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Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Chicago, Illinois (early); Uherské Hradiště, Zlín Region, Czechia (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1983
Genre:
Death/Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Politics, Death, Religion, Society
Current label:
Transcending Obscurity Records
Years active:
1983-1984, 1985-1987, 1990-present
Paul Speckmann started out as bass player in War Cry, where he met up with drummer Bill Schmidt who was drafted in to replace previous War Cry drummer, Joe Laccino. Together, Speckmann and Schmidt decided to form a more aggressive metal band based around Motörhead, Venom, Slayer, and the whole emerging extreme metal movement. Eventually, Schmidt and Speckmann left War Cry, who (after their ...
Current
Paul Speckmann Bass, Vocals (1983-1984, 1985-1987, 1990-present)
See also: Abomination, Cadaveric Poison, Death Strike, Johansson & Speckmann, ex-Martyr, ex-Solutions, ex-Speckmann Project, ex-Walpurgisnacht, Blunt Force Trauma, ex-Krabathor, ex-War Cry, ex-Funeral Bitch, ex-Assault (USA)
Ruston Grosse Drums (2019-present)
See also: Death Strike, Surgeon, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Perverseraph, ex-Brutality, ex-Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, ex-Woe, ex-Hellwitch (live), ex-Insatanity (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Burden, ex-Incaged, ex-Time Is Like a Sword
Pat Shea Guitars (2019-present)
See also: Death Strike, Pessimist, Titan, Whipworm, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Mortal Wound
Past
Bill Schmidt Drums (1983-1984, 1985, 1989)
See also: ex-Diamond Rexx, ex-War Cry, ex-Mayhem Inc.
Scott Natas Guitars (1983)
See also: ex-Not Us, Snake Dance
Chris Mittleburn Guitars (1985, 1989)
See also: Iron Cross, ex-Death Strike, ex-Sindrome, ex-Presence, ex-Transgressor
Jim Martinelli Guitars (1990-1991)
See also: Burnt Offering, ex-Speckmann Project, ex-Torment, ex-Rancid
Paul Masvidal Guitars (studio only) (1991)
See also: Cynic, ex-Portal, Onward with Love, Æon Spoke, ex-Death, ex-Seaweed, ex-Crypha, ex-Kobold, ex-Death DTA (live)
Steve Bailey Drums (1992)
See also: ex-Monstrosity (live), ex-Acheron (live), ex-Angelcorpse (live), ex-Execration
James Polk Drums (1992)
Aaron Nickeas Drums (1992-1993)
See also: Abomination, ex-Body Bag, ex-Speckmann Project, ex-Experiment
Jeff Kobie Guitars (1992-1993)
Bryan Brady Guitars (1993-1998)
See also: ex-Solutions, ex-Abomination
Sage Johnson Drums (1996-1998)
See also: Exiled, Kill Command, ex-Fall of Empyrean, ex-Walpurgisnacht, ex-Adversor, ex-Eyes of Fire
Sage Gonzales Guitars (1998)
See also: ex-Blessedbethyname
Zdeněk Pradlovský Drums (2003-2019)
See also: Back to the Roots, Shaark, Urschullum, ex-Death Strike, ex-Kreyson, ex-Vitacit, ex-Chaos in Head
Harry Truman Drums (2003)
See also: Bloody Lair, ex-Martyr, ex-Bad Face, ex-Bethrayer, ex-Krabathor, ex-Shaark, ex-Proscription
Alex "93" Nejezchleba Guitars (2003-2019)
See also: Shaark, Urschullum, ex-Mamut, ex-Death Strike
Ronald Reagan Guitars (2003)
See also: Krabathor, ex-Martyr, ex-Evil Incarnate, ex-Monster
Current (Live)
Alex Bouks Guitars (2008-present)
