Infernäl Mäjesty hail from Toronto, Canada. Formed in 1986 and first starting out under the name Overlord, their four-track demo got them a good deal of media attention and recognition in underground circles, so eventually they scored a contract with Roadrunner Records. Their self-produced debut “None Shall Defy” was released in 1987, and it has by now developed into a cult classic. Thrashers worldwide regard “None Shall Defy” as one of the best thrash albums ever, and as the best record of all to come from Canada, yet it has always been criminally underrated. This needs to change, and the re-release on High Roller Records gives every thrash head a chance to (re)discover this searing, aggressive and ultra-heavy piece of thrash history. If one bears in mind that the band had only been founded one year before the debut was issued, the high quality of the musicianship and the extremely well-thought-out songs seem all the more impressive. While the sound of the album is perhaps already unmatched in perfectly balancing the heavy, the clear and the murky, it has been carefully remastered by Patrick W. Engel at Temple of Disharmony to bring out the best in “None Shall Defy”. One thing reviewers never fail to point out is how extremely evil the album is; not only in terms of the sound, but also with regard to the way the songs themselves are delivered; it's technical, but all the technique is put into the service of the song; riffs are constantly varied, there is no shortage of brilliant ideas, of complex time changes, and awesome solos. Apart from that, the lyrics are very dark and at times extremely blasphemous; what more can you ask for?