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Annihilator

Country of origin:
Canada
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario (early/mid); Vancouver, British Columbia (mid); Durham, England, UK (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Technical Speed/Thrash Metal (early); Groove/Thrash Metal (later)
Themes:
Metal, Perversion, Mental demons, Paranoia, Psychology, Humour, Disorders, Death
Current label:
earMUSIC
Years active:
1984-present
Founded by Jeff Waters, who is also the sole constant member.

Since Set the World on Fire, Annihilator albums have been mostly recorded with Waters playing all guitars and bass plus backing vocals (and lead vocals between 1994 and 1997, and then again from 2015 onward), with live members joining up for tours. Former vocalist Dave Padden also played rhythm guitar on stage until his departure in ...
Current
Jeff Waters Guitars, Bass (1984-present), Vocals (1994-1997, 2015-present)
See also: Amerikan Kaos, ex-Savatage (live), ex-Black Christmas
Aaron Homma Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2014-present)
See also: Killitorous, Erimha (live), ex-Immersed, ex-Vital Remains, ex-Today I Caught the Plague
Rich Gray Bass, Vocals (backing) (2017-present)
See also: Aeon Zen, Cypher16, Entity of Chaos, Horāsan, Project Arcadia, Psychotic Poetry, TDW, Tides of Chaos (live), ex-Kali, ex-Timefall
Fabio Alessandrini Drums (2017-2023, 2024-present)
See also: Bonfire, Enemy Eyes, Metal Order, Postvorta, Project Arcadia, Reptalien, Saltpig, TDW, Temporal Dystopia, Vescera, Gengis Khan (live), Whiplash (live), ex-Turilli / Lione Rhapsody (live), ex-Nitehawks, Last Temptation, Lockhart, ex-Bastet, ex-Primal Tyrant, ex-Enforcer (live), ex-Raven (live), ex-Surge Assault (live)
Past
Dave Scott Bass (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Ligeia
Paul Malek Drums (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Ivory Knight, ex-Sudden Thunder
John Bates Vocals (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Bates Motel, ex-Ligeia, Big John Bates Noirchestra, ex-Big John Bates & the Voodoo Dollz, ex-Black Christmas
Richard Death Drums (1985)
Joe Bongiorno Guitars (1985-1986)
Ray Hartmann Drums (1987-1992, 1999-2001, 2023-2024)
See also: The All, ex-Assault, ex-Nemesis, ex-Speeed, ex-Random Damage, ex-Stress Factor 9, ex-Live She Cries
Dennis Dubeau Vocals (1987-1988)
Anthony Greenham Guitars (1988-1990)
See also: ex-Stress Factor 9, ex-Dirty Rhythm
K.C. Toews Guitars (rhythm) (1988)
Randy Rampage Vocals (1988-1989, 1999-2000)
(R.I.P. 2018) See also: ex-Requiem, ex-Iron Gypsy, ex-Stress Factor 9, ex-D.O.A., ex-Fake It Big Time, ex-Ground Zero, ex-Rampage, ex-Riff Raff, ex-The 45s
Wayne Darley Bass (1989-1993)
See also: ex-Agent, ex-Messenger, ex-Raid, ex-White Hot
Dave Scott Davis Guitars (1989-1990, 1993-2001)
See also: ex-Meatwagon
Coburn Pharr Vocals (1989-1992)
See also: ex-Prisoner, ex-Omen
Aaron Randall Vocals (1992-1994)
See also: ex-Speeed, ex-Randall Frost Project, ex-Wreck-Defy
Mike Mangini Drums (1993, 2004-2005, 2007)
See also: ex-Mullmuzzler, Mike Mangini, ex-Dream Theater, ex-James LaBrie, ex-John Petrucci (live), ex-Stygia, ex-Extreme, ex-Steve Vai
Randy Black Drums (1993-1996, 2001-2003)
See also: Destruction, Duskmachine, Level 10, ex-Deception, ex-Primal Fear, ex-Rebellion, ex-W.A.S.P. (live), ex-Click, ex-The Edge, ex-The Kaotics
Neil Goldberg Guitars (1993)
