Indonesian death metal veteran Forgotten is about to return with their first album in six year. To precede their upcoming fourth full-length album, the band has just released single titled Tumbal Postkolonial exclusively through Indonesian Rolling Stone Magazine on July 21, 2017. The single is free to download by clicking this link.
The fourth album entitled Kaliyuga will be released this August in CD and digital format, the band’s Samarinda-based record label Sulung Extreme Musick stated to Rolling Stone.
Kaliyuga marks the come back of Forgotten after last full-length album Laras Perlaya, released by RockRecords on September 24, 2011. Fan has been longing for their new works since.
Forgotten released two singles Tarekat Molotov and Mentalitas Fasis in 2015.
In December 2016, Forgotten revealed a series of pictures show the band in a studio recording, working for upcoming album, through their Facebook page.
Forgotten was founded in 1994 in Bandung by Addy Gembel (vocals), Ferly (guitars), Toteng (guitars), Kardun (bass), and Kudung (drums). The band released their first album Future Syndrome through Palapa Records in 1997. Ferly quit in 1998.
2000 saw Forgotten’s debut full-length Obsesi Mati released by Extreme Soul Productions. A year later, drummer Kudung parted ways with the band, and Disinfected’s drummer Andris was recruited. The band gained national attention when they released the notorious EP Tuhan Telah Mati in 2001. The EP crafted their path to stardom. Bassit Kardun left the band in 2002, and replaced by Dicky from Post Mortem.
Another high-acclaimed works, studio album Tiga Angka Enam was released in 2003 by Rottrevore Records. Drummer Andris quit the band subsequently and replaced by Hendra in 2004. Hendra tenure in Forgotten was very short. In 2005, Fresh Milk’s drummer Rifky entered the band as their new drummer.
Beton’s guitarist Gagan joined the band in 2008. Forgotten released studio album Laras Perlaya by Rock Records in June 2011.
Latest line up consists of Addy Gembel (vocals), Toteng (guitars), Gagan (guitars), and Dicky (bass).