Instinct of Survival (1998-present) is a Death Metal band from Hamburg, Germany.
ormed as Sperrzone in 1995 playing typical German rough punk. The band released an EP in 1998 and soon after changed their name and style to a more Napalm Death style Grindcore death metal to evolve into a sound more like AxeGrinder featuring the line-up of Pacik (bass; exUnder the Fridge/ex-Zeroid), Hauke (drums; ex-Drown in Blood/ex-Incrust (Germany)/ex-Neokortex/ex-Sixth Alloy), Kalle (guitars/vocals; ex-Psychotic Mind Battle/ex-Darm/ex-Incrust (Germany)/ ex-Mood (Germany)/ex-Neokortex, Padde (guitars/vocals; ex-Drown in Blood/Kriminal/ex-Bent Cross/ex-Darm/ ex-Incrust (Germany)/ex-Just Went Black/ex-Mood (Germany)/ ex-Neokortex/ex-Psychotic Mind Battle. They would release a whole set of mostly EPs and a couple of albums: Instinct of Survival EP (2000), Ruins (Split; 2004), Winter in My Mind EP (2006), Instinct of Survival / Guided Cradle (Split; 2006), North of Nowhere (2009), Screams of Suffering EP (2010), Lapsed into Absurdity EP (2013), Call of the Blue Distance (2014) and recently Life Survival (Split; 2016).
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