Speed Metal / Thrash Metal
San Francisco, California, USA
One of the earliest Christian metal bands, formed in June 1978. Their style is often compared to Agent Steel, Venom, Raven, Celtic Frost, Manowar, and Iron Maiden. They have shared the stage with bands like Manowar, Raven, Dennis Stratton (formerly with Iron Maiden), Al Atkins (formerly with Judas Priest), Rob Rock, Anvil, Possessed, Blue Cheer, Slayer, Testament, Exodus, Death, Suicidal Tendencies, Trouble, Lizzy Borden, Ice-T & Body Count, Vicious Rumors, Death Angel, GBH, DRI, Hirax, Laaz Rockit, and Forbidden.
|1988||To Kill Evil||Lilac Records|
|1990||Stone Vengeance||Lilac Records|
|1998||To Kill Evil (re-issue)|
|2002||Here Lies… Stone Vengeance||Doomed Planet Records|
|2015||Stone Vengeance (compilation)||HTH Productions|
This demo is the same as the Wrath Cometh (rehearsal demo 11-18-1985), except that the tracklist is slightly different and there are two additional Venom covers.
Michael Coffey - Guitars, vocals
Anthony Starks - Bass, vocals
Darren Thompkins - Drums, vocals
Not to be confused with Wrath Cometh (rehearsal demo 11-18-1985). This demo with the same songs has been recorded and mastered in the studio.
1988 Lilac Records (LR1010)
Michael Coffey - Guitars, lead vocals (tracks 1, 3-5), lyrics (tracks 1, 3-5), arrangements
Anthony Starks - Bass, backing vocals, lead vocals (track 2), lyrics (track 2)
Darren Thompkins - Drums, backing vocals
1990 Lilac Records (Lilac 2032)
Michael Coffey – Lead vocals, all guitars
Anthony Starks – Bass, vocals
Darren Thompkins – Drums, vocals
Michael Coffey - Lead vocals, guitars, acoustic guitars
Anthony Starks - Bass, vocals, lead vocals on track 2
Darren Tompkins - Drums, vocals
Includes remastered demo songs & new recorded songs from 1990-1998. This is basically the 1990 Stone Vengeance demo with some newer songs added.
Michael Coffey - Lead vocals, guitars, acoustic guitars, congas, additional bass on track 2
Anthony Starks - Bass, vocals, lead vocals on tracks 3, 8, 10
Darren Tompkins - Drums, vocals, congas, percussion
2002 Doomed Planet Records (DPR 08)
Green vinyl version of the first demo, released 500 ex only on Doomed Planet
This is a coupling of a 1985 demo and a 1987 studio jam. This as a “miracle” speed metal release. The content is very fast and powerful with almost no melody at all.
2015 HTH Productions (HTH006-14)
Tracks 01-05: To Kill Evil (demo, 1987)
Tracks 06-12: Wrath Cometh (rehearsal demo, 11/19/85)
Tracks 01-06: rehearsal demo 1986
Tracks 07-08: rehearsal demo mid-'80s
Track 09: Eastern Front - Live At Ruthie's Inn (compilation, 1985)
Tracks 10-14: sometime in the mid-'80s