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Encyclopedia > Burn the Priest
Burn The Priest
Background information
Origin Richmond, Virginia, United States
Genre(s) Death metal[1][2]
Post-thrash[1][2]
Metalcore[3]
Years active 1990–1999
Label(s) Legion Records
Website www.burn-the-priest.com
Members
Randy Blythe
Mark Morton
Abe Spear
John Campbell
Chris Adler

Burn the Priest was a five-piece death metal/post-thrash band from Richmond, Virginia. They formed in 1990 and was reformed under the name "Lamb of God" in 1999 after being signed to Prosthetic Records and the replacement of Abe Spear for Willie Adler. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Lamb of God is a Grammy-nominated five-piece metal band from Richmond, Virginia, formerly known as Burn the Priest. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Death metal is a subgenre of heavy metal. ... Groove metal, half-thrash, or post-thrash is a subgenre of thrash metal which took its current form during the early 1990s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... ~Legion~ Records was started in 1997 by Mikey Brosnan under the name Goatboy Records then changed to Goatboy Farms Recordings. ... David Randall Blythe is the lead singer of the band Lamb of God, he was born on February 21, 1971. ... Mark Morton is one of the two guitarists of the American heavy metal band Lamb of God. ... Lamb of God Bass Player John Campbell. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Death metal is a subgenre of heavy metal. ... Groove metal, half-thrash, or post-thrash is a subgenre of thrash metal which took its current form during the early 1990s. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: , Country State County Independent City Government  - Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (I) Area  - City 62. ... Lamb of God is a Grammy-nominated five-piece metal band from Richmond, Virginia, formerly known as Burn the Priest. ... Prosthetic Records is a record label specializing in heavy metal recordings. ... Willie Adler (born January 26, 1976) is one of the two guitarists of the metal band Lamb of God, and is the younger brother of bandmate Chris Adler. ...

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Biography

Burn the Priest originated in 1990 when Mark Morton, Chris Adler and John Campbell were floor mates at Virginia Commonwealth University. After graduation, Morton moved to Chicago to pursue a master's degree, but the band continued. A new guitarist, Abe Spear, was found. Randy Blythe was added on vocals when the band decided to move past its instrumental sound. With the transition from instrumental to vocal music, the henceforth unnamed band began to operate under the moniker of 'Burn the Priest'. Burn the Priest played around Virginia when Morton moved back from Chicago and re-joined the group. In 1997, Burn the Priest released 2 split seven-inches, one with ZED and another with Agents of Satan. The next year, the band recorded a self-titled full length album with Steve Austin from Today Is The Day fame, it came out on Legion Records on April 13th, 1999. Also, through mp3.com, a compilation CD of singles and other one-off tracks called 'Sevens and More' was released.[4] Today Is The Day is an experimental heavy metal band from Nashville, Tennessee. ... ~Legion~ Records was started in 1997 by Mikey Brosnan under the name Goatboy Records then changed to Goatboy Farms Recordings. ...


Abe left the band in 1999 after admitting himself to a rehabilitation center outside of Williamsburg, Virginia. The band then changed its name to Lamb of God. Lamb of God is a Grammy-nominated five-piece metal band from Richmond, Virginia, formerly known as Burn the Priest. ...


Members

David Randall Blythe is the lead singer of the band Lamb of God, he was born on February 21, 1971. ... Mark Morton is one of the two guitarists of the American heavy metal band Lamb of God. ... Lamb of God Bass Player John Campbell. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Discography

Studio albums

Album Title
Burn the Priest

Burn the Priest was Burn the Priests last album, released in 1998 by Legion Records, before changing their name to Lamb of God. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... This article is about the year. ... ~Legion~ Records was started in 1997 by Mikey Brosnan under the name Goatboy Records then changed to Goatboy Farms Recordings. ... Epic Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG. // Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ...

Other releases

  • Karantua (EP, 1997) Released May 16th 1997. This disc was a special one off EP given to people attending Rames Jazz Bar. It is featured in the MTV Download DVD.
  • Split With ZED (Split 7", 1997, Goatboy Records)
  • Split With Agents Of Satan (Split 7", 1998, Deaf American Recordings)
  • Sevens and More - (1998, mp3.com)

It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Lamb of God (band). ... ~Legion~ Records was started in 1997 by Mikey Brosnan under the name Goatboy Records then changed to Goatboy Farms Recordings. ... Deaf American Recordings was started by Rich Hoak in late 1993. ... Sevens and More was the first Lamb of God/Burn the Priest album. ... MP3. ...

References

  1. ^ a b BtP described as death metal. Encyclopeadia Metallum. Retrieved on 2007-06-30.
  2. ^ a b BtP @ Rateyourmusic
  3. ^ BtP described as metalcore. Rockdetector. Retrieved on 2007-06-30.
  4. ^ http://www.burn-the-priest.com/

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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