Shows at Metal Magic Festival, Copenhagen Metal Festival and more. New t-shirts and patches added to the Bandcamp store:

February 15th, 2018

We will support Deafeated Sanity at Pumpehuset on February 22nd. Win tickets at Devilution.

November 1st, 2017

Live at Aalborg Metal Festival this month with bands like I Am Morbid, Dark Funeral and others.

August 14th, 2017

We will play Metalloppen Death Metal Edition mini-festival along with Blood Red Throne, Hate and Fleshgod Apocalypse on october 7th!

May 14th, 2017

"Opposer" CDs arrived. Get them in the store.

April 4th, 2017

You can now hear our entire album on Bandcamp, release date: April 30th 2017.

March 19th, 2017

We can now premiere the opening song of our upcoming album ("Opposer" out april 30th). Listen to "Kneel" here:

March 8th, 2017

Our upcoming album "Opposer" will be released on April 30th! The album will be released by Great Dane Records as CD and digital.

February 28th, 2017

Great night in Odense:

January 24th, 2017

We will close the first day of this festival! Odense, Denmark, February 16th.

November 16th, 2016

Listen! Here is premiere of the first song from the forthcoming "Opposer" album: "Disturbing The Dead"

November 15th, 2016

We have signed a deal with aptly named french label, GREAT DANE RECORDS, for the release of our 4th album, "OPPOSER"! Visit them HERE

November 7th, 2016


The front cover artwork of our upcoming album, "Opposer".

Created by danish artist Claude Wit.

November 2nd, 2016

Our 4th album will be titled "OPPOSER". More info about the release very soon!

October 4th, 2016

Show in Copenhagen slayed! Next announced is Svenborg, Denmark on december 10th.

August 30th, 2016

We are playing Ahrensburg, Germany this saturday and can announce the next show in Copenhagen, september 30th with Corpus Mortale, Skinned and Eciton.

July 21st, 2016

New show announced: September 3rd at Juki 42, Ahrensburg, Germany.

July 20th, 2016

We have finished the recording of our 4th album in Fast Beat Studio! Once again Claude Wit will create the cover artwork.

May 22nd, 2016

Our drummer, Jesper Olsen, has sustained a work-related injury to the hand and unable to play drums for 3 weeks. That means we have had to cancel the show at Birdhouse, Vordingborg this coming friday. Corpus Mortale have agreed to step in to replace us, so you're in for a good night anyway. And we will be back!

April 12th, 2016

Next announced show is May 27th in Birdhouse, Vordingborg, Denmark.

March 29th, 2016

Recording the 4th Deus Otiosus album.....

January 30th, 2016

We will play Elværket in Frederikssund, Denmark on march 18th. As we apprpach the recording of our new album, we will also premiere alot of new music.

December 27th, 2015

All music for the 4th - yet untitled - Deus Otiosus album has been written. We are currently rehearsing and arranging. And during spring 2016 we will enter the studio!

October 30th, 2015

Audience-filmed video of "Seperatio Leprosorum" and "In Harm's Way" live from Germany this month.

October 13th, 2015

Live inBuried Alive Fest in Germany this saturday!

Septembe 13th, 2015

New video for the song "Greater Horror"!  Clips from “The Call of Cthulhu” used with permission of HPLHS Motion Pictures.

June 15th, 2015

"Sis Mortuus Mondo" CDs now in the Store

May 26th, 2015

"Sis Mortuus Mondo" out now! CDs are a couple of days delayed. But here it is on Bandcamp:

May 23rd, 2015

Out next week! Listen to the "Sis Mortuus Mondo" EP now:

May 19th, 2015

"Sis Mortuus Mondo" EP is out in a week, but already no you can listen to it at!

May 13th, 2015

New show announced!

We will play Buried Alive Fest, Braunsweig, Germany on october 17th.

