Dethcentrik is an avant-garde extreme metal project from Colorado, formed in the summer of 2009 by vocalist Stefan "Død Beverte" Klein, and guitarists Justin Torres and Michael Glass. As the band was joined by Rose Sinclair, they began to work on music, releasing their first recording, a demo version of Society's Whores on their MySpace shortly after. The band played live for the first time on 17 April 2010. Dethcentrik has had frequent lineup shifts since conception, and for their sound was coined "black horrormetal" by Terrorizer Magazine in the summer of 2010 and many songs by Dethcentrik have alternative versions and have been remixed."Decompression" (3). p. 7. ISSN 2053-1885. Jóvine, Rafael (9 May 2012). "Interview: Død Beverte". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 9 May 2012. "Død Incarnate Records Homepage". Død Incarnate Records. 2010. Retrieved 1 February 2012. Cite error: The named reference Rockfreaks was invoked but never defined (see the help page). Ribeiro, Nuno (2011-11-14). "Død Beverte Uncensored Interview". HeavyHardMetalmania. Retrieved 2012-02-03. Campos, Cristian (2011). Metal & Hardcore Graphics: Extreme Art from the Underworld. Spain: Loft Publications. p. 82. ISBN 978-84-9936-773-6. |accessdate= requires |url= (help) Cite error: The named reference IMDb was invoked but never defined (see the help page). Riccardi, Massimo "Mephisto666" (20 May 2010). "Wolfhound Metal Radio Interview with vocalist Stefan "Død Beverte" Klein". Einsam Vuk Promotions. Retrieved 15 October 2010. Cite error: The named reference gauntlet_bio was invoked but never defined (see the help page). "Terrorizer" (200). p. 3. ISSN 1350-6978. "Dethcentrik Songs". Billboard. "Cold Metal Future Discography". 2011. Retrieved 8 November 2011.
ContentsMembers1.1 Current members1.2 Past members1.3 Guest musicians
Current membersStefan "Død Beverte" Klein is the only founding member of the band still involved with the band. He has created some of Dethcentrik's albums on his own, as well as being a solo artist using his alias Død Beverte to release albums, for guest performances, and for remixing other artists. He and Dethcentrik have sometimes been referred to synonymously. He is also the founder of the band's current label.Gunner "Jackie T" Harkey is the current guitarist, and a co-composer in Dethcentrik.
Past membersDaniel "JT Nightwolf" Kimmons was a guitarist for Dethcentrik, his arrest marked a drastic change for the bandKyle Merrill is an ex-guitarist of Dethcentrik, he co-composed Morderisk DepresjonZachary "Helvete Vokte" Taube was a guitarist for Dethcentrik, and the co-composer of Life Down the ToiletCole Gould is an ex-guitarist of DethcentrikRose Sinclair is an ex-bassist of DethcentrikSkyler Burnham played drums for the band for a short period of timeJustin Torres was one of the founding guitarists of DethcentrikMichael Glass was the other founding guitarist of DethcentrikConor "Chester Pain" Anthony is an ex-guitarist of DethcentrikSeth Littau is an ex-Guitarist of DethcentrikKaleb Littau is an ex-keyboardist, and backing vocalist of DethcentrikTim Dineen is an ex-bassist of DethcentrikBrian Pinelo is an ex-drummer of Dethcentrik
Guest musiciansLauren McDonald performed guest vocals on the song "Rip My Heart Out". Summon (2012-03-27). "Deathcentrik". Blackened Horde Zine. Retrieved 2012-03-29. OccultBlackMetal (2011-10-21). "ADifferentShadeOfBlackMetalZine: Dethcentrik Interview". ADifferentShadeOfBlackMetalZine. Retrieved 2012-02-03. OccultBlackMetal (2012-02-06). "DarkUndergroundMusicZine: Dod Beverte Interview". Hatredmeanswarzine.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2012-03-29. Discord (2011-09-25). "Død Beverte - Crucified Babies | Noise Review". Undergrind Zine. Retrieved 2012-02-03. Ribeiro, Nuno (2011-12-29). "Dethcentrik "Earth Accepts Her Fate" Artwork Revelead & New Streaming". HeavyHardMetalmania. Retrieved 2012-02-03. "Død Beverte Working On A New Album". Mi2N.com. Retrieved 2012-02-03. OccultBlackMetal (2012-02-05). "DarkUndergroundMusicZine: Dod Beverte/Dawn Of New Tryanny/2012 CD REview". Hatredmeanswarzine.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2012-03-29. ZombieGoats (2011-04-27). "Død Beverte – Crucified Babies — Head Full Of Noise - Music News & Reviews". Headfullofnoise.com. Retrieved 2012-02-03. "Letting You (aggressive mix)". Nine Inch Nails Official Website. 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-03. "Død Beverte". IMDb. 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-03. Cite error: The named reference HHMM3 was invoked but never defined (see the help page). "Dethcentrik (Deathcentrik): Dethcentrik discography, videos, mp3, biography, review, lyrics, photos, line up - Metalship encyclopedia". En.metalship.org. Retrieved 2012-02-03. "Dethcentrik - Why the Innocent Die Young". Undergrind Zine. 2012-11-25. Retrieved 2012-01-20. "Dethcentrik Bio". The Gauntlet. Retrieved 2012-02-03. "Dethcentrik". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-03. "Dethcentrik - discography, line-up, biography, interviews, photos". Spirit-of-metal.com. Retrieved 2012-02-03. "Dethcentrik at Vampirefreaks.com [ metal music profile ]". Vampirefreaks.com. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
Criticism and controversy
Dethcentrik has undergone criticism for their music, mainly due to the extent of distortion used; in one instance the band's sound was compared to a garbage disposal. The band has also had music and video banned for offensive content, been place on a religious community threat list, and has come under fire for raw production and according to an extremely low-scoring review of their album Why the Innocent Die Young from the publication Metal Storm "simplicity.". According to the band's website, their frontman was charged with a hate crime, but the charges were dismissed in court.Wade, Jeremiah (10 August 2010). "One Step Beyond Episode No. 22". One Step Beyond Radio. Fisher, Jason (27 June 2011). "Dethcentrik Video Banned By YouTube". The Gauntlet. Marques, Bruno (28 June 2011). "Vídeo dos Dethcentrick banido do Youtube". SOS Metal Radio Show. Retrieved 2011-11-08. "Threat Awareness in Places of Worship". Whole Community. 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2012. Rozzengarten, Der (5 October 2011). "Dethcentrik - Why Do the Innocent Die Young review". Metal Storm. http://top40-charts.com/news.php?nid=81067