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DRI

DRI

DRI (1982–PRESENT). Kurt Brecht (vocals), Spike Cassidy (guitar); Dennis Johnson (bass, later replaced by Josh Pappe, John Menor, then Chumly Porter, then Harald Oimen), Eric Brecht (drums, later replaced by Felix Griffin, then Rom Rampy). DRI (Dirty Rotten Imbeciles) were one of the first punk/metal crossover bands and for a time were among the most successful. DRI started out in Houston, Texas, in 1982 with a unique blurry sound where hyperfast songs sped by in the course of a minute, Read more [...]
CATHEDRAL

CATHEDRAL

CATHEDRAL (1990–PRESENT). Lee Dorian (vocals), Adam Lehan (guitar), Gary Jennings (guitar), Mark Griffiths (bass), Ben Mochrie (drums). Cathedral were a reaction to the grindcore scene led by former Napalm Death lead singer Lee Dorian. They played incredibly slow, almost dirge-like death metal. After Dorian was unceremoniously booted from Napalm Death, perhaps one of the most innovative bands of the grindcore era, he soon found common cause with Griffiths and Jennings who shared his fascination Read more [...]