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Aspherium

Aspherium is a progressive death metal band from Moss/Oslo, Norway. The band was started in 2007 with Marius Skarsem Pedersen on guitars and vocals and Torgeir Lyby Pettersen on bass. They quickly enlisted Bjørn Tore Erlandsen as a drummer. In the winter of 2007 they recorded a three song demo, entitled The Lingering Animosity. In 2008 the band began work on new material, but due to a back injury, Bjørn Tore could not play drums and all the plans for live shows and promotion for the demo were put on hold. 2009 saw the band going back into rehearsal and nailing down the demo s ...read more

Aspherium is a progressive death metal band from Moss/Oslo, Norway. The band was started in 2007 with Marius Skarsem Pedersen on guitars and vocals and Torgeir Lyby Pettersen on bass. They quickly enlisted Bjørn Tore Erlandsen as a drummer. In the winter of 2007 they recorded a three song demo, entitled The Lingering Animosity. In 2008 the band began work on new material, but due to a back injury, Bjørn Tore could not play drums and all the plans for live shows and promotion for the demo were put on hold. 2009 saw the band going back into rehearsal and nailing down the demo songs, as well as new material. A long time was spent auditioning guitarists for the second guitar position, and finally in autumn 2009, the found their fourth member in guitarist Morten Nielsen. They played countless live shows, and started recording their debut album in 2010. While trying to secure a record deal, the band realized that in order to meet the expectations they had set for themselves that they would have to release the album independently. They secured a digital distribution deal with Codfather Records, but Aspherium released the physical CD themselves on their website and at concerts. Their debut, The Veil of Serenity, was eventually released in November 2011, and received favourable scores the world over. You can purchase the album at: http://www.aspherium.com Their latest album, The Fall of Therenia, is a sci-fi concept album that takes you on a journey through progressive death metal, soothing melodic passages, and grim brutality, The album was mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden. He has worked with bands like Opeth, Soilwork, Devin Townsend, Ihsahn and Amon Amarth. Earlier this year Aspherium were on tour in Norway with Decapitated and Blood Red Throne. They also did a European tour with Blood Red Throne last summer. Aspherium has opened for acts like Satyricon, Ihsahn and Susperia and played countless shows across Norway as well as several gigs in Belgium on many occasions. « hide

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The Fall of Therenia
2014

3.9
110 Votes
The Veil of Serenity
2011

3.9
23 Votes

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