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Atheist
Formed: 1984 in Sarasota, FL
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Randy Burkey, Scott Burns, Tony Choy, Marcel Dissantos, Frank Emmi, Kelly Shaefer, Roger Patterson, Steve Flynn, Mark Sczawtsberg, Steve ...See All
Biography: Arguably the ultimate progressive metal band of their day, Atheist's impossibly Byzantine death-jazz proved too advanced even for committed metalheads to stomach. Over the span of three albums admirably recorded in spite of crippling adversity, the band's inventive but inaccessible style has earned them ...Read full biography
Unquestionable Presence
Released: 1991
Label: Relapse Records
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Despite the very positive reception that had greeted their bold first album, Atheist almost didn't last long enough to finish their second. Taking a break from recording to embark on a short tour, the ...Read full review
Elements
Released: 1993
Label: Relapse Records
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Easily the most accessible of Atheist's three albums, 1993's Elements was recorded under duress from the band's record company, which forced them back into the studio after their initial breakup in order ...Read full review
More Atheist albums: Main Albums (8), Compilations (1)
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