NUCLEAR REMAINS: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Thermobaric Asphyxiation” From Arizona Brutal Death Metal Crew; Debut LP, Dawn Of Eternal Suffering, Nears July Release On Maggot Stomp

photo by Adam Gutierrez

Decibel Magazine today delivers the 1000-megaton carnage of “Thermobaric Asphyxiation,” from Phoenix, Arizona-based brutal death metal quartet NUCLEAR REMAINS. The track is the devastating lead single from the band’s impending debut LP, Dawn Of Eternal Suffering, nearing July release on Maggot Stomp.

NUCLEAR REMAINSDawn Of Eternal Suffering was recorded at Infrasound Studio in Queen Creek, Arizona, mastered by Will Killingsworth at Dead Air Studios, and completed with artwork by Colter Masson and logo by Dylan Perry.

With the new single, guitarist Anthony Fazio reveals, “‘Thermobaric Asphyxiation’ is one of the more recent tunes that we wrote for the album. It definitely has a faster pace to it than some of the other songs on the album, which is really saying something because most of the tracks are already pretty fast. ‘Thermobaric Asphyxiation’ really delves into the gore and sheer terror of the initial impact of a thermobaric bomb, how it rips the air out of your lungs and leaves a mangled husk of a human being behind.”

Writes Decibel with the song’s debut, “Downwind from the long burned-out mushroom clouds birthed from man’s fascination with destruction within the Nevada desert circa 1953, brutal and horrific death metal has risen from the ash of Phoenix, Arizona. Enter Nuclear Remains, a vicious quartet of death metal purists who draw influence from the pantheon of the greats; from Skinless to Dying Fetus and Mortal Decay.”

Be incinerated by NUCLEAR REMAINS’ “Thermobaric Asphyxiation” first at Decibel Magazine’s test site RIGHT HERE.

Dawn Of Eternal Suffering will be released through Maggot Stomp on LP, CD, CS, and digital platforms on July 14th. Find preorders at the label webshop HERE and digital preorders at Bandcamp HERE.

NUCLEAR REMAINS is booking performances throughout the Summer surrounding the release of the new album, including shows supporting Cavalera Conspiracy, Exhumed, and more. See confirmed shows below and watch for more widespread tour activities to be posted.

7/09/2023 Club Congress – Tucson, AZ w/ Exsul, Unembalmed
8/10/2023 The Beast – Tempe, AZ w/ Stabbing
9/15/2023 The Marquee Theatre – Tempe, AZ w/ Cavalera Conspiracy, Exhumed

Nevada Test Site. 1953. A mushroom cloud fills the sky over the six-hundred-eighty square-mile nuclear testing zone. Over the next four decades, thousands of nuclear explosions were detonated on the site. Seventy years later the true horrors of those tests are unveiling themselves downwind in the deserts of Arizona.

Arizona. Present day. A breeding ground for a new generation of mutants waving the death metal flag. Leading the charge from the fallout is NUCLEAR REMAINS, playing a mix of raw, punishing, and unforgiving brutal death metal with an old-school sound. Drawing influence from a host of bands around long before the young members mutated to life, vocalist Aiden Santelli, guitarist Anthony Fazio, bassist Gabe Villont, and drummer Anthony Buchowski cite Skinless, Dying Fetus, and Mortal Decay as some of their biggest influences.

After manifesting those influences with 2022’s four-song Radioactive Decomposition demo, playing multiple out-of-state and hometown shows with the likes of BDM veterans Defeated Sanity, Devourment, Cenotaph, and Malignancy, NUCLEAR REMAINS is preparing to detonate their debut LP, Dawn Of Eternal Suffering. “Tripling down on the brutality,” Fazio states, “the new LP expands on the horrific realities and consequences of nuclear war and thermonuclear brutal death!”