Dying Fetus is an American death metal band from Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The band is known for mixing musical styles through death metal, grind and hardcore. Their style evolves in an always brutal and uncompromising way, but constantly in renewal, each album having its own personality.
Dying Fetus was formed in 1991 in Maryland, and initially consisted of singer and guitarist John Gallagher, guitarists Nick Speleos and Brian Latta, bassist Jason Netherton, and drummer Kevin Talley. In 1993, the musical demo "Bathe In Entrails reflects a compromise between Netherton, Gallagher and Nick Spelelos>. In 1994, the band decided to separate from these last two members, and to replace them by Brian Latta and Rob Belton, respectively, for the recording of Infatuation With Malevolence >.
In 1995, Dying Fetus self-produced his first album, Infatuation With Malevolence , which he distributed himself. The following year, the band produced Purification through Violence , with the label Pulverizer Records in America, and Diehard Music Worldwide in Europe. Dying Fetus also embarks that year for his first North American tour with Canadian group Kataklysm, and Florida's Monstrosity group. In 1998, his third album, "Killing on Adrenaline" , was distributed in the United States by his own company Blunt Force Records and internationally by the German company Morbid Records. In 2000, Dying Fetus signed with Relapse Records, and went on an American tour with Kataklysm and Destruction. The same year comes out Grotesque Impalement , a compilation of several old pieces, and Destroy the Opposition .
In mid-2001, Gallagher received letters of resignation from other members of the group, who at that time decided to join forces in a new musical project called Misery Index, leaving the future of Dying Fetus in limbo. more total >>>. To everyone's surprise, Gallagher immediately reformed the band in full by recruiting vocalist Vince Matthews, guitarist Mike Kimball, bassist Sean Beasely, and drummer Erik Sayenga, who will record a new single entitled Vengeance Unleashed .