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Since 1998, Cataract have been evolving from a project band into one of Switzerland’s premiere metal outfits and one of Europe’s constant parameters in the modern thrash and metalcore genre.

In 2006, Cataract entered Tue Madsen’s Antfarm Studios to record the follow up to their furious first full length release on Metal Blade and “Kingdom” hit the stores in may 2006 being the band’s most acclaimed release thus far! Blessed with a crushing sound Read more on

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Season’s Bleedings 2010-2011: Cataract

December 28th, 2010

Alan Partridge, Citterio Salami and Barry from Eastenders – no, it’s not a particularly unpleasant threesome, but what the mind of Ricky Dürst, drummer with Swiss metalcore merchants Cataract, turns to at this festive time of year.

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What is your favourite Christmas drink?
A boring but tasty one: hot cocoa drink with double the amount of chocolate, full fat milk, sugar infused whipped cream on top, cinnamon powder and chocolate scratchings. Lovely and fattening.

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Album: Cataract – Killing The Eternal

September 27th, 2010

Killing The Eternal
Metal Blade Records
27 September 2010

by Tom Dare

If you are a massive fan of Hatebreed – or any band in that vein – and desperate for more of that kind of music, you may want to skip to the first paragraph after the jump: the rest of this review may put you off a record you will probably enjoy. For the rest of you, what you need to know is how long it has taken to work out what to say about Cataract’s latest effort Killing The Eternal[Read more →]