Origin: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Genres: 80's Metal

Sound Barrier  


Sound Barrier formed in the early eighties and gained some notoriety for featuring all African-American members (Black Death was one of the very few others at the time). They signed to MCA and duly released Total Control, a competant if dated slice of hard rock/metal. Despite some decent reviews, it didn't sell well and MCA soon dropped the band. They managed a self-financed EP and later a second full-length album Speed Of Sound, by which time they were no longer an all-black band as they had recruited a Romanian bassist. Some time after that release, Italian guitar prodigy Alex Masi joined the band (a joining facilitated by their mutual record label, Metal Blade), and through a series of lineup changes, Sound Barrier effectively ceased to exist and Masi the band was born (two SB members here, Dave Brown and Bernie K., appeared on the first Masi release Fire In The Rain in 1987).

Current Members

Bernie K.

vocals

Spacey T. (Tracey Singleton)

guitars

Emil Lech

bass

Dave Brown

drums

Former Members/Guests

Stanley E.

bass


Discography



Total Control 
1983 MCA
  1. Other Side
  2. Total Control
  3. Rock Without The Roll
  4. Mayday
  5. Second Thoughts
  6. Nobody Cares
  7. Don't Put Me On Hold
  8. Hey U
  9. Rock On The Wild Side
  • Bernie K.
  • Spacey T.
  • Stanley E.
  • Dave Brown




(EP) Born To Rock 
1984 Pit Bull
  1. Conquer The World
  2. Born To Be Wild
  3. Raging Heart
  4. Born To Rock
  5. Do Or Die
  • Bernie K.
  • Spacey T.
  • Stanley E.
  • Dave Brown




Speed Of Light 
1986 Metal Blade
  1. Speed Of Light
  2. Gladiator
  3. On The Level (Head Banger)
  4. What Price Glory?
  5. Hollywood (Down On Your Luck)
  6. Fight For Life!
  7. Aim For The Top
  8. Hard As A Rock
  9. On To The Next Adventure
  • Bernie K.
  • Spacey T.
  • Emil Lech
  • Dave Brown


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