Rumpelstiltskin Grinder

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Rumpelstiltskin Grinder
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Genres thrash metal
Years active 2002–present
Labels Relapse Records, Candlelight Records
Associated acts Solace in the Shadows, Azure Emote, XXX Maniak, Evil Divine, Dust is Everywhere, Divine Rapture
Members Matt Moore
Shawn Riley
Pat Battaglia
Ryan Moll
Past members Eli Shaika, Mike Hrubovcak, Jason Sidote

Rumpelstiltskin Grinder (or RsG) is a thrash metal band from the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. They first released their live album "Raped by Bears". After that they released a single song split 7" entitled "Equipment Crusher" with Jumbo's Kill Crane on Red Candle Records. They then released a live CDR entitled Raped By Bears-Live At The Dungeon 6/21/03. Their debut album Buried In The Front Yard was released on Relapse Records. Their second album entitled Living for Death, Destroying the Rest was released in January 2009. RsG played their first North American tour that year.


Current members:

  • Matt Moore (Rhythm Guitar, Vocals) (XXX Maniak)
  • Shawn Riley (Bass, Vocals)
  • Pat Battaglia (Drums, Percussion)
  • Ryan Moll (Lead Guitar)

Former members

  • Eli Shaika (Vocals)
  • Mike Hrubovcak (Vocals)
  • Jason Sidote (Vocals)

Rumpelstiltskin Grinder contains former members of the now defunct American black metal acts Solace in the Shadows and Evil Divine.


Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]

  • "Raped by Bears" (2003)

Split albums[edit]

  • "Jumbo's Killcrane / Rumpelstiltskin Grinder" (2004)
  • "Speed n' Spikes Vol. II" (2008)
  • "Urine Trouble / Nothing Defeats the Skull" (2008)
  • "Jason Gross / Guitar Rumplestiltskin Grinder" (2004)


Stealing E.T. (Music Video) (2006) Nothing Defeats the Skull (Music Video) (2009)

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