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Heathen

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Sonora, San Francisco (Bay Area), California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Technical Speed/Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Society, Politics, Religion
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1984-1993, 2001-present
Heathen were formed in 1984 by guitarist Lee Altus and drummer Carl Sacco. Even without a bassist, this lineup played a single gig, on April 21st, 1985. Then, Jim Sanguinetti left to form Mordred and was replaced by Doug Pierce on guitars. Sam Kress, who was a better songwriter than vocalist, was kicked out in late 1985 and David Godfrey of Blind Illusion was asked to join. Bassist Eric Wong was ...
Current
Lee Altus Guitars (1984-1992, 2001-present)
See also: Exodus, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Die Krupps
David R. White Vocals (1985-1988, 1989-1992, 2001-present)
See also: ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Defiance, ex-Laughing Dead
Jason Viebrooks Bass (1991, 2011-present)
See also: The Allknowing, ex-Exhorder (live), ex-Grip Inc.
Kragen Lum Guitars (2007-present)
See also: Prototype, Psychosis, ex-Exodus (live)
Past
Carl Sacco Drums (1984-1988)
See also: ex-Murder, ex-Metal Church
Eric Wong Bass (1985-1986)
See also: Ruffians, ex-Laughing Dead, ex-Piranha, ex-Unjust
Doug Piercy Guitars (1985-1991)
See also: Anvil Chorus, ex-Control, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Parryzide, ex-The Company
Jim Sanguinetti Guitars (1985)
See also: Mordred, ex-Mercenary (live)
Sam Kress (R.I.P. 2006) Vocals (1985)
Mike "Yaz" Jastremski Bass (1986-1988, 2001-2004)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Griffin
Darren Minter Drums (1988-1992, 2001-2007, 2008-2013)
See also: ex-Brutal Groove, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Die Krupps, ex-Soul Motor
Paul Baloff Vocals (1988)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Piranha, ex-Exodus, ex-Hirax, ex-Killparty, ex-Spastik Children
Manny Bravo Bass (1989)
See also: ex-Sentinel Beast
Vern McEllroy Bass (1989)
See also: ex-Blind Illusion
David Wayne Vocals (1989)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Wayne, ex-Intrinsic, ex-Metal Church, ex-Reverend, ex-Bastardsun
Randy Laird (R.I.P. 1991) Bass (1991)
Thaen Rasmussen Guitars (1991-1992)
See also: Anvil Chorus, ex-Control, ex-Vicious Rumors
Ira Black Guitars (1991-1992, 2001-2004)
See also: Consfearacy, Bralalalala (live), Lizzy Borden (live), ex-Pornucopia, ex-Doom Society, ex-Prophesy, Attika7, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Vicious Rumors, ex-Mercenary (live), ex-Metal Church (live)
Jon Torres Bass (2004-2011)
(R.I.P. 2013) See also: ex-I4NI, ex-Pleasure and Pain, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Lääz Rockit, ex-Slough Feg, ex-Ulysses Siren, ex-Warning S.F., ex-Repulsa
Terry Lauderdale Guitars (2005-2007)
Mark Hernandez Drums (2007-2008)
See also: Demonica, Testament (live), ex-Technocracy, ex-Torque, ex-Forbidden, ex-Defiance, ex-Vio-lence, ex-Social Unrest
Current (Live)
Jon Dette Drums (2011, 2013-present)
See also: Killing Machine, Anthrax (live), Iced Earth (live), ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-HavocHate, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Testament, ex-Slayer (live), ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-Terror, ex-Pushed
Lee Altus Guitars (1984-1992, 2001-present)
See also: Exodus, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Die Krupps
David R. White Vocals (1985-1988, 1989-1992, 2001-present)
See also: ex-Inner Threshold, ex-Blind Illusion, ex-Defiance, ex-Laughing Dead
Jason Viebrooks Bass (1991, 2011-present)
See also: The Allknowing, ex-Exhorder (live), ex-Grip Inc.
Kragen Lum Guitars (2007-present)
See also: Prototype, Psychosis, ex-Exodus (live)
Carl Sacco Drums (1984-1988)
See also: ex-Murder, ex-Metal Church
Eric Wong Bass (1985-1986)
See also: Ruffians, ex-Laughing Dead, ex-Piranha, ex-Unjust
Doug Piercy Guitars (1985-1991)
See also: Anvil Chorus, ex-Control, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Parryzide, ex-The Company
Jim Sanguinetti Guitars (1985)
See also: Mordred, ex-Mercenary (live)
Sam Kress (R.I.P. 2006) Vocals (1985)
Mike "Yaz" Jastremski Bass (1986-1988, 2001-2004)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Griffin
Darren Minter Drums (1988-1992, 2001-2007, 2008-2013)
See also: ex-Brutal Groove, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Die Krupps, ex-Soul Motor
Paul Baloff Vocals (1988)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Piranha, ex-Exodus, ex-Hirax, ex-Killparty, ex-Spastik Children
Manny Bravo Bass (1989)
See also: ex-Sentinel Beast
Vern McEllroy Bass (1989)
See also: ex-Blind Illusion
David Wayne Vocals (1989)
(R.I.P. 2005) See also: ex-Wayne, ex-Intrinsic, ex-Metal Church, ex-Reverend, ex-Bastardsun
Randy Laird (R.I.P. 1991) Bass (1991)
Thaen Rasmussen Guitars (1991-1992)
See also: Anvil Chorus, ex-Control, ex-Vicious Rumors
Ira Black Guitars (1991-1992, 2001-2004)
See also: Consfearacy, Bralalalala (live), Lizzy Borden (live), ex-Pornucopia, ex-Doom Society, ex-Prophesy, Attika7, ex-Chris Caffery, ex-Vicious Rumors, ex-Mercenary (live), ex-Metal Church (live)
Jon Torres Bass (2004-2011)
(R.I.P. 2013) See also: ex-I4NI, ex-Pleasure and Pain, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Lääz Rockit, ex-Slough Feg, ex-Ulysses Siren, ex-Warning S.F., ex-Repulsa
Terry Lauderdale Guitars (2005-2007)
Mark Hernandez Drums (2007-2008)
See also: Demonica, Testament (live), ex-Technocracy, ex-Torque, ex-Forbidden, ex-Defiance, ex-Vio-lence, ex-Social Unrest
Current
Jon Dette Drums (2011, 2013-present)
See also: Killing Machine, Anthrax (live), Iced Earth (live), ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-HavocHate, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Testament, ex-Slayer (live), ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-Terror, ex-Pushed
Added by: TheGreatNads Modified by: man_of_shadows814
Added on: 2002-07-19 23:57:25 Last modified on: 2014-04-15 11:50:54
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