Singapore's best kept secret. The band plays a scintillating death/thrash metal with rare ferocity coupled with melodic sensibilities in a way that the intensity remains unabated throughout. With guest appearances from notable band members of Chthonic (Taiwan) and Nothnegal (Maldives), Assault is touted as one of the best emerging bands from Asia.

"The Fallen Reich" features artwork (shown below) from world renowned artist, Mark Riddick. It's certainly one of the most exciting and promising albums in recent times and will set new standards for bands in the region.

The track listing for "The Fallen Reich" is:

1. Enslavement To Torture (ft. Freddy Lim of Chthonic)
2. Genocidal Conspiracy
3. Spawn of Rage
4. Ghettos (ft. Fufu of Nothnegal)
5. The Fallen Reich
6. The Final Solution More...

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Unearthing The Metal Underground In Singapore #2

Each week in Unearthing the Metal Underground, we'll be putting a few quality underground bands in the spotlight in an attempt to get the word out about them. This week I am looking into the Singapore scene once again.

In our previous article, we talked about three bands, namely Draconis Infernum, Xanadoo and Meza Virs. For this article, we will talk a bit about three death metal bands from Singapore.

Assault

Formed in early 2006, Assault has been a regular performer in local gigs. After four years and finally having a stable lineup, they are finally about to release their debut EP, "The Exceptions of the Rebellions." Assault plays a brand of melodic death metal, citing influences ranging from Arch Enemy to old school death metal bands. Covers of Bloodbath songs are a staple on their live shows, often drawing curious onlookers and instantly converting them into fans of the band. Vocalist Clarence’s vocals range from deep growls all the way to high pitched screeches. Backed by a solid instrumental section, they are definitely one band to watch out for. Check out Assault’s MySpace page here. Their debut EP is expected to be released in mid-January, 2011. More...

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