TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Last week following two Japan performances, Taiwanese extreme metal group Chthonic joined fans in Tokyo at Rockaholic ( for a live battle of the band’s new mobile music app game “CHTHONIC – Rhythm Crusher.” Fans from all around the world were invited to join the festivities via the game’s online ‘Vs. Mode,’ with the winning fan in attendance taking home a brand new iPad Mini. Chthonic fan, Satoshi Mukaide, took home the grand prize, despite losing the final match to Chthonic vocalist Freddy Lim.

Said Lim, “When I’m playing ‘Rhythm Crusher,’ I can feel the energy from the music even more! I think that’s why I’m so addicted to it.”

Chthonic continues to battle online against fans every day. The band members can be identified by their personal screen names: FreddyLimTT, dorisyeh0919 and Jessefilth, so be sure to keep an eye out for the chance to battle the current “Chthonic – Rhythm Crusher” World Champion, vocalist Freddy Lim!

“CHTHONIC – Rhythm Crusher,” a rare rhythm game for mobile devices using exclusively heavy metal music, is now available for iPhone and iPad users worldwide via the iTunes Store at:

Developed by Chun-Mu Mediatek, “CHTHONIC – Rhythm Crusher” includes 12 classic works from Chthonic’s six studio albums.

The game released on January 29, 2013 and quickly became the most downloaded mobile music app game in Taiwan.

“Rhythm Crusher” offers players a multitude of gameplay options and features; players can play solo or connect online to challenge other fans, and all five members of Chthonic can be used in the game.


Check out the “CHTHONIC – Rhythm Crusher” gameplay trailer on YouTube at:


The official “CHTHONIC – Rhythm Crusher” teaser trailer can be seen at:


Stay tuned to the official “CHTHONIC – Rhythm Crusher” website: and ‘like’ “CHTHONIC – Rhythm Crusher” on Facebook: for the latest information.

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Freddy Lim – Vocals, hena violin

Jesse Liu – Guitar

Doris Yeh – Bass, background vocals

CJ Kao – Synthesizer, piano

Dani Wang – Drums



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