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Impiety

Formed: 1990
From: Bedok Central, Singapore
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Impiety News

Below is our complete Impiety 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Impiety Drops Off Incantation Tour

Impiety has posted the following message online about dropping off the band's upcoming tour with Incantation:

"96 hours of trying to find a solution has come to an end. It's regretfully impossible. In the end Impiety cannot fulfill this European tour supporting Incantation due to a personal problem of Nizam's which we can't solve during this final weeks.

"We've tried to get a session guitar player, but time is not on our side and personally for me, it just wouldn't be as great. A new support band in replacement will be announced tomorrow. We wish the bands the very best on the Incantation Crusade of Vengeance Tour this November 8th til 23rd.

"And to all who await us, just exercise some patience til early 2014, when we return and bring the hammer down upon this politically retarded, godforsaken planet once again.

"We will announce all upcoming 2014 concerts this December - Burst Command til Death !!! - Later, Komrades!"

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Impiety Streaming Tracks From New Compilation

Today Impiety streams five tracks from the band's forthcoming "Vengeance Hell Immemorial" anniversary compilation on Decibel magazine's website. Check them out here or in the SoundCloud player below.

Set for international release on June 28th through Hells Headbangers, this vinyl-only compilation celebrates the 20th anniversary of Impiety's first EP, and is the Singaporean band's first release for its new label home.

Presented in a special gatefold vinyl edition, the aptly titled "Vengeance Hell Immemorial" collects 15 tracks from Impiety's most sought-after releases: 1993's "Salve the Goat...Iblis Exelsi" EP, 1992's "Ceremonial Necrochrist Redesecration" demo, 2004's split EP with Surrender of Divinity, and 2008's split EP with Abhorrence. More...

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Impiety Reveals Vinyl Compilation Details

Hells Headbangers has announced June 28th as the international release date for Impiety's vinyl-only "Vengeance Hell Immemorial" compilation.

Released on the 20th anniversary of the band's first EP, Impiety will blast you to the past with "Vengeance Hell Immemorial:" a special gatefold vinyl edition collecting 15 tracks from Impiety's cultest, most sought-after releases: 1993's "Salve the Goat...Iblis Exelsi" EP, 1992's "Ceremonial Necrochrist Redesecration" demo, 2004's split EP with Surrender of Divinity, and 2008's split EP with Abhorrence.

The track listing is:

1. Cuntblasphemy
2. Magick-Consecration Goatsodomy
3. Intromancy
4. Ceremonial Necrochrist Redesecration1
5. Pentagramathron
6. Fallen Blasphemathory
7. The Seventh Goatspawn
8. Outroblation
9. DragonOath Diabolus
10. The Seventh Goatspawn
11. Imperative Coronation
12. Invicible Force (Destruction cover)
13. Blessed are the Borachos
14. Storm of Abhorrence
15. Outronomicon

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Impiety Reveals New Album Details

August 6th has been announced as the international release date for Impiety's brand-new "The Impious Crusade" mini-album.

The Singaporean band's first studio recording for Hells Headbangers, "The Impious Crusade" is locked into the maxim of crush/kill/destroy across the five tracks and 22 minutes. The release includes a cult cover of Sorcery's "Lucifer's Legions" and uniquely noble artwork sculpted by Lord Sickness. The track listing is:

1. Arrival of the Assassins
2. Commanding Death & Destroy
3. Accelerate the Annhiliation
4. The Impious Crusade
5. Lucifer's Legions (Sorcery Cover)

Enthuses founding frontman Shyaithan, "Mission accomplished, and honestly really satisfied with how this record turned out! The Impious Crusade is a giant leap ahead from the last Impiety album, and to top this one is going to be severely difficult. But that is what I enjoy most, and shall continue to further challenge myself pushing wider, deeper, and even further beyond boundaries of untamed death and chaos." A release date for the Hells Headbangers vinyl edition of Impiety's Vengeance Hell Immemorial compilation shall be announced shortly. More...

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Noctem Drops Off Upcoming Tour Dates

Noctem has issued the following announcement about dropping off upcoming European tour dates:

"It is with great sadness that we have to communicate Noctem won't be performing in the next dates of the Obsidium European Campaign 2012:

04.12 – Vienna (Austria) "Escape Metalcorner"
05.12 – Prague (Czech) "Modra Vopice"
06.12 – Berlin (Germany) "K17"
07.12 – Erfurt (Germany) "from Hell"
08.12 – Oberhausen (Germany) "Helvete"
09.12 – Darmstadt (Germany) "Steinbruch Theatre"

"Due to problems encountered with the vehicle the band was travelling in and getting no solutions from those responsible of it (we tried to continue until the last moment) we have to announce that unfortunately Noctem can not continue with the tour's schedule until the day December 9.

