Japanese metal group Survive began life over 20 years and have forged their own indelible path within the jmetal scene. It was back in 1998, when former Death File guitarist and mastermind Nemo decided to form a thrash metal band of his own which soon became the juggernaut known as Survive.
It didn’t take long for the band to create their first demo tape and their promise was backed-up in a big way when the group embarked on a tour with legendary Japanese thrash-metallers United (whose guitarist Singo Otani also produced the demo). Soon after, Survive were ready to release their debut album Against Next, which allowed the band to tour Japan extensively and gain domestic recognition.
Over the next two decades the band released 5 albums and toured with metal giants such as Napalm Death, At The Gates, Kreator, Overkill and Venom, cementing their place in Japanese metal history. Still going strong, Survive‘s latest album Immortal Warriors was released to the Japanese market in late 2018 and now the album will be released worldwide via Sliptrick Records in 2019. Survive have lost none of their verve and Immortal Warriors is an absolute must for fans of this fantastic, often overlooked band.
Immortal Warriors | Released TBA 2019 on Sliptrick Records
Nemo – Vocal/Guitar | Gaku – Guitar | Sinjilow – Bass