It is a fine line to combine brutality, technical requirements and harsh accessibility in such a way, that the result leads to extreme songs, which listeners like to hear and which they can remember. Nervecell master that art impressively. The addition of Middle-Eastern folklore accents contributes a decisive part to that formula. The Dubai-based band is, above all, an uncompromising death metal outfit, but the charm of the "special ingredients" always resonates. And this is how Nervcell finds its musical differentiation. Past, Present...Torture is the group's third full-length and long-awaited successor to 2011's Psychogenocide.
Past, Present...Torture was mixed and mastered by Wojtek and Slawek Wiesawski at Hertz Studios (Behemoth, Decapitated, Vader) in Poland while the cover artwork was created by Colin Marks of Rain Song Design (Origin, Exodus, Whitechapel). The album consists of 13 tracks and is the most extreme and versatile Nervecell record to date. The title speaks for itself, focusing on the state of the world and where we are all headed as a civilization. Past, Present...Torture serves as a concise summary for both the band's lyrical message and musical direction. Offering unpleasant truths and a rigorous death metal sound. Just as you know and expect from the beast from the Middle East...Nervecell!