Years ago (in the mid-eighties) the band Combat was put together
by Chris Wiedner and the Rossbach brothers.
Eventually they changed name to
and as such the band ran its course, though by the time of their
last recording none of the three were still around.
Many years later, the Rossbachs were back in action, reviving
the Combat name and releasing an album, Ruination
, in 2007.
This returns to the guys' earlier roots, that being
(not metalcore, though -- think bands like
in their prime).
Vocalist Bob Eubank sometimes has a Tom Araya vibe,
at other times his pitch rises similarly to
and lyrically they're on common ground with NA, with
post-apocalyptic and political themes a frequent topic.
This isn't particularly contemporary, but nor is it a stale
retro rehash -- this is a fine slice of punk/crossover-influenced
- Corrupt Destruct
- Fortune Of Torture
- The Reign Is Over
- Blades Of Death
- Rat On Wings
- Temporal Punishment
- Bob Eubank
- Jeff Rossbach
- Rex Rossbach