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Asphyx is a death metal band from the Netherlands that incorporates doom metal and thrash metal elements into their music.

The band was formed in 1987 by Bob Bagchus and Tonny Brookhuis. Eric Daniels was found as a second guitarist and Chuck Colli joined on vocals and bass; this combo released the "Enter the Domain" demo.

In March 1989 Colli was replaced by Theo Loomans and they recorded the "Crush the Cenotaph" demo. Brookhuis then left the band Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Asphyx – Deathhammer

February 27th, 2012

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Asphyx
Deathhammer
Century Media
27 February 2012

by Tom Dare

Asphyx have made more than a few comments on the state of death metal today since their latest (is this their fourth?) reformation. In a nutshell, they think it’s a bit sorry – too many bands forgetting that heavy metal’s most destructive subgenre is supposed to be enjoyable and have memorable riffs. They’ve even stated that Deathhammer, their eighth studio album, is so titled as to almost be a “How To” manual for death metal. If you’re going to make statements like that, you have to back it up. Deathhammer had better be something special.

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