Assault is a Melodic Death Metal Band from Singapore formed in 2006
Assault was formed in June 2006 by vocalist Clarence and later joined by guitarist Hanesh and bassist Syaz. After several lineup changes, Rhythm Guitarist Noh joined the band in March 2010, Mitch our newest member on drums joined the band on January 2019.
The group debut 4-track EP, titled “The Exceptions of the Rebellions “was released on 10th February 2011, the EP was recorded and mixed by “Cedric Chew, Inversion Studio”, it garnering many positive reviews from reputable heavy metal website & magazine worldwide, one such webzine is locally based Heavy Metal Tribune webzine, the EP was also reviewed on Decibel Magazine, being one of the very few Singapore Bands to be on the world renowned US based metal magazine.
The band first full-length album “The Fallen Reich” was released on 10 May 2017 worldwide by Transcending Obscurity Asia, with mixing/mastering handle by Cedric Chew, Inversion Studio. The band successfully had its first album launch in Singapore on 2 July 2017. Assault is also one of the first Singapore music group to perform in Mongolia and being the first South-East Asia metal band to headline fourth edition of Noise International Metal Festival in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on 16 September 2017.
The band also received the recognition for the “Best Release of the Year – Singapore” awarded by Global Metal Apocalypse website for its debut album “The Fallen Reich” in December 2017. In January 2018, its debut album “The Fallen Reich” made it onto Bandwagon top 45 standout Singapore music release.