With this lineup now solidified, Deiphago sought to create a new, defiling standard and went in search of esteemed producer Colin Marston (Gorguts) to man the recording console. And with the perfect amount of clarity and chaos, grit and gleam, Marston was able to capture Deiphago at their most defiant sonically, rendering Into the Eye of Satan in pulverizing detail. But recording is nothing if not built upon a foundation of fiery creativity, and indeed do Deiphago distance themselves from the feeble black/death metal scene of today. In essence owing more to avant-garde composition than rote “extreme metal,” Into the Eye of Satan explodes with an angularity that’s truly extreme, even for them. Sidapa’s mind-melting solos, in particular, play a huge part in guiding the listener toward literally insane ends.
As ever, the combined crush ‘n’ sulfurous surge Deiphago so effortlessly harness is characteristically ultra-violent beyond compare: whether you brand such an onslaught “bestial,” “barbaric,” or whatever, descriptions fail as mere verbiage when faced with the eye of the storm. And in this case, in 2015, it is Into the Eye of Satan that Deiphago lead us… Hear where it all leads exclusively at THIS LOCATION” target=”_blank”>THIS LOCATION, courtesy of InvisibleOranges.com, as the fifth installment of their ongoing “The Road to Hells Headbash” coverage.
In other Deiphago news, the band is slated to play Hells Headbangers’ “Hells Headbash – Part 2” festival, set for September 4-6 in Cleveland, Ohio at the Agora Theater and Ballroom. Bonehunter will join other such HHR-affiliated bands as Satanic Warmaster, Profanatica, Archgoat, Midnight, Inquisition, Acid Witch, Destruktor, Black Witchery, Deceased, High Spirits, Deathhammer, Nyogthaeblisz, Demonic Christ, Bonehunter, Perdition Temple, and tons more. More info can be found HERE.
As a run-up to their appearance at “Hells Headbash – Part 2,” Deiphago will be playing a handful of shows in the United States in the following cities:
August 27 – PORTLAND, OR
August 28 – SEATTLE, WA
August 29 – HOUSTON, TX
August – CHICAGO, IL
September 1 – LOS ANGELES, CA
September 1 – LAS VEGAS, NV
September 5 – CLEVELAND, OH (HELLS HEADBASH 2)