Greg Christian

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Greg Christian
Testament by Christian Misje.jpg
Live at Hole In The Sky, Bergen Metal Fest 2007
Background information
Birth name Greg Christian
Born (1966-04-29) April 29, 1966 (age 48)
Genres Heavy metal, thrash metal
Occupations Bassist
Instruments Bass, vocals
Years active 1983–present
Associated acts Testament
HavocHate

Greg Christian (born April 29, 1966)[1][2] is the former bassist for the American thrash metal band Testament. He left the band in 1996, but rejoined in 2004 and left again in 2014.

Testament[edit]

Christian is an original member of Testament, beginning with the band when they were still known as Legacy. He recorded many of the band's albums including The Legacy, The New Order, Practice What You Preach, Souls of Black, The Ritual, Low, The Formation of Damnation, and Testament's most recent album Dark Roots of Earth. He also played on the live albums, Live at Eindhoven, Return to the Apocalyptic City, Live at the Filmore, Live in London and Dark Roots of Thrash.[3] In 1996, Christian left Testament, but rejoined in 2004. He is known for his finger playing style and jazz-like bass parts which can be heard on songs like "Souls of Black" and "Disciples of the Watch". Christian also performed backing vocals in Testament.

HavocHate[edit]

Christian joined HavocHate in 2005, and recorded one album, Cycle of Pain.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives - Greg Christian". The Metal Archives. Retrieved 2012-07-15. 
  2. ^ "HOME". 420metal.com. 1966-04-29. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  3. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Biography-Testament". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 January 2010. 
  4. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Biography-HavocHate". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 January 2010.