Destruction (baund)

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Destruction at the Wacken Festival in 2007
Background information
OreiginWeil am Rhein, Germany
GenresThrash metal, speed Metal
Years active1982–present
LabelsSteamhammer, Nuclear Blast, AFM
Mike Sifringer
Vaaver (Wawrzyniec Dramowicz)
Past membersThomas Rosenmerkel
Harry Wilkens
Michael "Ano" Piranio
Christian Engler
Tommy Sandmann
Oliver "Olly" Kaiser
Sven Vormann
Marc Reign

Destruction is a German thrash metal baund. They are considered ane o the "three keengs" o the Teutonic thrash metal scene, the ithers being Kreator an Sodom. Aw three o these baunds are aften creditit wi helpin pioneer daith metal, bi containing several elements o wha wis tae become the genre.

For maist o the 1990s, Destruction wur no signed tae a major record label an wis forcit tae sel-produce their albums, till they signed a contract wi Nuclear Blast in the 2000s.

Members[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Vocals, Bass: Schmier (1982–1989, 1999–Present)
  • Guitars: Mike Sifringer (1982–Present)
  • Drums: Vaaver (Wawrzyniec Dramowicz) (2010–Present)

Umwhile members[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Vocals: André Grieder (1990)
  • Vocals: Thomas Rosenmerkel (1993–1999)
  • Guitars: Harry Wilkens (1987–1990)
  • Guitars: Michael 'Ano' Piranio (1993–1999)
  • Drums: Tommy Sandmann (1982–1987)
  • Drums: Oliver 'Olly' Kaiser (1987–1999)
  • Drums: Sven Vormann (1999–2002)
  • Drums, Backing Vocals: Marc Reign (2002–2010)

Guest muisickers[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tägtgren appeared wi Schmier on the track Total Desaster 2000 frae the All Hell Breaks Loose album.

Aw o these airtists, wi Schmier, wur featured on the same sang, 2005's "The Alliance of Hellhoundz", frae the Inventor of Evil album.

All of these artists, with Schmier, appeared at the Wacken Open-Air Festival in 2007 on the track The Alliance of Hellhoundz, recorded for the 2009 live album The Curse of The Antichrist: Live In Agony.

  • Guitar: Ol Drake (live 2009, studio 2011)

Evile guitarist, he played the Caos Emergent Festival in Portugal on 13 September, as a replacement for Mike Sifringer who brak twa fingers in Belgium at the Vlamrock Festival on 29 August. Then went on tae play as Destruction's seicont guitarist as a guest onstage at Damnation Festival.

Follaein this, Drake wis invitit tae play some solos an melodies on the 2011 album Day of Reckoning

Discography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Studio albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

EPs[eedit | eedit soorce]

Live albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Live Without Sense (1988/1989)
  • Alive Devastation (2002)
  • The Curse of The Antichrist: Live In Agony (2009)

Compilation[eedit | eedit soorce]

DVDs[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Alive Devastation (2002)
  • Live Discharge (2004)
  • A Savage Symphony - The History of Annihilation (2010)

Demos[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]