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Arbitrater

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Warwick, Warwickshire, England
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1986
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Science fiction, War, History
Last label:
Cyclone Records
Years active:
1986-1993
Ian "Biff" Smith and Graham Kerr originally played together in the punk band The Varukers. In 1986 they started the thrash metal band Arbitrater with other Varukers members Rat and Paul Miles. One year later, Biff, Graham, and Kevin Frost (drums) left Arbitrater, picking up second guitarist Grem Darroch and ex-Paralex vocalist Phil Ayling and started Metal Messiah.

According to some sources ...
Last known
Rat Vocals (1986-1993)
See also: ex-Chimera, ex-Warwound, The Rough Kutz, The Varukers, The Vile, ex-Discharge
Dominic Jeaves Guitars (1987-1993)
Grant Edwards Bass (1992-1993)
Lawrence Paterson Drums (1992-1993)
See also: Rogue Male, ex-Chimera, ex-Hellbound (live), ex-I.C.O.N., ex-Iron Knights, Alcatrazz, ex-Asomvel, ex-Blaze Bayley, ex-Raven Lord, ex-ShadowKeep, ex-Sinocence, ex-Stuka Squadron, ex-Chokehold, ex-Metalhead, ex-MirrorBlack, ex-Aftermath (NZ), ex-Destroyer (NZ), ex-Malice Cooper, ex-Sweet FA (UK), ex-Talon (NZ), ex-The Warning (UK), ex-Sabbath Judas Sabbath (live)
Past
Graham Kerr Bass (1986-1987)
See also: Metal Messiah, ex-The Varukers
Kevin Frost Drums (1986-1987)
See also: Metal Messiah, ex-Helvis, ex-Paralex, ex-Cerebral Fix, ex-Dick Likkas, ex-The Varukers
Paul Miles Guitars (1986-1990)
See also: ex-Nefilim, ex-Stuka Squadron, ex-Sensorium, ex-The Varukers
Ian "Biff" Smith Guitars (1986-1987)
See also: The Varukers, ex-Metal Messiah
Neil Henderson Bass (1987-1992)
Andy Baker Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Cathedral, ex-Cerebral Fix, ex-Sacrilege, ex-Warwound, ex-The Varukers
Tony Ingrams Guitars (1987-1992)
Dave Barrows Drums (1988-1992)
Dale Swanson Drums (1988)
See also: ex-Wicked Vicar
Rat Vocals (1986-1993)
See also: ex-Chimera, ex-Warwound, The Rough Kutz, The Varukers, The Vile, ex-Discharge
Dominic Jeaves Guitars (1987-1993)
Grant Edwards Bass (1992-1993)
Lawrence Paterson Drums (1992-1993)
See also: Rogue Male, ex-Chimera, ex-Hellbound (live), ex-I.C.O.N., ex-Iron Knights, Alcatrazz, ex-Asomvel, ex-Blaze Bayley, ex-Raven Lord, ex-ShadowKeep, ex-Sinocence, ex-Stuka Squadron, ex-Chokehold, ex-Metalhead, ex-MirrorBlack, ex-Aftermath (NZ), ex-Destroyer (NZ), ex-Malice Cooper, ex-Sweet FA (UK), ex-Talon (NZ), ex-The Warning (UK), ex-Sabbath Judas Sabbath (live)
Graham Kerr Bass (1986-1987)
See also: Metal Messiah, ex-The Varukers
Kevin Frost Drums (1986-1987)
See also: Metal Messiah, ex-Helvis, ex-Paralex, ex-Cerebral Fix, ex-Dick Likkas, ex-The Varukers
Paul Miles Guitars (1986-1990)
See also: ex-Nefilim, ex-Stuka Squadron, ex-Sensorium, ex-The Varukers
Ian "Biff" Smith Guitars (1986-1987)
See also: The Varukers, ex-Metal Messiah
Neil Henderson Bass (1987-1992)
Andy Baker Drums (1987-1988)
See also: ex-Cathedral, ex-Cerebral Fix, ex-Sacrilege, ex-Warwound, ex-The Varukers
Tony Ingrams Guitars (1987-1992)
Dave Barrows Drums (1988-1992)
Dale Swanson Drums (1988)
See also: ex-Wicked Vicar
Added by: Stormrider Modified by: thrashmaniac87
Added on: 2002-09-08 06:51:09 Last modified on: 2022-09-26 20:58:39