One of Australia's first black metal bands of note, the wonderfully named Bestial Warlust arguably still qualify as one of its most extreme ever. Inspired by the bloodthirsty Scandinavian masters -- Darkthrone, Mayhem, et al. -- Damon Bloodstorm (vocals), Chris Corpsemolester (guitar), Keith Destroyer (guitar), Joe Skullfucker (bass), and Markus Hellcunt (drums) founded the group in the early '90s, and issued their savage debut album, Vengeance War Til Death, in 1994. The similarly evil sophomore Blood and Valour arrived a year later and featured a new guitarist and bassist in Chris Masochist and Phil Gresik, respectively; but Bestial Warlust would splinter soon thereafter due to the musicians' many competing music projects -- most notably with Gresik joining former guitarist Keith Destroyer in Destroyer 666.
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