See also: Immolation, Ruinous, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Rise to Offend, ex-Funebrarum, ex-Incantation
Jacob Shively Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Dismemberment, Scum Guilt, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Acheron (live)
Past (Live)
Jim Roe Drums
See also: Mausoleum, Mr. Grim, The Primitive, Engorge (live), ex-Disciples of Mockery, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Incantation, ex-Morbid Sin, ex-Terror, ex-Speed Kill Hate (live), ex-Womb
Jos van den Brand Guitars (1993)
See also: Acrostichon, Antropomorphia, Razend, ex-Age of Agony, ex-Outburst, ex-Crustacean
Michel Meeuwissen Guitars (1993)
See also: Crustacean, ex-Crystal Lake, ex-Acrostichon, ex-Spina Bifida, ex-Outburst
Richard Schouten Guitars (1993)
See also: Acrostichon, Robot Monster, ex-Disembowel, ex-Solutions, ex-Black Melody, ex-Crustacean, ex-Spina Bifida, ex-United Brains
Ruston Grosse Drums (2008, 2014-2016)
See also: Death Strike, Surgeon, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Perverseraph, ex-Brutality, ex-Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, ex-Woe, ex-Hellwitch (live), ex-Insatanity (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Burden, ex-Incaged, ex-Time Is Like a Sword
Claudio Gielen Drums (Metalstorm Open Air) (2011)
See also: ex-Shattered Skull
Raphael Saini Drums (2012)
See also: Cripple Bastards, Abomination (live), ex-Blu Infinito, ex-Chaoswave, ex-Machescazo, ex-We Are Building Ruins, ex-Misbelieving, Brutal Philosophy, Billybio (live), ex-Corpsefucking Art, ex-Emergency Gate, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Jaded Star, ex-One Machine, ex-Visions of Atlantis (live), ex-Abiura, ex-Africani Sdronzi, ex-Arythmia
VJS Guitars (2014)
See also: Adaestuo, Demoncy, Nightbringer, Sargeist, Vaeok, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Incursus, ex-Tenebrous, ex-Crimson Moon, ex-Kult ov Azazel, ex-Emptiness (live), ex-Hexenwald
Daniel Gonzalez Guitars (2015)
See also: Create a Kill, Gruesome, Possessed, ex-Nailshitter, ex-Occisas, Proscriptor McGovern's Apsû, ex-Exhumed (live), ex-Maruta (live)
Patrick Shea Guitars (2016)
See also: Death Strike, Pessimist, Titan, Whipworm, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Mortal Wound
Paul Speckmann Bass, Vocals (1983-1984, 1985-1987, 1990-present)
See also: Abomination, Cadaveric Poison, Death Strike, Johansson & Speckmann, ex-Martyr, ex-Solutions, ex-Speckmann Project, ex-Walpurgisnacht, Blunt Force Trauma, ex-Krabathor, ex-War Cry, ex-Funeral Bitch, ex-Assault (USA)
Ruston Grosse Drums (2019-present)
See also: Death Strike, Surgeon, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Perverseraph, ex-Brutality, ex-Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, ex-Woe, ex-Hellwitch (live), ex-Insatanity (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Burden, ex-Incaged, ex-Time Is Like a Sword
Pat Shea Guitars (2019-present)
See also: Death Strike, Pessimist, Titan, Whipworm, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Mortal Wound
Bill Schmidt Drums (1983-1984, 1985, 1989)
See also: ex-Diamond Rexx, ex-War Cry, ex-Mayhem Inc.
