DISPARAGER Member Breaks Vertebrae; Post Video Comment + Cancel NYC July 27th Date


DISPARAGER vocalist / guitarist Chris AhKao has posted a video comment on facebook where he addresses his recent injury of fracturing his L2 vertebrae and cancelling their upcoming show on July 27th at The Acheron in NYC.

To view the video, please visit the following link: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10104049501792829


In additional news, the post rock metal band recently unleashed a new lyric video ‘RIP Bill Hicks’ from their debut EP ‘Timeless, Ageless’ produced by Jay Maas (Defeater, Bane, H2O, American Nightmare, Polar Bear Club).


Lyric Video – RIP Bill Hicks:



Vocalist / guitarist Chris Ahkao comments:

“R.I.P. Bill Hicks is about letting go of something that is wrong for you, even if the act of letting go, the decision to let go, and everything leading up to that decision is hard.  Comfort and familiarity are nice, but allowing those feelings to steer your life treads dangerously close to living in fear.  Our days are precious and few and we must decide what is worth our time.”


Show Dates:

DISPARAGER CANCELLED ON SHOW – July 27 @ The Acheron – Brooklyn, NY w/ Blackest,  Warm, Dead Empires


Formed just last year, DISPARAGER has always had the crazy notion that music is art and that art is never a means to an end but an end in itself. As an extension of frontman Chris AhKao regaining his life from personal demons, this debut EP is a testament to that. Bursting with dense rawness and precision while pushing the boundaries of metal with tracks like “At Least I Still Have Bon Iver” – half folk song, half crushing mix of Isis and Slayer – and “Pictures” – a time signature mindfuck the band is proud NOT to call prog rock. The music is meant to showcase a refusal to settle, to compromise, to live any other life than that inspired by unwavering intent, self-expression and integrity.


EP Stream – Timeless, Ageless – https://soundcloud.com/disparager/sets/timeless-ageless-ep


Song Stream – Tuesday Love


Song Stream – R.I.P. Bill Hicks


Acoustic Video – Gratitude


EP Track Listing – Disparager – Timeless, Ageless:
1. Pictures
2. Tuesday Love
3. Gratitude
4. R.I.P. Bill Hicks
5. At Least I Still Have Bon Iver
For more info, please follow the band at these links:





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