Metal made by black musicians

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Metal made by black musicians

Post#1 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:11 am

I was wondering which 80's Metal bands with official releases (not including South America/Africa) consisted of or had black musicians?
Maybe you can add more bands to the list:

Bernie Torme's Electric Gypsies
Black Death (US)
Black Sheep (US)
Blackkout (US)
Blasphemy (Can)
Black Dethe (US)
Bronx (Fra)
Defcon (->Metallica) (US)
Dyoxen (Can)
Dragonfly (UK)
Fucker (Ger)
Force (US)
Harvey (US)
Hirax/L.A. Kaos (US)
Iron Man (US)
Kalaschnikov (Ger)
King Kobra (US)
M.A.R.S./Tony McAlpine (US)
Mass (Ger)
Phantasm (US/CA)
Revelation (US)
Sabre (US/Ger)
Saviour (Hol)
Sapphire (UK)
Samson (UK)
Sound Barrier (US)
Steel Prophet (US)
Stone Vengeance (US)
Strattson (Fra)
Suffocation (US)
Suicidal Tendencies (US)
The Plasmatics (US)
Wanted (US)
Wicca (US)
Zoetrope (US)
Znowhite/Cyclone Temple (US)
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Post#2 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:22 am

BRONX (fra)
STRATTSON (fra)
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Post#3 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:43 am

Force (US)

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Post#4 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:04 am

M.A.R.S. (US) - Tony McAlpine, he also released many solo-shredding albums in the 80s.
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Post#5 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:16 am

Great guys, how could I forget them, added to the list.
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Post#6 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:36 pm

Mass from Germany - the vocalist was of African origin.

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Post#7 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:07 pm

Herkus Monte wrote:Mass from Germany - the vocalist was of African origin.
He doesn't look very black to me on the photos I have of the band.
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Post#8 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:20 pm

IRON MAN
STEEL PROPHET (when Vince Dennis was playing there)
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REVELATION
SUFFOCATION
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Post#9 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:26 pm

Warepire wrote:
Herkus Monte wrote:Mass from Germany - the vocalist was of African origin.
He doesn't look very black to me on the photos I have of the band.
Not even on the cover of this one? http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/ ... ter_house/

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Post#10 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:11 pm

Warepire wrote:M.A.R.S. (US) - Tony McAlpine, he also released many solo-shredding albums in the 80s.
:D :!:

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Post#11 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:32 pm

Hirax..... :D

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Post#12 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:24 pm

Ernest Thesiger wrote:
Warepire wrote:
Herkus Monte wrote:Mass from Germany - the vocalist was of African origin.
He doesn't look very black to me on the photos I have of the band.
Not even on the cover of this one? http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/ ... ter_house/
Ok, I hadn't seen that photo before. I can see the African genes. Nice catch.
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Post#13 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:45 pm

Blasphemy(Can)
Hirax
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Post#14 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:11 pm

I am certain I have seen a few black dudes on the photos of some more obscure Brazillian death/thrash bands from the 80`s but I cannot recall the names right now.
Oh, and there is also Mystifier...

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Post#15 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:45 pm

Black Dethe (they released only demos though)
And I'm not sure if the dude in the MA photo of Death Mask is black, latino or both.

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