Testament (band)

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Testament

Testament in 2008
Background information
Also known as Legacy (1983–1986)
Origin Berkeley, California, US
Genres Thrash metal
Speed metal
Heavy metal
Death metal (1997-1999, 2004)
Years active 1983–present
Labels Atlantic, Megaforce, Spitfire, Burnt Offerings, Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Alex Skolnick Trio, Dragonlord, Dublin Death Patrol, Exodus, Megadeth, Slayer
Website www.testamentlegions.com
Members
Chuck Billy
Eric Peterson
Greg Christian
Alex Skolnick
Paul Bostaph

Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California,[1] formed in 1983. They are often credited as one of the most popular bands of the 1980s thrash metal scene.[2][3][4] In the 31 years since its inception, Testament has had numerous lineup changes, and guitarist Eric Peterson has been the only constant member, although the band currently features three original members.

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

Year Title
1987 The Legacy
1988 The New Order
1989 Practice What You Preach
1990 Souls of Black
1992 The Ritual
1994 Low
1997 Demonic
1999 The Gathering
2008 The Formation of Damnation
2012 The Dark Roots of Earth


References[change | change source]

  1. "Decibel Magazine: Testament - The Legacy". Decibel magazine. 2010-03-07. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100102203520/http://decibelmagazine.com/Content.aspx?ncid=103433. Retrieved 2009-03-07.
  2. "Testament Biography". http://www.allmusic.com/artist/testament-p5622/biography. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  3. "Tartarean Desire - Testament - Thrash metal band from USA". http://www.tartareandesire.com/bands/Testament/1582/. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  4. "Testament Biography". http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/Testament-Biography/69DD5543E937872448256CAE0027F7DD. Retrieved 2011-02-27.

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