Integrity (band)

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Integrity
Also known as Integrity 2000
Origin Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Genres Hardcore punk, metalcore
Years active 1988 (1988)–present
Labels A389, Deathwish, Holy Terror, Indie, Victory
Website holyterror.com

The group originally formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1988, but founding member Dwid relocated to Belgium in 2003.[1] Their lyrical themes include religion, the supernatural, mental illness, individualism, and the occult.

Band members[edit]

Current members

  • Dwid Hellion – vocals (1988–present)
  • Rob Orr – lead/rhythm guitar, bass, drums (2009–present)

Live members

  • Andrew Ransom – bass (2010–present)
  • Alex "The Beast" Henderson – drums (2011–present)
  • Jon Pearcy - guitar (2011-present)

Former members

  • Aaron "A2" Melnick – lead guitar, backing vocals (1988–1998)
  • John Comprix – lead guitar (2003)
  • Mike Jochum – lead guitar (2003, 2005–2009)
  • Frank Cavanaugh – rhythm guitar (1991)
  • Bill Mckinney – rhythm guitar (1991)
  • Chris Smith – rhythm guitar (1991–1994)
  • Frank "3 Gun" Novineck – rhythm guitar (1994–1998)
  • Dave Felton – guitar (1998–2000)
  • Vee Price – guitar, backing vocals (2000–2002)
  • Blaze Tischko – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (2003)
  • Matt Brewer – rhythm guitar (2004–2010)
  • Tom Front – bass (1988–1989)
  • Leon "Micha" Melnick – bass (1989–1998)
  • Craig Martini – bass (1998–2000)
  • Jamison Lee - bass (2001) (European tour only)
  • Brandon Stearns – bass (2000–2002)
  • Steve Rauckhorst – bass (2002-2003, 2005–2010)
  • Tonny "Chubby Fresh" Pines – drums (1988–1991, 1994–1995, 2003)
  • David Nicholi Araca – drums (1991–1994)
  • Mark Konopka – drums (1995)
  • Bob Zeiger – drums (1995–1996)
  • Chris Dora – drums (1996–1998)
  • Steve Felton – drums (1998–2000)
  • Adam Gontier – drums (2000–2002)
  • Nate Jochum – drums (2005–2011)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

EPs and singles

  • Off The Bat Demo (1987)
  • Harder They Fall Demo (1989)
  • In Contrast of Sin (1990, Victory)
  • Grace of the Unholy (1990, Progression)
  • Kingdom of Heaven (1992, Overkill)
  • Integrity (1992)
  • "Hooked, Lung, Stolen Breath Cunt" (1995)
  • Septic Death Karaoke (1995, Blood Book)
  • Project: Regenesis (1999, East Coast Empire)
  • Walpürgisnacht (2008, A389)
  • We Are the End (2010, Magic Bullet)
  • Grace of the Unholy (2010, A389)
  • Evacuate (2012, A389)
  • Kingdom of Heaven (2012, A389)
  • Detonate Worlds Plague (2012, Holy Terror)

Splits

  • Integrity / Mayday - Les 120 Journees De Sodome (1992, Endgame)
  • Integrity / Psywarfare (1996, Victory)
  • Integrity / Kids of Widney High (1996, Blood Book)
  • Integrity / Hatebreed (1997, Stillborn)
  • Integrity / Lockweld (1998, Victory)
  • Integ2000 / Fear Tomorrow (1999, East Coast Empire)
  • Integrity / AVM (2009, Holy Terror)
  • Integrity / Creepout - Love Is... The Only Weapon (2009, Jukeboxxx)
  • Integrity / Rot In Hell - Black Heksen Rise (2011, TDON)
  • Integrity / Gehenna (2012, Holy Terror)

Live and video albums

  • Palm Sunday (2005, Aurora Borealis)
  • Always Is Always Forever (2005, Van Hellion)

Music videos[edit]

  • "Dawn of a New Apocalypse" (1992)
  • "In Contrast of Sin" (1992)
  • "Micha: Those Who Fear Tomorrow" (1992)
  • "Eighteen" (1993)
  • "Incarnate 365" (1995)
  • "Judgement Day" (1995)
  • "To Die For" (2003)
  • "Black Heksen Rise" (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ramirez, Carlos (November 16, 2009). "Integrity's Dwid Sits Down for Rare Interview". Noisecreep. AOL. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ Adams, Gregory (March 21, 2013). "Integrity Announce 'Suicide Black Snake'". Exclaim!. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 

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