April 23rd, 2015

Details, songtitles on upcoming "Sis Mortuus Mondo" EP (out May 26th) on

April 19th, 2015

Now we can reveal the cover art for "Sis Mortuus Mondo" EP. Created by Claude Wit.

April 15th, 2015

"Sis Mortuus Mondo" EP will be released on may 26th 2015!

The EP features 2 new, unreleased songs and released as both CD and digital.

It will be released by german label Godeater Records. The CD version will feature the entire "Murderer" debut album as a bonus. As previously mentioned the original CD-version of

"Murderer" is all but sold out.

April 14th, 2015

Music for the upcoming "Sis Mortuus Mondo" EP is completely finished. So is a great cover artwork done by Claude Wit, who also did the cover for "Rise".

March 24th, 2015

We are currently in Fast Beat Studio (Copenhagen, Denmark) recording a 2 song EP to be entitled "Sis Mortuus Mondo". More information will follow.

March 13th, 2015

"Murderer" CD is now sold out from the band. But there are a few left at the label, FDA Rekotz.

March 5th, 2015

The CD version of our debut album "Murderer" is almost sold out. Band and label have a handful of copies each. A re-print in some form might come, but this might be the last chance to get this version of the album


February 18th, 2015

Great show at When Copenhell Freezes Over! Thanks to all in attendance.

Here is a video of Deus Otiosus performing "Fall Of The West" in Vega:

December 31st, 2014

Also announced for 2015: Heavy Agger All-Day Metal on May 9th. More will come! A new dawn, and new fights.

January 24th - When Copenhell Freezes Over, Denmark

May 9th - Heavy Agger All-Day Metal, Denmark

December 10th, 2014

We are now confirmed to play When Copenhell Freezes Over 2015 on January 24th!

November 28th,2014

Newly printed logo T-shirts are back in the online store. That means that XL is available again and even XXL this time!

September 1st, 2014:

New interviews up with different media. Here are links to a handful of them:

Wonderbox Metal (in English)

Peter Beliaths Rifferama (in Danish)

Winter Torment Webzine (in English)

Blog Arte Metal (in Portuguese)

August 15th, 2014

"Rise" available digitally!

Apart from the CD version "Rise" is available digitally all over, for example iTunes, Amazon, Wimp, Bandcamp.

July 8th, 2014

We have been confirmed to play Metal Magic Festival in Fredericia, Denmark this coming thursday at 20.00! Once again we will deliver an uncompomising set consisting of the entire "Rise" album.

June 27th, 2014

New logo t-shirts with the caption "Outlaw Death Metal" added to the store.

The priuce is 13 Euro including shipping worldwide.

Unfortunately XL sold out before we could get them online. But you can choose M or L! All other t-shirt designs are sold out as well.

Logo t-shirts - 13 Euro


June 23rd, 2014

If you speak danish, be sure to read this very relevant interview at Peter Beliath's Rifferama.

June 15th, 2014

"Rise" is out now and here you can listen to the full album:

June 11th, 2014

Unbeatable releaseparty yesterday! Thanks to all who showed as well as Pumpehuset and Copenhell for letting us play.

June 10th, 2014


If you're near Copenhagen, Denmark. Join us at Pumpehuset, 5 PM where we will play the album live (free entrance)!

If not, get the album HERE.

June 6th, 2014:

Stream the entire "Rise" album now!

"Rise" will be officially released on june 10th, but already now you can hear the album

in it's entirety!

Listen to "Rise" here:

May 29th, 2014

June 10th is the releasedate of "Rise" and the day before Copenhell festival in Denmark.

Come get your festival bracelet in Pumpehuset, Copenhagen on the 10. and avoid the lines at the festival.

Deus Otiosus will play at 17:00 as the only live act. As a releaseparty for "Rise" we will play the whole album from start to finish. Event HERE.

May 27th, 2014

Time to reveal a second song off the upcoming "Rise" album! "Don

t Fuck With The Dead" can be heard HERE.

May 10th, 2014

New album "Rise" will be out in stores on june 10th! In CD and digital format.

