Colombian Death/black Metal merchants have completed work for their upcoming release I Will Get Your Soul.
2002: Blackened Death Metal band Nepente was founded in Manizales (Colombia) by José Fernando Ospina (Vocals), Mauricio Aristizábal (Drums), Wilmar Correa (Bass), Esteban Daza (Guitar) and Juan Pablo Buitrago (Guitar). The band played their first shows with some of the most well known bands in the Colombian metal scene at that moment: Masacre, Luciferian and Twilight Glimmer..
2005: Recording of the EP Ascension in El Pez Studios in Medellín (Colombia). In order to support this record the band did a tour in their home country.
2006: The band concentrated on writing songs for their first full-length and obtain a contact to appear on two compilation CDs of the labels Metabolic Records and Metal War Productions in the United States.
2007: Nepente opened shows for the Norwegian band Ancient in Pereira city and played some headlining shows in other Colombian’s cities. Later in that year the band signed a contract for their first album with the American metal label Metabolic Records.
2008: Metabolic Records releases the album Atonements, mixed and mastered by Jean Francois Dagenais (Kataklysm guitarist and producer of albums of Kataklysm, Malevolent Creation, Ex Deo, etc.) in his J.F.D. Studios in Canada. Nepente open for Greek Black Metal band Rotting Christ in their home town Manizales.
2009: The band had their first tour of Ecuador and Perú and get the opportunity to open American metal legend Omen in Lima Peru. Later, the band makes their first official video clip of the song Procession. Guitarist Juan Pablo Buitrago leaves the band.
2010: Nepente played with well-known Brazilian Death Metal band Krisiun on their Colombian tour. Guitarist Pablo Vasquez joins the band.
2011: The band continues the writing process for their forthcoming album and plays a show with the influential black metal band Inquisition.
2012: The band enters in Ethylic Studios to record their second full-length. It is mixed and mastered in the famous Polish studios Hertz Recording Studio (Vader, Hate, Behemoth, Decapitated, Bessat)
Suffering Is The Seed was originally released independently and then through Metalhit in digital format and as a CD with Sonic Blast Media in February 2013.
Ascension (EP) (2005)
Suffering Is The Seed (2012)
I Will Get Your Soul (2015)
Willmar Correa: Bass
Mauricio Aristizabal: Drums
Pablo Vasquez: Guitars
José F. Ospina: Vocals
2013 August: I Will Get your Soul recorded at Manizales Studio (Manizales Colombia).
2014 February: Mixed/Mastered @ Hertz Recording Studio (Bialystock, Poland) by Slawomir Wieslawski and Wojciech Wieslawski.
All music by Pablo Vasquez.
All lyrics by jose Fernando Ospina C.
Additional rhythm and lead guitars by Victor Hugo “Tormento”
Cover art by Leonardo Duarte Enciso.
Album layout/design: Leoonardo Xiomara Valencia
Nepente logo by Julian Carddona
“In just four songs this band brings something many other bands nowadays in ten still fail to do: passion, aggression, emotion and brutality.” – Lords Of Metal
“four tracks of abrasive, neck snapping, blackened death metal.” Churchofthenecronomiconblog
“…no frills pulverisation…” – 7/10 Metal Forces Magazine
“…savage sonic assault…” 4/5 – Metaltalk.net
“…mandatory Metal…” 4.5/5 – Metal Odyssey
“Remarkable work…” – Queens Of Steel
“This is going to be a must have when it comes out.” – Everything Heavy Metal
“Arrow-fast and precise, with powerful production one goes to work and leaves a positive impression.” – Crossfire Metal Webzine
“Like a tornado, I Will Get Your Soul doesn’t last long but leaves a formidable trail of destruction.” – Angry Metal Guy
“The relentless storm of hatred and misery that these blackened death metal band pours on the listener, is wonderful.” – Dutch Distortion
“The only downfall to this release is that it’s an EP and only contains four tracks. When you deliver something this good, of course you want more. And I WANT MORE!!!” – Beowolf Productions
“…great songs to play somewhere in the darkest recesses of the earth.” – Ashladan