"Enthroned, Forgotten Tomb and Impiety continue touring and performing without us, from here we wish them the best of luck and that everything is running normally.

"We can only apologize to The Flaming Arts Agency, all the local promoters, metalheads and people involved in this tour and promise you that we will be back for the next year. Europe. We will return in 2013!!!"

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Impiety To Release New EP "The Impious Crusade"

Today Hells Headbangers announces the signing of Singapore's Impiety for a new single and full-length album, both to come in 2013. Impiety has worked with such labels as Osmose Productions, Agonia Records, and most recently had the crushing eighth album, "Ravage & Conquer," released through Pulverised Records.

Impiety just returned from an eight-date Asian tour and is now ready to ravage and conquer during yet another European run later this month with Enthroned and Forgotten Tomb. Details on that string of tour date are available here.

"I've long admired the works of Hells Headbangers," says founding frontman Shyaithan. "They have always put out killer albums from dedicated bands, and it came by much surprise recently that they have shown great enthusiasm and concern to work with Impiety. We definitely look forward to an infernal 2013 with Hells Headbangers."

After the November European tour, Impiety will seal the writing phase and record a new four-song MCD entitled "The Impious Crusade."

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Enthroned Announces Tour With Forgotten Tomb

Belgium-based black metal entity Enthroned and Italian black/rock/doom metal outfit Forgotten Tomb are due to kick off a European tour on the 28th of November at Le Korigan in Luynes/Aix (France).

Both bands are touring in support of their latest full-length albums: "Obsidium" (by Enthroned) released in March via Agonia Records, along with "...And Don't Deliver Us From Evil..." (by Forgotten Tomb) that is due to be released a month before the initial tour date.

The eleven-date journey will also include Singapore's black/death metal outfit Impiety as well as Spanish Black/Death thrashers Noctem. The entire event is organized by The Flaming Arts Agency. Dates are as follows:

28.11 - Luynes/Aix (France) "Le Korigan"
29.11 - France TBA
30.11 - Zurich (Switzerland) "Dynamo Grosser Saal"
01.12 - Romagnano Sesia (Italy) "Rock'n'Roll arena"
02.12 - Italy TBA
04.12 - Vienna (Austria) "Escape Metalcorner"
05.12 - Prague (Czech) "TBA"
06.12 - Berlin (Germany) "K17"
07.12 - Erfurt (Germany) "from Hell"
08.12 - Oberhausen (Germany) "Helvete"
09.12 - Darmstadt (Germany) "Steinbruch Theatre" More...

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Impiety Announces Australian Tour Dates

Impiety has announced the dates for the band's upcoming "Ravage & Conquer Downunder" tour in Australia and New Zealand. The tour starts at the end of the month and runs through mid-July. The currently announced details are as follows:

Perth /Australia – June 29th @ Amplifier Bar
Darwin /Australia – June 30th @ Happy Yess
Adelaide /Australia – July 1st @ The Squatters Arms
Brisbane /Australia – July 5th @ Beetle Bar
Sydney /Australia – July 6th @ The Sandringham
Melbourne /Australia – July 7th @ The Corner
Wellington / New Zealand - July 11th @ Bodega
Auckland / New Zealand - July 12th @ Kings Arms More...

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Impiety To Release "Ravage & Conquer" Album

Singaporean blackened warbeasts Impiety are set to unleash their eighth studio album through Pulverised Records this May. Offering up eight grisly tracks, including a cover of Bathory’s “Sacrifice,” the aptly titled "Ravage & Conquer" was recorded, mixed, and mastered over a course of two weeks at Studio 47 in Singapore and features cover art by renowned illustrator, Lord Sickness (Sabbat, Witchaven, Zygoatsis, etc), viewable at this location.

The track listing is as follows:

1. Revelation Decimation
2. Ravage & Conquer
3. Weaponized
4. The Scourge Majesty
5. War Crowned
6. Legacy Of Savagery
7. Salve The Goat
8. Sacrifice (Bathory cover)

"Ravage & Conquer" will be released in North America via Pulverised Records on May 8th, 2012.

