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Christopher The Bleeding sure as shit outdid themselves this time man, holy fuck bro this is more than a fire album, it's thermonuclear annihilation!!! 10 out of motherfucking 10! Favorite track: Mutation Chamber.
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frank vercruyssen Death thrash Valhalla. Can't, won't decide whether Olkoth, Nightmarer or these Lundun lunatics will be AOTY. '23 kicks serious DM ASS. Essential buy.
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S.B.Norton Seriously one of the best releases this year. Picked a best track just coz. No filler.
Death Thrash excellence! Will tell this to anyone who'll listen to me! Favorite track: Chainsaw Deathcult.
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SamEricEdge The Bleeding keep tightening the screws. Frankly I'm getting worried.
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hammersmashedgaming Genuinely one of my surprise favorite releases this year. It's as if Cannibal Corpse and Demolition Hammer got smushed into an original, neck-breaking sound. Perfectly thrashy, and brutally death metal in all the right areas. Nearly every song has a melting breakdown perfect for destroying what's left of your neck in headbangs. Favorite track: Screams of Torment.
  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Comes in standard jacket w/ 2 sided insert and insane artwork from Juanjo Castellano.

    500 12" Vinyl LPs
    - 250 x Aside / Bside
    - 250 x Color-in-Color Splatter

    ****Please note that mockups are digitally generated and may differ from the final product.
    Unfortunately this vinyl order is delayed at the pressing plant and we have not been given a definitive time by the plant when it will be completed. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Monokrator via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around September 30, 2023
    Purchasable with gift card

      $25.99 USD or more 


  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Comes in a jewel case with a 12 page booklet

    Includes unlimited streaming of Monokrator via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 5 days
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      $11.99 USD or more 


  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      $6.66 USD  or more


  • T-Shirt/Shirt

    Printed with water-based inks on Gildan Soft Style Cotton T-Shirt.
    ships out within 10 days
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      $27.99 USD or more 


  • T-Shirt/Shirt

    Printed with water-based inks on Gildan Ultra 100% Cotton Long Sleeve T-Shirt.
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Monokrator 03:59


released June 9, 2023

"The Bleeding channel ripping death-thrash with a mean blackened edge. Blood for the Blood God!" 8.8/10 - Angry Metal Guy

"The Bleeding are possibly the most vicious UK extreme metal band in many years " 9.5/10 - Ave Noctum

"This is the sort of record – lean, mean, and taking no prisoners – that may well put The Bleeding on the global metallic map where they belong." - No Clean Singing

"A serious contender for any other thrash record that steps into the arena this year" - Toilet Ov Hell

"If you love Death/Thrash with a more melodic and blackened seasoning, then this absolute monster isn't to be skipped on." - Drako's Death Metal News & Reviews

“...this is a blazing, dark and sniping thrash record awash with abrasive yet meaty riffs and gnarly vocal tradeoffs.” - Metal Forces

"Sharp-edged, old-school-worshiping death/thrash, executed with surgical precision" - Decibel Magazine

"Absolutely devastating old school thrash death metal that will tear you apart! Massacre in the morgue!" - Deadly Storm zine

"All-killer-no-filler with razor sharp riffage cementing the band’s claim for the crown" - Metal Noise

"The Bleeding gain nowhere near enough recognition in the English metal scene. Let’s hope things change after the release of this album. Monokrator is a blast from start to finish." - Scream Blast Repeat

"Full force are good words to describe the manic mayhem that The Bleeding unleash with this new record." - Games, Brrraaains & A Head-Banging Life

"The pure, unfiltered and (self-) destructive malice of "Monokrator" hurts in every limb and yet is so wholesome." - Demonic Nights

"An ultra-precise, uber-intense thrash record, and all ludicrously exciting and brimming with vitriolic intent. Thrash ‘til death." - Heavy Matters

"Big huge riffs, ripping vocals and with the extra added flavor of cover art by Juanjo Castellano that just really seals the deal for me. All fun and speed considered The Bleeding land at 9/10" - Musipedia of Metal

"An album that my dear child of the night will love at first sight." - Metal Addicts

"An absolute rager of a record" - UK Thrashers

"The best Thrash-based album for ages" - MetalTalk

"An adrenaline fuelled, horror filled nightmare of constantly attacking savagery" - Metal Epidemic

"Monokrator will make you set the neighborhood on fire." - Metallerium

"Each of the eight songs is a hit." - X-Crash

"Monokrator is a great Thrash Metal album with a lot of aggression and pace." (9/10) - Metal Temple

"30 minutes and 22 seconds of face melting and brutally snarling fun." - Amplify The Noise

"They bring the intensity, the speed, the razor sharp playing and technical yet still as catchy as the common cold songwriting" - Canadian Assault zine

"An utterly sublime album that fires on all fronts" - The Razor's Edge

"A sublimely brutal album" - Moshville Times

"'Thrash till Death' right between the eyes. A mega album. A tribute to the genre." (9/10) - Hellfire-Magazin

"The UK thrash and death metal scenes are both very healthy but Monokrator is definitely an adrenaline filled shot in the arm for both" - Ever Metal

Produced by Ronnie Björnström and Tasos Tzimorotas in the summer of 2022
Mixed and mastered by Ronnie Björnström

All music by Tasos Tzimorotas.
All lyrics by Germ except Union of Horror: Lyrics by Tasos Tzimorotas.

Cover Artwork by Mr Juanjo Castellano /

Layout by Nestor Carrera
Band photo by George Ioakeimides.


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