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Testament

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Oakland, California
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1986
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Society, Suffering, Evil, Occult, Death, Life, Corruption
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1983-1986 (as Legacy), 1986-present
Steve "Zetro" Souza from Exodus was the lead singer from 1985-1986, and he has done vocals for Testament at some points. There was precisely one show played as Legacy with Chuck Billy on vocals, in July 1986.

Although still named Legacy at the time of recording, they couldn't relase the album under that name, as there was a jazz band who had registered it. Billy Milano suggested they name ...
Current
Eric Peterson Guitars (1986-present)
See also: Dragonlord, ex-Legacy, ex-Anthrax (live)
Alex Skolnick Guitars (1986-1993, 2001, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Legacy, The Skolnick Trio, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Ozzy Osbourne (live), ex-Savatage, ex-Attention Deficit
Chuck Billy Vocals (1986-present)
See also: Dublin Death Patrol, ex-Legacy, ex-Guilt, ex-Rampage
Gene Hoglan Drums (1996-1997, 2012-present)
See also: Brendon Small, Dark Angel, Dethklok, Mechanism, Pitch Black Forecast, Zimmers Hole, ex-Daemon, ex-Meldrum, ex-Strapping Young Lad, ex-Tenet, ex-Devin Townsend, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Just Cause, ex-Memorain, ex-Viking, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Opeth (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Death, ex-Wargod, ex-Old Man's Child (live), ex-The Almighty Punchdrunk, ex-The Ani Kyd Band
Steve DiGiorgio Bass (1998-2004, 2014-present)
See also: Anatomy of I, Charred Walls of the Damned, Futures End, Johnny Newman, Mythodea, Sadus, Synesis Absorption, ex-Artension, ex-Control Denied, Soen, ex-Dragonlord, ex-Ephel Duath, ex-Faust, ex-James Murphy, ex-Memorain, ex-Painmuseum, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Obituary (live), ex-Obscura (live), ex-Death, ex-Dark Hall, ex-Suicide Shift
Past
Greg Christian Bass (1986-1996, 2004-2014)
See also: ex-Legacy, Meshiaak, ex-HavocHate
Louie Clemente Drums (1986-1993, 2005)
See also: ex-Legacy
John Tempesta Drums (1993-1994, 2005)
See also: ex-White Zombie, Temple of the Black Moon, The Cult, ex-Exodus, ex-Helmet, ex-Prong, ex-Rob Zombie, ex-Scum of the Earth
Paul Bostaph Drums (1993, 2004-2005, 2006, 2007-2011)
See also: From Hell, Slayer, ex-Forbidden Evil, BlackGates, Hail!, ex-Exodus, ex-Tim "Ripper" Owens (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Systematic, ex-Truth About Seafood
Glen Alvelais Guitars (1993, 1997-1998)
See also: Bizarro, Hate FX, LD/50, ex-Tenet, ex-Forbidden Evil, Hellbound, ex-Scorched Earth Policy, ex-Hatriot (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Damage, ex-X-3 (Glen Alvelais / Steve DiGiorgio / Jeremy Colson)
James Murphy Guitars (1993-1996, 1998-2000)
See also: Disincarnate, James Murphy, ex-Konkhra, ex-Obituary, ex-Cancer (live), ex-Agent Steel (live), ex-Death
Jon Dette Drums (1994-1995, 1997, 2000)
See also: Killing Machine, Anthrax (live), Heathen (live), Iced Earth (live), ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-HavocHate, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Slayer (live), ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-Terror, ex-Pushed
Chris Kontos Drums (1995)
See also: The Alien Blakk, ex-Attitude Adjustment, ex-Konkhra, ex-Machine Head, ex-Verbal Abuse, ex-Death Angel (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Hell's Kitchen, ex-Anti-Trust, ex-Custard Pie, ex-Grinch, ex-Sangre Eterna (USA), ex-The Servants
