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Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987. The band rose to mainstream success in 1992 with their second album, Legion. Over the years, their lyrics have resulted in bans, lawsuits and criticism from religious groups and the public.

The band was originally called Amon, and recorded two demos under this name, which were later released on CD as "Amon: Feasting The Beast". They changed the name to Deicide in late 1989, just prior to the recording of the self-titled debut. Read more on

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Album: Deicide – In the Minds of Evil

December 5th, 2013

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In The Minds of Evil
25 November 2013
Century Media

by Tom Gibbons

Criticising bands for not releasing any decent albums in 20 years was cool ten years ago, but these days some metal fans accept that pioneers and left-over bands from certain scenes are just “classic”. The shift to reliance on live revenue suits bands like Slayer and Deicide just fine. Why innovate when your fans demand the early 80s and 90s?

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Deicide added to Bloodstock Open Air 2012 as a UK festival exclusive

January 10th, 2012

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It’s as the title says – everyone’s favourite forehead-branding no-longer-quite-as-Satanic-as-they-used-to-be death metallers, Deicide, have been added to the bill of Bloodstock Open Air 2012, where they will play their only UK show of 2012. And there was us thinking this was the year V Festival would see the light and sandwich Glen Benton and co. in between Jessie J and Skrillex.

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