The story of the band Once Dead starts with the early Christian
That band recorded two albums in 1989 and 1990
(the latter titled Once Dead
) before a split ensued, with
four of the five members leaving.
After playing together in a band called
for a few years, they decided to resurrect the old thrash style once
again in 2004.
Initially they went by the name Vengeance
(the original name of Vengeance Rising),
but either for legal reasons or not, they decided instead to name
the band after that 2nd VR album.
frontman Scott Waters to sing, and put out a DVD a year later.
A few years after that, in 2008, they finally recorded a new album,
by which time the lineup had shifted a bit.
That album, Visions Of Hell
, has a bit of a modern thrash feel,
with slightly hardcore-ish vocals.
It doesn't appear that the band is still around.
Return With A Vengeance
Visions Of Hell
- Body Parts
- The Contract
- Visions of Hell
- Grave Diggers: The Forgotten Genocide
- Rise Above
- Feeding My Addiction
- Defy Man (A.K.A. Deep Fried Man)
- Larry Farkas
- Doug Thieme
- Angelo Espino
- Jim Chaffin