Hackneyed PhilWorld's youngest death-metal act formed in Abtsgmünd, Baden-Württemberg (Germany) in 2006 by Philipp Mazal and Tim Cox. Shortly afterwards Lydia (Guitar) and Felix Papp (Bass) joined in. After their first gig Lydia left the Band. Seeking a guitar player and finding the bass player Alex Büttner, Felix Papp switched to guitar. Soon Devin Cox aged 14 completed the Band as second guitar player. Festival performances followed with Debauchery, End Of Green and Fear My Thoughts. Here label boss Achim Ostertag took notice of them. After finishing the first album "Death Prevails" in july 2008, Ostertag sent the release to miscellaneous label. Nuclear Blast finally signed them on. Their first performance at Summer Breeze Festival followed in August 2008. In the spring of 2009 Felix Papp left the Band and Juan Sierra took his place. Together they recorded their second album "Burn After Reaping". It was released in August 2009.