Cam Dixon Bass (1994-1995, 2015)
See also: ex-Metalist, ex-Feedbag, ex-Magnetic
Lou Bujdoso Bass (1995-1997)
See also: ex-Meatwagon
Russell Bergquist Bass (1999-2003, 2005-2007)
See also: Duskmachine, White Wolf (live), ex-Freaks by Nature, The Thick of It, Touch the Sun, ex-Lalu, ex-Don Wolf
Joe Comeau Vocals (2000-2003)
See also: Duskmachine, Liege Lord, ex-Ramrod, ex-Sebastian Marino, ex-Overkill, ex-Tad Morose, ex-Tyrant, ex-Warhead
Curran Murphy Guitars (2002-2005)
See also: 72 Legions, Shatter Messiah, Venom Inc. (live), ex-Abandoned Souls, ex-Faustus, ex-Aggression Core, ex-Sunless Sky, ex-H.A.T.E., ex-Dead Earth, ex-Nevermore (live)
Dave Padden Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (2003-2014)
See also: Third Ion, ex-Silent Strain
Sandor de Bretan Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Sudden Thunder
Robert Falzano Drums (2004-2005, 2005-2007)
See also: Shatter Messiah, Tenebrae, Cro-Mags (live), ex-Fires of Babylon, ex-Hellspeak (live), Blood for Blood, Ramallah, Sinners & Saints, ex-Alientropy, ex-Blind Billy and the Spectacles, ex-Brittany Gray, ex-Dr. Humble, ex-Ebenezer Blood, ex-Legacy Uprising, ex-Liquid Nerve, ex-Monkey Pox, ex-Mortifera (USA), ex-Room 237, ex-The Orphans of Chaos
Tony Chappelle Drums (2005)
Alex Landenburg Drums (2007-2008)
See also: Angels Cry, Cyhra, Kamelot, Light & Shade, Mekong Delta, Philosophobia, Universal Mind Project, Timo Tolkki (live), ex-Broken Grace, ex-Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, ex-Symfonia (live), ex-Broken Glass, ex-At Vance, ex-Axxis, ex-Starchild, ex-Bonfire (live), ex-Masterplan (live), ex-Sandalinas (live), ex-Stratovarius (live), ex-21 Octayne, ex-Blind Faith, ex-Jamie's Gone, ex-Meera Fé, ex-Memento, ex-Das Scheit (live)
Dave Sheldon Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Exes for Eyes, ex-Man With Target
Ryan Ahoff Drums (2008-2010)
Mike Harshaw Drums (2013-2016)
See also: Prismind, ex-Nexus, United Forces, ex-Mastery, ex-Mortal Annoyance, ex-Warmachine, ex-Malacoda, ex-Profaner, ex-Philosofear
Current (Live)
Stu Block Vocals (2022-present)
See also: Into Eternity, The Midgard Project, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Omega Crom
Past (Live)
Dave Machander Drums (1996)
(R.I.P. 2010) See also: ex-Meatwagon
Brian Daemon Bass (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Aggressor, ex-Bëehler, Fore, Old James, Umbilicus, ex-Midnight Malice (live), ex-Skull Fist (live), ex-Sanctity, ex-Toxicator
Alberto Campuzano Bass, Vocals (backing) (2010-2014)
See also: Warmachine
Carlos Cantatore Drums (2010-2011)
See also: Steel Raiser, The Chronomaster Project, Madness of Sorrow (live), ex-MaterDea, ex-Eden Beast (live), ex-H-George, ex-OverMaster, ex-Amethista, ex-Ivory, ex-Skylark, ex-Alltheniko (live), ex-Ashen Fields (live), ex-Madwork, ex-Power
Flo Mounier Drums (2011)
See also: Arise from Worms, Cryptopsy, Tribe of Pazuzu, Vltimas, ex-Necrosis, Digital Doomzday, ex-Nader Sadek, ex-Solium Fatalis, ex-Black Cloud, ex-Temple of Thieves
Mike Harshaw Drums (2012-2013)
See also: Prismind, ex-Nexus, United Forces, ex-Mastery, ex-Mortal Annoyance, ex-Warmachine, ex-Malacoda, ex-Profaner, ex-Philosofear
Oscar Rangel Bass (2014-2015, 2015-2016)
See also: Entropy, Mastery, Mortifex, Obey the Moon, Operus, Oscar Rangel's Avantgarde, ex-AdllivyttumM, ex-Killapse, ex-Of Hatred Spawn, ex-Thunderor
Rich Hinks Bass (2015-2017)