May 5th, 2014

Great shows in Esbjerg and Viborg. Coming up are Århus and Copenhagen. All in Denmark.

"Death Lives Again " demo CD is sold out, but still available on Bandcamp as "Pay What You Want".

April 24th, 2014

"Rise" CDs have just arrived, get them in the Store!

March 31st, 2014

In May we will go on a mini-tour of Denmark together with Dawn Of Demise, Corpus Mortale and Ferocity. These are the dates:

May 2nd - Konfus, Esbjerg

May 3rd - Viborg Metal Festival

May 22nd - Studenterhuset, Århus

May 23rd - Lygten, Copenhagen

On these shows we will concentrate on our new album "Rise". And we should be able to have the "Rise" CDs ready for these dates.

March 19th, 2014

"Rise" will hit the stores worldwide in June! But the CDs have already been sent to the printers. So you can pre-order at Deepsend now and receive the CD already in April!

Pre-order the album here!

March  18th, 2014

There are a host of new articles, interviews and radio play in the wake of the newly published song, "Iron Rule". Here are links to some of them:

Studio report from Devilution (in danish)

Interview with Anders Bo Rasmussen (in english)

Interview with Jesper Holst (in english)

Interview with Henrik Engkjær (radio podcast, in english)

 No Clean Singing on "Iron Rule" (in english)

Blabbermouth on "Iron Rule" (in english) on "Iron Rule" (in swedish)

February 18th, 2014

And here it is: A brand new song from our upcoming album, "Rise". Now feel the Machiavellian power of "IRON RULE"!


February  17th, 2014

We will continue with Deepsend Records, who will release "Rise" in summertime. An exact date will follow, and we will have a new song online very soon.

February 16th, 2014

Now we are pleased to show you the cover artwork for our coming "Rise" album. This piece was forged by danish artist Claude Wit:

February 13th, 2014

The song titles and tracklisting for "Rise" will be:

1. Rising War

2. Iron Rule

3. Don't Fuck With The Dead

4. Breeding Maggots

5. Vultures

6. Walk The Shadows

7. Stand Up And Fight

8. Will And Fear

9. Fall Of The West

February 12th, 2014

We've recieved the final master for "Rise" from Necromorbus Studio. It sounds killer to our ears! So before long we can publish some details about the coming album, and maybe a bit of music as well.

February 9th, 2014

The mix of "Rise" is finished and sent off to mastering in Necromorbus Studio.

January 31st, 2014

Recordings for "Rise" are done. The album will be mixed in a week's time.

January 24th, 2014

Deus Otiosus have been confirmed for Viborg Metal Festival (Denmark) on May 3rd.

January 9th, 2014

We could spend our whole lives waiting for some thunderbolt to come. And we could spend our whole lives waiting for some Justice to be done. Unless we make our own.

So today we started the drum recordings for "Rise" in Fast Beat Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark.

January 4th, 2014

It is now january 2014 - the month where we will record our 3rd album, "Rise".

December 28th, 2013

2013 is dying. And these unholy places are where the black sacrifices were performed. This is where we killed:

January 5th, Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark

January 11th, Mono Goes Metal, Monorama, Århus, Denmark

February 9th, Metal  Mekka, Kansas City, Odense, Denmark

April 27th, Dark Mental Festival, Stengade, Copenhagen, Denmark

May 20th, Debaser, Malmö, Sweden

June 13th, COPENHELL, Denmark.

June 19th, Konfus, Esbjerg, Denmark

October 5th, Gothenburg Deathfest, Gothenburg, Sweden

October 31st, KB18, Copenhagen, Denmark

November 9th, Ear Terror Festival, Emden, Germany

December 6th, Metalbaren, Helsingborg, Sweden

But we have yet to unveil the most deadly part of our work from 2013: The writing of our 3rd album, "Rise". We will enter the studio in january to record the album and will release it as soon as time allows. Onwards to 2014 and "Rise"!

