Australian death metallers LACERATION MANTRA set to re-release their sophomore album “Infested” via Nuclear Winter Records.
LACERATION MANTRA – “Infested” – FFO Cannibal Corpse, Broken Hope, Severe Torture
Australian death metallers LACERATION MANTRA are set to re-release their sophomore album “Infested” via Nuclear Winter Records.
Originally released in 2016 as CD-r by the band, the album will at last see a proper release on May 10th, 2021.
LACERATION MANTRA are an intense uncompromising blackened old school death metal band. Hailing from Brisbane, Australia, their original sound and songwriting is a culmination of many years’ experience drawing upon each songwriters individual musicianship and influences within the varied heavy music spectrum.
The current lineup consists of:
Scott Edgar – Guitars (founding member of legendary MISERY)
Rob Rieff – Bass and Vocals
Anthony Dwyer – Drums (founding member of legendary MISERY)
Formed in 2009 their first album “Prolonging the Pain” was released in 2011 on Obsidian Records.
MT-UK webzine: “these guys have created a beast of an album which will not only send the old school fanatics into misty eyed nostalgia, but also genuinely excites and brutalizes as you would expect a good death metal album to do”.
An Australian run of shows and international supports followed to back up this release. The second album “Infested” was completed in 2016 but was never officially released, yet was spread as promo CD-r in a handful of copies.
Kelly Tee Heavy Mag: “Infested is a frenzy of uncompromising and intensely dark blackened death metal”.
The band have played many of Australia’s major metal festivals including:
The Dead of Winter Festival – Brisbane
East West Grindfest – Sydney
Terrorizing the Earth- Melbourne
Shredfest – Adelaide
Under the Southern Cross – Sydney
Insurrection of Darkness – Melbourne
To date LACERATION MANTRA have played with many international acts including: Sinister, Grave, Macabre, Primate, Dead Congregation, Krisiun, Incantation, Nervo Chaos, Coffins, Destroyer 666, Marduk, Gorguts, Entombed AD, Angel Corpse, Dark Angel, The Haunted, At the Gates and Venom Inc.
At present LACERATION MANTRA are about to demo 10 finished tracks for their third full length release.