Origin: Brockton, Massachusetts, USA  
Genres: Traditional Metal
Page online: July 5, 2008
Last update/review: August 20, 2012

Steel Assassin

Formed in the early eighties, Steel Assassin was one of the hordes of bands featured on the classic Metal Massacre compilations that Metal Blade made famous, in this case appearing on VI with the song "Executioner". Despite good reviews and a solid fan base, various internal problems derailed the band, and they broke up around 1986, seemingly relegating them to the one-and-done status of many a Metal Massacre band. But over the years the members kept in touch while participating in local bands and projects, and some twenty years after their breakup four of the five members decided to give it another go. 2007 saw the release of their proper debut album, War Of The Eight Saints (several years earlier, a compilation of remastered demo tracks was released as From The Vaults). Released on Sentinel Steel Records (a natural fit), Saints is unabashedly 80's classic metal, reminiscient of the greats of old power metal (Jag Panzer, Helstar, many others), with galloping riffs aplenty aside strong vocals and a general epic metal feel. Proof positive that it's never to late to join in the action.

Current Members

John Falzone


Kevin Curran


Mike Mooney


Phil Grasso


Greg Michalowski


Former Members/Guests

Doni Escolas



From The Vaults  
  1. Spartacus
  2. Phaeton
  3. Falling Steel
  4. Cobra
  5. Demon Hell Rougues
  6. Retaliation
  7. Attilla the Hun
  8. Crusader
  9. Sorcerer's Mistress
  10. Barbarians on the Frontier
  11. Heavy Metal Soldiers
  12. Executioner
  • Doni Escolas
  • Kevin Curran
  • Mike Mooney
  • Phil Grasso
  • Greg Michalowski

War Of The Eight Saints  
2006 Sentinel Steel
  1. Hawkwood
  2. Curse Of The Black Prince
  3. Hill Of Crosses
  4. Sword In The Stone
  5. Merchants Of Force
  6. Bloodlust Quest
  7. Tartarus
  8. Metalfire
  9. Victory
  10. Barabbas
  11. War Of The Eight Saints
  • John Falzone
  • Kevin Curran
  • Mike Mooney
  • Phil Grasso
  • Greg Michalowski

In Hellfire Forged  
2009 High Roller
  1. Spartacus
  2. Phaeton
  3. Crusader
  4. Heavy Metal Soldiers From Hell
  5. Burn Witch Burn
  6. Attilla The Hun
  7. Executioner
  8. Breakout At St. Lo
  • John Falzone
  • Kevin Curran
  • Mike Mooney
  • Phil Grasso
  • Greg Michalowski

WWII: Metal Of Honor  
2012 High Roller
  1. God Save London
  2. Blitzkrieg Demons
  3. The Iron Saint
  4. Four Stars of Hell
  5. Bastogne
  6. Guadalcanal
  7. The Wolfpack
  8. Normandy Angels
  9. Red Sector A
  • John Falzone
  • Kevin Curran
  • Mike Mooney
  • Phil Grasso
  • Greg Michalowski

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