Desaster is a black/thrash metal band formed in Koblenz, Germany in 1988. Their lyrical themes involve war, hate and satanism.
Desaster formed in 1988, inspirated by bands like Black Sabbath, Venom, Destruction (The name of the band comes from their song “Total Desaster”), Celtic Frost, Bathory, Slayer and Sarcófago. They played their first live show in 1989. Afterwards the band had line-up issues before Infernal, the only remaining member of the original line-up, found musicians to continue Desaster in 1990.
After the two demos, The Fog of Avalon and Lost in the Ages, Merciless Records released a split-7″ with Ungod in 1995, the band’s vinyl-debut. In 1996 the first album A Touch of Medieval Darkness was released. The line-up for their following release, the 1997 Stormbringer mini-album, included new drummer Tormentor.
One song of the limited Ride on for Revenge picture-single of 1998 found its way on the Thrashing Holocaust compilation CD released by American Necropolis Records in…