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Rotterdam

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Status:
Changed name
Formed in:
1986
Genre:
Progressive Metal
Lyrical themes:
War, Fate, Judgement, Evil, Fantasy
Last label:
Unsigned/independent
Years active:
1985-1986 (as Firedance), 1986-1988, 1988-? (as Torment)
Rotterdam is also a city in The Netherlands.

Originally started when Jim Hamar left Breaker in 1984, and immediately started assembling a lineup. By March 1985 he completed the first lineup with the addition of Abduction members Bob Allerton and Rick Keihl, and dubbed the band Firedance. Allerton would later bring Abduction material into Rotterdam, with Hamar giving them new lyrics and titles. ...
Last known
Bob Thomas Bass
Emery Ceo Drums
See also: Kriadiaz, Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Arenah, ex-Ritual, ex-Tormentor, S.O.S., ex-Dark Arena, ex-Integrity, ex-Blindside Blues Band, ex-Runt
Bob Allerton Guitars
See also: Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Chronic Rage, ex-Ritual, ex-Tormentor, ex-Abduction
Harry Mackie Keyboards
Jim Hamar Vocals
See also: Breaker, Nightcrawler, ex-Havoc
Past
Rick Kiehl Drums
See also: ex-The Spudmonsters, ex-Sabre, ex-Abduction
Gary Estok Drums
See also: ex-Sacred Few, ex-Hatrix
John Marshall Vocals
(R.I.P.) See also: ex-Torment, ex-Sacred Heart, ex-Uncommon Ground
Bob Thomas Bass
Emery Ceo Drums
See also: Kriadiaz, Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Arenah, ex-Ritual, ex-Tormentor, S.O.S., ex-Dark Arena, ex-Integrity, ex-Blindside Blues Band, ex-Runt
Bob Allerton Guitars
See also: Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, ex-Chronic Rage, ex-Ritual, ex-Tormentor, ex-Abduction
Harry Mackie Keyboards
Jim Hamar Vocals
See also: Breaker, Nightcrawler, ex-Havoc
Rick Kiehl Drums
See also: ex-The Spudmonsters, ex-Sabre, ex-Abduction
Gary Estok Drums
See also: ex-Sacred Few, ex-Hatrix
John Marshall Vocals
(R.I.P.) See also: ex-Torment, ex-Sacred Heart, ex-Uncommon Ground
Added by: thrashmania80gr Modified by: BloodOfChrist
Added on: 2008-04-11 08:04:12 Last modified on: 2016-02-08 02:40:13