PURIFIED IN BLOOD BIOGRAPHY
Purified in Blood came to life in the beginning of 2003. Based on the west coast of Norway, these dedicated VEGAN STRAIGHT EDGE kids is to credit for the growing scene in Stavanger/Sandnes.PURIFIED IN BLOOD GENRES
This metal influenced hardcore is what you get as these kids` first meeting with music came through Iron Maiden and Slayer.
The message carried by Purified in Blood involves political matters such as human/animal liberation, anti capitalism, third world conditions another important issues that highly require the world's attention.
A lot has happened the last year for Purified in Blood. After many live shows (national and international) and a couple of demos released, things started to happen for the band. They've been twice in the US. As their EP "Last Leaves of a Poisoned Tree" was released, on New Eden Records(CA, USA), they went on a 3 week US tour to promote it. Together with Undying (US), Purification (IT) +++ they traveled from coast to coast and got good support.
In October 2004 they went on a short Norway/Sweden tour and played with such bands as Most Precious Blood (US), Maroon (GER) and Destiny (GER). The EP has gotten some good reviews since the release. Purified in Blood is known for their high energy live act. They also recently won the national underground music contest for unsigned bands 2004 (ZOOM 04) and that has drawn a lot of attention to the band. In 2006, they released their full-length album Reaper of Souls.
# Glenn Cato Rasmussen
# Hallgeir Skretting Enoksen
# Tommy Svela
# Sander Loen
# Stig Skog Andersen
# Anders Mosness
In the beginning of 2007, they announced their peaceful, yet sudden, breakup.
Rumored reason is that some of the members developed a small drinking problem.
PURIFIED IN BLOOD LYRICAL THEMES
Political Matters, Human/Animal Liberation
PURIFIED IN BLOOD ORIGIN
Norway (Sandnes/Stavanger), formed in 2003
PURIFIED IN BLOOD CURRENT RECORD LABEL
PURIFIED IN BLOOD STATUS
PURIFIED IN BLOOD CURRENT LINE-UP
Glenn Cato Rasmussen - vocals
Hallgeir Skretting Enokssen - vocals
Tommy Svela - guitar (Soulvenom)
Sander Loen - guitar
Stig Skog Andersen - bass (Soulvenom)
Anders Mosness - drums