The Project Hate MCMXCIX (often referred to as TPH) is a death metal band from Sweden with influences from electro-industrial music.
The Project Hate MCMXCIX was formed in 1999 by long-time friends Lord K Philipson (formerly of Leukemia, House of Usher, Lame, Toolshed, Torture Division, as well as doing session work as live bassist/guitarist for Candlemass, Vomitory, Dark Funeral and Grave over the years) and Jörgen Sandström (previously of Vicious Art, Krux, Entombed, Grave, Torture Division and live bassist/guitarist for Candlemass, Misery Loves Co, Kongh, to name a few).
TPH recorded a three-song demo in the end of 1998, produced by famous producer Dan Swanö and featuring backing vocals by Entombed A.D. vocalist Lars Göran Petrov. The demo was sent out to four labels and in 1999 they signed with the Germany-based Massacre Records, making 1999 the official starting year as things took off from there.
In 1998, the band recorded a Philipson-conceived project, Deadmarch: Initiation of Blasphemy, but the album initially never saw the light of day. It has since been mastered by Dan Swanö and was released on Vic Records November 30, 2009, with new album artwork and booklet.
By the end of 1999, The Project Hate recorded their debut album, Cybersonic Superchrist, which was released in the year 2000. During the recording, female singer Mia Ståhl joined the band. Although reviews were positive, the album was not a commercial success since it was not distributed widely.
The following year the band recorded their second album, When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours, in the late Nasum frontman Mieszko Talarczyk’s Soundlab Studios. It was released in 2001, but like the first album, was only with difficulty available in stores.
In 2002, Petter S. Freed of 2 Ton Predator joined as a live guitarist, and was soon added as a permanent member. Also, Mia Ståhl was fired and replaced with Jonna Enckell. Later that year, the band left Massacre Records and signed with Threeman Recordings. A live album was recorded in Helsinki, Finland, titled Killing Hellsinki, which was released in April 2003. Afterwards, the band went back to Soundlab Studios and Mieszko Talarczyk to record Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate.
In early 2005, the band began recording their fourth studio album, Armageddon March Eternal – Symphonies of Slit Wrists, with Dan Swanö. Michael Håkansson of Evergrey joined the band as a bassist during the recording, and later joined the band full-time. Armageddon March Eternal was released by Threeman Recordings in October 2005.
In 2006, the band left their record label and eventually signed with Peter Stormare’s record label, StormVox. The band added drummer Daniel Moilanen for their upcoming album, to have live drums for the first time since the band’s creation. The fifth studio album, In Hora Mortis Nostræ, was released September 2007. Distribution deals were being sorted in the remainder of 2007 to get the album out as widely as possible, with little success.
In July 2009, the band released its sixth full-length studio album The Lustrate Process on Vic Records.
2010 brought about a change within the band as Jo Enckell was relieved from her duties as vocalist, being replaced by ex-Witchbreed‘s Ruby Roque. Bassist, Michael Håkansson was also announced as being no longer a part of the band following his absence from the band’s previous album ‘The Lustrate Process’. The bass from that point has been taken care of by Lord K Philipson. A third member, drummer Thomas Ohlsson was replaced by ex-Vomitory/Torture Division drummer Tobias ‘Tobben’ Gustafsson.
2014 brought another set of changes to The Project Hate. It was announced that Ruby Roque was relieved from duties, and renowned drummer Dirk Verbeuren would be taking up the drums. The name of the new female singer is Ellinor Asp.
Apart from Philipson, there are no longer any fixed members in the band (only Jörgen Sandström has been there since the beginning with Philipson), but a wide array of musicians are brought in for each recording to help realize Philipson’s vision for TPH.
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Purgatory / 2020
Purgatory is the thirteenth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released digitally in 2020 in Mouth of Belial Productions.
Death Ritual Covenant / 2018
1.Death Ritual Covenant
2.The Eating of the Impure Young
4.Through Fire There Is Cleansing
Death Ritual Covenant is the twelfth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released digitally and independently in 2018.
Of Chaos and Carnal Pleasures / 2017
Of Chaos and Carnal Pleasures is the eleventh full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released digitally and independently in 2017.
