Blitzspeer

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Blitzspeer was a hard rock alternative band from New York City, active in the late 1980s and early 1990s. They released two albums via Epic/Sony records. The first, an EP recorded live at the Limelight in NYC, was titled "Live". The EP consisted of six Blitzspeer songs and a cover of the MC5 song "Kick out the Jams". The second album from Blitzspeer was a studio effort titled "Saves".

Blitzspeer's lineup consisted of Scott Lano (Vocals & Guitar), Phil Caivano (Guitar, Bass and, vocals), Curt Fleck (bass) and, Louie Gasparro (drums).Bryan Essing (drums) was the drummer on "Saves", as well as all following tour dates. David Tritt (drums) appeared on a 45" released independently on American Gothic records in 1993.

After the demise of Blitzspeer, Phil Caivano did production work, working as a guitar tech for Monster Magnet, then joining Monster Magnet as a guitarist. After Phil left Monster Magnet he joined Jakalope, an industrial/pop collective led by Dave Ogilvie (Skinny Puppy). Curt Fleck has been rumoured to have been in Raging Slab for a short time. Louie Gasparro went on to form Psycho 69 aka Mad Parade with School Of Violence's Steg Von Heintz. He also played with Murphy's Law and Lordz Of Brooklyn, and headed the New York band Supervillain. Gasparro joined forces with ex After Dark vocalist Alex Dementia, and ex Malstrom and Tides Within bassist Alex Coelho to form The Resurrection Sorrow. The Resurrection Sorrow's debut album "Hour Of The Wolf" was released in October 2009. Bryan Essing worked on a project named Resurge and has played drums on several other studio recordings, as well as pursued an acting career.