Origin: Canada
Genres: 70's Metal
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Warpig  


Warpig is a lost gem, the 1970 self-titled album from an obscure band from Ontario, Canada. Like many of these prehistoric early-seventies bands that are often mentioned as originators (or, at least, ancestors) of metal, Warpig doesn't have much in common with today's metal, as Black Sabbath was just getting started, and these guys weren't that heavy at all. On the other hand, there are some similarities to bands such as early Deep Purple or perhaps Budgie, along with a dash of very early Blue Oyster Cult (check out "Rock Star" for an example), making for a pretty nice little album. The band broke up during the recording of their second album in 1973, though as late as 2004 the members were toying with the idea of reforming. That reformation is now official, and they are now working on their second album (which will set a record for most number of years between releases!), That Pillar Of Fire.

Current Members

Rick Donmoyer

guitars/vocals

Dana Snitch

guitars/keyboards

Terry Brett

bass

Terry Hook

drums


Discography



Warpig 
1970 Foothill
  1. Flaggit
  2. Tough Nuts (Melody With Balls)
  3. Advance in A Minor
  4. Rock Star
  5. Sunflight
  6. UXIB
  7. The Moth
  • Rick Donmoyer
  • Dana Snitch
  • Terry Brett
  • Terry Hook




Warpig (re-release)  REISSUE
2006 Relapse


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