Desecrate announces new bassist Oscar Morchio

European matrix death metallers DESECRATE have announced their new bassist, Oscar Morchio!



Stated the band:

Oscar Morchio is the new DESECRATE bass player. After the split of Dave PIREDDA the search is finally over! 

Oscar has come in line with our songs during the audition, it's as if they've always played. We've known each other for so many years, but we have never collaborated together. Now is the chance to do it and we've got it. Please, give a warm welcome to Oscar!"

Earlier this year DESECRATE released their new video “Nevermore”, directed by Ildo Brizi. The song is part of the horror movie soundtrack STRIDOR, directed by Ildo Brizi and it’s featuring in the latest DESECRATE full length video, “Orpheus”. Watch it here:

Formed in 1995, DESECRATE immediately became protagonist in the Italian underground scene. Their debut full-length album “Moonshiny Tales (The Torment and the Rapture)” came out in 1998 via Mephisto Records. Due to several musical disagreements, the band went to hiatus in 2001, but after nine years, in 2010, DESECRATE raised from the ashes again, releasing a new album, “XIII The Death” in 2012, via Inverse Records. The band’s sound has remained faithful to the European matrix death metal of the 90’s aggressive and scratching sonority, with several arrangement innovations which together with the constant use of the piano, create a very personal sound. Recently the band has toured in Italy, having one of the highlights the final show with Dark Tranquillity. DESECRATE‘s latest effort “Orpheus” came out in January 2015, followed by a promotional tour in Italy.

Also check out “To the Hades and Back” (Official Video):

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Dave leaves Desecrate

Desecrate's bass player Dave leaves the band for personal reasons. "We wish you and your family a great future full of satisfaction, Dave!"



"Cari amici, quando gli impegni si fanno più pressanti, per alcuni viene il momento di fare delle scelte e, il nostro Dave ha scelto la famiglia. 

Con grande dispiacere annunciamo la sua uscita dai DESECRATE come bassista. 

Dave resterà con la band dietro le quinte in qualità di compositore. 

Auguriamo a lui e alla sua famiglia un grandioso futuro pieno di soddisfazioni."

Stay metal Stay DESECRATE


Metal Over Malta III 2017 - 10th-11th March

Desecrate @ Metal Over Malta III

Metal over Malta Festival III proudly presents Orphaned Land, Civil War (the band) feat. ex-members of Sabaton & new vocalist from Adagio, Saille, Weeping Silence & many more on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th March at Chateau Buskett.

Featuring 12 bands on two days. 8 bands playing their first ever show in Malta! Tickets & t-shirts available from

Transport available from Gzira & Floriana to venue (+ return). Be there!!

Pre-party on Thursday 9th at The Funky Monkey.