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Formed: 1994
From: Germany
Last Known Status: Active

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Defeated Sanity Streaming Full New Album

In celebration of its release via Willowtip Records, Lambgoat.com is currently streaming "Passages Into Deformity" from German death metal tyrants Defeated Sanity in its entirety. Check out the album right here.

"Passages Into Deformity" was recorded at Soundlodge Studios in Germany with guest vocal appearances by Frank Rini (Internal Bleeding), AJ Magana (ex-Defeated Sanity, Disgorge US), and Brian Forgue (Syphilic, Gutrot) and sound effects performed by Jon Engman (ex-Brodequin).

The bowel-shattering follow-up to 2010’s "Chapters of Repugnance" comes paired with a bonus DVD featuring making-of clips, interviews, and vicious performance videos. Order your copy now right here. More...

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Defeated Sanity Posts New Song Online

Today the metal miscreants at Decibel offer up an exclusive premiere of “Naraka” from German death metal moguls Defeated Sanity. The tune comes by way of the band’s forthcoming slab of iniquity - "Passages Into Deformity." Check out "Naraka" right here.

Says bassist Jacob Schmidt of the track: “Here we have the first mid-tempo-only song we've written in years! It's probably the slowest and grooviest on Passages. Enjoy!”

Scheduled for release on February 5th, 2013 through Willowtip Records, "Passages Into Deformity" was recorded at Soundlodge Studios in Germany and includes guest vocal appearances by Frank Rini (Internal Bleeding), AJ Magana (ex-Defeated Sanity, Disgorge US), and Brian Forgue (Syphilic, Gutrot) as well as sound effects by Jon Engman (ex-Brodequin). More...

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Defeated Sanity Posts Track From New Album

German progressive death metal behemoths Defeated Sanity will unleash "Passages Into Deformity" on February 5th, 2013 through Willowtip Records.

Recorded at Soundlodge Studios in Germany with guest vocal appearances by Frank Rini (Internal Bleeding), AJ Magana (ex-Defeated Sanity, Disgorge US), and Brian Forgue (Syphilic, Gutrot) and sound effects performed by Jon Engman (ex-Brodequin), the nine-track follow-up to 2010’s "Chapters of Repugnance" will be paired with a bonus DVD featuring making-of clips, interviews with the band, and performance videos.

Said the band of this latest output: “The album has a more old-school vibe to it, with a lot of early ‘90s inspired riffs and slams, but we made it a point to not get away from the technical and progressive stuff as well.”

As a special holiday treat, Defeated Sanity offers up a taste of the sonic slaughterfest with “Verblendung," which can be heard below. Pre-orders are also available now at this location. More...

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Defeated Sanity Finishes Work On New Album

German death metal horde Defeated Sanity has completed work on the band's new full-length album. Titled "Passages Into Deformity," the nine-track follow-up to 2010’s "Chapters of Repugnance" is scheduled for release on February 5th, 2013 via Willowtip Records.

"Passages Into Deformity" was recorded at Soundlodge Studios in Germany and includes guest vocal appearances by Frank Rini (Internal Bleeding), AJ Magana (ex-Defeated Snity, Disgorge US), and Brian Forgue (Syphilic, Gutrot) with sound effects performed by Jon Engman (ex-Brodequin). "Passages Into Deformity" will also be paired with a bonus DVD featuring making-of clips, interviews with the band, and performance videos.

Comments the band in a collective statement: “With Passages Into Deformity, fans can expect another quality release from Defeated Sanity. Without compromising the brutality of our sound, we have stepped it up in terms of the overall production. The album has a more old-school vibe to it, with a lot of early ‘90s inspired riffs and slams, but we made it a point to not get away from the technical and progressive stuff as well. People can definitely expect the most balanced Defeated Sanity album yet.” More...

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"Fortress Europe" Book Available As Free PDF

The complete book “Fortress Europe (The Big Shiny Prison Vol. II) ” is now online as a free PDF download. 10 years in the making, “Fortress Europe” is the long promised beast of nonfiction journalism from underground USA journalist Ryan Bartek.

Clocking in at 222 pages, this career defining & genre bending work details the author's travels throughout the European Underground in Summer 2011.

Refuting every stereotype of traditional journalism, “Fortress Europe” combines the classic autobiographical road novel with the current state of European Counterculture. The result is an odyssey of monumental scope featuring face-to-face interviews with a number of legends in extreme metal, hardcore punk, industrial, experimental, psychedelic & good old rock n' roll.

