Deicide perform “When Satan Rules His World” & “Serpents of the Light” @ Oakland Metro — Oakland, California
Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987 by bassist and vocalist Glen Benton and drummer Steve Asheim. The band rose to mainstream success in 1992 with their second album Legion,and is credited as the second best-selling death metal band of the Soundscan Era, after Cannibal Corpse.Since their debut album in 1990, Deicide has released eleven studio albums, one live album, two compilation albums and two live DVDs. In November 2003, their first two albums, Deicide and Legion, were ranked second and third place respectively in best-selling death metal albums of the SoundScan era.Deicide is known for their lyrics, which cover topics such as Satanism and anti-religion. Their lyrics have resulted in bans, lawsuits and criticism from religious groups and the public.
Atrocity is a German heavy metal band from Ludwigsburg that formed in 1985. First started in 1985 as Instigators and playing grindcore, Atrocity arose as a death metal band with their debut EP, Blue Blood, in 1989, followed soon by Hallucinations, a concept album about drug use. Their second album, Todessehnsucht (“longing for death”), ventured into death metal classics with a cover of “Archangel” by the band Death.
The release of the eleventh album After the Storm in 2010 started a new era for the band in the Ethno Metal genre. Yasmin Krull returned a second time as guest singer and instrumentalist for the project.
On 11 November 2007, Atrocity announced that bassist Chris Lukhaup was leaving the band for personal reasons and that drummer Moritz Neuner was taking another turn in his working career. Seven Antonopolous was named as the new drummer in late October 2008. Atrocity perform @ Oakland Metro 02/07/14 Oakland, California in the videos below.