Testament



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1569 fans
Also known as Legacy ('83-'86)

Country: USA
Label: Nuclear Blast Records

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Formed in: 1983

1983- Bay Area thrash metal

Line-up

1983-  Eric Peterson - guitars
1985-1992  Alex Skolnick - guitars
› 2001-  -//-
1986-  Chuck Billy - vocals
1997  Gene Hoglan - drums
› 2011-  -//-
1998-2005  Steve DiGiorgio - bass
› 2014-  -//-
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1983-1986  Steve Souza - vocals
1983-1986  Mike Ronchette - drums
1983-1996  Greg Christian - bass
› 2005-2014  -//-
1986-1992  Louie Clemente - drums
1992-1993  Paul Bostaph - drums
› 2004-2005  -//-
› 2007-2011  -//-
1993  Glen Alvelais - guitars
› 1996-1997  -//-
1993-1994  John Tempesta - drums
1994-1995  Jon Dette - drums
› 1997-1998  -//-
1994-2001  James Murphy - guitars
1996  Chris Kontos - drums
1997  Derrick Ramirez - bass, guitar, vocals
1998-1999  Dave Lombardo - drums
2000-2004  Steve Smyth - guitars
2002  Mike Chlasciak - guitars
› 2004-2005  -//-
2004-2005  John Allen - drums
2007  Nicholas Barker - drums
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2012  Chris Adler - drums
2012  Gene Hoglan - drums
1997-1999  Steve Jacobs - drums
2003  Asgeir Mickelson - drums
2006  Paul Bostaph - drums
2006-2007  Nicholas Barker - drums
2008  Glen Drover - guitars
› 2010  -//-
2011  Jon Allen - drums
2011  John Tempesta - drums
2012  Mark Hernandez - drums
2013  Jack Gibson - bass
2015  Alex Bent - drums
2001  Steve Souza - vocals

Discography

1985 Demo:1 [Demo] 8.2
1987 Live At Eindhoven [Live] 8
1989 Greenhouse Effect [Single] 7
1991 Speed Metal [VA]
1992 Electric Crown [Single] 9
1994 Dog Faced Gods [Single] 8
1994 Low [Single] 7.5
1995 Live At The Fillmore [Live] 8.4
1996 The Best Of Testament [Compilation] 8.1
1997 Signs Of Chaos [Compilation] 8.8
2001 The Very Best Of Testament [Compilation] 8
2004 Days Of Darkness [Compilation] 8.1
2005 Seen Between The Lines [DVD] 7.3
2005 Live In London [Live] 8.8
2005 Live In London [DVD] 8.9
2007 The Spitfire Collection [Compilation] 7
2008 Metal Mania 2007 [DVD]
2009 Live At Eindhoven '87 [Live] 7.8
2012 True American Hate [Single] 8.8
2012 Native Blood [Single] 7.8
2013 Animal Magnetism [Single] 9
2013 Dark Roots Of Thrash [Live] 8.5
2013 Dark Roots Of Thrash [DVD] 9.1
2017 A Tribute To Iron Maiden [VA] 5.3

Latest reviews

Unfortunately the era of Bonded By Blood, Pleasure To Kill, and Agent Orange is long gone, but luckily Testament took a stab at nostalgia with their newest album Dark Roots Of Earth. And while The Formation Of Damnation, their 2008 release after an almost 9 year hiatus, was definitely a step into the right direction, it was a bit too modern sounding, and I actually didn't care for Chuck Billy's vocals on it.   Review by D.T. Metal ››
Nine years has passed since these legends of thrash metal last released a studio album, and so after an undeniably long wait Testament return in glorious form with "The Formation Of Damnation", picking up where "The Gathering" left...   Review by Baz Anderson ››

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