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Obituary

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Gibsonton, Florida
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1988
Genre:
Death Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Gore, Life, Ecology
Current label:
Relapse Records
Years active:
1984-1986 (as Executioner), 1986-1988 (as Xecutioner), 1988-1997, 2003-present
Obituary were originally formed in 1984 under the name Executioner. Since there was already a band called Executioner in Boston they changed to Xecutioner and then finally to Obituary in 1988 after they signed with Roadrunner Records.

Obituary are considered to be one of the pioneering bands of the death metal genre. They started playing music in the vein of Venom and Celtic Frost. Once the band ...
Current
Donald Tardy Drums (1988-1997, 2003-present)
See also: Tardy Brothers, ex-Xecutioner, ex-Meathook Seed, ex-Andrew W.K
Trevor Peres Guitars (rhythm) (1988-1997, 2003-present)
See also: ex-Catastrophic, ex-Xecutioner, ex-Meathook Seed
John Tardy Vocals (1988-1997, 2003-present)
See also: Tardy Brothers, ex-Xecutioner
Terry Butler Bass (2010-present)
See also: Denial Fiend, Massacre, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Death, ex-Obliterhate
Kenny Andrews Guitars (2012-present)
Past
Daniel Tucker Bass (1988-1989)
See also: After Death, ex-Xecutioner, Nocturnus AD
Allen West Guitars (lead) (1988-1989, 1992-1997, 2003-2006)
See also: Southwicked, ex-Lowbrow, ex-Xecutioner, ex-Massacre, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Lustmord (live), ex-Cyanide, ex-Gallery of Suicide
Frank Watkins Bass (1989-1997, 2003-2010)
See also: Gorgoroth, ex-The Henchmen, ex-Hellwitch
James Murphy Guitars (lead) (1990)
See also: Disincarnate, James Murphy, ex-Konkhra, ex-Testament, ex-Cancer (live), ex-Agent Steel (live), ex-Death
Ralph Santolla Guitars (lead) (2007-2011)
See also: Millenium, Ralph Santolla, ex-Hollow, Redscream, ex-Deicide, ex-Memorain, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Iced Earth (live), ex-Melechesh (live), ex-Death (live), ex-Eyewitness, ex-Stare
Past (Live)
Steve DiGiorgio Bass (2010)
See also: Anatomy of I, Charred Walls of the Damned, Futures End, Johnny Newman, Mythodea, Sadus, Synesis Absorption, Testament, ex-Artension, ex-Control Denied, Death DTA, Soen, ex-Dragonlord, ex-Ephel Duath, ex-Faust, ex-James Murphy, ex-Memorain, ex-Painmuseum, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Obscura (live), ex-Death, ex-Dark Hall, ex-Suicide Shift
Kenny Andrews Bass, Guitars (2010, 2011)
Lee Harrison Guitars (2012)
See also: Monstrosity, Terrorizer (live), ex-Atheist, ex-Hellwitch, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Midnight
Donald Tardy Drums (1988-1997, 2003-present)
See also: Tardy Brothers, ex-Xecutioner, ex-Meathook Seed, ex-Andrew W.K
Trevor Peres Guitars (rhythm) (1988-1997, 2003-present)
See also: ex-Catastrophic, ex-Xecutioner, ex-Meathook Seed
John Tardy Vocals (1988-1997, 2003-present)
See also: Tardy Brothers, ex-Xecutioner
Terry Butler Bass (2010-present)
See also: Denial Fiend, Massacre, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Death, ex-Obliterhate
Kenny Andrews Guitars (2012-present)
Daniel Tucker Bass (1988-1989)
See also: After Death, ex-Xecutioner, Nocturnus AD
Allen West Guitars (lead) (1988-1989, 1992-1997, 2003-2006)
See also: Southwicked, ex-Lowbrow, ex-Xecutioner, ex-Massacre, ex-Six Feet Under, ex-Lustmord (live), ex-Cyanide, ex-Gallery of Suicide
Frank Watkins Bass (1989-1997, 2003-2010)
See also: Gorgoroth, ex-The Henchmen, ex-Hellwitch
James Murphy Guitars (lead) (1990)
See also: Disincarnate, James Murphy, ex-Konkhra, ex-Testament, ex-Cancer (live), ex-Agent Steel (live), ex-Death
Ralph Santolla Guitars (lead) (2007-2011)
See also: Millenium, Ralph Santolla, ex-Hollow, Redscream, ex-Deicide, ex-Memorain, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Iced Earth (live), ex-Melechesh (live), ex-Death (live), ex-Eyewitness, ex-Stare
Past
Steve DiGiorgio Bass (2010)
See also: Anatomy of I, Charred Walls of the Damned, Futures End, Johnny Newman, Mythodea, Sadus, Synesis Absorption, Testament, ex-Artension, ex-Control Denied, Death DTA, Soen, ex-Dragonlord, ex-Ephel Duath, ex-Faust, ex-James Murphy, ex-Memorain, ex-Painmuseum, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Obscura (live), ex-Death, ex-Dark Hall, ex-Suicide Shift
Kenny Andrews Bass, Guitars (2010, 2011)
Lee Harrison Guitars (2012)
See also: Monstrosity, Terrorizer (live), ex-Atheist, ex-Hellwitch, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Midnight
Added by: nothingman Modified by: ageofdishord
Added on: 2002-07-18 01:21:18 Last modified on: 2014-08-19 01:35:36
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