Explain About a Famous Artist or Musician? Essay

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Dying Fetus is an American death metal band originally from Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Formed in 1991, the group is known for their consistently hook-laden song structures, characterized by blast beats, complex riffing and heavy breakdowns. Additionally, their reality-based lyrics characterized by political/modern themes are notable in death metal. Various line-up changes throughout the years have left John Gallagher the remaining original member, as well as the band's driving force. According to vocalist/guitarist John Gallagher, the band name was chosen when the members were still teens and was intended to be offensive. Contents [hide] 1 History 1.1 Beginnings (1991–1996) 1.2 Rise to underground prominence (1996–2000) 1.3 Relapse Records, new lineups (2000–2003) 1.4 Five members, return to form (2003-present) 2 Members 2.1 Timeline 3 Discography 4 Videography 5 References 6 External links [edit]History [edit]Beginnings (1991–1996) Dying Fetus was founded in 1991 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, by John Gallagher (guitar, vocals) and Jason Netherton (bass, vocals). The band began in earnest when the pair met up with guitarist/vocalist Nick Speleos in 1992. It was decided then that Gallagher would fill in on drums until a proper drummer was found. The writing of this period resulted in the 1993 demo Bathe In Entrails In late 1993, the band found drummer Rob Belton, as well as guitarist Brian Latta, who replaced the departing Nick Speleos (which also thrust John Gallagher back into the role of guitarist and vocalist). Together the new four-piece lineup recorded the Infatuation with Malevolence demo in early 1994, later released together with the first demo in 1995 as a compilation on California Indie label Wild Rags Records. Songs included all tracks from both demos as one CD. In 1996, the band released their first album, Purification through Violence,

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