Appearances include Laibach, Wolfbrigade, Rotting Christ, Killing Joke, Funeral Winds, Enochian Crescent, Moonsorrow, Fondlecorpse, Defeated Sanity, First Blood, Hello Bastards, Armed Response Unit, Melting Walkmen, Abortion, Panthiest, CNK, Arkangel, HATE, Repulsione, Dehuman, Dickless Tracy, General Surgery, Grind The Enemy, Fides Inversa, Excavated, Terri Bomb, Flowers of Flesh & Blood, Knuckledust, Chiens, Vanguard, Splitter, Pyramido, Fen, Black Breath, Ingurgitating Oblivion, Scavenger Brats, El Schlong, Spacemen 3 & legendary Detroit writer/60's radical Mr. John Sinclair.

“Fortress Europe” also includes a bonus section featuring commentary by members of Brutal Truth, Master, Agathocles, Battlelore, Corpus Christii, Manzer, Seita, Cruadalach, Livstid, Nahemah, Der Blutharsch, Mincing Fury & Primordial.

The free PDF download is available online at this location. You can also read through the book on Scribd here. More...

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Mountains Of Death Running Order Revealed

The complete band lineup and running order for the Mountains of Death festival, which takes place in Switzerland from August 18th - 20th, have now been revealed. The order is as follows:

Donnerstag, 18. August
21.00 - 21.30 Oral Fistfuck (CH)
21.50 - 22.20 Absorb (DE)
22.40 - 23.20 Impure (ES)
23.45 - 00.45 Krisiun (BR)
01.05 - 01.40 Putrid Pile (US)
02.00 - 02.40 Rectal Smegma (NL)


Freitag, 19. August
13:45 - 14:15 Cremation (CH)
14:30 - 15:00 Embalming Theatre (CH)
15:15 - 15:45 Insain (FR)
16:05 - 16:35 Perverse Dependence (RU)
16:55 - 17:25 Amputated (UK)
17:45 - 18:25 Disentomb (AU)
18:45 - 19:25 Degrade (SE)
19:45 - 20:30 Defeated Sanity (DE)
20:50 - 21:35 Abysmal Torment (MT)
22:05 - 23:05 To Violently Vomit (US)
23:35 - 00:35 Decapitated (PL)
01:05 - 01:45 Viscera Trail (IL)
02:00 - 02:40 Fubar (NL) More...

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Mountains Of Death Festival Lineup Announced

The organizers of the upcoming Mountains of Death festival have checked in with the following update about the band lineup:

"The following bands are completing the line-up of Mountains of Death 2011: Incinerate (US), Modus Delicti (IT), To Violently Vomit (US), and Putrid Pile (US).

"All those who are giving themselves the trouble to check out the links on the billing list might wonder about the myspace address of To Violently Vomit... behind this name stands nobody less than the singular, legendary and since 1992 acitve Disgorge from San Diego... or at least the greater part of them! All the rest about disturbances and stories about the band you can read at another place and would go beyond the scope of this note.

"Almost unavoidable, there are some line-up changes. The following bands are not able to play: Ancient Necropsy (CO) and Ingurgitating Oblivion (DE)"

The festival takes place from August 18th - 20th in Switzerland, with full details available here. The complete lineup for Mountains of Death is now as follows: More...

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Just For Fun

Record Store Employees Try To Decipher Metal Logos

Waterloo Records has posted a video clip online titled "Record Store Olympics Event 3: The Decipher," in which record store employees try to decipher increasingly incomprehensible metal band names based on their logos. Check out the clip below, and see if you can name all the bands based on their logos.

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Defeated Sanity Issues Tour Recap

Defeated Sanity has checked in with the following recap of the band's recent U.S. tour dates and Maryland Death fest stop:

"Back from our second US Tour. It was packed with cool people, great audiences, some mad experiences and overall good times. We want to thank the following people that helped us in the US:

"Blue - for all the work you put in setting up the tour for us. You did a great job and we also can't thank you enough for sharing your backline with us.

"Sexcrement guys - it was a great time being on tour again with our brothers. You're such a bunch of cool dudes! Wish you all the best!

"Colin Marston - HUGE thanks for giving us a place to sleep, to rehearse, sharing your gear with us, recording our rehearsal and helping with everything. You're one of our best friends in the USA, this wouldn't have been possible without your help!

