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Jeff Waters

Jeff Waters

Real/full name:
Jeffrey Bruce Waters
58 (born Feb 13th, 1966)
Place of birth:
Canada (Ottawa, Ontario)


Founder and sole constant member of Annihilator.


Married to Angie Waters.
Brother of Kathy Waters.

Around 1989, Jeff was asked to audition for Megadeth when they were looking for a new guitarist, but declined the offer to continue with Annihilator, who had just signed to Roadrunner Records. The job ultimately went to Marty Friedman. Jeff was asked to join Megadeth twice more & later was offered the job of being Dave Mustaine's guitar tech, ...


Guitars, Bass (1984-present), Vocals (1994-1996, 2015-present)

1986 Welcome to Your Death (Demo) Guitars, Lyrics, Bass, Songwriting
1986 Phantasmagoria (Demo) Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars
1988 Alison Hell (Demo) Lyrics, Guitars (lead), Songwriting
1989 Word Salad (Single) Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Vocals (backing), Guitars
1989 Alice in Hell Songwriting, Vocals (backing), Guitars, Lyrics, Bass
1990 The Fun Palace (Single) Guitars, Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Vocals (backing)
1990 Running the Open Road (Split) Bass, Guitars
1990 Never, Neverland Lyrics, Bass, Lyrics, Songwriting, Guitars
1991 Never, Neverland (Single) Guitars, Bass
1991 Stonewall (Single) Guitars, Bass
1993 Set the World on Fire (Single) Guitars, Bass, Vocals
1993 Set the World on Fire Lyrics (tracks 1-4, 6, 7, 9, 10), Vocals (backing) (track 10), Guitars (lead), Songwriting (tracks 1-10), Bass
1993 Phoenix Rising (Single) Guitars, Bass, Vocals
1994 King of the Kill (Single) Guitars, Bass, Vocals, Drum programming
1994 King of the Kill Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics, Vocals, Guitars
1994 Bag of Tricks (Compilation) Guitars (all tracks), Bass (tracks 1-4, 6, 10-16), Vocals (tracks 14-16)
1996 Refresh the Demon Lyrics, Vocals (lead), Guitars, Songwriting, Bass
1996 In Command (Live 1989-1990) (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
1997 Remains Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 4, 6-10), Drum programming, Bass, Songwriting (tracks 1-11), Vocals, Guitars
1999 Criteria for a Black Widow Songwriting, Vocals, Guitars, Lyrics (tracks 4, 7, 9), Bass
2001 Carnival Diablos Songwriting, Bass, Lyrics (tracks 2, 3, 5-8, 10, 11), Vocals (backing), Guitars
2002 Waking the Fury Lyrics (tracks 1, 3-6, 8, 9), Bass, Songwriting, Guitars
2003 Double Live Annihilation (Live album) Guitars
2004 All for You / Faces / Out to Every Nation (Split) Guitars, Bass
2004 The Best of Annihilator (Compilation) Guitars (all tracks), Bass (tracks 1-5)
2004 The One (EP) Guitars, Bass
2004 All for You Songwriting, Vocals (backing), Guitars, Lyrics, Vocals (lead) (track 8), Bass
2005 Schizo Deluxe Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1-6, 8-10), Vocals (lead) (track 8), Guitars, Songwriting
2006 Ten Years in Hell (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2007 Metal Lyrics (tracks 1, 3-10), Vocals (lead) (track 6), Bass, Songwriting, Vocals (backing), Guitars
2009 Live at Masters of Rock (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2010 Annihilator Lyrics (tracks 1, 3-7, 9), Vocals (backing), Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-9), Bass
2013 Feast Guitars, Songwriting, Vocals (additional) (track 7), Bass, Lyrics (tracks 2-4, 6-9), Vocals (backing)
2013 Re-Kill Vocals (backing), Bass, Vocals (lead) (track 9), Guitars
2014 Welcome to Your Death (Compilation) Guitars
2015 Suicide Society (Single) Guitars, Bass, Vocals
2015 Suicide Society Vocals, Bass, Songwriting, Guitars, Lyrics
2017 Triple Threat (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2017 Twisted Lobotomy (Single) Lyrics, Drum programming, Vocals, Songwriting, Bass, Guitars
2017 For the Demented Lyrics, Drum programming, Vocals, Songwriting, Bass, Guitars
2020 Ballistic, Sadistic Songwriting, Vocals, Lyrics, Bass, Guitars
2021 Fun Palace (EP) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2021 Downright Dominate (Single) Guitars, Bass
2022 Romeo Delight (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Bass
2022 Metal II Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6, 8-11), Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1-3, 6, 8-11), Vocals (backing)
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Black Christmas

Guitars (lead)


Guitars (2002)

After Forever

2007 After Forever Guitars (track 7)


2020 Born Innocent Guitars (track 9)


2012 4th Reich (Single) Guitars
2012 R-Existence Guitars (lead)

