Repulsion are a legendary band hailed as being one of the biggest influences on the grindcore genre, despite only releasing one official full length album entitled "Horrified" in 1989 (recorded in 1986). The band formed in 1984 under the name Genocide, releasing three demos with this name. Later, they changed the name to the more "fitting name" for their style of music and lyrical content, which is Repulsion.
Master is the most well-known project of bassist, vocalist, and songwriter Paul Speckmann. They were well known in the early extreme metal underground, being both one of the first death metal bands, and one of the most influential alongside Death in the emerging death metal scene. The band began in 1983, and still exists today, having released several albums with many different lineups. Paul Speckmann started out as bass player in doom band War Cry, where he met up with drummer Bill Schmidt who was drafted in to replace previous War Cry drummer, Joe Laccino.
There are at least three bands with this name: 1) Eyesore is a Czech pop punk band formed in the year 2005. Their first album is called "Obrázky z dětství" (Pictures from the childhood) and you can buy it on their official website. Some tracks to listen are available on their stage page. 2) Eyesore is also a Japanese hardcore band. They released a tape in 2008 and a 7 inch in 2011. 3) Eyesore was an American band including Michelle Muldrow (Moth Macabre) and Michael Steele (The Bangles, The Runaways).
Hirax is an American thrash metal band from Buena Park, California. Starting in 1984 under the leadership of vocalist Katon W. De Pena, the band played in Los Angeles and San Francisco with the other new thrash metal bands of the area such as Metallica, Exodus and Slayer. The band was a clear example of the thrash/speed metal/crossover genre. After releasing some demos, Hirax signed with Metal Blade and debuted with their first full-length, "Raging Violence" in 1985. The band was composed of Katon W. De Pena (vocals), Scott Owen (guitar), Gary Monardo (bass) and John Tabares (drums).
The name Send More Paramedics is a reference to the 1985 horror/comedy, Return of the Living Dead. The band originally formed as a side project of Leeds band 'And None of Them Knew They Were Robots, but have gained a higher profile than And None of Them Knew They Were Robots, who have since split up. The band played in the 1980s crossover style, what they described as "Zombiecore... a fusion of 80s thrash and modern hardcore punk", with lyrics about zombies and cannibalism, and are heavily influenced by zombie movies.
Berri Txarrak was formed in 1994. Coming from the Basque Country, they have released 6 records, with a constant evolution that mixes alternative rock, energy, punk, hardcore, metal and some amazing melodies. Singing in euskera (basque language), Berri Txarrak has become one of the best rock bands within the Spanish State's panorama. Their last two albums, called "Libre©" and "Jaio. Musika. Hil" were praised as best 'Spanish' (here meaning produced in Spain...
Newsted is an American metal band founded by Jason Newsted (Metallica, Flotsam and Jetsam, Voivod, Ozzy Osbourne, ...). They released their first EP, Metal, in January 2013. Band members: Jason Newsted Vocals (lead), Bass
Jesus Mendez Jr. Drums
Jessie Farnsworth Guitars, Vocals (backing)
Mike Mushok (Staind) Guitars (live)
There are 2 metal bands with this name: A greek (Progressive Death Metal) and a portuguese (Thrascore/Melodeath Metal) one. 1) Greek one:
They were formed in 2004 in Thessaloniki, Greece. The line-up consists of G. Chionidis (drums), N. Parastatidis (guitars), P. Bouklis (guitars), T. Deligiannidis (vocals) and A. Roditis (bass). They have released a demo in 2006 entitled This Suffering. Zero Tolerance (UK) magazine awarded them the Demo of the Issue (September/October 2006) and Metal Hammer (GR) magazine awarded them the Demo of the Month (July 2007).
Emerging from Manchester, 4 piece metal band Betraeus mix styles of Jazz, Ambient, world music and all things heavy to create their very own haunting and powerful sound. Using a wide range of musical techniques they are always searching to push the boundaries of modern metal. From epic sweeping melodies incorporating ebows, vocal harmonies and groovy bass lines to blast beats, a menacing growl and face melting dual guitar work your ears are in for a treat.