"Vanessa - for the hospitality and setting up the show in NY. It was a fun night and the venue was a good choice.

"Sean Murphy - for driving our asses around in the states. You did a great job and it was cool hanging out with you again! see you in europe brother! More...

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Maryland Deathfest To Go On At Sonar As Planned

The Maryland Deathfest organizers report that "Sonar will be re-opening before MDF, and technically they already have."

As previously reported, the venue of the Maryland Deathfest was up in the air when Baltimore's Sonar nightclub failed to renew their liquor license and closed its doors.

The organizers futher commented: "These last couple of days have been incredibly confusing and stressful, but we are currently back to the regularly scheduled program. And don't worry, beyond plan B is a plan C, because that's how we roll. See you in a couple of weeks."

As such, the set times that were previously announced should now hold.

Here's the updated flier: More...

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Maryland Deathfest 2011 To Change Venues

The ninth annual Maryland Deathfest has announced the final lineup and set times for the event. However, not long after announcing these details came word that the Baltimore venue, Sonar, unexpectedly closed its doors today. The festival organizers claim to have a backup plan that should involve little to no inconvenience to ticket holders (even those coming from out of town) and will be releasng more details soon.

Until then, the announced lineup and set times are as follows:

Thursday, May 26th
Entrance opens at 4 pm

MAIN ROOM
WITCHAVEN - 4:45 - 5:15
SHITSTORM - 5:30 - 5:55
NOISEAR - 6:10 - 6:40
MIASMAL - 6:55 - 7:30
LACK OF INTEREST - 7:45 - 8:20
FLESH PARADE - 8:35 - 9:10
EXTORTION - 9:25 - 10:00
BUZZOV*EN - 10:15 - 11:00
TRAGEDY - 11:15 - 12:00
CATHEDRAL - 12:15 - end More...

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Defeated Sanity Checks In With Band Update

Defeated Sanity has checked in with the following update about recruiting a new vocalist and lining up new tour dates:

"We will play a small US tour around Maryland Deathfest in May 2011. Expect these shows to be the final ones with AJ Magana on vocals. The dates will be released soon. We enjoyed working with AJ as he is an awesome musician who inspired us with his voice but also a great person in general. Though, everyone of us knows this collaboration is tough to be kept alive over the distance we're living away from each other, making this decision inevitable.

"So props to AJ for his contribution to Defeated Sanity. We wish him all the best for the future in both his musical and personal activities! Thank you brother! As many of you expected our new permanent singer will be Konstantin Lühring from (ex-)Despondency. During the shows he helped out as a session vocalist, he proved himself as the best choice to replace AJ in Defeated Sanity. We want to welcome him as a permanent member and can't wait to unleash the new tunes we are already jamming with him!

"In collaboration with Grindethic Records we will re-release our largely unobtainable first album 'Prelude To The Tragedy.' This release will feature two bonus tracks: A newly recorded version of Expectoration of Fear and a cover song which we will unveiled at a later point. Both tracks will have Konstantin Lühring on vocals. The release will happen in early 2011 with the exact date to be announced later on."

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Death Breath Confirmed For Maryland Death Fest

Sweden's Death Breath is the latest band to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Festival. Next year's festival will take place from May 26th - 29th, 2011. Further details on the festival can be found at this location. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...

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Defeated Sanity Issues Band Update

Defeated Sanity has checked in with the following update about the band's activity:

"Wolfgang Teske Tribute Concert! Lille will be stepping in for Wolfgang Teske for at least these two gigs of his old band Neue Aera. Anyone who might be near and interested in Wolf's (and Lille's) Jazzrock side should come out to one of the shows: 5. November, Berlin "Ex'n'Pop," 6. November, Berlin "Columbia Club" support für Kraan

"In DS related news, a) there are 2 new complete songs and 3 more in advanced status. b) expect a tab for guitar, bass, drums and vocals for the song Blissfully Exsanguinated c) DvD with live footage (from all epochs!!), studio footage and other scenes is being planned right now d) expect new merch soon."

