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Atheist

Atheist is a death metal band from Florida, U.S.A, whose music was extremely technical and had sounds that were similar of jazz. They recorded their debut album, Piece of Time, in 1988, but had to wait until 1990 to release it. In 1991, bassist Roger Patterson died in a car accident and Atheist recruited Tony Choy to record their second album, the now classic Unquestionable Presence. Atheist disbanded for the first time in 1992, reuniting in 1993 and recording their last album Elements before disbanding for the second time.

In the beginning of 2006, Atheist announced they were r ...read more

Atheist is a death metal band from Florida, U.S.A, whose music was extremely technical and had sounds that were similar of jazz. They recorded their debut album, Piece of Time, in 1988, but had to wait until 1990 to release it. In 1991, bassist Roger Patterson died in a car accident and Atheist recruited Tony Choy to record their second album, the now classic Unquestionable Presence. Atheist disbanded for the first time in 1992, reuniting in 1993 and recording their last album Elements before disbanding for the second time.

In the beginning of 2006, Atheist announced they were regrouping to perform live during the summer and fall of 2006. The line-up will be Schaefer, Burkey, Choy and Flynn. Shaefer will be only handling vocals due to long battles with tendonitis and carpal tunnel. Gnostic guitarist Sonny Carson will be handling all of Shaefers guitar duties. Recently Chris Baker of Gnostic has been filling in for Burkey because of legal troubles. « hide

Similar Bands: Death, Gory Blister, Pestilence, Cynic, Watchtower

LPs
Jupiter
2010

3.7
426 Votes
Elements
1993

3.8
543 Votes
Unquestionable Presence
1991

4.4
1,101 Votes
Piece of Time
1989

4.1
623 Votes
EPs
Beyond '88 Demo
1988

3.2
17 Votes
On We Slay
1987

2.6
4 Votes
Live Albums
Unquestionable Presence: Live At Wacken
2009

3.9
18 Votes

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