December 19th, 2013

Last show for this year has been played. Next step is to record our 3rd album, "Rise" in january.

November 22nd, 2013

We can now reveal the title of the upcoming 3rd Deus Otiosus album. The album shall be named: "RISE". Recordings will take place in January 2014.

November 13th, 2013

All the songs for the upcoming 3rd Deus Otiosus album has been written. We are currently rehearsing and arranging the songs. The album will be recorded in january 2014!

September 26th, 2013

And we'll be going back to Sweden in December 6th to headline a show  at Metalbaren, Helsingborg. More info on the venue HERE.

Upcoming shows are:

2013 - October 5th, Gothenburg Deathfest, Gothenburg, Sweden

2013 - October 31st, KB18, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013 - November 9th, Ear Terror Festival, Emden, Germany

2013 - December 6th, Metalbaren, Helsingborg, Sweden


September 25th, 2013

Last week we could announce our first german show, but it doesn't stop there. We can announce another show: We will be going to Sweden for GOTHENBURG DEATHFEST already on saturday October 5th! And we have a bit more to announce soon....

Visit the festival HERE.

September 19th, 2013

First show in Germany announced!

Deus Otiosus will headline Saturday november 9th on underground metal festival Ear Terror in Emden, Germany.

Visit the festival HERE.

September 18th, 2013

We have uploadet our one and only demo to Bandcamp. "Death Lives Again" is from 2007 and is set for 'name you price', so now you can get the beginning of Deus Otiosus in high quality and no cost. Go right HERE.

September 2nd, 2013

We have now written and rehearsed well over half the songs for the 3rd, yet untitled, Deus Otiosus album! We will keep you updated with the progress.

August 14th, 2013

New show announced on October 31st at KB18, Copenhagen, Denmark. This maybe the last chance to see Deus Otiosus in the danish capital this year, and we will play new, unheard material.

Facebook event.

August 10th, 2013

New interview up at english site All About The Rock. Read it HERE.

July 30th, 2013

New photos of ao Copenhell added to the Gallery.

July 10th, 2013

Here's some excerpts from the review of Deus Otiosus on Copenhell!

"It's difficult to see what Deus Otiosus can now do better, than what they did on Copenhell!"


There was crowded in front of the stage and Deus Otiosus delivered half an hour's intense death metal."

- Tak Rock

"People are really into to it from the start. Before long a giant moshpit breaks out and the band give it their full force."


"Deus Otiosus are a great name to keep an eye on in the danish scene and this gig was the proof!"


"I've always thought they are one of the most exciting and innovative death metal bands in Denmark. This evening, they prove why my statement is correct."


June 26th, 2013

COPENHELL went great! Watch a live video of the show HERE.

June 4th, 2013

But why stop with Copenhell? Less than a week later we will head for the other end of

Denmark. On june 19th we will play Tobakken, Esbjerg supporting Exhumed!

Upcoming shows are:

june 13th, CÓPENHELL, Denmark.

June 19th, Tobakken, Esbjerg, Denmark.

June 3rd, 2013

Deus Otiosus won Tak Rock's Rock Batte, and will play Copenhell this year!

May 20th, 2013

The show in sweden went great! See for yourself. Here is a video of Deus Otiosus playing

"Wall of Violence" here:

And you can vote for Deus Otiosus to play this year's Copenhell festival here:

April 19th, 2013

We can now confirm our first concert in Sweden. On may 20th we will play Debaser, Malmö

with Sonne Adam.

Upcoming shows are:

2013 – May 20th, Debaser, Malmö, Sweden

2013 – April 27th, Stengade, Copenhagen, Denmark

March 23th, 2013

New website online!

March 20th, 2013

New stock has arrived and we once again have the "Godless" t-shirt

in M, L and XL here.

March 1st, 2013

"Godless" is also out digitally worldwide!

If you prefer MP3s to CD, you can download it on iTunes or listen on Spotify.

