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Country of origin:
United States
Walnut Creek/Contra Costa County, California
Formed in:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Violence, War, Social issues, Politics
Last label:
Chophouse Records
Years active:
The band name is short for 'irate'.

A short-lived hobby project of Jason Newsted. In mid-October of 1994, Newsted got together with Devin Townsend and Tom Hunting at his studio in the Bay Area. The three-song demo was written, recorded and mixed within five days.

Compilation appearances:
- "Black on Black" on Psychosonic! Volume 43 ‎(Psycho!, 2003)
- "Colossus", "Black on Black", ...
Jason Newsted Bass, Vocals (1994)
See also: ex-Newsted, ex-Sexoturica, ex-WhoCares, ex-Dogz, Jason Newsted and the Chophouse Band, Would & Steal, ex-Flotsam and Jetsam, ex-Metallica, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Voivod, ex-Diamond, ex-Dredlox, ex-Echobrain, ex-Gangster, ex-Papa Wheelie, ex-Paradox, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Rock Star Supernova, ex-Spastik Children, ex-Tarrat
Tom Hunting Drums (1994)
See also: Exodus, ex-I4NI, ex-Repulsa, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Wardance, ex-Pleasure and Pain, ex-Angel Witch, ex-Heathen (live), ex-Piranha, ex-Quarteto de Pinga, ex-Runaway Train
Devin Townsend Guitars (1994)
See also: Devin Townsend, ex-Devin Townsend Project, ex-Ocean Machine, ex-Punky Brüster, ex-Strapping Young Lad, ex-The Devin Townsend Band, Casualties of Cool, ex-Bent Sea, ex-Caustic Thought (live), ex-Grey Skies, ex-Noisescapes, ex-Revolution Harmony, ex-Steve Vai, ex-Strapadon Factory, ex-The Wildhearts (live)
Added by: DEEK Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2003-09-08 20:03:06 Last modified on: 2022-04-13 15:25:13