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Lay Down Rotten

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LAY DOWN ROTTEN were formed in Herborn, Germany back in 1999 as a solo project by vocalist Daniel Jakobi. He wrote the first few songs on his own, then deciding to carry on with the project. After showing his material to some fellow musicians, Timo Claas, Johannes Pitz and Daniel “Mini” Benner joined the band in May 2000, turning Jakobi’s solo project into LAY DOWN ROTTEN.

Already in November 2000 the group recorded its first 4-track demo CD entitled “Colder As Cold”, which was met with very good reactions. Read more on

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Album: Lay Down Rotten – Gospel Of The Wretched

May 21st, 2009

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Lay Down Rotten
Gospel Of The Wretched
Metal Blade Records
08 May 2009

by Sophia Murray

Lay Down Rotten have always certainly known how to bring the noise and they are still doing it with their latest effort – Gospel Of The Wretched. There are all the ingredients of what makes a fine album here. Just track after track of nothing but fierce, fast, furious, undiluted heavy metal.

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