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Rotterdam

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio
Status:
Changed name
Formed in:
1985
Genre:
Progressive Metal
Lyrical themes:
War, Fate, Judgement, Evil, Fantasy
Last label:
Auburn Records
Years active:
1985-1986 (as Firedance), 1986-1988, 1988-? (as Torment)
Rotterdam was named after a city in The Netherlands.

Originally started when Jim Hamar left Breaker in 1984, and immediately started assembling a lineup. By March 1985 he completed the first lineup with the addition of Abduction members Bob Allerton and Rick Keihl, and dubbed the band Firedance. Allerton would later bring Abduction material into Rotterdam, with Hamar giving them new lyrics and ...
Last known
Bob Thomas Bass
Harry Mackie Keyboards
Bob Allerton Guitars (1985-?)
See also: Ritual, ex-Abduction, ex-Chronic Rage, ex-Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment
Jim Hamar Vocals (1985-?)
See also: Breaker, ex-Nightcrawler, ex-Havoc
Emery Ceo Drums (1987-?)
See also: Kriadiaz, Ritual, ex-Arenah, ex-Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, S.O.S., ex-Dark Arena, ex-Integrity, ex-Blindside Blues Band, ex-Runt
Past
Rick Kiehl Drums (1985-1986)
See also: ex-Abduction, ex-The Spudmonsters, ex-Sabre, ex-The Monitors
Gary Estok Drums (1986-1987)
See also: Sacred Few, ex-Hatrix
Bob Thomas Bass
Harry Mackie Keyboards
Bob Allerton Guitars (1985-?)
See also: Ritual, ex-Abduction, ex-Chronic Rage, ex-Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment
Jim Hamar Vocals (1985-?)
See also: Breaker, ex-Nightcrawler, ex-Havoc
Emery Ceo Drums (1987-?)
See also: Kriadiaz, Ritual, ex-Arenah, ex-Ritual of Torment, ex-Torment, S.O.S., ex-Dark Arena, ex-Integrity, ex-Blindside Blues Band, ex-Runt
Rick Kiehl Drums (1985-1986)
See also: ex-Abduction, ex-The Spudmonsters, ex-Sabre, ex-The Monitors
Gary Estok Drums (1986-1987)
See also: Sacred Few, ex-Hatrix
Added by: thrashmania80gr Modified by: BloodOfChrist
Added on: 2008-04-11 08:04:12 Last modified on: 2018-04-12 19:44:27