In the late of 1993 Ombat, Danang, and Yoyok formed a band named TENGKORAK - Mainly influenced by one of grindcore pio'neer from England NAPALM DEATH. TENGKORAK originally consisted of four guys : M. Hariadi 'Ombat" Nasution (Growls), Danang Bhudiarto (Bass), Yoyok Radianto (Guitars), Denny Julianto (Drums).
Later, In the fall 1994 Adam Mustofa coming up on guitar. With this line up, TENGKORAK was the first Grindcore band with a brutal death touch which released rnini "Demo Tape" Album in Jakarta. The title is "It's a Proud to Vomit Him" contains of 4 songs: Primitive Jokes, Aggression, The Grave Torment and Bencana Moral (a song in Indonesian language).
After played some gigs in promoting the first releases, Adam has to quit cause of his first job ! But . the band still rule, even with one guitar got no impact on our music ! In the early of 1997, TENGKORAK tried to spread their destructive stuffs to all over the world of Underground . Realizing risen from unknown scene, TENGKORAK strongly promoted their stuffs by sending it to the tape traders, distro, bands, magazine, label etc. Anyone who involved in Underground scene !
This effort make good result, TENGKORAK has sold their demo tape not only in Indonesia but also in other countries worldwide . At least TENGKORAK prove the existence of Indonesian Underground bands ! This could be happened by big help of distro, magazine, bands and tape traders from other countries !!! So that, TENGKORAK had their foreign distro like: U.S.A, MALAYSIA, JAPAN, FRANCE, CZECH REP., RUSSIA, LATVIA, SPAIN, POLAND, BELARUSS, CANNADA, SINGAPURE, INDIA, THAILAND, HOLLAND, MEXICO, ITALY, BRUNAI DARUSALAM etcâ€¦!
As a result, one of this distro (BLOODBATH RECORDS JAPAN) interested in released TENGKORAK on vinly 7" EP, it make TENGKORAK is the first Indonesian Underground band which release 7" EP in Indonesia!!! The title is "Dying Poor".
In November 1997, TENGKORAK were in HIJAU Studio to record one song entitled "Konflik' for Metalik Klinik (Indonesian Underground Compilation).... , not long after they got a deal with one of the biggest recording company in Indonesia...... Musica!..... and pioneered other Indonesian bands to take part in this project ! Finally, at the end of Decembre 1997 " METALIK KLINIK" compilation cassette was in store !!! It's nationally distributed in Indonesia by MUSICA RECORDS INDONESIA. Until January 1998, It's been sold 60.000 copies in Indonesia only !!! Unfotunately, We had to fired our old drummer .... Denni Julianto, we couldn't get along with him anymore cause his bad attitude toward all of us ! So.... We played with sessionist drummer named Donni from our neighbourhood band SUFFERING. In addition Hella Tanisan (Ex- TRAUMA). Coming up on Guitar line up, taking over the duty that Adams left long time ago !! After played 2 gigs, we diceded' to keep Donnirimata as a permanent member, it means he' s SUFFERING no more. The current line up are : M. Hariadi "ombat" Nasution, SH., (Growls), Danang Bhudiarto, SH. (Bass), Haryo "Yoyok" Radianto, SI-H (Guitars), Hella Tanisan (Guitar), Donni Rimata (Drums).
March-April 1999, TENGKORAK back in Magenta Studio to record their first full length album which will be entitled KONSENTRASI MASSA. This album contains of 20 songs, like OKNUM, ASAP TEBAL, GAWEAN REGET, PRIMITIVE JOKES,, KEMELUT, KONSENTRASI MASSA, SPEKULASI BISNIS, PENJILAT, PRESTASI GILA.. BURUH, BISNIS EJAKULASI, CACAT POLITIK, DOSA KELUARGA.,, BENCANA MORAL, DISKRMNASI,, CHAOS OR RIOT,, AZTEC, DOGMA, PROPAGANDA etc, completed by extreme outro SERAKAH as an ilustration of government greed's. KONSENTRASI MASSA album produced by ROTOR CORP and nationally distributed by MUSICA STUDIO'S. previously distributed by our co- workers indie label world wide,, this album expected could be widely spread through the unknown scene in Israel, Belarus, Czeh Republic, Portugal etc. One month later, Heilla Tanissan quit the band because of his own reasons (replaced by unknown moron named Opick in the earlier of 2000). Followed by our drummer departure a year after, in order to pay more attention in his study, then Denni Julianto (TENGKORAK's old drummer) came back from the grave in the fall of 2001. During Denni comeback everiting didn't really worked for us. So we are very welcome when our previous Drummer ( Donnirimata ) to joint the team after rescheduled his study. The formation back as the earlier TENGKORAK, 5 Grindsters !!!. Aril 2001 Tengkorak Konsentrasi Massa has been released in Japan. Since Mei 2002 Donni has been playing with us and TENGKORAK ready to conquered 16 place on forth coming MONSTER OF ROCK TOUR (Gudang Garam Tour) with SUCKER HEAD, EDANE, PAS, BETRAYER.
May 2002, TENGKORAK back in studio to record "Pluit Phobia" as a TRIBUTE TO ROTOR project which produced by Rotorcorp & Sebelas April Rec. contains of 12 Indonesian bands plus one Malaysian band SIL KHANNAZ. Soon after this project, TENGKORAK will be preparing their material for the next LP With Title Abum "DARURAT SIPIL" contains of 14 track and Outro in September 2002. We still known as GRINDCORE SICKFUCKER and still spread the grind disease at the world wide scene!