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POWERMAD (1984–90, 2007–PRESENT). Joel Dubay (vocals/guitar), Todd Haug (guitar), Jeff Litke (bass), Adrian Liberty (drums, replaced by John Macluso, now Dodd Lowder). Powermad were an obscure but worthy speed metal band from Minnesota, mostly active in the late eighties, best known for the inclusion of their amazing song “Slaughterhouse” in the classic David Lynch film Wild at Heart (1990). The band put out two EPs and two records in their prime, before taking over a decade off Read more [...]


CRUMBSUCKERS (1985–89). Dave Brady on demos, then Chris Notaro (vocals) Dave Wynn (guitar), Chris Lenihan (guitar), Gary Meskil (bass), Dan Richardson (drums). Crumbsuckers were a metal/punk crossover band from the late eighties who recorded relatively little but were influential on the crossover scene. Like bands such as Cryptic Slaughter, Corrosion of Conformity, and DRI, the Crumbsuckers ushered in a new wave of music, one that broke boundary lines that only a few years ago had seemed Read more [...]