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Impiety Announces "Ravage & Conquer" Tour

Impiety has announced the upcoming "Ravage & Conquer Asian Decimation Tour," which is in support of the new album "Ravage & Conquer." The dates are as follows:

18.02 @ Razz Ma Tazz - Kota Kinabalu, MALAYSIA
19.02 @ The Cottage - Kuching, MALAYSIA
24.02 @ Mark Two - Vientiane, LAOS
25.02 @ Barbies Pub - Bangkok, THAILAND
26.02 @ Sangria - KL, MALAYSIA

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Absu Announces European "Connexus Conjuration"

Absu has announced the dates for the upcoming European "Connexus Conjuration" tour 2012, which will also feature Impiety. Details are as follows:

06.04.12 Norway Oslo @ Inferno Fest (Absu only)
07.04.12 Switzerland @ Winterthur Salzhaus
08.04.12 France Paris @ Glazart
09.04.12 Belgium Antwerpen @ Trix
10.04.12 UK Manchester @ Moho
11.04.12 Ireland Dublin @ The Pint
12.04.12 UK London @ Underworld
13.04.12 Germany Oberhausen @ Helvete
14.04.12 Germany Lichtenfels @ Ragnarök Fest (Absu only) More...

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The Goregrowler's Ball 5, Day 1

Texas is a large enough state, the largest of the lower forty-eight, and has so many metal scenes that its promoters have built festivals consisting solely of bands within its large borders. The Goregrowler’s Ball built its foundation on Lone Star groups. The first installment began five years ago, when festival organizer, Aaron Mendiola (read his interview) threw a thirty-band birthday bash in honor of his thirtieth birthday. Devourment headlined, a Texas band, albeit one of international acclaim. Since the first sanguinary celebration in 2007, Mendiola has continually increased the amount of signed bands with strong reputations in the metal underground, culminating with the strongest lineup yet at this year’s festivities.

As many festival promoters before him have done, Mendiola tapped some of the talent from ongoing tours. The Metal Underground-sponsored tour featuring Exhumed, Goatwhore and Havok provided day one’s headliners. Singaporean black metallers, Impiety didn’t have to board a plane for thirty hours (or however long it takes) to arrive in Texas. The festival comprised their San Antonio stop on the tour. Gravehill were part of this tour and were originally scheduled to play the Ball, but cancelled at the beginning of the month. Internal Bleeding, Hirax and Brutal Truth took center stage on Saturday and Suffocation ended the fest in a bone-breaking fashion.

The “A Clockwork Orange” dubbed Korova Club played host to the event. The club’s downtown location provided plenty of cheap parking, but the outdoor stage sparked controversy from townies and tourists alike. As if the festival were an odd, new River Walk attraction, people passing by often stopped and took in the strange noises that emanated from Korova’s parking lot stage. Food and beverages were prohibited from entering or leaving Korova’s gated premises, but allegedly one patron took a beer to the parking lot, which resulted in the club receiving a fine. On the third day, one of the fans alleged that the outdoor stage would be shut down due to excessive profanity. That never happened, but Goatwhore’s 11:30-12:00 outdoor showing went inside. Day two saw the indoor-outdoor shuffle retire at 10 PM and even earlier on the third day. More...

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Impiety Announces North American Tour

Singaporean blackened death metal horde Impiety is ready to wage audio destruction upon unsuspecting ears on the upcoming Vomit Chaos Upon North America Tour 2011. Set to begin on October 13th in New Jersey and to punish a total of 24 cities, the stretch will include a performance at the Goregrowler's Ball in San Antonio and the Destroying Texas Fest in Houston. Confirmed dates are as follows:

10/13/2011 The Irish - Secaucus, NJ
10/14/2011 Saint Vitus Bar - Brooklyn, NY
10/15/2011 Talking Head Club - Baltimore, MD
10/16/2011 Hot Shots Club - Westville, NJ
10/22/2011 Les Katacombes - Montreal , QC
10/26/2011 Blackened Moon Hall - Lansing, MI
10/27/2011 Phantasy Night Club - Cleveland, OH
10/28/2011 Treasure Town - Chicago , IL
10/29/2011 Borg Ward - Milwaukee, WI
11/01/2011 Vern’s Tavern - Calgary, AB
11/03/2011 Red Room - Vancouver, BC
11/04/2011 Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
11/05/2011 Plan B - Portland, OR
11/06/2011 Sub-Mission - San Francisco, CA
11/10/2011 Boomers - Las Vegas, NV
11/11/2011 The Black Castle - Los Angeles, CA
11/12/2011 The Metaphor Cafe - San Diego, CA
11/18/2011 The Korova / Goregrowler’s Ball - San Antonio, TX
11/19/2011 The White Swan/Destroying Texas Fest - Houston, TX
11/20/2011 Mybar - Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas
11/23/2011 Huerta del S.T.I.C - San Luis, San Luis Potosi
11/24/2011 La Borrasca - Guadalajara, Jalisco
11/25/2011 TBA -Queretaro, Queretaro
11/26/2011 Blue Factor - Mexico City, DF

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Exordium Mors To Play Siamese True Metal Fest

New Zealand's Exordium Mors has been confirmed to perform at the upcoming Siamese True Metal festival, which is set to take place on September 3rd, 2011. The band also commented on its upcoming appearance:

"Ave! Exordium Mors conquers Siam 2011 at 'Siamese True Metal Festival' (Replacing this year's 'God Beheading Ritual'). Sharing the stage with the Mighty Impiety and Siam Desekrators Surrender of Divinity plus much more!

