Morbid Angel is a Tampa, Florida, United States-based death metal band assembled in 1984. They, along with Deicide, Death, Possessed, Autopsy, Suffocation, Obituary, Massacre and a handful of others were crucial in the development of the death metal genre and its standards. Their songs are complex in arrangement, owing to the considerable technical skills of both guitarist Trey Azagthoth and drummer Pete Sandoval (who also played in the grindcore/death metal band Terrorizer).
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Moby Dick are semi-legendary Thrash Metal band from Sopron, Hungary. The band was founded in 1980 by vocalist Tamás Schmiedl and guitarist Norbert Mentes. Despite the numerous line-up changes, Moby Dick had managed to build up a significant fanbase throughout the 80s. They issued two demos in this period but it wasn't until 1990 that the band were able to release their debut album, Ugass kutya! Releases:
1990 - Ugass kutya! (Bark, dog, bark!)
1991 - Kegyetlen évek (Savage years)
1.Mutant is a west London based thrash metal band that have been going for 4 years.
They have had there music on various compilation CDs and gig regularly.
There most popular song to date, "Psycho Surgery", was released on Earache Records "Thrashing like a Maniac" Compilation last year.
They are currently recording a new E.P which is scheduled for release in February 2009 and have a UK tour coming up in April supporting the mighty Evile. www.myspace.com/mutantmetal
There are mutiple artists with this name:
1) Grinder was a late 80's/early 90's speed metal/thrash metal band from Germany. They released three full length albums and one EP before disbanding. Grinder were the first international heavy metal act to play in Turkey, on May 12, 1990 at the Open Air Theater in Istanbul. Adrian Hahn - vocals (plus bass on 1st 3 albums)
Andy - lead guitar
Lario - rhythm guitar
Andi - bass
Stefan Arnold - drums (played in Grave Digger afterwards) 2) Grinder is a Heavy Metal band formed in 2001 from Peru.
Refused is a hardcore punk band originating from Umeå, Sweden, formed in 1991. The band's final lineup comprised its founding members, vocalist Dennis Lyxzén and drummer David Sandström, as well as guitarists Kristofer Steen and Jon Brännström. Their lyrics were often of a non-conformist and politically far-left nature. The band released five EPs and three albums before initially splitting up in 1998.
Born in 2004, THUNDERTALE today is one the most productive metal bands in Lithuania
Gojira is a progressive death/thrash metal band from Bayonne, France. Their lyrics consist of life, ecology, and spiritual themes. They were formed in 1996 by brothers Joe Duplantier (vocals and lead guitar) and Mario Duplantier (drums), Christian Andreu (guitar) and Jean-Michel Labadie (bass guitar). They had initially named their group Godzilla, but due to legal constraints had to change their name.
Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band. The band formed in 1989 and have released seven full-length albums and a number of singles and remixes. Over the course of their career they have evolved from a succession of styles, as well as steadily pioneered a combination of the styles death metal, groove metal, thrash metal and industrial metal. The resultant sound proved to be enormously influential on the metal scene from the mid-90s and onwards.
Since 2007, Fragmenta began whipping local crowds into a moshing frenzy with their searing brand of progressive edged thrash metal. Fragmenta spent the following years gigging intensely playing many notable shows, receiving airplay both locally and internationally and having their demos featured in several worldwide compilations. In 2011 Fragmenta released their debut album titled SEDITION; their intense thrash sound evolved even further, injected with unconventional grooves and tinged with industrial elements.