DIETH is an international Death & Thrash metal band hailing founded in Gdańsk
, Poland. Created from three of the most powerful forces in their respective genres,
guitarist/vocalist Guilherme Miranda (former Entombed A.D.), drummer Michal Lysejko (former
Decapitated) and bassist David Ellefson (ex-Megadeth) have pushed beyond the stereotypes of
their genres to create a charismatic new sound, one which is rich with inventive guitar riffs,
tight drum grooves, technical prowess, guttural vocals and catchy melodies, serving as the
passageway for their new declaration.
Explains Guilherme, “It has been so much happening lately (in life), feeling the need to express
ourselves accordingly. Create something new, have a fresh start.
Personally, it was a matter of life or death to come back playing music. To do something truly
meaningful and finally cope with the anger and grief. Sometimes you have to die inside to be reborn. This is what DIETH represents, a new sonic
driving force that leave the past behind.”
Continues Ellefson, “The three of us have all been recognized in our respective bands and
careers but at some point, we had to close the door on those exploits to let something new
begin and now we have found it in DIETH. In fact, the name itself is about dying to one’s past so
that something new can spring forth to create the next chapter of life. And, that is a connection
the three of us hold in common.”
Drummer Michał adds “For me, DIETH is awakening from a creative lethargy, with the full
feeling that the time has come. The lightness with which DIETH’s music flows from us,
combining our inspirations and experiences into a whole, is proof of this. The fact that the band was formed in the Tri-City I come from has a symbolic meaning for me.”
The video for the group’s first single “In the Hall of the Hanging Serpents” was filmed in Gdańsk
and directed by (Maciej Pieloch – MP Productions), which captures the fervor of the band’s
heavy, charismatic sound.