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Pessimist

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland (early); Los Angeles, California (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1989
Genre:
Brutal Death Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Murder, Brutality
Current label:
Season of Mist
Years active:
1989-2006, 2008-2009, 2013-present
Not to be confused with:
- Pessimist from California
- Pessimyst from Butte, Montana

Compilation appearances:
- "Megaded - A Tribute to Megadeth" (Dwell Records, 1999), covering the song "Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good"
- "Tribute to Kreator" CD (Full Moon Productions, 1999), covering the song ''The Pestilence''
- "Demonic Plague - Tribute to Death" (Dwell Records, 2000), ...
Current
Kelly Mclauchlin Guitars (1993-2002, 2008-2009, 2013-present)
See also: Metal Against Coronavirus, ex-Death Force, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Resistance, ex-Equinox (live), I Am Morbid, ex-Diabolic, ex-Possessed, ex-Hirax (live), ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Angelcorpse (live), ex-Cauldron (live), ex-Eliminate (live)
Kelly Conlon Bass (2008-2009, 2013-2020, 2022-present)
See also: Kill Procedure, Metal Against Coronavirus, Shatter Messiah, Sargon, ex-Fires of Babylon, ex-Wynterborne, ex-Infinity Minus One, ex-Monstrosity, ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Death
Ivan Alison Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Black Mass
Tim Yeung Drums (2021-present)
See also: ex-Shaithus, ex-Windbreed, I Am Morbid, ex-Agiel, ex-Aurora Borealis, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Hate Eternal, ex-Morbid Angel, ex-Pestilence, ex-World Under Blood, ex-All That Remains (live), ex-Nile (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Divine Heresy, ex-Hank Williams III (live), ex-The Tenth Circle, ex-Assjack, ex-Death Division, ex-Westfield Massacre
Past
Dave Breazeal Drums
See also: Trokar, ex-Cauldron, ex-Formulus, ex-Mysophilia, ex-Unholy Ghost
Tom Kimbler Bass (1993-1994)
Robert Westbrook Drums (1993-1994)
Tony Mallory Guitars (1993-1994)
See also: Chapelblaque, ex-Fear of God, ex-Nemesys, Machines of Living Death, ex-Fog
Rob Kline Vocals (lead) (1993-1999, 2008-2009)
See also: ex-Fleshtized, ex-Hatred Unleashed, ex-Nemesys, ex-Psychotogen
Tony Pernia Bass (1995-1999)
See also: ex-Psychotogen
Chris Pernia Drums (1995-2000, 2005, 2008-2009, 2013-2018)
See also: ex-Psychotogen, ex-Beyond the Scar, ex-Ghost of War
Tom Persons Guitars (1996-1997)
See also: Psypheria, ex-Torture, ex-Mucus Membrane, ex-Enthroned, ex-Sadistic Torment, ex-Excarnum
John Grden Drums (2000-2002)
(R.I.P. 2015) See also: ex-Fear of God, ex-Fires of Gomorrah, ex-Fog, ex-Have Mercy, ex-Speaking in Tongues, ex-Infidel, ex-Blitzkrieg, ex-True Unholy Death, ex-U.D.C. (The Underground Death Corp.)
