Genre: Brutal Death Metal
Origin: Netherlands
Status: Active

Disavowed was formed as Nocturnal Silence in the summer of 1994. A few shows were played and a demo entitled Into The Abscess was recorded in 1995. The band manages to sell and give away 150 copies. Another demo called ...And Create A Moonless Sky was recorded for which Pyaemia singer Joel Sta recorded some vocals.

Shortly thereafter drummer Maarten Winnips quits and is replaced by Pyaemia's Robbert Vrijenhoek. When guitarist Dorus Neijboer quits also, Sta replaces him and officially joins the fold. Following the line-up changes, the band's style turns heavier and in the May of 1998 a demo CD entitled Plateau is released. The band changed it's name to Disavowed and the demo Point Of Few follows in 2000.

The demo Point Of Few resulted in good responses from all over the death metal scene and finally lead to a deal being struck with the American label Unique Leader Records, the home of the likes of Deeds Of Flesh and Disgorge.

In 2001 the first full-length album entitled Perceptive Deception was released and supported with a five-week tour of the US & Canada in 2002 and a four-week European tour in 2003.

After a long period of wrist injuries for drummer Robbe V, a temporary replacement was found in Dirk Janssen of Despondency in mid-2005. After doing numerous regional shows Disavowed headed out to Japan & Hong Kong in April of 2006, experiencing metal in a distant land.

For a summer of festivals playing alongside the likes of Suffocation among others, the band recruited new drummer prodigy Romain Goulon to complete their ranks.

Disavowed are currently hard at work preparing to unleash their sophomore album, a monolith of evolved death metal upon which the ravenous hordes gathering eagerly to devour it.

This new album, entitled Stagnated Existence will show an evolved growth and expansion in Disavowed's musicality without compromising brutality and aggression.

Stagnated Existence is out now on Neurotic Records, with the band having toured with Cannibal Corpse among others to support the release.


Studio albums
- Perceptive Deception  (2001)
- Stagnated Existence  (2007)

- Point of Few  (2000)


Current members:
Gerben van der Bij - Guitars (2000-present)
Robbe Kok - Vocals (lead) (2000-present)
Nils Berndsen - Bass (2001-present)
Daniel van der Broek - Guitars (2001-present)
Septimiu Hărşan - Drums (2015-present)

Past members:
Robbert Vrijenhoek - Drums (2000-2005)
Joel Sta - Guitars, Vocals (2000)
Dirk Janssen - Drums (2005-2006)
Romain Goulon - Drums (2006-2009)
Morten Løwe Sørensen - Drums (2009-2010)
Kevin Foley - Drums (2010-2015)


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