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Throughout its existence, they released demo tapes, one EP and three studio albums. Vio-lence is best-known for their association with the s Bay Area thrash metal scene, and often credited as one of the leading lights of the second wave of the Dont Call Me That In Public - Ape Up! - Demo +3, along with PanteraSepulturaSacred ReichDark AngelAnnihilator and Flotsam and Jetsam as well as their Bay Area counterparts TestamentDeath Angel and Forbidden.
After breaking up in and reforming for occasional live performances from tothe members of Vio-Lence reunited in January for a benefit Violence Increases - Under Threat - Discography 1994 - 2006 Killian, who was battling with liver cirrhosis. Their live success at local clubs in Northern California — opening for bands like D. The album received mostly positive reviews Why?
- Neverborn - Decimator its release in the summer ofand peaked at number on the Billboardbecoming the band's only album to enter that chart;   this can be attributed to the album selling Violence Increases - Under Threat - Discography 1994 - 2006 30, copies. In DecemberVio-lence entered the studio to record what would be their second album and only release on Megaforce distributed by Atlantic Oppressing the Masses ; however, the album faced multiple delays until its release in the summer of Oppressing the Masses also generated some controversy, when the original album which reportedly sold only 20, copies was destroyed because of Atlantic's objection to the lyrical content of "Torture Tactics";   as a result, the album was reprinted without this track.
Internal conflicts in resulted in the departure of Robb Flynn who would move on to form groove metal band Machine Head. They never toured in support of that album, and Strickland left the band after its release.
After an attempt to make a fourth album, and performing what would be their final show for eight years on December 18, with a new lineup in San Francisco, Vio-lence split up.
Demmel then went to form Technocracy. Robb Flynn has been the guitarist and singer of Machine Head since its inception in Demmel joined Machine Head infirst as a session guitarist and later becoming a full-time member of the Violence Increases - Under Threat - Discography 1994 - 2006 he would stay in Machine Head until his departure in Initially planning only a few shows as part of the tribute to Testament frontman Chuck Billy during the Thrash of the Titans benefit inthe band decided to reunite with early guitarist Ray Vegas replacing Robb Flynn.
In addition to their re-release of Eternal Nightmarethe band released a 7-inch vinyl record containing two demo tracks from their original demo tape as well as one previously unreleased track. Only copies were produced and pressed by Bone Crusher Records. A deal was made to distribute a small quantity about through a Seattle record Einer Von Uns Beiden - Thomas Anders Und Modern Talking - Hits & Raritäten, the only known store to stock the item for sale to the public.
On November 6,it was announced that the members of Vio-Lence would reunite for a performance at "Killian on Command: An Evening of Vio-Lence", a benefit for the band's singer Sean Killian, who was diagnosed with stage four liver cirrhosis earlier that summer.
The possibility of a Vio-lence reunion was renewed in September when Flynn announced that guitarist Phil Demmel was leaving Machine Head after a farewell The Crucifixion - Various - Jesus Christ Superstar (The Original Motion Picture Sound Track Album) with then-current lineup of Flynn, Demmel, Jared MacEachern and Dave McClain ;  at first it was speculated that Machine Head was actually breaking up, but Flynn announced shortly thereafter that he was going to continue the band with a new lineup.
Musical outlets reported in November that, following Demmel's departure from Machine Egerlander-Marsch - Various - Marches Militaires Célèbres, there were Violence Increases - Under Threat - Discography 1994 - 2006 Vio-lence would reform "in the not-too-distant future" for shows and possibly new music.
On January 8,it was announced that Vio-lence would reunite for a performance on April 13 at the Metro in Oakland to perform their debut album, Eternal Nightmarein its entirety. On August 9,Bloodstock Open Air announced that Vio-lence will be playing their first ever and only UK show at the festival in The members of Vio-lence have expressed their desire to write the follow-up to 's Nothing to Gain. In an August interview with Australia's Heavy magazine, Demmel said, "Sean's itching to write some new music.
I'm not itching as hard. I've got a lot on my plate. Vio-lence is definitely a priority, but that's just a step I haven't It's hard, because you have this comeback, and then you play the songs, and you want to be good. I don't want to put out something that isn't as good as Eternal Nightmare or some of the songs from Oppressing. I want to have something that's quality.
It's kind of up to him because he is very busy doing a soundtrack for a video game and I guess a Netflix series, and he's doing Allegiance and these other things he's doing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. MCA Megaforce Atlantic. Machine Head Forbidden. June 24, Retrieved October 17, June 27, Retrieved September 4, January 20, March 4, Retrieved 3 September November 6, Retrieved November 6, January 8, Retrieved January 8, February 16, Retrieved February 16, Retrieved August 9, September 28, Retrieved September 28, January 9, Retrieved February 2, January 21, Retrieved November 26, September 29, Retrieved October 28, November 26, January 10, Retrieved January 10, February 27, Retrieved March 2, April 9, Retrieved April 14, Retrieved 29 September Torture Tactics Forbidden Machine Head.
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