Ladies and gentlemen, presenting: In Death... An Australian 5 piece Death Metal act
Vigorously honing their craft as a live act since August 2008, two crucial elements have developed within the band that now form part of the un-official band ethos: Tight performances packaged with energetic delivery. The result can only be described as a whirlwind of energy punctuated by an intensely accurate technical punch.
In Death combine overwhelming power and groove with subtle technicality and some unexpected twists to deliver a package that can not only cause frenzy among seasoned metal-heads, but also bring new fans to the metal genre with horns held high and banging heads.
The line-up as it stands today combines many different styles, backgrounds, age ranges, and influences.
Raymond “Rah Rah” Temperley: now taking post as In Death's main creative influence, is heavily influenced and personally taught by Jeff Kendrick of Devildriver fame, and recently endorsed by ESP Guitars. He brings a fat sound and fat attitude to the line-up.
Rob Bartnik: Brings experience coupled with enthusiasm. A long and storied history in the Brisbane metal scene, a continued hunger for success has lured him to join the In Death family. Rob is a valuable addition to the In Death family, for many reasons the fans are finding out!
Ben “K.G.” McKay: The resident and unpredictable drum skin punisher who can punish, yet hypnotise unsuspecting punters.
Danika Fleming: Formerly of The Red Paintings on bass, smashing out punishing yet groovy riffs that seem to be the glue that holds the show together.
Kell "Krugga" Pressnell: The man up front who draws inspiration from the likes of Corey Taylor of Slipknot, his unmistakeable scream sets In Death apart and draws loyal fans from a wide range of genres. Krug was the the creator of the short lived, yet seminal grindcore act "Nudge From Hey Dad"
The In Death Discography includes a 4 track demo entitled “Demolition”, the following EP "In Death", and now the 5+1 track EP "Thanatos". All have been extremely well received, and now enjoy regular airplay on various FM & internet based radio stations. Described as "A blistering homage to moshing, head banging & circle pits" by critics, the In Death EP along with other merch sales, has, and will continue to help fund future touring endeavours both nationally and internationally.
In Death... now established as a force to be reckoned with, is growing not only in stature, but as creative artists. In this case, Death metal with a groove so intoxicating, you just can’t help but bang your head!
To summarise, a ravenous hunger, to take In Death to the world, will ensure that In Death… will be a name that anyone who likes it heavy, will hear more and more in the future.
In Death… is forging their own path. Follow or be left in their wake.
Kell "Krugga" Pressnell - Vocals.
Danika "D-Ball" Ruohonen - Bass.
Ben "KG" McKay - Drums and Samples
Raymond "Rah Rah" Temperley - Guitar
Rob "Bart" Bartnik - Guitar, (Backing Vocals)
1) Liberation Dawns
2) The New Black
3) A Reason Unearthed
4) Energy Vampire
In Death (EP) - streaming on epicradio.net and on 4zzzFM
2) Rush & Roullette (+video clip)
3) Human Canvassing
5) Satan's Call
THANATOS (EP) - Released March 23rd 2013
2) Bury The Hatchet
3) Beneath The Deceased
4) The Living Dead
5) Do Not Resuscitate
(hidden track) Liberation Dawns
In Death - Self Titled EP (Independant)
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The Skinny: Brisbane moshers debut EP drops like heads in pit. Who doesn’t love to mosh? Sure, yo...The Skinny: Brisbane moshers debut EP drops like heads in pit.
Who doesn’t love to mosh? Sure, you’ll be sore the next day (the older I get, the more I realise this), but there’s something incredibly cathartic about pushing your way into a pit and just getting fucking mental. In Death’s self-titled EP is a blistering seven-track homage to headbanging, moshing and circle pitting. The Brisbane five-piece’s EP is a furious onslaught of big riffs, breakdowns and solos accompanied by a rhythm section that deftly manoeuvres between groove and power. With production that emulates their live sound, listening to In Death’s debut EP will make you want to go up the front and get nutty, even if you’re not out at a show.
It’s Worth Checking Out For: the bounce and power of tracks like Human Canvassing and Hellbound.
(By Tom Heresey
In Death / Nudge From Hey Dad / She / Idle Theory. The Step Inn - Wed Mar 17
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While in the heart of the Valley the green-clad masses guzzle Guinness and devise plausible excuses ...While in the heart of the Valley the green-clad masses guzzle Guinness and devise plausible excuses to phone in sick the next day, Idle Theory are playing on The Step Inn’s stage. Their crunchy Pantera-styled riffs and growing catalogue make them a band to watch.
With covers of The Offspring and The B-52s, She’s set toes the line between swift hardcore punk and hard rock, which largely falls on deaf ears.
A crowd gathers in the main room as skinsman Todd Hansen sets up his drum kit for his set with Nudge From Hey Dad. With nifty matching shirts and a prop pavlova, Nudge From Hey Dad are a bizarre mix of super-specific pop culture references and bludgeoning, guttural grindcore. Based around the Australian sitcom Hey Dad, the hilarious premise behind songs like Nudge And Betty Get Sweaty is matched by Nudge From Hey Dad’s dual vocal clusterfuck grind. Carrying over the enthusiasm and several members from Nudge, five-piece IN DEATH close tonight’s show with the big-riffed, meaty cuts from their self-titled EP. They leave the stage after plastering shit-eating grins across the faces of the bulk in The Step Inn tonight.
In Death Support At The Gates
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Online review of Swedish metal legends "At The Gates" playing in Brisbane with In Death... supportin...Online review of Swedish metal legends "At The Gates" playing in Brisbane with In Death... supporting
In Death At The Gates Support Photos
Live shots from support of Swedish metal legends At The Gates
In Death "Meaten" Triple J Unearthed
"Brutal stuff and a huge step up from this band" - Lochlan Watt, Triple J's Racket
Thanatos CD Review
Great review of the Thanatos EP
Thanatos review by "The AU Review"
Another review for Thanatos EP
Yet another Great review
Another great review of Thanatos
Quite an entertaining review of Thanatos
Bury The Hatchet
Beneath The Deceased
The Living Dead
Do Not Resuscitate