Monstrosity

Monstrosity

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Monstrosity, being one of the first Florida based Death Metal bands, was formed in late 1990 by Mark Van Erp (bass), Lee Harrison (drummer) and Jon Rubin (guitar). They were eventually joined by George "Corpsegrinder" Fischer (vocals). After the release of the demo "Horror Infinity" the band was signed to German Nuclear Blast Records where their first release was the debut album, "Imperial Doom". However, there where some disagreements with the label and eventually the band left the label.

Two years after the release of the demo "Slaves and Masters", in 1994, the band was signed to Conquest Music and released their second album "Millennium" in 1996 (ironically licensed by Nuclear Blast for the European market). The album was a huge succes and the band then embarked on various tours to promote it. After the release and tours George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher left the band to become a member of Cannibal Corpse. He was replaced by Jason Avery. The band then returned to the studio to record their third album. The result was "In Dark Purity" which was released in 1999.

In 2001 the band returned with the double disc album "Enslaving The Masses" which contained remixed songs from past albums (all vocals by George Fisher) on disc one and live songs from various shows on disc two. Unfortunately, Jason Avery had to leave the band because of personal reasons. He was replaced by Sam Molina. In 2002 former tour-only member Patrick Hall (guitar) re-joined the band as permanent member.

In 2003 former vocalist Jason Avery also re-joined the band. Sam Molina didn't quit but instead he became second guitarist. Same year they recorded and released their fifth album, "Rise To Power", which was recorded at Audio Hammer studios in Sanford, Florida.
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Monstrosity Discography

Albums

NBA RED 6032-4 Monstrosity Imperial Doom (Album) Nuclear Blast NBA RED 6032-4 US 1992 Sell This Version
NB 206-2 Monstrosity Millennium (Album) Conquest Music (2) NB 206-2 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
MICY-1134 Monstrosity In Dark Purity (Album) Metal Age Recordings MICY-1134 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
CM 2 5124 Monstrosity Rise To Power (Album) Conquest Music (2) CM 2 5124 US 2003 Sell This Version
MUT 027 Monstrosity Live Extreme Brazilian Tour 2002 (Album) Mutilation Records MUT 027 Brazil 2003 Sell This Version
3984-14607-2 Monstrosity Spiritual Apocalypse (Album) Conquest Music (2) 3984-14607-2 Germany 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

RR-011 Monstrosity Burden Of Evil(7", Ltd) Relapse Records RR-011 US 1991 Sell This Version
NB 055 Monstrosity Darkest Dream Nuclear Blast NB 055 Germany 1992 Sell This Version

Compilations

HHR088 Monstrosity Enslaving The Masses (Comp) Hammerheart Records HHR088 Netherlands 2001 Sell This Version

Videos

cm4253 Monstrosity Live Apocalypse(DVD) Conquest Music (2) cm4253 2012 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Monstrosity Horror Infinity (Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Monstrosity Self-released) none US 1990 Sell This Version
none Monstrosity Slaves And Masters(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Monstrosity Self-Released) none US 1994 Sell This Version