Born in 1995 DESECRATE immediately become protagonist in the Italian underground scene. After the recording of the first promo cd, in 1998 arrives the very first discographic contract with the MEPHISTO RECORDS which will publish the first full length “MOONSHINY TALES (THE TORMENT AND THE RAPTURE”.
The record obtains excellent comparison both from public and criticism and allowes the Italian combo to exhibit in all the best clubls all over the Netional territory.
Anyway, Desecrate’s activity stops in 2001 due to several musical disagreement between tha band’s components.
In 2010 the decision to recover and two years later the publication of a new album “XIII THE DEATH” published by the Finnish INVERSE RECORDS.
DESECRATE present again themselves to the public in a new garment, even in the purposes, though remaining faithful to their sound: European matrix death metal, boun fast to the earlier 90’s aggressive and scratching sonority, shows several arrangements innovations which together with the constant use of the piano, contribute to the creation of a very personal sound.
Desecrate is an Italian metal band from Genoa, Italy. Formed in 1995 (Lineup: Gabry, Ale, Paolo, Beppe), after only six months the group published his first demo "Tranquillity", enjoying a good consensus from critics and audiences.
After a series of promotional live concerts (inside and outside Italy), the band published, only for the professionals, the 1998's promo (Lineup: Gabry, Ale, Paolo, Ledy), containing 3 tracks.
In the same year they published the song "Revenge" for the international compilation "Into the Underground Vol. II", edited by Whiplash Production.
In 1999 it was the time for the debut album "Moonshiny Tales: The Torment and The Rapture", edited by the newborn Mephisto Rec. and distributed in Italy and part of Europe by White & Black Productions (Lineup: Gabry, Ale, Paolo, Francesco).
From 1999 to 2001, the band performed in a long tour, playing in the most prestigious clubs of Italy.
In 2001 the split of the group was caused by different choices made by components.
Starting from February 2010. Lineup: Gabry, Paolo, Francesco, Matteo, Davide, Alessio.
Style and "footprint" are the same of the old formation, but while listening to the "new" Desecrate, what really jumps better ear is the constant presence of piano.
This idea (born by Matteo, piano player of the band, and shared by all other components) is about playing the piano like a fundamental instrument, like guitars, and not only like a musical arrangement as the most part of melodic death metal bands have done untill nowadays.
It's certainly a challenge, but one that is already winning praise and curiosity from those who attend a live concert and above all from those who are waiting for the new album.
The new Desecrate formation gets to work immediately and in few weeks they prepare for a live show that brings them back to the fore, playing with prominent bands like Necrodeath and many others.
In the January 2012, anticipated by the two singles "My Devil's gonna cry" and "XIII", a new album comes out with title "XIII, The Death".
In the January 2015, anticipated by the single "Fifteen Million Merits", a new album comes out with title "Orpheus".
At the moment Desecrate are in contract with House of Ashes Prod.