”TECHNICAL DEATH METAL EXTRAVAGANZA” bombards your auditory with no mercy, thus structured aggressive intensity. The embellish combination of harmony, melody and complex brutality in every song brings up your heart to keep it rolling in your music player with non-stop headbanging. DEADSQUAD is sophisticated manufacture madness!!! (Bimo – Undying Music).
When the frenetic of Parc still exist, the two guitarists Stevie Item (Andra and the Backbone) and Ricky Siahaan (Seringai) gathered to make a new band to satisfy their desires with old school Metal band. Before they separated, both fought together to roused “Step Forward”. To complete the form, Bons (ex-player from Tengkorak) and Andyan (ex-player from Siksa Kubur) were invited to join. The first intention of this band is to play music for rehearsals; songs by Slayer, Anthrax, and Sepultura are those that they choose to play.
This band was not feasible to make their own music because they thought that this was just a project band. In their way, Ricky resigns from this band because of his work activities., In June 2006, Prisa (ex-player from Zala) appeared to fill the inanity of guitar position. Babal (Alexander) was recruited to be a vocalist. With this formation, they firmed themselves as Deadsquad (DS). Since August 29, 2008, they became active in playing shows. They also started to write their music and their name was flourishing everywhere.
Deadsquad is called as a supergroup because their names are recognized in public. In November 2007, although Prisa officially resigned from Deadsquad, it doesn’t cripple Deadsquad. They decided to stand with one guitar. In October 2008, Deadsquad found the new profile to fit Stevie’s electron pairs. His name is Christopher Bollemeyer, a guitarist who’s known as Coki and listed as Netral’s personnel. In the same month, Daniel (Abolish Conception) joins to strengthen the form. March 2009. After long standing on stage and made one-two single, it is time for Deadsquad to disseminate the solid terrors. They collaborated with Rottrevore Records (Indonesia) and released Horror Vision as their first album.
It was launched on March 9, 2009, when they succeeded becoming the opening act for Lamb of God concert in Jakarta. Manufaktur Replika Baptis is a single title that reflects the album which contains eight high voltage songs. With dark lyrics, all tracks in this album were arranged to the discipline composition, bombarding the metal music lovers. The downstroke performance parade in the guitar blessed with melodic and harmonic leads will be the highlight for this album. On top of that, it’s combined with hyper blasting-grinding solid loot drums and growls/screams in the vocals. They’re influenced by bands like Necrophagist, Visceral Bleeding, Spawn of Possession, Disavowed, Decrepit Birth and Nile.
Prepare your ears and broaden your mind. Through Horror Vision, the all-stars death metal squad will change your judgment in Metal!!!
Stevi Item – Guitar
Daniel Mardhany – Vocal
Karisk – Guitar
Anak Agung Gde – Bass
Alvin Eka Putra – Drums