See also: Aeon Zen, Cypher16, Entity of Chaos, Horāsan, Project Arcadia, Psychotic Poetry, TDW, Tides of Chaos (live), ex-Kali, ex-Timefall
Fabio Alessandrini Drums (2016-2017)
See also: Bonfire, Enemy Eyes, Metal Order, Postvorta, Project Arcadia, Reptalien, Saltpig, TDW, Temporal Dystopia, Vescera, Gengis Khan (live), Whiplash (live), ex-Turilli / Lione Rhapsody (live), ex-Nitehawks, Last Temptation, Lockhart, ex-Bastet, ex-Primal Tyrant, ex-Enforcer (live), ex-Raven (live), ex-Surge Assault (live)
Jeff Waters Guitars, Bass (1984-present), Vocals (1994-1997, 2015-present)
See also: Amerikan Kaos, ex-Savatage (live), ex-Black Christmas
Aaron Homma Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2014-present)
See also: Killitorous, Erimha (live), ex-Immersed, ex-Vital Remains, ex-Today I Caught the Plague
Rich Gray Bass, Vocals (backing) (2017-present)
See also: Aeon Zen, Cypher16, Entity of Chaos, Horāsan, Project Arcadia, Psychotic Poetry, TDW, Tides of Chaos (live), ex-Kali, ex-Timefall
Fabio Alessandrini Drums (2017-2023, 2024-present)
See also: Bonfire, Enemy Eyes, Metal Order, Postvorta, Project Arcadia, Reptalien, Saltpig, TDW, Temporal Dystopia, Vescera, Gengis Khan (live), Whiplash (live), ex-Turilli / Lione Rhapsody (live), ex-Nitehawks, Last Temptation, Lockhart, ex-Bastet, ex-Primal Tyrant, ex-Enforcer (live), ex-Raven (live), ex-Surge Assault (live)
Dave Scott Bass (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Ligeia
Paul Malek Drums (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Ivory Knight, ex-Sudden Thunder
John Bates Vocals (1984-1985)
See also: ex-Bates Motel, ex-Ligeia, Big John Bates Noirchestra, ex-Big John Bates & the Voodoo Dollz, ex-Black Christmas
Richard Death Drums (1985)
Joe Bongiorno Guitars (1985-1986)
Ray Hartmann Drums (1987-1992, 1999-2001, 2023-2024)
See also: The All, ex-Assault, ex-Nemesis, ex-Speeed, ex-Random Damage, ex-Stress Factor 9, ex-Live She Cries
Dennis Dubeau Vocals (1987-1988)
Anthony Greenham Guitars (1988-1990)
See also: ex-Stress Factor 9, ex-Dirty Rhythm
K.C. Toews Guitars (rhythm) (1988)
Randy Rampage Vocals (1988-1989, 1999-2000)
(R.I.P. 2018) See also: ex-Requiem, ex-Iron Gypsy, ex-Stress Factor 9, ex-D.O.A., ex-Fake It Big Time, ex-Ground Zero, ex-Rampage, ex-Riff Raff, ex-The 45s
Wayne Darley Bass (1989-1993)
See also: ex-Agent, ex-Messenger, ex-Raid, ex-White Hot
Dave Scott Davis Guitars (1989-1990, 1993-2001)
See also: ex-Meatwagon
Coburn Pharr Vocals (1989-1992)
See also: ex-Prisoner, ex-Omen
Aaron Randall Vocals (1992-1994)
See also: ex-Speeed, ex-Randall Frost Project, ex-Wreck-Defy
Mike Mangini Drums (1993, 2004-2005, 2007)
See also: ex-Mullmuzzler, Mike Mangini, ex-Dream Theater, ex-James LaBrie, ex-John Petrucci (live), ex-Stygia, ex-Extreme, ex-Steve Vai
Randy Black Drums (1993-1996, 2001-2003)
See also: Destruction, Duskmachine, Level 10, ex-Deception, ex-Primal Fear, ex-Rebellion, ex-W.A.S.P. (live), ex-Click, ex-The Edge, ex-The Kaotics
Neil Goldberg Guitars (1993)
Cam Dixon Bass (1994-1995, 2015)
See also: ex-Metalist, ex-Feedbag, ex-Magnetic
Lou Bujdoso Bass (1995-1997)
See also: ex-Meatwagon
Russell Bergquist Bass (1999-2003, 2005-2007)
See also: Duskmachine, White Wolf (live), ex-Freaks by Nature, The Thick of It, Touch the Sun, ex-Lalu, ex-Don Wolf
Joe Comeau Vocals (2000-2003)
See also: Duskmachine, Liege Lord, ex-Ramrod, ex-Sebastian Marino, ex-Overkill, ex-Tad Morose, ex-Tyrant, ex-Warhead
