Register Forgot login?

© 2002-2023
Encyclopaedia Metallum

Privacy Policy

Paul Bostaph

Paul Bostaph

Real/full name:
Paul Steven Bostaph
59 (born Mar 4th, 1964)
Place of birth:
United States (San Francisco, California)


Bostaph originally wanted to play bass, but then became interested in drumming, influenced by AC/DC. After listening to Iron Maiden's Killers, he wanted to become a metal drummer.

He lists his favorite bands as Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, ELO and Blue Öyster Cult.

Bostaph states that his inspirations for drumming are Phil Rudd, Eric Carr, John Bonham, Clive Burr, Bill Ward, Nicko McBrain, Ringo ...


Bostaph is also a member of a tribute band called HAIL!. HAIL!'s rotating cast of members include Andreas Kisser, Tim "Ripper" Owens, David Ellefson, Mike Portnoy, Jimmy DeGrasso and Roy Mayorga. Ripper, DeGrasso, Ellefson and Kisser formed the band in late 2008.




Drums (2009-?)


Drums (2005-2007)

2005 Shovel Headed Kill Machine Drums


Drums (1987-1992, 2007)

1988 Forbidden Evil Drums
1989 Raw Evil: Live at the Dynamo (Live album) Drums
1989 Ultimate Revenge 2 (Split) Drums
1989 Ultimate Revenge 2 (Split video) Drums
1990 Twisted into Form Drums, Songwriting (tracks 2-6, 8, 9)
1992 Fall 92 (Demo) Drums
1999 Victims of Death - The Best of Decade of Chaos (Split) Drums

Forbidden Evil

Drums (1987, 2001)

1987 March into Fire (Demo) Drums
1987 As Good as Dead (Demo) Drums
1987 Demo '87 (Demo) Drums
2015 The Bloody Birth (Compilation) Drums (tracks 5-8)

From Hell

Drums (2012-2015)

2014 Ascent from Hell Drums


Drums (1992-1996, 1997-2001, 2013-2019)

1994 The Tour '95 (Split) Drums
1994 Divine Intervention Lyrics (track 5), Drums
1995 Live Intrusion (Single) Drums
1995 Serenity in Murder (EP) Drums
1995 Live Intrusion (Video) Drums
1996 I Hate You (Single) Drums
1996 Undisputed Attitude Drums
1996 Abolish Government (Split) Drums
1998 Diabolus in Musica Drums
1998 Stain of Mind (Single) Drums
2001 God Send Death (Single) Drums
2001 God Hates Us All Drums
2003 War at the Warfield (Video) Drums
2014 Implode (Single) Drums
2015 When the Stillness Comes (Single) Drums
2015 Repentless (Single) Drums
2015 You Against You (Single) Drums
2015 Repentless Drums
2019 The Repentless Killogy (Live at the Forum in Inglewood, CA) (Live album) Drums
2019 The Repentless Killogy (Video) Drums
(show all)


Drums (2002-2004)


Drums (1992-1993, 2004-2005, 2006, 2007-2011)

1993 Return to the Apocalyptic City (EP) Drums (tracks 1-4)
2000 The Very Best of Testament (Compilation) Drums (track 14)
2008 The Formation of Damnation / Prevail (Split) Drums
2008 The Formation of Damnation Drums
2010 The Formation of Damnation (Alcatraz Revisit) (Single) Drums

Truth About Seafood



1994 Distortion Vocals (backing)


2013 Frequency Unknown Drums (tracks 6-9)


1991 Fourth Reich (Demo) Producer


1998 Diabolus in Musica Lyrics (track 11)
Added by: themostoriginal Modified by: mrmetalhead
Added on: 2011-04-09 03:39:14 Last modified on: 2023-11-29 18:37:50
Duplicate? Please file a report for merging.