Defiatory are a thrash metal band from Sweden that have released a rather storming debut album called Extinct. Combining thrash’s classic sound with a more modern style, it’s a really strong first release, and one that I’ve been spinning rather more than I expected to. There’s something very catchy and more-ish about it, which is as it should be for any good metal album of this type. I took the opportunity to find out more about this new band…
Introduce us to Defiatory!
Defiatory is a band from Umeå, Sweden. Established in 2015. We started as a two piece band, recording demos for fun. But we got a lot of good reviews on our demo tracks and thought what the hell, lets make something out of this. And here we are!
What are your influences?
Early 90’s bay area thrash metal such as: Exodus, Metallica, Testament, Megadeth and the likes.
What inspires you about thrash metal?
Defiatory wear their Bay Area thrash influences on their collective sleeves, yet still manage to sound current and relevant despite this. They combine this classic sound with a strong production and elements of the more modern thrash styles. The resulting album is a clash of old and new, one which the band successfully resolve into some very enjoyable songs. Continue reading