Kataklysm is a Canadian death metal band. They call their musical style "northern hyperblast" after an advertisement in M.E.A.T. magazine describing another band, Fear Factory, as "hyperblast". The term refers to the extremely fast blast beats that Kataklysm`s drummer, Max Duhamel, fuses into the music.1992. At the beginning of their career they were mostly known for being one of the fastest, most chaotic metal bands.

Vintage Magazines with Kataklysm

Screamer Magazine March 1994

Screamer Magazine March 1994
Issue: March 1994. Featuring: Rob Zombie of White Zombie. Also Included Scorpions, Damn the Machine, Mr. Big, My Sister's Machine, Shotgun Messiah, Eleven, Mutha's Day Out, Type O Negative, Crowbar, Life of Agony and Much More.

Articles with Kataklysm

KATAKLYSM – Release Second “Meditations” Track-By-Track Episode!

Next week, Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM finally unleash their new studio album Meditations, through Nuclear Blast Records. After presenting the first track-by-track trailer last Friday, the band has now launched the second part which features snippets of the following songs: 06. In Limbic Resonance 07. And Then I Saw Blood 08. What Doesn’t Break Doesn’t Heal… Read more »

Watch: KATAKLYSM – New Single ‘Guillotine’ (Lyric Video)

Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, »Meditations« on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. Today sees the release of the first single from the new album, entitled ‘Guillotine‘, just in time for the launch of the album pre-orders! Listen and watch, here:   Singer Maurizio Iacono states: “Guillotine is… Read more »


Belgium’s fast rising brewery powerhouse Eutropius has joined forces with Montreal Death Metal masters KATAKLYSM to bring you the band’s own branded beer to the world! What makes this alliance special is, that this speciality craft beer has been brewed with the bands approval on a unique recipe for a pure Belgian blonde beer and… Read more »


San Francisco Bay Area thrash veterans DEATH ANGEL, have released the first of two video trailers teasing their upcoming DVD + live album release, a thrashumentary. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGPso3bNiok The a thrashumentary DVD release was directed, shot and edited by Tommy Jones (KATAKLYSM, SOILWORK, LAMB OF GOD, CARCASS, TESTAMENT) of Videohammer Studios will… Read more »

KATAKLYSM Announces Unprecedented Plan to Release Video Clips for… (video)

Canadian powerhouse KATAKLYSM are set to release their twelfth studio album Of Ghosts And Gods on July 31st (Europe, UK, US) via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band has released a short video previewing music from the album and detailing their plan to release a video clip for every track on Of Ghosts And Gods, below:… Read more »

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Release Teaser for “Epilogue” Video Clip

Italy’s Symphonic Death Metal horde FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, recently filmed a new promotional video for the song “Epilogue” and have released a teaser for the video here. The track is taken from the band’s latest album Labyrinth. “2014 has been an incredible year for us,” states the band. “We played more than a hundred shows promoting… Read more »

Kataklysm & Suffocation Comment On Upcoming North American “Carnival Of Death” Tour

Joining forces for the 2014 edition of the co-headlining North American “Carnival Of Death” tour will be Canadian-based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM and native New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION.  Wisconsin’s own JUNGLE ROT will be direct support; openers will be New York natives PYREXIA & INTERNAL BLEEDING. With the first show set for October… Read more »

Kataklysm: “The American Way” Video Clip Now Online

Montreal based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM, have released the music video for their rendition of the SACRED REICH classic “The American Way”, here. The clip was shot by director Tommy Jones (TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, EX DEO), during their recent North American tour with Belgian gore-grinders ABORTED. “KATAKLYSM has never covered any band before on disc… Read more »

Kataklysm Officially Part Ways with Drummer Max Duhamel

Montreal based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM, has issued the following statement: “We are here today to announce that Oli Beaudoin will remain behind the throne as the drummer for KATAKLYSM on the next album and future tours. Max has informed that he cannot continue or return to the ranks at this time due to physical health issues…. Read more »

Kataklysm: North American Tour w/ Aborted Announced!

Montreal based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM, will tour North America in support of their newly released album Waiting for the End to Come next April with Belgian gore-grinders ABORTED! “It’s been a little while since we hit the road in North America with KATAKLYSM,” commented vocalist Maurizio Iacono. “We were bummed out when our tour… Read more »