First Blood (band)

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First Blood
Origin San Francisco, California, USA
Genres Hardcore
Years active 2002–present
Labels Trustkill Records
Website Official Website

First Blood is a metallic hardcore band from San Francisco, CA. Their Trustkill Records debut album is titled Killafornia. Four years later they released Silence Is Betryal on Bullet Tooth Records.

Background[edit]

The band's eponymously titled debut EP was released in 2003. In 2004 they released a split EP with Blacklisted, titled The Dead Man's Hand. In 2006, First Blood released their debut full-length album Killafornia through Trustkill Records hit.

First Blood went on tour in 2006 with Ignite, Comeback Kid, The Red Chord, Sick Of It All, Stretch Arm Strong, and more as well as an appearance at The New England Metal Fest on Saturday April 29.

During 2007, the band toured extensively with the likes of Full Blown Chaos, Since the Flood and Death Before Dishonor with more US dates to come.

Lineup[edit]

Former Members[edit]

  • Eddie Virgil – drums (Alcatraz)
  • Anthony Pizzarelli – bass (Alcatraz)
  • Manuel Peralez – guitar (ex-Set Your Goals, Alcatraz)
  • Kyle Dixon – guitar (Alcatraz, ex-Embrace The End)
  • Doug Weber – guitar (ex-Terror, Sworn Vengeance)
  • Brandon Thomas – drums (on record, not officially part of the band)
  • Mike Orris Jr. (helped with the first tours, not officially part of the band)
  • Ryan Brooks – drums (filled in on tour when the band was seeking a full-time drummer)
  • Daniel Fletcher – guitar
  • Marc Strömberg – bass (filled in on tour 2012)
  • Rhett Hornberger – drums
  • AJ Borish – bass (filled in on tour 2013)

Discography[edit]

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