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More Bands Announced For Maryland Death Fest

New Jersey based death metal band Funebrarum is the latest act to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Fest, which is set to take place from May 27th - 29th in Baltimore. The currently announced lineup is as follows:

Acid witch
Aura noir
Avulsed
Bad acid trip
Blood freak
Cianide
Citizens arrest
Corrosion of conformity
Creative waste
Cretin
Cripple bastards
Dead congregation
Defeated sanity
Devourment
Dropdead
Exhorder
Exhumed
Funebrarum
Goatsnake
Gravehill
Hail of bullets
Hatred surge
Hooded menace
Impaled nazarene
Innumerable forms
Inquisition
The kill
Kylesa
Last days of humanity
Lock up
Machetazo
Malignant tumour
Mammoth grinder
Marduk
Masakari
Nails
Neurosis
Nightbringer
Nocturnal
Nokturnel
Orange goblin
Pulling teeth
Regurgitate
Repugnant
Wormed

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Funeral Announced For Defeated Sanity Guitarist

Germany's Defeated Sanity has issued the following announcement about the funeral for former guitarist Wolfgang Teske:

"Mainly for Wolfgang's german friends, but basically to anyone who is near or close enough to him: His funeral will take place at the 2. October at 11 in the morning at the cemetery in Dachsbach, Bavaria. After that there will be a 'party' in Uehlfeld, in a place called Wirtshaus Prechtl. They will serve his favorite food - lentil soup 'Linsensuppe' and there will be a jam session possibly with some improvised music and possibly some 'special' performances by the bands he used to play in.

"For info on how to get there: How to get to Dachsbach. How to get to Gasthaus Prechtl. Weitere info at this location."

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Defeated Santiy To Play Maryland Death Fest

Germany's Defeated Sanity has issued the following brief announcement about performing at the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Fest: "Maryland Deathfest 2011 confirmed. It's about time we're coming back for some US shows next year! More dates will follow, keep checking!" Other confirmed acts for the festival include Avulsed, Blood Freak, Cianide, Devourment, Impaled Nazarene, and more. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location.

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Defeated Sanity Thanks Fans

Germany's Defeated Sanity has issued the following statement thanking fans for attending their recent festival appearance:

"We wanna take the chance to thank everyone who came out to the Bangkok and Deathfeast shows! You guys are all fucking amazing! Thanks for buying all the merch as well. It helped us a great deal!

"Special thanks to Sunyaluxx from Lacerate for being as crazy to buy our plane ticket and all the other people involved in the organization! Also thanks to the Intricated guys (Ya and Ban) for the great times and always helping out. We wanna do it again motherfuckers!"

You can check out Defeated Sanity's music via the band's MySpace page, and the band also has the following upcoming live show:

8/26 2010 Lido Berlin

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Defeated Sanity Comments On European Tour

Germany's Defeated Sanity has checked in with the following comments about their recent European tour dates with Cerebral Bore:

"The mini Euro tour was a 'great success!' We wanna thank all the SICK bands we were on tour with Cerebral Bore, Scatorgy and Putrid Pile...what a sick line up, what a great time we had! Can't wait to see all you sick fucks again! Also thanks to all the fans that came out and supported the bands by buying merch or just going nuts to the music! Seeya soon!"

You can still catch Defeated Sanity live on the following dates:

5/21 2010 Prophecy Of Death @ Bambi Galore Hamburg, Germany, DE
6/5 2010 Bang Cock Deathfest Bangkok, Thailand, TH
6/10 2010 Deathfeast Open Air Hünxe, Germany, DE
8/26 2010 Lido Berlin Berlin, DE
10.13 2010 Goremageddon Festival Görlitz, Germany, DE

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Defeated Sanity Updates Tour Schedule

Germany's Defeated Sanity has updated their upcoming tour schedule with the following string of dates:

3/27 2010 Alte Feuerwache Treptow Berlin, Germany
5/1 2010 Neurotic Deathfest Tilburg, Holland
5/2 2010 SWR Metalfest Barroselas, Portugal
5/4 2010 Le Sporting Les Landes-Genusson, France
5/5 2010 Lyon’s Hall Lyon, France
5/6 2010 Kiff Aarau, Switzerland
5/7 2010 Collosseum Club Kosice, Slovakia
5/8 2010 Chmelnice Prague, Czech Republic
5/21 2010 Prophecy Of Death @ Bambi Galore Hamburg, Germany
6/5 2010 Bang Cock Deathfest Bangkok, Thailand
6/10 2010 Deathfeast Open Air Hünxe, Germany
11/13 2010 Goremageddon Festival Görlitz, Germany

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