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).
Whitemare is a rock n roll band from Brighton, UK.
3 blokes from melbourne, old enough to know better but to young to stop. impure rock fury, been practicing for years and from the sounds of it need a couple more.... songs about cars, sheds, motorbikes, shouting at your kids/ being shouted at by your kids, riding motorbikes, being drunk, shit jobs, being hungover and a few sad songs about not being drunk... this is the soundtrack to coming home at 3am and tripping over the couch. Their name has recently changed to Evil Ways