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AGHAST! are a UK based band from London. They have a reputation for putting on an incendiary and charismatic live show. They are currently working their way up through the UK's underground, carving out a niche for themselves since 2008.

Their name is spelt in capitals and with an exclamation mark. This came from a promoter in Leeds who initially booked them for one show, which became three nights, one after the other. By the end he billed them as "and AGHAST! again" and it stuck. Read more on

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EP: AGHAST! – Live Dangerously

January 31st, 2012

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Live Dangerously
01 March 2012

by Andy Parker

I first got to witness London-based death/thrash/extreme metal crew AGHAST! in a dodgy Brighton pub on my birthday in 2009 and was stunned by two things. Firstly, by lead guitarist Christiaan Verheij Van-Wijk’s mental spandex trousers, which were then replaced by an even crazier pair when the band went on stage. And secondly, by how blisteringly-fast and gripping their blinding riffs were.

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