MURDER presents a new way of conceiving the subgenre of the melodeath, adding cool and modern variants, immersive soundscapes, keyboard bases for a mystical and deeper atmosphere, The guttural voices in Spanish and understandable give them the main characteristic of their personality, creating their own identity and very different from most metal projects in the country.
The varied, avant-garde and critical musical concept of its themes suggest atmospheres and sounds full of technicality and innovation, its creators have participated in various projects with notable personalities on the Peruvian metal scene.
After many changes in bass formation, in 2018 with the entry of bassist Álvaro Fontana (CROWNLESS, NATTHAMMER) the formation was completed that finished recording the debut album that includes keyboardist Frank Córdova (FALLEN SYMMETRY, ex DOMINIUM), drummer Julio “Satyricon” Campos (ex-ANAL VOMIT, ex-EVIL DAMN, ex-GOAT SEMEN), Edu De Las Casas (ex-IMPALEMENT) and Carlos “Goyo” Rojas (ESTIGMA) on guitars and vocalist Cesar “Chino” Q. (ex-CHAKON DE TU DREMA).
On February 28, 2020, MURDER officially released their debut album, “Devastación”, recorded at Quarter Note Studios, Lima by Paul Pinto, mixed at CT Audio Studios, Lima by Sandro García and mastered at SoundSpiral Audio Studios by Juho Raiha (BEFORE THE DAWN, SWALLOW THE SUN, TO DIE FOR) Kouvola, Finland; The debut album "Devastación" was presented in physical in an exclusive pre-sale at the Ministry of Culture of Peru, closing of the "Exhibition: Spirit of metal, 40 years of Peruvian metal", event organized by the "Peruvian Study Group Metal.
On October 13, 2005, MURDER debuts with an international concert, opens the thrashers ANDRALLS show from Brazil, at the remembered Wayqui Bar in Barranco - Lima.
On August 05, 2006, MURDER and Mass Hypnosis Management (ex-Devastator Underground Music Prods.) produced the first edition of the International Metal and HxC Festival called LIMA HELL FEST, with THE ORANGE MAN THEORY (Italy) and ANTON (Mexico) and the national bands, MURDER, TRAUMA, EPILEPSIA, PSICORRAGIA, BLEED OF HATE, HELLDRUNK, AREA 7, SERIAL ASESINO among others.
On November 26, 2008, the band has the privilege of opening the concert of the Swedish melodic thrash / death legend, THE HAUNTED, (a band formed by former members of the legendary band AT THE GATES) that was part of their “Versus World Tour 2008”.
On August 26, 2009, MURDER and Mass Hypnosis Management return with the second edition of the international crossover festival, LIMA HELL FEST 2, this time they would have the participation of SOMBER from Sweden and MUSCARIA from Ecuador, with them MURDER, M.A.S.A.C.R.E., NECROPSYA, NARKAM, DESARME, ALHAMBRE, BLESSING LIES, DIFONIA, CRANEOTOMY among others.
On November 29, 2012, the band has the honor to opening the brutal show by the Swedish Melodic Death Metal giants, ARCH ENEMY, as part of their “Khaos World Tour 2012”.
On August 20, 2015, the band is invited to open the show of the Buenos Aires HxC / Metal legend, A.N.I.M.A.L, as part of their Ibero Latin American tour “20 Años de Poder”.
On September 17, 2016, the band has the honor of opening the show to the innovators of the Swedish Melodic Death Metal, SOILWORK, as part of their “Majestic World Tour2016”; This show marked a break in their presentations to focus clearly on the recording of the debut album.
On May 10, 2019, MURDER returns to international stages, the band is invited to the first edition of “The Brutal Sessions” where they have the privilege of sharing the stage with the teachers of Symphonic Death Metal, the Italians FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, as part of their "Veleno World Tour 2019", there would also be the special guests, the Melodic Death Metal from Finland, WOLFHEART.