February 28th, 2013

Size L of the "Godless" t-shirt is sold out. We'll make sure to get more.

In the meantime, M and XL are still available.

January 20th, 2013

We recieved a shipment of logo patches from Deepsend Records.

They look great and are added to our store here.

January 18th, 2013

Another concert announced in Odense, Denmark along with Corpus Mortale and Dethroned!

The next upcoming shows are:

February 9th, Kansas City, Odense, Denmark.

April 27th, Stengade 30, Copenhagen, Denmark.

January 14th, 2013

We've had a series of truely great live shows these last months.

Now it's time to announce new ones. We will be playing Dark Mental Festival on april 27th.

The festival will take place in Stengade 30, Copenhagen. Other announced acts are ao. Morbid Saint, Taake and Iniquity.

More info here.

January 7th, 2013

The show in Roskilde went great! Pictures of the event here: here

Next gig is in Århus, Denmark on january 11th.

January 2nd, 2013

We start of 2013 in full force with these two gigs:

January 5th - Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark.

January 11th - Mono Goes Metal, Århus, Denmark.

December 14th, 2012

Tonight Deus Otiosus will play a show at Badeanstalten in Slagelse, Denmark! The doors will open at 8 p.m. and Deus Otiosus will hit the stage at around 9 p.m., so be there early if you plan on going. The entrance is only 30 Danish kroner!

December 8th, 2012

Godless T-shirts have just arrived. Godless cover on front and "Outlaw death metal" on the back.

These are going out for 15 euro including shipping. Go to our STORE or send us an e-mail:

death (at)

On a related note, all previously printed Deus Otiosus T-shirts are sold out.

December 5th, 2012

"In Harm's Way" from "Godless" is streaming exclusively on at the moment, so be sure to go and listen to it HERE.

"In Harm's Way" is a midpaced, rocking death metal song about violence and terror.

November 29th, 2012

Another song off "Godless" is online! Previously exclusive, now you listen to the sinister and heavy "New Dawn" right here:

November 21st, 2012

"Godless" is out in stores now! A list of distributors will come later on, but it's all over, so simply check your regular music dealer.

As promised, here is one more song off the album. The gloomy and heavy "New Dawn".

For exclusive streaming and Brave Words and loody Knuckles. Here's a direct link:

"New Dawn" on

October 16th, 2012

The first "Godless" reviews are all very positive, featuring exclusively

top grades where applied. Read them here: (in english) (in english) (in danish)

October 10th, 2012

The first "Godless"-review, we know of, is online. And it's a perfect score 5/5-review from At the same time, it shows quite good insight into the album, so read it Here.

October 8th, 2012

"Godless" will be in stores on november 19th in Scandinavia through VME.

And on november 20th in the US and Canada through Red/Sony!

September 22nd, 2012

We've just recieved the CDs for our second album, "Godless"!


These won't be in the stores for a couple of months, but they are available from us now for 60 DKR / 8 Euro / 10 dollars including shipping. Go to the Store on this page, or send an e-mail to: death (AT)

September 18th, 2012

We've just had one more concert confirmed! December 14th at Badeanstalten in Slagelse, Denmark.

These are our upcoming shows so far:

2012 - December 14th, Badeanstalten, Slagelse, Denmark.

2013 - January 5th, Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark.

2013 - January 11th, Mono Goes Metal, Århus, Denmark.

September 17th, 2012

Saturdays concert at Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, went great! Alot of people showed up

and the crowd was ferocious. Photos from the concert are up at our Facebook page.

September 14th, 2012

The "Godless" CDs are out and available from Deepsend now! Get them here.

We will also have them in a week or so.

Tomorrow, on saturday the 15th, we will already play several "Godless" songs live

at Pumpehuset in Copenhagen, Denmark.

September 10th, 2012

Another concert confirmed on january 5th 2013 at Kældertråd 39 in Roskilde Denmark.

