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Paul Baloff

Paul Baloff

Real/full name:
Paul Nicholas Baloff / Pavel Nikolayevitch Balchishkov / Павел Николаевич Балчишков
41 (born Apr 25th, 1960)
Feb 2nd, 2002
Died of:
Place of birth:
United States (Oakland, California)


Baloff was left in a coma after a stroke in 2002, and died after doctors took him off life support. The Exodus album Tempo of the Damned, on which he was supposed to sing, was instead dedicated to his memory.


In 2002, an Exodus fan by the name of Juergen Kappel (a paleontologist from an area near Muenster, Germany) decided to name a trace fossil of a previously unknown form after the singer. The new species, which Kappel came across during his research, was named Laqueichnus baloffi.

In the "Murder in the Front Row" documentary, Rick Hunolt mentions Baloff's real name: Pavel Nikolayevitch ...


Vocals (1981-1986, 1993, 1997-1998, 2001-2002)

1982 1982 Demo (Demo) Vocals
1983 Die by His Hand (Demo) Vocals
1983 Rehearsal '83 (Demo) Vocals
1984 A Lesson in Violence (Demo) Vocals
1985 Combat Tour Live: The Ultimate Revenge (Split video) Vocals
1985 Bonded by Blood Vocals, Lyrics (tracks 1, 2, 5-7, 9)
1986 Pleasures of the Flesh (Demo) Vocals
1992 Lessons in Violence (Compilation) Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 5, 6)
1997 Another Lesson in Violence (Live album) Vocals
1999 Victims of Death - The Best of Decade of Chaos (Split) Vocals (tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 10)
2007 Double Live Dynamo! (Video) Vocals
2019 No Love (Single) Vocals
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Vocals (1988)

1988 Demo with Paul Baloff (Demo) Vocals


Vocals (1988)


Vocals (1992-1993)


Vocals (1987-1988, 1989-1993)

1988 Piranha (Demo) Vocals
1988 Demo (Demo) Vocals
1988 Big Fucking Teeth (Demo) Vocals

Spastik Children



1987 Pleasures of the Flesh Lyrics (tracks 4, 6, 8)
2004 Tempo of the Damned Lyrics (track 9)


2000 Kill Yourself: The Movie (Video) Cameo appearance (tracks 15, 18)
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