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Inspired by the lowest and heaviest in metal music, Hibakusha was formed in 2013 in Haarlem, The Netherlands. They employ pounding beats and screeching lead-parts for tenacious live shows. Hibakusha is all about the groove.

Their debut EP Incarnation was released in October 2015. After receiving positive reviews it gained the attention of Buma Rocks. Hibakusha was selected out of 120 acts to play at Fortarock 2016. 2016 and 2017 brought the band to Fortarock, Euroblast, Amsterdam Metalfest, Eurosonic and they were support act for Norma Jean and Twelve Foot Ninja.

Without stopping their live show schedule, Hibakusha went back into the studio in September 2017 to record their first full-length record. The first single and the record's title track Prophet of Numbers was released on the 24th of January 2018. Prophet of Numbers, Hibakusha's debut full-length was released on March 19th 2018 to critical acclaim.

Metal magazine Aardschok writes “With the title track, you can say without a doubt that they are on a level with bands like Textures and Meshuggah and other international top artists… ... Hibakusha, remember that name!”.

Late 2019 brought them back to the studio to record new material. This spawned the slow and heavy Krakatoa, which was released as a single in November of that year. Now Hibakusha is back with a brand new track: Discovery.

Get ready for Hibakusha!

Hibakusha Pressphoto 2018