Origin: Auckland, New Zealand
Genres: Death Metal
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Ulcerate  


Brutal death metal by way of New Zealand, Ulcerate have crafted something rather unique on 2011's The Destroyers Of All. There's the requisite twisted riffs, rapid-fire drumming, and gruff vocals that characterize technical death metal, but the guitars are more dissonant than usual, and often the band slow down and veer into post-metal territory, sporting a late-period Neurosis influence at times while at other times the feedback-laden guitars reminds one of prime Godflesh. It's a bit much to take, with seven unrelenting songs clocking in at over an hour, but it's also intense and just a bit off the usual beaten death metal path.

Current Members

Paul Kelland

bass/vocals

Michael Hoggard

guitars

James Saint Merat

drums

Former Members/Guests

Ben Read

vocals (ex-Cloven Hoof)

Michael Rothwell

guitars


Discography



The Coming Of Genocide  COMPILATION
2006
  1. The Coming of Genocide
  2. Unhallowed Ascension
  3. Scorn the Dethroned
  4. Second Death
  5. Subversive Supremacy
  6. Burnt Offering
  7. Ulceration
  8. Smash the Deceitful




Of Fracture And Failure 
2007 Neurotic
  1. Praise and Negation
  2. Ad Nauseam
  3. The Mask of the Satyr
  4. Becoming the Lycanthrope
  5. To Fell Goliath
  6. Martyr of the Soil
  7. Failure
  8. The Coming of Genocide
  9. Defaeco
  • Ben Read
  • Paul Kelland
  • Michael Hoggard
  • Michael Rothwell
  • James Saint Merat




Everything Is Fire 
2009
  1. Drown Within
  2. We Are Nil
  3. Withered and Obsolete
  4. Caecus
  5. Tyranny
  6. The Earth At Its Knees
  7. Soullessness Embraced
  8. Everything Is Fire
  • Paul Kelland
  • Michael Hoggard
  • James Saint Merat

Reviews:   Metal Observer 



The Destroyers Of All 
2011 Willowtip
  1. Burning Skies
  2. Dead Oceans
  3. Cold Becoming
  4. Beneath
  5. The Hollow Idols
  6. Omens
  7. The Destroyers of All
  • Paul Kelland
  • Michael Hoggard
  • James Saint Merat

Reviews:   Metal Observer  Angry Metal Guy 



Vermis 
2013 Relapse
  1. Odium
  2. Vermis
  3. Clutching Revulsion
  4. Weight of Emptiness
  5. Confronting Entropy
  6. Fall to Opprobrium
  7. The Imperious Weak
  8. Cessation
  9. Await Rescission
  • Paul Kelland
  • Michael Hoggard
  • James Saint Merat


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