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James Rivera

James Rivera

Real/full name:
James Rivera
64 (born Apr 15th, 1960)
Place of birth:
United States (Houston, Texas)


Children of the Grave is technically a Black Sabbath cover band, but they include Iron Maiden songs and even some early Metallica tunes, such as "For Whom the Bell Tolls".

Also provided choir vocals for the soundtrack of the 2020 video game Doom Eternal.

Distant Thunder

Vocals (2003-present)

2004 Welcome the End Vocals


Vocals (1982-present)

1983 Live Demo (Demo) Vocals
1983 1983 Demo (Demo) Vocals
1984 Burning Star Vocals (as "Bill Lionel")
1986 Remnants of War Vocals (as "James Rivera aka Bill Lionel")
1988 A Distant Thunder Vocals
1989 Nosferatu Vocals
1990 Demolition (Demo) Vocals
1995 Multiples of Black Vocals
2000 Twas the Night of a Helish Xmas (Live album) Vocals
2001 The James Rivera Legacy (Split) Vocals
2006 Burning Alive (Video) Vocals
2007 Sins of the Past Vocals
2008 The King of Hell Vocals
2010 Glory of Chaos Vocals
2012 XXX (30 Years of Hel) (Video) Vocals
2014 This Wicked Nest Vocals
2016 Black Cathedral (Single) Vocals
2016 Vampiro Vocals
2020 Black Wings of Solitude (Single) Vocals
2021 Clad in Black (Compilation) Vocals
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James Rivera's Metal Wave


Sabbath Judas Sabbath

Vocals (2002-present)

Seven Witches

Vocals (2002-2005, 2008-2011, 2019-present)

2003 Passage to the Other Side Vocals
2004 Year of the Witch Vocals
2011 Call upon the Wicked Lyrics (tracks 1, 3, 8), Vocals


Vocals (2016-present)

2018 ShadowKeep Vocals

Bad Heaven

As Bill Lionel:

Chaotic Order


1996 Chaotic Order (Demo) Vocals

Children of the Grave

Vocals (?-2002)

Daggers Edge


1987 Death Wish (Demo) Vocals
2010 Daggers Edge (Compilation) Vocals (lead)

Denim and Leather


Destiny's End

Vocals (1997-2001)

1998 Breathe Deep the Dark Vocals
2001 Transition Vocals
2003 Transition / Breathe Deep the Dark (Compilation) Vocals

Killing Machine

Vocals (2005-?)

2006 Metalmorphosis Vocals

Malakis Reign


2003 Malakis Reign (Demo) Vocals


Vocals (2010-?)

2012 New Breed of Godz Vocals

New Eden

Vocals (?-1998)

1998 Demo '98 (Demo) Vocals



1985 Burning at the Speed of Light Vocals (track 5)

Vicious Rumors

Vocals (2005-2007)

2006 Warball Vocals



1991 Demo 1 (Demo) Vocals
1993 1993 Demo (Demo) Vocals
2001 The James Rivera Legacy (Split) Vocals

Agent Steel

Vocals (2011)

Flotsam and Jetsam

Vocals (2001)

Masters of Metal

Vocals (2011)

Vicious Rumors

Vocals (2009, 2013)

After All

2009 Cult of Sin Vocals (track 9)


2005 Fate Is Calling (Pt. I) Vocals (track 8)


2015 Trinity: The Annihilation Vocals (track 2)


2003 Raise Your Fist to Metal Vocals (backing) (track 10)

Masters of Metal

2013 Masters of Metal (EP) Vocals (track 4)
2015 From Worlds Beyond Vocals (lead) (track 11)


2010 Entertainment Vocals (lead) (track 9)


2021 Thee Indomitable Spirit Vocals (additional)


2008 War Without End Vocals (additional) (track 9)


1999 Remnants of War Liner notes
1999 Remnants of War Liner notes
2000 Twas the Night of a Helish Xmas (Live album) Mastering
2007 Sins of the Past Producer (vocals)
2009 Burning Star Liner notes
2009 Remnants of War Liner notes
2010 Glory of Chaos Producer
2011 Remnants of War Liner notes
2014 This Wicked Nest Producer
2016 Vampiro Lyrics
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