"Those that attend this gig can pick up an advanced copy of the DVD 'Hellstorm of Fire and Chaos' destroyed, pillaged and raped earlier this year.

"Furthermore merch will be available at this show, so pick it up or fukk off! The Die has been cast...attend at your own caution. Nothing will be left of Siam except Ash and Bone. 666."

A teaser trailer for the festival is available after the jump, or you can check out the promotional poster below.

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Impiety Comments On Splitting With Drummer

Impiety recently announced the recruitment of new drummer Dizazter. The band has now issued the follwoing statement about parting ways with former drummer Atum:

"Shyaithan and Impiety announces a line up shuffle this year, and this done so that logistically it may prove better for the band and it's continuous progress to wreak more chaos and carnage across this godforsaken globe, one we all call Planet Earth. It was never an easy decision to let Atum go but after much consideration it had to be done.

"Here is Atum's closing statement: 'After 10 months of hard work, worldwide touring and skullfucking recordings, i'm here to communicate my departure from Impiety. The recent events made me and Shyaithan come to the conclusion that our musical paths are taking different directions, so we decided to split in order to maintain a good friendship and keep in contact to support each other's career, which we are already doing. I'll keep working restlessly with Music as always, we're just done recording the new album with Divine Codex so stay true and keep supporting true Music. My Best wishes to Shyaithan and Impiety.'

"Impiety extends it's gratification to this brilliant drummer and thanks Atum for the greatest of times spent together rehearsing, recording as well as executing 10 hellish concerts together. Irreplaceable would be these greatest memories and achievements of Atum in Impiety and it shall continue to live on. We wish Atum every success with his main band Divine Codex and all future projects/bands he will work with. Despite different career paths now, we shall remain in close contact and support his every effort and endeavour being one of the best drummers and greatest komrade we've known. ALL HAIL ATUM!"

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Impiety Announces New Drummer

Impiety has checked in with the following update about recruiting a new drummer:

"Dizazter, the new full time drummer for mighty Impiety, 32 yrs of age - is from Perth, Australia and will make his debut appearance on the Asian Abomination Tour 2011 as well as other world tours up and coming. Total decimation awaits!"

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Impiety To Re-Issue "Skullfucking Armageddon"

Impiety, which recently signed to Pulervised Records, will be releasing a re-mastered version of "Skullfucking Armageddon" via Agonia Records as a limited digipak edition and on vinyl. The new edition will see release in Europe and the U.S. on June 24th, 2011.

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Impiety Comments On Signing To Pulverised

Pulverised Records has welcomed Singaporean black/death warmachine Impiety to the label's roster for an upcoming eighth studio album.

Commented founding bassist/vocalist Shyaithan on the signing: "The best of Impiety has yet to come! Writing the upcoming storm serves as a greater challenge to myself and all previous endeavors. One thing definitely to expect is that this new full-length album will hammer you ten times harder than all previous revelations. Blood and Chaos shall dominate but Lightning Death will be its ultimate crowning glory!”

Added Pulverised Records A&R Manager Calvin Chiang: "Impiety, with their vibrant history as the first band to put Singapore on the extreme metal map, has grown rapidly in recent years with a fearsome reputation of being a no-holds-barred ferocious live act. And now it has come full circle; this formidable co-operation for the upcoming new full-length opus will prove once again that IMPIETY is truly at the top of their game, sitting proud and high at the blackened elite throne of blasphemy. Asian and Arrogant!"

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Impiety To Release New EP

Blackened death metal act Impiety has announced the release of a three-song EP through Pulverised Records later this winter. The new EP has been titled "Advent Of…," and was recorded, mixed, and mastered at Music City Studios in Montebelluna, Italy earlier this month. The EP features cover art by renowned Thai artist Lord Sickness. You can view the EP's track listing below.

1. Advent Of The Nuclear Baphomet
2. Ave Satanas
3. Blood Ritual Defamation

The cover artwork for the "Advent Of..." EP can be viewed at this location.

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Impiety Announces New Drummer

Singapore's Impiety has issued the following update about recruiting a new drummer:

"Atum - officially takes the reigns on drums in Impiety as A. Janko departs due to his grave illness. Atum also is currently from Divine Codex, Ex-Setherial. He has been with Impiety 1 month now.

"Impiety descended upon and destroyed Vicenza December 4th with Atum with full force and now shall take on Rites of Darkness, Texas, USA this weekend. This being the band's first US appearance. See you at the war front!"

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