Origin: San Francisco, CA, USA
Genres: Thrash Metal
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Mordred  


Initially part of the San Francisco thrash fraternity of the eighties, Mordred starting making a name for themselves by incorporating funk influences to their sound, then quite a novelty. Most of Fool's Game is pretty much thrash (save one song), but the follow-up In This Life is where the new influences (aided by the rap-style turntables of Aaron Vaughn) really come to the fore, giving the album and band a very distinctive style. By the time of Vision, internal friction within the band developed, leading to the departure of longtime vocalist Scott Holderby. With new vocalist Paul Kimball, the band released The Next Room, a slightly toned-down release compared to their previous efforts.

Disbanded for several years, Holderby and most of the core members reunited in late 2001 to play some shows and pursue a renewed career. Following their last show in late March of 2002, the band announced that they would be changing their name and drastically changing their style as well. However, very little has been heard from the band since that announcement.

Current Members

Scott Holderby

vocals

James Sanguinetti

guitars

Chris Powell

guitars

Art Liboon

bass

Aaron Vaughn

keyboards

Gannon Hall

drums

Former Members/Guests

Paul Kimball

vocals

J. Taffer

guitars

Danny White

guitars


Discography



Fool's Game 
1989 Noise
  1. State of Mind
  2. Spectacle of Fear
  3. Every Day's a Holiday
  4. Spellbound
  5. Sever and Splice
  6. The Artist
  7. Shatter
  8. Reckless Abandon
  9. Super Freak
  10. Numb
  11. State of mind
  12. Spectacle of fear
  13. Every day's a holiday
  14. Spellbound
  15. Sever and splice
  16. The artist
  17. Shatter
  18. Reckless abandon
  19. Super freak
  20. Numb
  • Scott Holderby
  • J. Taffer
  • Danny White
  • Art Liboon
  • Gannon Hall




In This Life 
1991 Noise
  1. In This Life
  2. The Strain
  3. High Potency
  4. Window
  5. Esse Quam Videri
  6. A Beginning
  7. Falling Away
  8. Killing Time
  9. Downtown
  10. Progress
  11. Larger Than Life
  • Scott Holderby
  • James Sanguinetti
  • Danny White
  • Art Liboon
  • Aaron Vaughn
  • Gannon Hall




(EP) Visions 
1992 Noise
  1. In Time
  2. West County Hospital
  3. The Vagrant
  4. Reach
  5. Close Minded
  6. Vision
  7. In Time
  8. West County Hospital
  9. The Vagrant
  10. Reach
  11. Close Minded
  12. Vision
  • Scott Holderby
  • James Sanguinetti
  • Danny White
  • Art Liboon
  • Aaron Vaughn
  • Gannon Hall




The Next Room 
1994 Noise
  1. Lo-Cal, Hi-Fiber
  2. Skid
  3. Crash
  4. Splinter Down
  5. Shut
  6. Pauper's Wine
  7. Acrophobia
  8. Murray The Mover
  9. In A Turn
  10. The Trellis
  11. The Next Room Over
  12. Rubber Crutch
  • Paul Kimball
  • James Sanguinetti
  • Danny White
  • Art Liboon
  • Aaron Vaughn
  • Gannon Hall


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