Coprolith - Biography

The Band

Coprolith was originally formed in 2001 in Porvoo, Finland. The band describes their music as Blackened Death Metal, with elements from raw black metal to melodic death metal.

After few demos and an Ep they released their long waited debut album ”Cold Grief Relief” in June 2010 through Violent Journey Records. This murdering album of extreme melancholy and despair has been embraced by the listeners and media around the world, and has received excellent reviews.

The promoting of the album included live shows, festivals and tours across Scandinavia, Europe, and Baltics. Coprolith has shared stages with bands like: Deicide, Lamb of God, Arch Enemy, Textures, Den Saakaldte, Gorgoroth etc.

The ”Hate Infected”-Ep was released in february 2012 and the band toured China for the first time in 2013.

Now the band is promoting their second full-lenght album ”Death March” which was released 7.3.2014 through Violent Journey Records. ”Death March” has received excellent reviews and response in media worldwide.

The album has great guest appreances from:

Promoting of the album included tours in Russia, Baltics, Europe, Poland, China and they played first time in Romania at the November to Dismember Festival.

2015 Coprolith is confirmed to play at the Steelfest Open Air, Finland and Niech Cisza Milczy Festival IV in Poland.

The Death March continues even stronger in the year 2015.

Full biography

Coprolith was formed in the year 2001 after Furia (Ben's former black metal band) had deceised. Ben started to look suitable members for a new band.

In the early 2002 a guitar player Kari and a drummer Tony joined in and rehearsing began. Later in the year the band recorded a rehearsal demo "Supreme Hate". At this point the band was still missing a bass player until Jouni (bass) joined the band. New songs were written.

In the autumn 2006 Coprolith started recording demo-cd "World Falls Down", when suddenly Kari left the band. The demo-cd was released in december 2006.

In the year 2007 the new guitarist J-P was found and Aleksi took over the drummers throne. First live performances were made.

In the year 2008 the band played many gigs and released an Ep called "Death Only". On september J-P decided to depart and was soon replaced with another excellent guitarist Kuli. First mini tour as a support took over on october with Pantheon I (Nor) and Enochian Crescent (Fin). On december the band entered the studio once again and recorded 3 new songs for promo.

2009 Coprolith recorded their debut full-lenght album.

Cold Grief Relief was released 17.6.2010 through Violent Journey Records. Promotion of the album included live shows also first time abroad eg. Metalcamp Festival in Slovenia., tours across Europe etc.

2012 "Hate Infected"-Ep was released. This was a teaser for the new style of Coprolith´s music. It received really good response from the media and listeners.

2013 the band did a 16 show China tour.

Before the China tour video single "Life=Disease" was released. This was a glimpse from the upcoming full-lenght album "Death March" which is planned to be released early 2014.

7.3.2014 Death March album was released through Violent Journey Records

Coprolith toured a lot promoting the album in 2014.

Promoting included tours in Russia, Baltics, Europe, Poland and China and they played first time in Romania at the November to Dismember Festival.

2015 Coprolith is confirmed to play at the Steelfest Open Air, Finland and Niech Cisza Milczy Festival IV in Poland.

The Death March continues even stronger in the year 2015!