Note: Since there was an inactivity for almost a year now I decided to quit running this website. I won't take it down but there won't be any new stuff uploaded. Most likely at some point I will restart the website thing, but this site probably will stay inactive. (12/2013)
OBSCURE BAND OF THE MONTH
Here I want to show you underrated and forgotten gems of underground thrash metal. I'm sure the most of you didn't know them before, so keep looking after these little gems every month. I try to keep this page active and very complete (line-up, discography, links...) And now enjoy!
Radim Danicek - Bass Miroslav Laga - Drums Petr Laga - Guitars René "Hire" Hílek - Guitars Robert Mráka - Vocals Past Members: Tomáš Hronovský - Guitars Ludek Zelinka - Guitars Petr Fojtík - Guitars, Vocals Ludek Urbánek - Vocals Dušan Šurýn - Vocals
Discography: Demo '89: Termination Demo '89: Unification (Together Against to Death) Full-Length '91: Probability Of Doom Demo '93: Promo Full-Length '94: Plugged!
Note: There also appeared a compilation of their two demos Termination and Unification in 2001 and one including their whole discography from '89-'93 in 2011. (Absolutni trest pro svet '89-'93)
October '12: CABAL
Origin: United States (Ohio) Formed In: 1990 Label: Red Stream Inc. Split-Up: 1991?
Frank Pucci (Killjoy) - Vocals Rob Albaneso - Bass Paxton House - Drums Mark Wolfe - Guitars Dave Gilliland - Guitars
Note: Cabal is same as Killjoy a project of Frank Pucci after the split-up of Necrophagia.
Origin: Switzerland (Zurich) Formed In: 199? Label: MMP/ Phonag Split-Up: 1995 - after death of guitarist Chris Renggli (drug overdose)
Line-Up: Mel Keeneghan - Vocals Chris Renggli - Guitars (died in 1995) Toni Angelillo - Guitars Tyron Hate - Bass Levent Sunu - Drums
Past-Members: Oliver Hippele - Guitars
Discography: EP '92: Caustic Full-Length '93: Malicious
Note: Due to the loss of the mastertapes and the death of guitarist Chris Renggli the full-length 'Malicious' was never re-issued and is nowadays only available on eBay or amazon for prices around 300 $.
Line-Up: Jarosław Bandurski - Bass Marek Kaminiski - Drums Marek Krzempek - Guitars Miroslaw Cichos - Guitars
Discography: Demo '89: Głos śmierci Demo '90: Feeling Of Agony Demo '91: Waiting For Blood Full-Length '92: No More Life (originally on tape, on CD 1993 by Carnage Rec.) Full-Length '94: Fears (tape) Demo '97: When You Die
March '11: COSMIC HAZE
Origin: Germany (Schleswig-Holstein) Formed In: 1990 (as Riff Raff), 1995 (as Cosmic Haze) Label: Blue Merle/ Tricolor Split-Up: 1996
Line-Up: Franz Potreck - Vocals Sven Löbl - Bass Henning Röhweder - Drums Michael Hamann - Guitars Jan Potreck - Guitars