Asphyx is a band from the Netherlands that incorporates death metal, doom metal and thrash metal elements into their music. The band was formed in 1987 by Bob Bagchus and Tonny Brookhuis. Eric Daniels was found as a second guitarist and Chuck Colli joined on vocals and bass; this combo released the "Enter The Domain" demo. In March 1989 Colli was replaced by Theo Loomans and they recorded the "Crush The Cenotaph" demo. Brookhuis then left the band and the remaining three recorded "Embrace the Death" album which was never released due to label problems.