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John Tardy

John Tardy

Real/full name:
John Tardy
55 (born Mar 15th, 1968)
Place of birth:
United States (Miami, Florida)


John Tardy is considered a highly influential death metal vocalist for his work with Obituary. He performs his vocals with the intent to fit the sound of the music, and has stated that some of his "singing" is just noises rather than words.


He is the older brother of Obituary's drummer, Donald Tardy.


Vocals (1988-1998, 2003-present)

1989 Slowly We Rot Vocals, Lyrics
1990 Cause of Death Vocals, Lyrics
1992 Songs of Pain (Split) Vocals
1992 The End Complete Lyrics, Vocals
1994 Dangerous Visions (Split) Vocals
1994 Don't Care (Single) Vocals
1994 World Demise Vocals
1997 Back from the Dead Vocals
1998 Dead (Live album) Vocals
2001 Anthology (Compilation) Vocals
2003 Slowly We Rot / Cause of Death (Compilation) Vocals, Lyrics
2004 The End Complete / World Demise (Compilation) Vocals, Lyrics
2005 Frozen in Time Vocals, Lyrics
2006 Frozen Alive (Video) Vocals
2007 Xecutioner's Return Vocals, Lyrics
2008 Left to Die (EP) Vocals
2009 Blood to Give (Single) Vocals
2009 Darkest Day Vocals, Lyrics
2009 Live Xecution - Party.San 2008 (Video) Vocals
2014 Inked in Blood Vocals, Lyrics
2016 Ten Thousand Ways to Die (Live album) Vocals, Lyrics
2017 No (Single) Vocals
2017 Obituary Vocals, Lyrics
2019 A Dying World (Single) Vocals
2022 Cause of Death - Live Infection (Live album) Vocals
2022 Slowly We Rot - Live & Rotting (Live album) Vocals
2023 Dying of Everything Vocals, Lyrics
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Tardy Brothers

Vocals (2009-present)

2009 Bloodline Vocals, Lyrics


Vocals (1984-1988)

1985 Metal Up Your Ass (Demo) Vocals
1986 Demo 1986 (Demo) Vocals
1987 Demo 1987 (Demo) Vocals
1987 Raging Death (Split) Vocals


1990 To the Gory End Vocals (backing) (track 9)


1991 Demo 1991 (Demo) Vocals (backing) (track 1)


1991 On the Seventh Day God Created... Master Vocals (backing) (tracks 2, 10)

Napalm Death

1990 Harmony Corruption Vocals (additional) (track 5)


1989 Beneath the Remains Vocals (backing) (track 3)


2022 Totem Vocals (track 2)


2001 Sex. Violence. Death. Photography


2018 The Passage of Existence Engineering (assistant)


1989 Slowly We Rot Mixing
1994 World Demise Photography (homeless man)
2008 Left to Die (EP) Producer
2013 The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1989-2005 (Boxed set) Mixing

Tardy Brothers

2009 Bloodline Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Added by: Kurtz Modified by: Valerio
Added on: 2011-04-09 15:09:12 Last modified on: 2024-02-12 17:18:15
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