Here is a list of confirmed concerts so far:

September 15th, Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark.

January 5th, Kældertråd 39, Roskilde, Denmark.

January 11th, Mono Goes Metal, Aarhus, Denmark.

September 9th, 2012

The "Godless" CDs have been pressed succesfully! For those who have pre-ordered the album from Deepsend they will ship on friday the 14th of september. The band will have the CDs in stock about a week after that and later on they will hit the stores as well.

September 7th, 2012

We are confirmed to play Mono Goes Metal festival i Aarhus, Denmark on Januar 11th 2013. There is an event on Facebook here.

Also remember that we will be playing legendary venue Pumpehuset in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 15th 2012.

The "Godless" album will also be out during September! More information will follow on this.

August 19th, 2012

A video from the recording of "Godless" is now online. Besides footage from the recording session at Earplug Studio, the video also contains samples from the upcoming album that have not been heard earlier. Watch it here:

August 9th, 2012

We're glad to announce that the song "Cast From Heaven" from the upcoming album

will feature Mustafa Yildiz from the killer death metal band, Burial Invocation,

on guest vocals.

August 1st, 2012

"Godless" is up for pre-order at the Deepsend Records store. Get it here.

July 16th, 2012

Yesterday we unleashed the first song off "Godless" in the form of "Pest Grave".

Today we can announce that we have signed to Deepsend Records!

Deepsend will release the album later this year.

Visit Deepsend Records here.

July 15th, 2012

The time has come. We can now present you a song from the upcoming "Godless" album.

This one represents the faster, raging side of the album:

Ready or not, here comes the "Pest Grave"!

July 15th, 2012

The recording of "Godless" is completely finished, and very soon we will have a new song online!

June 26th, 2012

We have been working concentrated on our second album, Godless". See pictures from the recording here

But we have also found time to answer a handful of new interviews.

You can read an interview with Deus Otiosus in the upcoming 3rd issue

of the mighty Compilation of Death magazine. Or read these directly online:

Metal Music Archives (in english)

From Beyond Metal Fanzine (in spanish)

Brutal Area Zine (in english)

June 11th, 2012

We are proud to reveal the frontcover for our coming second album, "Godless":

May 30th, 2012

New, official contact-e-mail:

death (AT)

May 14th, 2012

The title for the next album has been settled.

The second Deus Otiosus full length album will be named: "Godless".

March 30th, 2012

Band picture of our new line-up online.

These photos are taken in a ruined damp cellar during last rehearsal session.

From left to right Deus Otiosus is:

Jesper Holst (bass)

Jesper Olsen (drums)

Peter Engkjær (guitars)

Anders Bo Rasmussen (vocals)

Henrik Engkjær (guitars)

March 9th, 2012

Announcement: New drummer

Jesper Olsen has replaced Søren Bentsen as the drummer for Deus Otiosus.

Like Peter Engkjær and Jesper Holst, Jesper Olsen also has a past in Hideous Invasion, so we're keeping things within the family. Jesper has already been playing with the band for some time. He's doing a great job and we're continuing the work with the songs for our second album with him.

February 24th, 2012

The band is currently hard at work with new songs for a second album.

But there has also been time to answer some interviews and a batch of them are online now.

Check them out below.

Nuclear Paradise (in english)

Super Smash Media (in english)

Via Nocturna (in portugese)

January 5th, 2012

Deus Otiosus will be playing the Days of Thunder Festival at Huset i Magstræde, Copenhagen, Denmark, on saturday february the 4th.

Link to the venue:

Huset i Magstræde

November 24th, 2011

There's a new interview up with

Find the newest interviews with Deus Otiosus here: (in english)

Extreme Metal zine (in english) (in portugese, english version Here)

If you prefer printed zines go for Bells of Acheron, Merciless zine or Hammerfist zine.

November 23rd, 2011

Gallery is now up too

November 21th, 2011

Homepage is online!

Enter freely and of your own will.