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Tai Pan

Country of origin:
Böblingen, Baden-Württemberg
Changed name
Formed in:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Last label:
Shark Records
Years active:
1981-1994 (as Backwater), 1994-1995, 1995-1998 (as X-Ray), 2007-? (as Backwater)
Not to be confused with Taipan (Doom Metal from Meiningen, Thuringia).

The reason that they changed their name from Backwater to Tai Pan is that Backwater had submitted a demo to Shark Records, but got a response back that the label "isn't interested in hard rock." They then sent Shark Records the same recording under the name Tai Pan, and were immediately offered a record deal.

Miguel Di Muzio Bass (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Backwater, ex-X-Ray
Cossy Cossmann Drums (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Backwater
Thomas Guschelbauer Guitars (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Backwater, ex-X-Ray
Modesto Vasquez Guitars (1994-1995)
See also: ex-X-Ray, ex-Backwater
Thomas Laasch Vocals (1994-1995)
See also: ex-Chinchilla, ex-Backwater, ex-X-Ray, ex-Black Demon, ex-Coldfire
Added by: Sodomatic_Slaughter Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2004-11-21 06:26:31 Last modified on: 2022-03-03 15:14:04