Sunny Florida produced some of the most liked and well-known US death metal ever during the 1990s. However, there were other death metal bands that came from other areas during that same time that made a good impression on fans as well.
I am always on the lookout for hidden gems when it comes to heavy metal. When I stated the Facebook music fan page A DARK UNITED FRONT (originally named FULL METAL ARMADA and then later as FULL METAL ONSLAUGHT) back in May of 2015
I first heard SACRIFICE in the Spring 1986 (my sophomore year in high school) on the Robert Moody Metal Show on KVHS 90.5 FM in Concord, California . It was the track, “Homicidal Breath”, from the album, ‘Torment In Fire’ (1985).
Any tine the topic of doom metal comes up in conversation, it is almost a given that Eric Wagner’s name will come up at some point. As former vocalist for the legendary TROUBLE and now for THE SKULL and BLACK FINGER, he has stood apart from his contemporaries.
When it comes to death metal icons, James Murphy is without question certainly in the conversation. After having learned basic guitar fundamentals at school in West Germany in the early 1980s (his father was both U.S. Navy AND U.S. Army), he soon became
Most men have a certain degree of pride and as the story goes, you can only kick a dog for so long before they lash back out and take a nasty size bite out of you. Don Doty, the man regarded by many fans as the only vocalist for thrash metal icons, DARK ANGEL