Despite picked for Wacken Metal Battle 2015!

Despite has been picked as one of 16 bands to play in the finals of Wacken Metal Battle Sweden 2015! If we win the 2 Swedish finals we will perform in the world finals at Wacken Open Air this summer! 162 Swedish bands applied this year, so the competition has been hard. The first (and […]


Bassist Anthony Cui is the latest addition to the Despite line-up. After some auditions Despite felt that Anthony is the right man for the job. This, now complete, 6-man strong bulldozer of a band are now ready to shovel new grounds and are prepared to head out on tour really soon! Despite is also busy […]

3rd guitarist on board

– DESPITE DRAFTS THIRD GUITARIST – We’d like to take this moment to present to you all our latest addition to the Despite line-up, our third guitarist Zoran Panovic. Due to all the harmonies that we have on our studio recordings we felt that it was only right to bring another guitarist to the fold, […]

Mathias leaves Despite

Our Despite brother, bassist Mathias Dagerhed, has decided to part ways with the band, due to lack of time and other personal reasons. There is no animosity between Mathias and Despite and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours. We still have a great reason to meet up and hang out. It’s […]

The Chaos Trigger has been pulled!

The lyric video for our awaited new single “Chaos Trigger” is now live on Youtube! You can now also support the band by buying the song (320kbit/s MP3) in our merch store!

Chaos Trigger world premiere!

As many of you already know Despite is releasing a new single for the song “Chaos Trigger” this coming Monday. We’ve also decided to let Adrenaline101 Radio air the world premiere of the song at 9pm (EST) this Sunday (November 9th). This is your chance to get an exclusive sneak peek of the song one […]

Winner Announced!

Grats to our winner, Aero Zephron! Here’s the winning artwork: You will receive your price as soon as we have received the tees from print! We’d also like to thank the others who sent in pictures for the competition! Here are the other entries (in no particualar order):

Artwork competition

As you may already know Despite will release a new single soon for the brand new song “Chaos Trigger”. Being artists ourselves we know how great it feels to get your creations out there for other people to enjoy. So we have decided to do an artwork competition for our fans. Now’s your chance to […]

Golden EPic!

So, as mentioned earlier, we’re signing the EPic pre-order albums as we speak. We thought we’d make it even more exciting and fun, so 74 of the 75 signed and numbered copies will be signed with a silver pen and ONE will be signed in gold. This copy is also the #1 of the 75 […]

New products in the store!

We released some more EPIC items in our online store today! The long awaited and highly requested Despite t-shirt! Also two very affordable bundles. One containing both the t-shirt and the “EPic” digipack album, and the other one containing the t-shirt and the digital download version of the “EPic” album. We’ll also throw in 4 […]