Derrick Ramirez Bass (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Dragonlord, ex-Legacy
Dave Lombardo Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Fantômas, Grip Inc., Philm, Amen, ex-Melvins, ex-Slayer, ex-Metallica (live), ex-Voodoocult, ex-Escape, ex-Pap Smear, ex-Sabotage
Jon Allen Drums (1999-2004)
See also: Futures End, Sadus, ex-Dragonlord
Steve Smyth Guitars (1999-2004)
See also: From Hell, One Machine, The Esseness Project, Sweet Leaf, ex-Dragonlord, ex-Vicious Rumors, ex-Forbidden, ex-Nevermore, ex-Ariah
Steve "Zetro" Souza Vocals (2001)
See also: Dublin Death Patrol, Exodus, Hatriot, ex-Tenet, AC/DZ, ex-Legacy, ex-F-Bomb, ex-Metal Warrior
Metal Mike Chlasciak Guitars (2002)
See also: Halford, Metal Mike Chlasciak, Painmuseum, ex-Isolation Chamber, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-John West, ex-Cans, ex-Bludgeon, ex-Michael Aaron (live)
Current (Live)
Mark Hernandez Drums (2012-present)
See also: Demonica, ex-Technocracy, ex-Torque, ex-Heathen, ex-Forbidden, ex-Defiance, ex-Vio-lence, ex-Social Unrest
Past (Live)
Steve Jacobs Drums (1997, 1999)
See also: ex-Forbidden, ex-Deus Vult
Asgeir Mickelson Drums (2003)
See also: Sarke, Thornbound, ex-Scariot, ex-Spiral Architect, ex-Anesthesia, God of Atheists, H.E.A.L., ex-Borknagar, ex-Highland Glory, ex-Ihsahn, ex-Lunaris, ex-Sturmgeist (live)
Metal Mike Chlasciak Guitars (2004-2005)
See also: Halford, Metal Mike Chlasciak, Painmuseum, ex-Isolation Chamber, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-John West, ex-Cans, ex-Bludgeon, ex-Michael Aaron (live)
Nicholas Barker Drums (2006-2007)
See also: Ancient, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Brujeria (live), Noctis Imperium (live), Possessed (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-God Seed (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Driven by Suffering
Glen Drover Guitars (2008, 2010)
See also: Glen Drover, Sacrifice (live), ex-Eidolon, ex-King Diamond, ex-Megadeth, ex-Queensrÿche
John Tempesta Drums (2011)
See also: ex-White Zombie, Temple of the Black Moon, The Cult, ex-Exodus, ex-Helmet, ex-Prong, ex-Rob Zombie, ex-Scum of the Earth
Jon Allen Drums (2011)
See also: Futures End, Sadus, ex-Dragonlord
Jack Gibson Bass (2013)
See also: Exodus, ex-Wardance, ex-Vile, ex-3rdrail
Eric Peterson Guitars (1986-present)
See also: Dragonlord, ex-Legacy, ex-Anthrax (live)
Alex Skolnick Guitars (1986-1993, 2001, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Legacy, The Skolnick Trio, ex-Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Ozzy Osbourne (live), ex-Savatage, ex-Attention Deficit
Chuck Billy Vocals (1986-present)
See also: Dublin Death Patrol, ex-Legacy, ex-Guilt, ex-Rampage
Gene Hoglan Drums (1996-1997, 2012-present)
See also: Brendon Small, Dark Angel, Dethklok, Mechanism, Pitch Black Forecast, Zimmers Hole, ex-Daemon, ex-Meldrum, ex-Strapping Young Lad, ex-Tenet, ex-Devin Townsend, ex-Fear Factory, ex-Just Cause, ex-Memorain, ex-Viking, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Opeth (live), ex-Unearth (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Death, ex-Wargod, ex-Old Man's Child (live), ex-The Almighty Punchdrunk, ex-The Ani Kyd Band
Steve DiGiorgio Bass (1998-2004, 2014-present)
See also: Anatomy of I, Charred Walls of the Damned, Futures End, Johnny Newman, Mythodea, Sadus, Synesis Absorption, ex-Artension, ex-Control Denied, Soen, ex-Dragonlord, ex-Ephel Duath, ex-Faust, ex-James Murphy, ex-Memorain, ex-Painmuseum, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-Obituary (live), ex-Obscura (live), ex-Death, ex-Dark Hall, ex-Suicide Shift
Greg Christian Bass (1986-1996, 2004-2014)
See also: ex-Legacy, Meshiaak, ex-HavocHate
Louie Clemente Drums (1986-1993, 2005)
See also: ex-Legacy
