Apocalyptic Feasting

Apocalyptic Feasting
Brain Drill
Released February 5, 2008 (2008-02-05)
Recorded During August 2007 at Castle Ultimate Studios, Oakland, California
Genre Technical death metal, grindcore
Length 35:12
Label Metal Blade
Producer Zack Ohren
Brain Drill chronology

The Parasites
Apocalyptic Feasting
Quantum Catastrophe

Apocalyptic Feasting is the second release and debut album by the technical death metal band Brain Drill. It is the last release by the band to feature bassist Jeff Hughell and drummer Marco Pitruzella before their departure from Brain Drill during 2008.


In August 2007, Brain Drill signed a worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records, and shortly after the quartet composed of founding member, guitarist Dylan Ruskin, vocalist Steve Rathjen, bassist Jeff Hughell, and drummer Marco Pitruzella, recorded with producer Zack Ohren, their full-length debut at Castle Ultimate Studios, in Oakland, California.

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Apocalyptic Feasting was well received by critics, the reviewers wrote mostly praising the band's musicianship.[2][1]

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Dylan Ruskin, except where noted. 
No. TitleLyricsMusic Length
1. "Gorification"  Steve Rathjen  3:53
2. "The Parasites"     3:24
3. "Apocalyptic Feasting"  Steve Rathjen  3:41
4. "Swine Slaughter"     3:10
5. "Forcefed Human Shit"     1:31
6. "Consumed by the Dead"     3:18
7. "Revelation"     3:44
8. "Bury the Living"  Steve RathjenJeff Hughell 4:13
9. "The Depths of Darkness"     3:54
10. "Sadistic Abductive"  Steve Rathjen  4:19
Total length:


Brain Drill
  • Jeff Hughell – bass guitar
  • Dylan Ruskin – guitar
  • Marco Pitruzella – drums
  • Steve Rathjen – vocals
  • Zack Ohren – producer, master, mixer
  • Pär Olofsson – artwork


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