Necrophagia was an American death metal band. The band is credited as one of the inaugural groups within the death metal genre, along with Possessed and Death. Necrophagia was formed by Frank "Killjoy" Pucci in The band name is derived from the act of cannibalizing, or eating a corpse.
The word is a combination of the Greek words nekron corpseand phagein to eat. Necrophagia was a popular group in the underground extreme metal "tape trading" scene. Their first full-length album, Season of the Deadwas recorded and released in InNecrophagia intended to issue an album named Ready for Deathwhich had been recorded in But, the band split up, and Ready for Young Burial - Necrophagia - Necrotorture + Sickcess (DVD) was bootlegged in the tape trading scene.
Killjoy befriended Pantera frontman Phil Anselmoshortly after Necrophagia's demise. Phil wrote and shared some music with Killjoy, which persuaded him to resurrect Necrophagia in Havnen was replaced by Jared Faulk in In addition, the group enlisted Gorelord leader Frediablo as second guitarist, and Opal Enthroned on keyboards.
Anselmo, Opal and Fabra departed the band shortly after the release. Killjoy and Frediablo remained with Congo Man - Sparrow* - Sparrows Dance Party. Inthe band added Fug Frediablo's brother on guitar, Iscariah formerly of Immortal on bass guitar, Titta Tanni on drums and Mirai Kawashima of the Japanese avant-garde black metal band Sigh on keyboards.
Frediablo left the band in early to concentrate on Gorelord. He was replaced by Undead Torment. Necrophagia released Death Trip 69 in May The album Mark Broom - Attitude (File) several guest appearances, including Casey Chaos from Amenand former Mayhem vocalist Maniac.
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