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Deuce

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Laurel, Maryland
Status:
Changed name
Formed in:
1978
Genre:
Heavy/Power Metal
Lyrical themes:
N/A
Last label:
O.P.M. Records
Years active:
1978-1985, 1985-1988 (as Tension), 2011-present (as Tension)
Photos:
left - lineup 1979-80: Marty Friedman, Eddy Day, Billy Giddings, Mike Davis, Tom Gattis;
right - lineup 1985: Billy Giddings, Tom Gattis, Timmy Meadows, Tim O'Connor.

In the process of recording the "Breaking Point", the band received news that there was another band with a copyrighted name of Deuce, so Billy Giddings suggested the band's name be changed to Tension.

On September ...
Last known
Tom Gattis Guitars (1978-1985), Vocals (1978-1979, 1980-1985)
See also: Ballistic, Tension, ex-Wardog, ex-Dismembered, ex-Machine Gun Kelly, ex-Rocket to Russia (Ramones tribute)
Billy Giddings Drums (1979-1985)
See also: Alloy 20, Tension
Timmy Meadows Guitars (1980-1985)
See also: ex-Tension, ex-Timmy Meadows Band
Tim O'Connor Bass (1985)
See also: Ballistic, ex-Tension
Past
Steve Leter Bass (1978-1979)
Chris Tinto Drums (1978-1979)
Marty Friedman Guitars (1978-1980)
See also: Marty Friedman, Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), ex-Cacophony, ex-Hawaii, ex-Aloha, ex-Vixen, ex-Megadeth, ex-Aikawa Nanase, ex-FANTA, ex-Jet Red, ex-Lovefixer, ex-Red Dye #2, ex-Rock Fujiyama Band, ex-Rocket to Russia (Ramones tribute), ex-Ami Suzuki (live)
Mike Davis Bass (1979-1980)
Eddie Day Vocals (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Hawaii, Rockin' Bones
Chris Hall Bass (1980-1982)
See also: ex-Ace
Michael Francis Bass (1982-1985)
See also: Tension, Not Dead Yet, ex-Forcer
Tom Gattis Guitars (1978-1985), Vocals (1978-1979, 1980-1985)
See also: Ballistic, Tension, ex-Wardog, ex-Dismembered, ex-Machine Gun Kelly, ex-Rocket to Russia (Ramones tribute)
Billy Giddings Drums (1979-1985)
See also: Alloy 20, Tension
Timmy Meadows Guitars (1980-1985)
See also: ex-Tension, ex-Timmy Meadows Band
Tim O'Connor Bass (1985)
See also: Ballistic, ex-Tension
Steve Leter Bass (1978-1979)
Chris Tinto Drums (1978-1979)
Marty Friedman Guitars (1978-1980)
See also: Marty Friedman, Metal Clone X, Takamiy (live), ex-Cacophony, ex-Hawaii, ex-Aloha, ex-Vixen, ex-Megadeth, ex-Aikawa Nanase, ex-FANTA, ex-Jet Red, ex-Lovefixer, ex-Red Dye #2, ex-Rock Fujiyama Band, ex-Rocket to Russia (Ramones tribute), ex-Ami Suzuki (live)
Mike Davis Bass (1979-1980)
Eddie Day Vocals (1979-1980)
See also: ex-Hawaii, Rockin' Bones
Chris Hall Bass (1980-1982)
See also: ex-Ace
Michael Francis Bass (1982-1985)
See also: Tension, Not Dead Yet, ex-Forcer
Added by: Stormrider Modified by: RunningWild_AT
Added on: 2003-02-09 06:55:38 Last modified on: 2015-08-18 19:23:15