LEGION OF THE DAMNED release “The Poison Chalice”

Dutch thrash icons, unload hatred and anger into their remarkable depths of black and death metal.

releasing yet another unmatched demon with the upcoming album, The Poison Chalice, out May 26, 2023 via Napalm Records

With title track “The Poison Chalice”, the band embrace the Beast together with an official lyric video!

For the first time ever on a studio album, the band hails as a five piece and brings their aggressive and brutally blackened soundscapes to a higher level – closing the album with a steel-breaking track.

“The Poison Chalice” praises the dangerous fruits of the left hand path and is straight forward heavy and furious Death Thrash“


Founded in 1990 as Occult, the thrash machine around founding members Maurice Swinkels and Erik Fleuren was reborn as LEGION OF THE DAMNED in 2005. 

Conquering the European charts for decades, the LEGION crowned itself at #17 in the Official German Album Charts with predecessor Slaves Of The Shadow Realms (2019)

For almost 35 years, they have formed their aggressive signature sound from the most horrific ingredients of thrash and death metal.

combined with brutal blackened influences, resulting in one of the most defined and unique sounds in the scene.

Legion Of The Damned Artwork

The album spreads brutal and ice cold thrash soundscapes through relentless, attacking drums and incredible guitar harmonies from both lead guitarists, underlined by angry bass lines. 

Together with producer Erwin Hermsen, the band closed the gates of the underworld in Toneshed Studio.

Demonstrate that they remain the unchallenged masters of brute and unrelenting death-thrash metal in 2023!
Maurice Swinkels – vocals
Twan Van Geel – guitars
Fabian Verweij – guitars
Harold Gielen – bass
Erik Fleuren – drums

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<strong>Cel Quintero</strong>
Cel Quintero

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