Profanatica

US Black Metal - United States

Profanatica Band

One of the first wave of American black metal bands, PROFANATICA have purveyed primeval blasphemy on nigh for three decades. ‘Rotting Incarnation of God,’ their latest album and first with Season of Mist, vomits forth a most vulgar strain of black metal ejaculate. Led by founder Paul Ledney, the trio desecrate everything sacred with a ferocious stream of chainsaw guitars and relentless battery. PROFANATICA walk as kings in the murky depths of the black metal scene, and ‘Rotting Incarnation of God’ cements their well-deserved reputation as one of the genre’s most wicked creations. Some music was meant to stay underground.

In 1990, Aragon Amori, Paul Ledney, and Brett Makowski departed INCANTATION due to artistic differences, leading to the birth of PROFANATICA. Influenced by such classic cults as VENOM, NECROVORE, SARCOFAGO, and BATHORY, the unholy trinity together had a passion to create raw and sacrilegious Black Metal. The band has since released four full-lengths and over a dozen demos, splits, and compilations. However, their story is not one without controversy as the masters for what was supposed to be their first full-length, initially titled ‘The Raping of the Virgin Mary,’ were unfortunately destroyed in the studio, although, there are conflicting stories about what really happened. The band parted ways until Ledney resurrected PROFANATICA with two new members in 2001. Despite dropping their first demo in 1990, their long overdue debut full-length, ‘Profanatitas de Domonatia,’ was released 17 years after the band’s conception.

Now, PROFANATICA’s latest chapter is nothing short of blasphemous perversions, sacrilegious incantations, and furious, unrelenting black metal. The kings of USBM are back to bless you with another assault of unholy hellfire.

Line-up:

  • Paul Ledney : drums, vocals
  • Adam Besserer : guitars
  • Richard Olsen : bass
Date Venue City Country Info
April 28th, 2021 Proxima Warsaw Poland + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
April 29th, 2021 Mrowisko Gliwice Poland + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
April 30th, 2021 Dürer Kert Budapest Hungary + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 1st, 2021 Club Mochvara Zagreb Croatia + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 2nd, 2021 SWR Fest Porto Portugal
May 3rd, 2021 TBA München Germany + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 4th, 2021 Futurum Prague Czech Republic + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 5th, 2021 Kulturpalast Hamburg Germany + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 6th, 2021 Beta Copenhagen Denmark + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 7th, 2021 Club Seilerstraße Zwickau Germany + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 8th, 2021 Orwo Haus Berlin Germany + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 9th, 2021 Iduna Drachten Netherlands + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 10th, 2021 Baroeg Rotterdam Netherlands + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 11th, 2021 The Underworld London United Kingdom + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 12th, 2021 Het Bos Antwerp Belgium + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 13th, 2021 Backstage Paris France + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 14th, 2021 MS Connexion Mannheim Germany + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 15th, 2021 The Temple Neudegg Alm Abtenau Austria + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
May 16th, 2021 Slaughter Club Paderno Italy + Revenge + Misþyrming + Ultra Silvam
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