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Nile

N

ile quickly rose to the top of the class of old-school American Death Metal. Much has been written about their fascination with Egypt and Mid-East rites, but such writing was simply overstated as the similarities go only lyric deep for the music bared little resemblance. With the membership of Chief Spires (bass/vocals), Pete Hammoura (drums/vocals) and Karl Sanders (guitars/vocals) they would start off with the release of Festivals Of Atonement (1995), to follow it with Ramses Bringer Of War (1997), Amongst The Catacombs Of Nephren-Ka (1998) and In The Beginning (2000; actually a re-release the first two albums merged together). In 2000 Black Seeds Of Vengeance saw Nile return with a massive membership change of the original three adding Dallas Toler-Wade (guitar/vocals) and Derek Roddy as guest drummer. By the follow-up In Their Darkened Shrines (2002) the line-up featured Roddy and Spires gone and Jon Vesano (bass/vocals) and Tony Laureano (ex-God Dethroned/ex-Angel Corpse; drums).


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Nation USA
City Greenville, South Carolina
Promotional Address Unknown
Genre Death Metal
Formations/Versions 1
Web Unknown
Active Years 1995-
E-Mail Unknown
Old RRCA File Code UC000613
New Reference Code 1060