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November 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Nile show at The Forge on November 13, 2019

Nile, w/:

  • Terrorizer
  • Blood of the Wolf
  • Central Disorder
  • Crusades

@The Forge
Wednesday, November 13
Doors = 6:30 pm
Show = 7:30 pm
All Ages
Tickets’ Starting Price = $18.75


Nile band, with yellow backgroundCombining the extreme speed and nihilism of modern death metal with the ancient styling of Middle Eastern music, Nile formed in their hometown of Greenville, SC, in 1993. With their self-proclaimed trademark of “Ithyphallic Metal,” Karl Sanders (guitar/vocals), Chief Spires (bass/vocals), and Pete Hammoura (drums) debuted with their Festivals of Atonement album in 1995, leading Nile to a southwestern tour in support of other big metal acts such as Obituary, Deicide, and Broken Hope. Viscera Productions was responsible for Nile’s follow-up EP, Ramses Bringer of War, in 1997 and was going to release their second album, Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka — that is, if they hadn’t gone out of business later that year. However, Relapse Records was more than happy to put it out in early 1998, giving Nile a wider distribution and a chance to hit the road with Incantation and Morbid Angel. The follow-up, Black Seeds of Vengeance, was released in late 2000. A collection of remastered, hard to find recordings, In the Beginning was released later the same year. By 2002, the highly anticipated In Their Darkened Shrines was dropped and the buzz around it led to mainstream coverage the band had never experienced before. Nile returned in 2005 with Annihilation of the Wicked, their first album with new drummer George Kollias and their last album on Relapse. After signing with Nuclear Blast, the band quickly followed up in 2007 with Ithyphallic before setting out across the U.S. on the Ozzfest tour, as well as touring South Africa and Europe. In 2009 Nilewent back into the studio with producer Neil Kernon (of Queensrÿche), and released their sixth studio album, Those Whom the Gods Detest, late that year. At the Gates of Sethu arrived in 2012, and What Should Not Be Unearthed, their eighth studio long player, followed in 2015. (Source)


terrorizer: skeletons in suits, with a picture of a battlefield with tanksThe beginnings of grindcore are often pinpointed to Napalm Death’s 1987 masterpiece Scum and the early work of Carcass, but the 1989 release World Downfall by the overlooked outfit Terrorizer is often talked about in revered tones by extreme metallists worldwide. Featuring members David Vincent (bass, vocals), Pete Sandoval (drums), Jesse Pintado (guitar), and Oscar Garcia (vocals), Terrorizer’s lone album has spawned countless imitators over the years, due to its groundbreaking merger of both speed and aggression. Produced by renowned thrash/death metal producer Scott Burns, all you have to do is check out some of the song titles to know what type of a hellacious musical ride that’ll soon be in store — “Fear of Napalm,” “Strategic Warheads,” “Enslaved by Propaganda,” “Dead Shall Rise,” and the like. After breaking up, all of Terrorizer’s members appeared in other outfits — Vincent with the Genitorturers, Sandoval with Morbid Angel, Pintado with Napalm Death, and Garcia with Nausea. (Source)

Central Disorder

central disorder logoOriginating in 2003, Rob Peto started Central Disorder and set out to re-define what a metal band should be. Recruiting the talents of Alex Rodriguez, Derek DeLucia, Jim Houghton, and Rob Anicich, they quickly set out to crush the local Chicago scene. They recorded their debut album, “The Awakening,” in 2008 at Apothica Studios, which was released in August 2009. Around the time of release, Central Disorder was featured on a sampler attached to an Alice In Chains biography. They were then invited to open for Exodus in Cleveland, OH, and asked back 6 months later to open for Mushroomhead. The Milwaukee Doomsday fest also required their services in 2010. They continued to play higher-level shows as they started opening for more national bands at local Chicago shows.

In 2012 they released their highly successful self-titled EP, once again recorded at Apothica. After restructuring the band in 2014, Rob and Derek took some time to hone the band’s future. The band brought in Bobby McCarthy on drums, Aaron Fedor on bass, and Mike Maskas on guitar. They started to play more out of state shows in Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin to very appreciative audiences. In late 2017 they re-entered Apothica Studios to record their most ambitious effort to date. Released on September 25th, 2018, “Eradication” looks to be one of the best independent releases of the year.

CD has had the privilege of sharing the stage with some very well-known national acts including: Exodus, Mushroomhead, Deicide, Fear Factory, Goatwhore, Sepultura, Battlecross, Soulfly, All That Remains, Soil, The Agonist, Lazarus A.D., Sylosis, Butcher Babies, 40 Below Summer, and First Jason, amongst many others. (Source)


crusades band logo: an upside-down cross, encircled by people holding handsCrusades began in late 2009. Comprised of current and ex-members of Sedatives, The Creeps, Buried Inside, The Steve Adamyk Band, Last Communion, Zebrassieres, The Visitors, Pregnancy Scares, Black Tower & others, Crusades’ initial (and ongoing) goal was to provide the somewhat accessible vehicle that is melodic punk rock for decidedly less than accessible ideas – namely atheism, antichristianity, secular humanism, satanism, and a vehement disdain for the crippling disease that is organized religion.

Influences include The Spectacle, Get High, Concrete Blonde, Propagandhi, Sunny Day Real Estate/The Fire Theft, AFI, Patti Smith, Trial, Boilermaker, As Friends Rust, Samhain, Cave In, Alkaline Trio, The Smiths, Bane, Samiam, The Vicious, Hüsker Dü, ATDI, The Observers, etc. (Source)