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STATIC-X

STATIC-X

STATIC X (1994–PRESENT). Wayne Static (vocals/guitar programming), Koichi Fukuda (guitar/programming, replaced for several years by Tripp Eisen before returning to band), Tony Campos (bass), Ken Jay (drums, now Nick Oshiro). Static X is a fast and heavy band with grindcore and industrial aspects thrown in for good measure. Led by the cleverly coiffed leader/singer/guitarist Wayne Static, who plays a new breed of metal, one that is unceasingly brutal, but in strange ways danceable as well. The Read more [...]
SOILENT GREEN

SOILENT GREEN

SOILENT GREEN (1988–PRESENT). Glenn Rambo (vocals, replaced by Ben Falgoust), Brian Patton (guitar), Donovan Punch (guitar, replaced by Ben Stout, Tony White, Gregg Harney, now vacant), Marcel (bass, replaced by Scott Williams, Scott Crochet), Tommy Buckley (drums). Soilent Green is a sludgy grindcore band that is almost as famous for the tragedies that have surrounded them as their exceptional music. The band started in 1988 in a suburb of New Orleans and quickly established themselves Read more [...]
SLIPKNOT

SLIPKNOT

SLIPKNOT (1995–PRESENT). Corey Taylor (vocals), Mick Thomson (guitar), James Root (guitar), Paul Grey (bass), Joey Jordison (drums), Sid Wilson (DJ), Craig Jones (sampler), Shawn Crahan (percussion), Chris Fehn (percussion). Slipknot are an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa, who had roots in grindcore but also were lumped into the nu metal scene of the mid-nineties. The band’s gimmick was that no members were identified by name on stage and wore grotesque masks while playing Read more [...]
PIG DESTROYER

PIG DESTROYER

PIG DESTROYER (1997–PRESENT). J. R. Hayes (vocals), Scott Hull (guitar), Blake Harrison (noise), Brian Harvey (drums). Pig Destroyer are one of the most acclaimed death metal/grindcore bands still touring to this day. The band started in 1997 in Washington, D.C., and soon began to attract the attention of fans of extreme noise and death metal with their morbid but often uncomfortably funny lyrics (Sample lyric: “Your rib cage is open like a great white’s jaws”). Despite the horror Read more [...]