Death (2)

Death (2)

Profile:
Formed in 1983 as Mantas with Chuck Schuldiner on vocals and guitar, Rick Rozz on guitar and Barney 'Kam' Lee on drums and vocals. In 1984 the band recorded their first demo called "Death By Metal". Soon after the recording the band split up and Chuck formed a new band named Death.

1984: Rick Rozz (guitar), Kam Lee (drums), Chuck Schuldiner (guitar, vocals).
1985: Rick Rozz leaves the band. Scott Carlson (bass) and Matt Olivio (guitar) from the Michigan based band Genocide joined Death. Kam left the band. A couple of months later both Matt and Scott left. Chuck moved to San Francisco and joined forces with Eric Brecht (drums). At the end of the year Chuck returned to Florida bandless.
1986: Chuck moved to Toronto to join Slaughter. After a couple of weeks Chuck moved back to Florida and then once again to San Francisco to join up with drummer Chris Reifert. During rehearsals Steve DiGiorgio played bass while Death and Sadus shared a rehearsal space. They recorded "Scream Bloody Gore" during the summer.
1987: "Scream Bloody Gore" released March 1987. Chuck moved back to Florida and teamed up with Rick Rozz (guitar), Terry Buttler (bass) and Bill Andrews (drums).
1988: Rick Rozz replaced by James Murphy.
1990: James Murphy replaced by Albert Gonzales who in the same year was replaced by Paul Masvidal. The band decided to tour Europe without Chuck with Walter Trachsler on guitar and Louie Carrisalez handling the vocals.
1991: Chuck recruits Sean Reinert (drums), Paul Masvidal (guitar) and Steve DiGiorgio (bass). Steve DiGiorgio replaced by Skott Carino
1993: Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert leaves replaced by Andy LaRocque (guitar) and Gene Hoglan (drums) and Steve DiGiorgio rejoins. Craig Locicero helps out on their European tour and Ralph Santolla on the US tour and the Easter festivals in Europe.
1995: Bobby Koelble on guitar and Kelly Conlon on drums.
1996: A break so Chuck can think about the band's future. During this period Chuck starts the band Control Denied.
1998: Shannon Hamm on guitar, Scott Clendenin on bass and Richard Christy on drums.
1999: Chuck is diagnosed with a brainstem tumor.
2001: "Live In L.A." and "Live In Eindhoven" albums were released by Nuclear Blast to earn some money for Chuck's treatment. Chuck passed away on December 13.
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Death (2) Discography

Albums

none Death (2) Live 11/9/84(Cass) Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) none US 1984 Sell This Version
Death (2) Infernal Live Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) US 1984 Sell This Version
Death (2) Scream Bloody Gore (Album) Combat France 1987 Sell This Version
Death (2) Leprosy (Album) Combat Canada 1988 Sell This Version
Death (2) Spiritual Healing (Album) Combat US 1990 Sell This Version
Death (2) Human (Album) Relativity US 1991 Sell This Version
Death (2) Individual Thought Patterns (Album) Roadrunner Records Canada 1993 Sell This Version
Death (2) Symbolic (Album) Roadrunner Records Canada 1995 Sell This Version
Death (2) The Sound Of Perseverance (Album) Nuclear Blast, Nuclear Blast Germany 1998 Sell This Version
Death (2) Live In L.A. (Death & Raw) (Album) Nuclear Blast, Nuclear Blast Germany 2001 Sell This Version
Death (2) Live In Eindhoven '98 (Album) Nuclear Blast Germany 2001 Sell This Version
Death (2) Vivus! (Album, Comp) Relapse Records US 2012 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Death (2) Death By Metal(Cass, RE) Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) none US 1984 Sell This Version
JN012/013 Death (2) AFTER DARK NIGHT CLUB(12", Ltd, Pic) JESTER JN012/013 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Death (2) Fate (Comp) Relativity UK 1992 Sell This Version
none Possessed / Exodus (6) / Death (2) / Forbidden (3) / Dark Angel (3) Possessed / Exodus (6) / Death (2) / Forbidden (3) / Dark Angel (3) - Victims Of Death - The Best Of / Lessons In Violence - The Best Of / Fate - The Best Of / Point Of No Return - The Best Of / Decade Of Chaos - The Best Of(CD, RE + CD, RE + CD, RE + CD, RE + CD, RE + Comp ) Century Media none Europe 1999 Sell This Version
Death (2) Death (Album, Comp) Century Media Germany 2000 Sell This Version

Videos

Death (2) Live In L.A. (Death & Raw) Nuclear Blast Brazil 2001 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

Death (2) Reign Of Terror Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) US 1984 Sell This Version
none Death (2) Infernal Death(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) none US 1985 Sell This Version
none Death (2) Rigor Mortis(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) none US 1985 Sell This Version
none Death (2) Back From The Dead(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) none US 1985 Sell This Version
Death (2) Rehearsal 28/3/86 Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) US 1986 Sell This Version
none Death (2) Mutilation(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Death (2) Self-released) none US 1986 Sell This Version
none Cyclone Temple / Abattoir / Agent Steel / Devastation (4) / Death (2) Cyclone Temple / Abattoir / Agent Steel / Devastation (4) / Death (2) - Untitled(5xCD + Box) Century Media none Germany 1999 Sell This Version