Bob Katsionis

2008 Noemon Guitars (lead) (track 3)

Critical Mess

2018 Human Præy Guitars (additional) (track 7)


1989 Product of Society Guitars (lead) (track 7)


2008 D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N. Guitars (lead) (track 6)


2007 Incinerate Guitars (lead) (track 7)

Dimension Zero

2007 He Who Shall Not Bleed Guitars (lead) (track 11)


2018 All for Metal (Single) Vocals (additional) (track 1)
2018 Forever Warriors, Forever United Vocals (CD1 track 1)


2008 Diabolo Domination Guitars (lead) (track 4)

Enemy of Reality

2016 Arakhne Guitars (track 5)

Evil One

2009 Evil Never Dies Guitars (lead) (track 2)
2010 Militia of Death Guitars (lead) (track 1)


2010 Chasing the Grail Guitars (lead) (tracks 2, 8)


2011 Power of Nightmares (Demo) Guitars (lead) (track 2)
2016 Tales from the Vault (EP) Guitars (lead) (track 2)


2005 Heavenseeker Guitars (lead) (track 5)


2008 Redemption Guitars (track 3)


2012 Age of Oblivion Guitars (lead) (track 5)

In Cold Blood

2011 A Flawless Escape Guitars (lead) (track 9)

John Perinbam

2009 Knightfall Guitars (rhythm, lead), Bass


2018 Trinity Guitars (lead)

Lord Volture

2010 Beast of Thunder Guitars (lead) (track 11)


2006 Reduced to Ashes Guitars (lead) (track 7)
2012 Evolution Guitars (lead) (track 9)


2003 Walk Across Fire Guitars (lead) (track 3)


2008 Self-Injected Reality Guitars (lead) (track 1)

Reckless Tide

2005 Repent or Seal Your Fate Guitars (lead) (tracks 2, 3)
2006 Helleraser Guitars (lead) (track 1)


2010 I Guitars (track 4)


2001 Python Promo (Demo) Guitars (lead)

Sworn Amongst

2011 Evolution (EP) Unknown (track 3)

Teodor Tuff

2012 Soliloquy Guitars

Trainwreck Architect

2013 Traits of the Sick Guitars (lead) (track 7)


2018 Barricade Guitars

Winters Dawn

2009 The Winter Is Dawning Guitars (track 3)


2020 Nature Strikes Back Guitars (lead) (track 9)


1988 Alison Hell (Demo) Producer
1989 Word Salad (Single) Producer, Mixing
1989 Alice in Hell Producer, Mixing, Cover concept
1990 The Fun Palace (Single) Producer
1990 Never, Neverland Producer, Front cover concept, Drum arrangements, Liner notes
1991 Never, Neverland (Single) Producer
1991 Stonewall (Single) Producer
1993 Set the World on Fire (Single) Producer
1993 Set the World on Fire Producer, Mixing
1993 Phoenix Rising (Single) Producer
1994 King of the Kill Producer, Mixing, Cover concept
1994 Bag of Tricks (Compilation) Producer
1996 Refresh the Demon Producer, Engineering, Mixing
1996 In Command (Live 1989-1990) (Live album) Mixing (tracks 6-14), Producer
1997 Remains Producer
1999 Criteria for a Black Widow Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2001 Carnival Diablos Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2002 Waking the Fury Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2003 Double Live Annihilation (Live album) Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Editing
2004 The Best of Annihilator (Compilation) Producer, Mixing
2004 The One (EP) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2004 All for You Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2005 Schizo Deluxe Producer, Engineering
2006 Ten Years in Hell (Video) Executive producer
2007 Metal Engineering, Mixing, Producer
2009 Live at Masters of Rock (Live album) Producer, Mixing, Mastering
2010 Annihilator Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2010 Total Annihilation (Compilation) Producer
2011 Total Annihilation (Boxed set) Producer
2013 Feast Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2013 Re-Kill Engineering, Mixing, Mastering, Producer
2015 Suicide Society (Single) Producer, Recording, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2015 Suicide Society Producer, Recording, Engineering, Editing, Mixing, Mastering
2017 Triple Threat (Live album) Mastering
2017 Twisted Lobotomy (Single) Engineering, Producer
2017 For the Demented Producer, Engineering
2020 Ballistic, Sadistic Cover concept, Editing, Producer, Mixing, Engineering
2022 Metal II Recording, Engineering
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Bates Motel

1997 Tales of Ordinary Madness Executive Producer, Lyrics, Songwriting (track 3)

Dice of Fate

2010 Generation of Clones (EP) Mixing, Mastering

Evil One

2009 Evil Never Dies Mastering


2005 Exciter Remastering
2005 Unveiling the Wicked Remastering
2005 Heavy Metal Maniac Remastering
2005 Long Live the Loud Remastering
2005 Better Live than Dead (Live album) Remastering
2014 Unveiling the Wicked Remastering
2014 Long Live the Loud Remastering
2016 Unveiling the Wicked Remastering
2016 Heavy Metal Maniac Remastering
2016 Long Live the Loud Remastering
2016 Exciter Remastering
2021 Heavy Metal Maniac Remastering
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2010 Slave of Society Mixing, Mastering
2012 Neurotic (Single) Mixing (track 2)

Ivory Knight

2005 Unconscience Mixing, Mastering

John Perinbam

2009 Knightfall Producer, Mixing

Legen Beltza

2003 Insanity Mixing


1993 Osiris 2nd Edition (EP) Engineering, Producer


2018 Hybris Mastering

Scarlet Anger

2012 Dark Reign Mastering


2001 Python Promo (Demo) Producer


2012 Anhedonia Recording, Engineering


2013 Possessed by Thrash Mastering
2015 Night of the Sacrifice Mastering

Titans Eve

2015 Chasing the Devil Mastering

Verdict Denied

2006 Promo 2006 (Demo) Mixing, Mastering
2009 Condamned Mixing, Mastering

World Lost

2011 Empowered Mastering
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