Curran Murphy Guitars (2002-2005)
See also: 72 Legions, Shatter Messiah, Venom Inc. (live), ex-Abandoned Souls, ex-Faustus, ex-Aggression Core, ex-Sunless Sky, ex-H.A.T.E., ex-Dead Earth, ex-Nevermore (live)
Dave Padden Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (2003-2014)
See also: Third Ion, ex-Silent Strain
Sandor de Bretan Bass (2004)
See also: ex-Sudden Thunder
Robert Falzano Drums (2004-2005, 2005-2007)
See also: Shatter Messiah, Tenebrae, Cro-Mags (live), ex-Fires of Babylon, ex-Hellspeak (live), Blood for Blood, Ramallah, Sinners & Saints, ex-Alientropy, ex-Blind Billy and the Spectacles, ex-Brittany Gray, ex-Dr. Humble, ex-Ebenezer Blood, ex-Legacy Uprising, ex-Liquid Nerve, ex-Monkey Pox, ex-Mortifera (USA), ex-Room 237, ex-The Orphans of Chaos
Tony Chappelle Drums (2005)
Alex Landenburg Drums (2007-2008)
See also: Angels Cry, Cyhra, Kamelot, Light & Shade, Mekong Delta, Philosophobia, Universal Mind Project, Timo Tolkki (live), ex-Broken Grace, ex-Luca Turilli's Rhapsody, ex-Symfonia (live), ex-Broken Glass, ex-At Vance, ex-Axxis, ex-Starchild, ex-Bonfire (live), ex-Masterplan (live), ex-Sandalinas (live), ex-Stratovarius (live), ex-21 Octayne, ex-Blind Faith, ex-Jamie's Gone, ex-Meera Fé, ex-Memento, ex-Das Scheit (live)
Dave Sheldon Bass (2008-2010)
See also: Exes for Eyes, ex-Man With Target
Ryan Ahoff Drums (2008-2010)
Mike Harshaw Drums (2013-2016)
See also: Prismind, ex-Nexus, United Forces, ex-Mastery, ex-Mortal Annoyance, ex-Warmachine, ex-Malacoda, ex-Profaner, ex-Philosofear
Current
Stu Block Vocals (2022-present)
See also: Into Eternity, The Midgard Project, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Omega Crom
Past
Dave Machander Drums (1996)
(R.I.P. 2010) See also: ex-Meatwagon
Brian Daemon Bass (2007-2008)
See also: ex-Aggressor, ex-Bëehler, Fore, Old James, Umbilicus, ex-Midnight Malice (live), ex-Skull Fist (live), ex-Sanctity, ex-Toxicator
Alberto Campuzano Bass, Vocals (backing) (2010-2014)
See also: Warmachine
Carlos Cantatore Drums (2010-2011)
See also: Steel Raiser, The Chronomaster Project, Madness of Sorrow (live), ex-MaterDea, ex-Eden Beast (live), ex-H-George, ex-OverMaster, ex-Amethista, ex-Ivory, ex-Skylark, ex-Alltheniko (live), ex-Ashen Fields (live), ex-Madwork, ex-Power
Flo Mounier Drums (2011)
See also: Arise from Worms, Cryptopsy, Tribe of Pazuzu, Vltimas, ex-Necrosis, Digital Doomzday, ex-Nader Sadek, ex-Solium Fatalis, ex-Black Cloud, ex-Temple of Thieves
Mike Harshaw Drums (2012-2013)
See also: Prismind, ex-Nexus, United Forces, ex-Mastery, ex-Mortal Annoyance, ex-Warmachine, ex-Malacoda, ex-Profaner, ex-Philosofear
Oscar Rangel Bass (2014-2015, 2015-2016)
See also: Entropy, Mastery, Mortifex, Obey the Moon, Operus, Oscar Rangel's Avantgarde, ex-AdllivyttumM, ex-Killapse, ex-Of Hatred Spawn, ex-Thunderor
Rich Hinks Bass (2015-2017)
See also: Aeon Zen, Cypher16, Entity of Chaos, Horāsan, Project Arcadia, Psychotic Poetry, TDW, Tides of Chaos (live), ex-Kali, ex-Timefall
Fabio Alessandrini Drums (2016-2017)
See also: Bonfire, Enemy Eyes, Metal Order, Postvorta, Project Arcadia, Reptalien, Saltpig, TDW, Temporal Dystopia, Vescera, Gengis Khan (live), Whiplash (live), ex-Turilli / Lione Rhapsody (live), ex-Nitehawks, Last Temptation, Lockhart, ex-Bastet, ex-Primal Tyrant, ex-Enforcer (live), ex-Raven (live), ex-Surge Assault (live)
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