Scott Natas Guitars (1983)
See also: ex-Not Us, Snake Dance
Chris Mittleburn Guitars (1985, 1989)
See also: Iron Cross, ex-Death Strike, ex-Sindrome, ex-Presence, ex-Transgressor
Jim Martinelli Guitars (1990-1991)
See also: Burnt Offering, ex-Speckmann Project, ex-Torment, ex-Rancid
Paul Masvidal Guitars (studio only) (1991)
See also: Cynic, ex-Portal, Onward with Love, Æon Spoke, ex-Death, ex-Seaweed, ex-Crypha, ex-Kobold, ex-Death DTA (live)
Steve Bailey Drums (1992)
See also: ex-Monstrosity (live), ex-Acheron (live), ex-Angelcorpse (live), ex-Execration
James Polk Drums (1992)
Aaron Nickeas Drums (1992-1993)
See also: Abomination, ex-Body Bag, ex-Speckmann Project, ex-Experiment
Jeff Kobie Guitars (1992-1993)
Bryan Brady Guitars (1993-1998)
See also: ex-Solutions, ex-Abomination
Sage Johnson Drums (1996-1998)
See also: Exiled, Kill Command, ex-Fall of Empyrean, ex-Walpurgisnacht, ex-Adversor, ex-Eyes of Fire
Sage Gonzales Guitars (1998)
See also: ex-Blessedbethyname
Zdeněk Pradlovský Drums (2003-2019)
See also: Back to the Roots, Shaark, Urschullum, ex-Death Strike, ex-Kreyson, ex-Vitacit, ex-Chaos in Head
Harry Truman Drums (2003)
See also: Bloody Lair, ex-Martyr, ex-Bad Face, ex-Bethrayer, ex-Krabathor, ex-Shaark, ex-Proscription
Alex "93" Nejezchleba Guitars (2003-2019)
See also: Shaark, Urschullum, ex-Mamut, ex-Death Strike
Ronald Reagan Guitars (2003)
See also: Krabathor, ex-Martyr, ex-Evil Incarnate, ex-Monster
Current
Alex Bouks Guitars (2008-present)
See also: Immolation, Ruinous, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Rise to Offend, ex-Funebrarum, ex-Incantation
Jacob Shively Guitars (2015-present)
See also: Dismemberment, Scum Guilt, ex-Incantation (live), ex-Acheron (live)
Past
Jim Roe Drums
See also: Mausoleum, Mr. Grim, The Primitive, Engorge (live), ex-Disciples of Mockery, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Incantation, ex-Morbid Sin, ex-Terror, ex-Speed Kill Hate (live), ex-Womb
Jos van den Brand Guitars (1993)
See also: Acrostichon, Antropomorphia, Razend, ex-Age of Agony, ex-Outburst, ex-Crustacean
Michel Meeuwissen Guitars (1993)
See also: Crustacean, ex-Crystal Lake, ex-Acrostichon, ex-Spina Bifida, ex-Outburst
Richard Schouten Guitars (1993)
See also: Acrostichon, Robot Monster, ex-Disembowel, ex-Solutions, ex-Black Melody, ex-Crustacean, ex-Spina Bifida, ex-United Brains
Ruston Grosse Drums (2008, 2014-2016)
See also: Death Strike, Surgeon, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Perverseraph, ex-Brutality, ex-Rumpelstiltskin Grinder, ex-Woe, ex-Hellwitch (live), ex-Insatanity (live), ex-Kult ov Azazel (live), ex-Burden, ex-Incaged, ex-Time Is Like a Sword
Claudio Gielen Drums (Metalstorm Open Air) (2011)
See also: ex-Shattered Skull
Raphael Saini Drums (2012)
See also: Cripple Bastards, Abomination (live), ex-Blu Infinito, ex-Chaoswave, ex-Machescazo, ex-We Are Building Ruins, ex-Misbelieving, Brutal Philosophy, Billybio (live), ex-Corpsefucking Art, ex-Emergency Gate, ex-Iced Earth, ex-Jaded Star, ex-One Machine, ex-Visions of Atlantis (live), ex-Abiura, ex-Africani Sdronzi, ex-Arythmia
VJS Guitars (2014)
See also: Adaestuo, Demoncy, Nightbringer, Sargeist, Vaeok, ex-Goreaphobia, ex-Incursus, ex-Tenebrous, ex-Crimson Moon, ex-Kult ov Azazel, ex-Emptiness (live), ex-Hexenwald
Daniel Gonzalez Guitars (2015)
See also: Create a Kill, Gruesome, Possessed, ex-Nailshitter, ex-Occisas, Proscriptor McGovern's Apsû, ex-Exhumed (live), ex-Maruta (live)
Patrick Shea Guitars (2016)
See also: Death Strike, Pessimist, Titan, Whipworm, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Mortal Wound
Added by: Envenomed Modified by: Wilkun
Added on: 2002-10-24 23:54:39 Last modified on: 2020-09-07 11:31:06