There Is No Earth I Will Leave Unscorched / 2014
1.Holy Ground Is Not Safe Anymore
2.Behold as I Become the Great Cold Betrayer
3.You I Smite, Servant of the Light
4.Defy Those Words of Who Was, Who Is, and Who Is to Come
5.Into the Mouth of Belial
6.The Gospel of the Flesh and All His Sins
There Is No Earth I Will Leave Unscorched is the tenth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2014 on Mouth Of Belial Productions.
The Cadaverous Retaliation Agenda / 2012
2.I Feed You the Flesh of Your Poisonous Christ
4.We Watch in Silence as the Earth Turns to Blood
6.Conquering the Throne of the Cadaverous
8.The Great Retaliation Is upon Them
10.Carving Out the Tongues Which Speak of Salvation
12.Welcome the Judas Agenda
The Cadaverous Retaliation Agenda is the ninth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2012 on Mouth Of Belial Productions.
Bleeding the New Apocalypse (Cum Victriciis in Manibus Armis) / 2011
1. Iesus Nazarenus, Servus Mei
2. They Shall All Be Witnesses
3. A Revelation of Desecrated Heavens
4. Summoning Majestic War
5. The Serpent Crowning Ritual
6. Bring Forth Purgatory
Bleeding the New Apocalypse (Cum Victriciis in Manibus Armis) is the eighth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2011 on Season Of Mist.
The Lustrate Process / 2009
1. Descend into the Eternal Pits of Possession
2. You Come to Me Through Hell
3. See the Filth Become Flames in This Furnace
4. Our Wrath Will Rain Down from the Sky
5. The Locust Principles
6. Arise to His World of Infamy
7. The Burial of Gods
The Lustrate Process is the seventh full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2009 on Vic Records.
In Hora Mortis Nostræ / 2007
1. Annihilation of All That Is Holy
2. Crawling Through the Infinite Fields of Carnage
3. Serenades of Rotten Flesh
4. For Our Name Is Chaos Eternal
5. Tear Down the Walls of Heaven
6. And Damnation Is Forced upon the Weak
7. The Innocence of the Three-Faced Saviour
In Hora Mortis Nostræ is the sixth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2007 on Stormvox Records.
Armageddon March Eternal (Symphonies of Slit Wrists) / 2005
1. At the Entrance to Hell’s Unholy Fire
2. The Bleeding Eyes of a Breeding Whore
3. I See Nothing but Flesh
4. Resurrected for Massive Torture
5. We Couldn’t Be Further from the Truce
6. Godslaughtering Murder Machine
7. Symphony of the Deceived
8. Loveless, Godless, Flawless
Armageddon March Eternal (Symphonies of Slit Wrists) is the fifth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2005 on Threeman Records.
Deadmarch: Initiation of Blasphemy / 2005
1. Angels Misled
3. The Crucified Starts to Reek
4. Divinity Erased
6. So I Mourn
8. Sear the Son
Deadmarch: Initiation of Blasphemy is the fourth full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, originally recorded in 1998, released and remastered in 2005 independently.
Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate / 2003
Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate is the third full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2003 on Threeman Records.
When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours / 2001
1. I Smell like Jesus… Dead
2. Can’t Wait
4. Believing Is Bleeding
5. Hate Incarnate
6. Forsaken by the Naked Light of Day
7. Blessed Are We to Be Lied Upon
8. Disciples of the Apocalypse
9. In Sickness and in Hell
When We Are Done, Your Flesh Will Be Ours is the second full-length album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2001 on Massacre Records.
Cybersonic Superchrist / 2000
1. The Divine Burning of Angels
2. The Swarming of Whores
3. Selfconstructive Once Again
4. Shape, Memory, Murder
5. Nine Spectrums of Impurity
6. Soul Infliction
7. Oceans of Seemingly Endless Bleeding
8. Christianity Delete
9. With Desperate Hands So Numb
Cybersonic Superchrist is the debut album by Swedish industrial/death metal band The Project Hate MCMXCIX, released in 2000 on Massacre Records.
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