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Thu. August 19th 2010
Rickshaw Theatre (All Ages)
Decapitated, The Faceless, All Shall Perish, The Red Chord, Veil of Maya, Cephalic Carnage, Decrepit Birth, Vital Remains $27.50
Sun. November 22nd 2009
Sugar Victoria BC (No Minors)
Vader, Decrepit Birth, Warbringer, The Amenta, Augury, S.W.W.A.A.T.S $22.00
Sat. November 21st 2009
Rickshaw Theatre (No Minors)
Vader, Decrepit Birth, Warbringer, The Amenta, Augury, Success will Write Apocalypse Across the Sky
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Decrepit Birth

Decrepit Birth

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Label: Nuclear Blast
Progressive Death Metal from Santa Cruz California
Past Shows (5)

Decrepit Birth is a brutal technical death metal band formed in 2001 by Matt Sotelo - guitars, Bill Robinson - vocals, and Derek Boyer - bass. Originally the intention was to play devastating, brutal, technical death metal, mixed with influences from the early 1990's Florida death metal scene. Since Matt and Derek had at one time both played in Southern California band, Deprecated, it was easy for the two of them to begin collaborating on material for the first full length Decrepit Birth album "And Time Begins".

In Fall of 2002, with the help of friend Tim Yeung on session drums, they entered Legion Studios to begin recording. Almost a year later "And Time Begins" was released on Unique Leader Records, artwork by Dan Seagrave. The album had production issues but still managed to forge a very solid fan base in the death metal scene. The band went through a dry period of playing no shows due to the lack of a drummer. Bassist Derek Boyer got the chance of a lifetime and was offered a full time position with death metal legends Suffocation. That left Decrepit Birth with out a drummer or bassist.

During 2004, bassist Risha Eryavec stepped in and not long after that, drummer KC Howard of Odius Mortem officially joined the band as well. For the next couple years the new lineup played many shows, fests and one North American tour. In 2007 the band took a break and began writing full time for the new album. - from Last.fm

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Bill Robinson Vocals2001-present
Matt Sotelo Guitars2001-present
Samus Paulicelli Drums2001-present
Derek Boyer Bass2001-present
Chase Fraser Guitars2001-present
Status: Unknown
- Last confirmed Aug. 4, 2011

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