Bill Hayden Guitars (2000-2002, 2005-2006)
See also: ex-Fear of God, ex-Fog, ex-Dwelling Madness
Ralph Runyan Vocals, Bass (2000-2002, 2005-2006)
See also: Deception Immaculate, ex-Corrupture
Andrew J. Bowen Bass (2020-2022)
See also: Cicada Swarm, Dygra, Hideous Rebirth, Siderate, ex-Carnal Necrosis
Pat Shea Drums (2020-2021)
See also: Death Strike, Master, Metal Against Coronavirus, Titan, Whipworm, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Mortal Wound
Past (Live)
Eric Little Bass
See also: Ciborium, Gloom (live), ex-Covenance, ex-Severed Head, ex-Fuck U All, Submerged, Vitality, ex-Visceral Disgorge, ex-Kraanium (live), ex-The Kennedy Veil (live), ex-Dwelling Madness
Joe Roffeld Drums
See also: ex-Dwelling Madness, ex-Season of Fear
Mike Harrison Guitars (1998)
See also: Kommissar, ex-Autumn Dawn, ex-Cadaver Symposium, ex-Mainframe, ex-Misery Index, ex-Psychotogen, ex-Sadistic Torment
Mike Perigo Drums (2002)
(R.I.P. 2019) See also: ex-Cadaver Symposium, ex-Krass Judgement
Alex Marquez Drums (2018-2019)
See also: Create a Kill, Excessive Bleeding, Solstice, Wreck-Defy, Murder Suicide, ex-Wreckage, ex-Righteous Pigs (live), ex-Brutality, ex-Cephalic Carnage, ex-Demolition Hammer, ex-Dethroned, ex-Hellwitch, ex-Hypgnostic, ex-Malevolent Creation, ex-Thrash or Die, ex-Sargon, ex-Resurrection, ex-Antagonized, ex-Divine Empire, ex-The Mortuary Society, ex-Anger
Kelly Mclauchlin Guitars (1993-2002, 2008-2009, 2013-present)
See also: Metal Against Coronavirus, ex-Death Force, ex-Horror of Horrors, ex-Resistance, ex-Equinox (live), I Am Morbid, ex-Diabolic, ex-Possessed, ex-Hirax (live), ex-Unholy Ghost, ex-Angelcorpse (live), ex-Cauldron (live), ex-Eliminate (live)
Kelly Conlon Bass (2008-2009, 2013-2020, 2022-present)
See also: Kill Procedure, Metal Against Coronavirus, Shatter Messiah, Sargon, ex-Fires of Babylon, ex-Wynterborne, ex-Infinity Minus One, ex-Monstrosity, ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Death
Ivan Alison Vocals (2013-present)
See also: Black Mass
Tim Yeung Drums (2021-present)
See also: ex-Shaithus, ex-Windbreed, I Am Morbid, ex-Agiel, ex-Aurora Borealis, ex-Decrepit Birth, ex-Hate Eternal, ex-Morbid Angel, ex-Pestilence, ex-World Under Blood, ex-All That Remains (live), ex-Nile (live), ex-Vital Remains (live), ex-Divine Heresy, ex-Hank Williams III (live), ex-The Tenth Circle, ex-Assjack, ex-Death Division, ex-Westfield Massacre
Dave Breazeal Drums
See also: Trokar, ex-Cauldron, ex-Formulus, ex-Mysophilia, ex-Unholy Ghost
Tom Kimbler Bass (1993-1994)
Robert Westbrook Drums (1993-1994)
Tony Mallory Guitars (1993-1994)
See also: Chapelblaque, ex-Fear of God, ex-Nemesys, Machines of Living Death, ex-Fog
Rob Kline Vocals (lead) (1993-1999, 2008-2009)
See also: ex-Fleshtized, ex-Hatred Unleashed, ex-Nemesys, ex-Psychotogen
Tony Pernia Bass (1995-1999)
See also: ex-Psychotogen
Chris Pernia Drums (1995-2000, 2005, 2008-2009, 2013-2018)
See also: ex-Psychotogen, ex-Beyond the Scar, ex-Ghost of War
Tom Persons Guitars (1996-1997)
See also: Psypheria, ex-Torture, ex-Mucus Membrane, ex-Enthroned, ex-Sadistic Torment, ex-Excarnum
John Grden Drums (2000-2002)
(R.I.P. 2015) See also: ex-Fear of God, ex-Fires of Gomorrah, ex-Fog, ex-Have Mercy, ex-Speaking in Tongues, ex-Infidel, ex-Blitzkrieg, ex-True Unholy Death, ex-U.D.C. (The Underground Death Corp.)
Bill Hayden Guitars (2000-2002, 2005-2006)
See also: ex-Fear of God, ex-Fog, ex-Dwelling Madness
Ralph Runyan Vocals, Bass (2000-2002, 2005-2006)
See also: Deception Immaculate, ex-Corrupture
Andrew J. Bowen Bass (2020-2022)
See also: Cicada Swarm, Dygra, Hideous Rebirth, Siderate, ex-Carnal Necrosis
Pat Shea Drums (2020-2021)
See also: Death Strike, Master, Metal Against Coronavirus, Titan, Whipworm, ex-Sil Veth, ex-Mortal Wound
Added by: Grave Modified by: OpsiusCato
Added on: 2002-07-28 18:46:36 Last modified on: 2022-03-07 21:14:57