John Tempesta Drums (1993-1994, 2005)
See also: ex-White Zombie, Temple of the Black Moon, The Cult, ex-Exodus, ex-Helmet, ex-Prong, ex-Rob Zombie, ex-Scum of the Earth
Paul Bostaph Drums (1993, 2004-2005, 2006, 2007-2011)
See also: From Hell, Slayer, ex-Forbidden Evil, BlackGates, Hail!, ex-Exodus, ex-Tim "Ripper" Owens (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Systematic, ex-Truth About Seafood
Glen Alvelais Guitars (1993, 1997-1998)
See also: Bizarro, Hate FX, LD/50, ex-Tenet, ex-Forbidden Evil, Hellbound, ex-Scorched Earth Policy, ex-Hatriot (live), ex-Forbidden, ex-Damage, ex-X-3 (Glen Alvelais / Steve DiGiorgio / Jeremy Colson)
James Murphy Guitars (1993-1996, 1998-2000)
See also: Disincarnate, James Murphy, ex-Konkhra, ex-Obituary, ex-Cancer (live), ex-Agent Steel (live), ex-Death
Jon Dette Drums (1994-1995, 1997, 2000)
See also: Killing Machine, Anthrax (live), Heathen (live), Iced Earth (live), ex-Apocalypse, Animetal USA, ex-HavocHate, ex-Temple of Brutality, ex-Slayer (live), ex-Chaotic Realm, ex-Evildead, ex-Terror, ex-Pushed
Chris Kontos Drums (1995)
See also: The Alien Blakk, ex-Attitude Adjustment, ex-Konkhra, ex-Machine Head, ex-Verbal Abuse, ex-Death Angel (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Hell's Kitchen, ex-Anti-Trust, ex-Custard Pie, ex-Grinch, ex-Sangre Eterna (USA), ex-The Servants
Derrick Ramirez Bass (1997-1998)
See also: ex-Dragonlord, ex-Legacy
Dave Lombardo Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Fantômas, Grip Inc., Philm, Amen, ex-Melvins, ex-Slayer, ex-Metallica (live), ex-Voodoocult, ex-Escape, ex-Pap Smear, ex-Sabotage
Jon Allen Drums (1999-2004)
See also: Futures End, Sadus, ex-Dragonlord
Steve Smyth Guitars (1999-2004)
See also: From Hell, One Machine, The Esseness Project, Sweet Leaf, ex-Dragonlord, ex-Vicious Rumors, ex-Forbidden, ex-Nevermore, ex-Ariah
Steve "Zetro" Souza Vocals (2001)
See also: Dublin Death Patrol, Exodus, Hatriot, ex-Tenet, AC/DZ, ex-Legacy, ex-F-Bomb, ex-Metal Warrior
Metal Mike Chlasciak Guitars (2002)
See also: Halford, Metal Mike Chlasciak, Painmuseum, ex-Isolation Chamber, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-John West, ex-Cans, ex-Bludgeon, ex-Michael Aaron (live)
Current
Mark Hernandez Drums (2012-present)
See also: Demonica, ex-Technocracy, ex-Torque, ex-Heathen, ex-Forbidden, ex-Defiance, ex-Vio-lence, ex-Social Unrest
Past
Steve Jacobs Drums (1997, 1999)
See also: ex-Forbidden, ex-Deus Vult
Asgeir Mickelson Drums (2003)
See also: Sarke, Thornbound, ex-Scariot, ex-Spiral Architect, ex-Anesthesia, God of Atheists, H.E.A.L., ex-Borknagar, ex-Highland Glory, ex-Ihsahn, ex-Lunaris, ex-Sturmgeist (live)
Metal Mike Chlasciak Guitars (2004-2005)
See also: Halford, Metal Mike Chlasciak, Painmuseum, ex-Isolation Chamber, ex-Ian Parry, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-John West, ex-Cans, ex-Bludgeon, ex-Michael Aaron (live)
Nicholas Barker Drums (2006-2007)
See also: Ancient, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Brujeria (live), Noctis Imperium (live), Possessed (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Borknagar (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-God Seed (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Driven by Suffering
Glen Drover Guitars (2008, 2010)
See also: Glen Drover, Sacrifice (live), ex-Eidolon, ex-King Diamond, ex-Megadeth, ex-Queensrÿche
John Tempesta Drums (2011)
See also: ex-White Zombie, Temple of the Black Moon, The Cult, ex-Exodus, ex-Helmet, ex-Prong, ex-Rob Zombie, ex-Scum of the Earth
Jon Allen Drums (2011)
See also: Futures End, Sadus, ex-Dragonlord
Jack Gibson Bass (2013)
See also: Exodus, ex-Wardance, ex-Vile, ex-3rdrail
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