MENTAL DEMISE was founded in May of 1995 by Alexander (Fester) Andreychev (guitar/vocals). In 1997 the band released their first rehearsal demo, entitled "Utopia of Existence". The second studio material "Psycho-Penetration" was recorded in February of 1998 and included 9 songs in intense brutal Death/ Grind, with conceptual psychological lyrics. Same year 1st full length album "Psycho-Penetration" was released in a cassette format by Ukrainian label Moon Records. Later “Psycho-Penetration" has experienced four different re-issues.
In March of 1998 the band performed 25 shows in various cities of the eastern Ukraine in support of "Psycho-Penetration". In spring of 2000 MENTAL DEMISE headed for Vaginal Suckers Studio to record a new 3-song EP "Credo Quia Absurdum..?". In 2001 D.A.C. Productions released this recording as a split CD with ukrainian band Entrails Putrefaction. In November of 2001 this was followed by the mini-tour in Belarus.
In April of 2003 MENTAL DEMISE for the first time took part in a foreign Polish tour "Grind de Pologne 2", with the brutal Imperial Foeticide (cz) and grind band Epitome (Pl). In spring of 2004 the band was on tour in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine as a support band for Death Metal legends Pungent Stench (aus). In the fall of 2004 MENTAL DEMISE had a very successful 16-show tour “Grinding Incursion” through Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova with the Death/ Grind band Parricide (pl).
In 2005 the band makes a self-record of the album “Disgraceful Sores”, which was released by two labels: Belarussian Moral Isanity and American Sevared Records. The album receives a good circulation in CIS as well as abroad. The band received ton of propositions. In spring of 2005 the band makes a 12-show tour in Poland with Parricide (Pl) and Mincing Fury (Cz). In the fall of 2005 the band is invited to take part in several festivals, the most important of which are the following: Mirceles East (Poland) with headlining Pungent Stench (Aus), Ludwigshafen Death Fest. (Germany) with Necrophagist (Ger) and Slovak Death Fest with Vital Remains (USA) headlining respectively.
In the fall of 2006 MENTAL DEMISE takes up a successful 13-show tour with a new drummer in Ukraine. In the spring of 2007 the band takes its way to Poland to record new stuff in Hertz Studio (Vader, Decapitated, Kronos, Severe Torture…). In April 2008 MENTAL DEMISE had 10-show gig through Ukraine with the Death/ Grind band Sickbag (fr) and soon after signed a deal with spanish label XTREEM MUSIC for the release of their new album which came out in February 2009 under the title of “Final Step to Future Madness” featuring new vocalist Sadist. The style of the band can be characterized nowadays as an aggressive speedy Florida wave Brutal Death Metal.
Final Step to Future Madness
XM 058 CD
Brutal Death Metal
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