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Country of origin:
United States
Cleveland, Ohio
Changed name
Formed in:
Power/Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Last label:
Massacre Records
Years active:
1985-1986 (as Firedance), 1986-1988 (as Rotterdam), 1988-1991 (as Torment), 1991-1992 (as Tormentor), 1992-1995, 1995-present (as Ritual of Torment)
Formed Firedance in 1985, changing their name to Rotterdam one year later. Changed their name Torment in 1988 and recuited ex-Sacred Heart vocalist John Marshall. Released 2 demos before changing their name to Tormentor in 1991 and adding Juan on vocals. Released two demos in 1991 and 1992 as Tormentor. They changed their name to Ritual in 1992. Then, in 1995 they changed their name to Ritual of ...
Jack Kilcoyne Bass
See also: Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Tormentor, ex-(216), ex-Mushroomhead, ex-Point After
Emery Ceo Drums
See also: Kriadiaz, Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Arenah, ex-Rotterdam, ex-Tormentor, S.O.S., ex-Dark Arena, ex-Integrity, ex-Blindside Blues Band, ex-Runt
Mike Ruzsbanszki Guitars
See also: Kriadiaz, Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Tormentor
Bob Allerton Guitars
See also: Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Chronic Rage, ex-Rotterdam, ex-Tormentor, ex-Abduction
Juan Ricardo Vocals
See also: Dark Arena, Sunless Sky, Ritual of Torment, ex-Attaxe, ex-Zyklone, ex-Arenah, ex-Tormentor, ex-Stryker
Added by: Stormrider Modified by: Krister Jensen
Added on: 2002-08-28 19:29:39 Last modified on: 2016-01-15 04:02:44