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Country of origin:
United States / Canada
Formed in:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Violence, War, Social Issues, Politics
Last label:
Chophouse Records
Years active:
The band name is short for 'irate'.

In mid-October of 1994, Jason Newsted got together with Devin Townsend & Exodus drummer Tom Hunting at his place in the Bay Area & together created the project called IR8. Within five days they had the three-song demo written, recorded & mixed...and it was all for fun. Their intention was never to get signed, but merely share the existence of the music. ...
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 BrĂ¼ster, 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-The Wildhearts (live)
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