NECROPHOBIC – Release “As Stars Collide” Taken From “In the Twilight Grey”


NECROPHOBIC – Release “As Stars Collide” Taken From “In the Twilight Grey”

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Cover by Jens Rydén

“The most important song on the album for me personally”, says Sebastian Ramstedt (lead guitar) about “As Stars Collide”, the 2nd single and video taken from NECROPHOBIC‘s upcoming album, “In the Twilight Grey”. “It starts off with the main melody, that was actually something my mother sang to me as a kid in the early 70‘s. It is almost like a chant, or a dark lullaby. I wanted to honor her melody, but put it in my own context. I used one of the oldest stories ever told and drew inspiration from Innana‘s Descent – the tale where the morning and evening star meet in the underworld to decide whether good or evil should reign. I wanted to create something that stretched beyond the metal barriers.”

Check the elaborate lyric video done my Brendan McGowan (

Preorders for “In the Twilight Grey”, that will be out March 15th, 2024, can be found under the following link: The album will be available in the following formats:
Ltd. Deluxe Gatefold combat green 2LP & LP-Booklet & Poster incl. 2 bonus tracks (1.000x)
Gatefold black LP
Gatefold dark green LP (300x)
Ltd. CD Mediabook (comes with a special, extended booklet and 2 bonus tracks)
Standard CD Jewelcase
Digital album

Enigmatically titled “In the Twilight Grey”, NECROPHOBIC‘s tenth studio album immediately asserts its separation from everything that has gone before. Colder and more biting than recent efforts, “In the Twilight Grey” is full of brutish metal songs, hewn from unnamed obsidian horrors.
NECROPHOBIC have always been a more dynamic and daring band than their somewhat narrow reputation might suggest. “In the Twilight Grey” hammers their boldness home via some of the most hard-hitting and direct songs they have ever recorded. Equally, the new album is home to several songs that push NECROPHOBIC‘s music down strange, new avenues. Fueled by the dark side, Sebastian Ramstedt understands the importance of retaining the essence of the band‘s early days, even as the means of expression continues to evolve.

Yet again “In the Twilight Grey” was produced, mixed and mastered by Fredrik Folkare (of death metal icons Unleashed) at Chrome Studios, Stockholm and engineered in close collaboration by Folkare and the band themselves. For the artwork they teamed up with Jens Rydén, another likeminded institution from the Swedish scene.

Photo by Jens Rydén
Catch NECROPHOBIC live on the following dates:
27.01.24 Rostock (Germany) – HMC Birthday Bash VIII
16.03.24 Heidelberg (Germany) – Heidelberg Deathfest
13.04.24 Mexico City (Mexico) – The Metal Fest
16.04.24 Bogota (Colombia) – Royal Center
03.05.24 Žemberovce (Slovakia) – Gothoom
04.05.24 Hostalric/Girona (Spain) – Fortalesa Open Air
24.-25.05.24 Hoogeveen (The Netherlands) – Graveland Open Air
01.06.24 Göttingen (Germany) – Underground Remains Open Air X
07.-09.06.24 Hauptmannsgrün (Germany) – Chronical Moshers Open Air
21.-23.06.24 Ukmerge (Lithuania) – Kilkim Žaibu
28.07.-04.08.24 Velenje (Slovenia) – Metaldays Festival
14.-17.08.24 Dinkelsbühl (Germany) – Summer Breeze Open Air
29.-31.08.24 Naestved (Denmark) – Naestved MetalfestAnd more dates still to be announced…
Updated tourdates:

Take a deep dive into their history via the rereleases of their entire back catalogue that Century Media Records made available in 2022. Check here:

Line-Up (left to right)
Johan Bergebäck – Rhythm guitar
Joakim Sterner – Drums
Sebastian Ramstedt – Lead guitar
Anders Strokirk – Vocals
Tobias Cristiansson – Bass