Savage Messiah (band)
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Savage Messiah is an English thrash metal/heavy metal band formed in May 2007 in London. The band was formed by guitarist and lead vocalist Dave Silver and also consists of guitarist Joff Bailey, bassist Mira Slama and drummer Andrea Gorio. Their debut self-financed EP Spitting Venom was released on 1 October 2007 by SMR Productions (the bands own label) to generally positive reviews.
Insurrection Rising was released on 19 October 2009. It was recorded in The Ecology Room studios in Deal, England. They worked with producer Chris Tsangarides, who also produced the albums Painkiller by Judas Priest and Tattooed Millionaire by Bruce Dickinson as well as having production credits for bands such as Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, Yngwie Malmsteen and more recently Biomechanical as well as many others. Recording for the album was finished in March and Scott Atkins (Cradle of Filth, Gama Bomb) was hired to mix the album.
It was announced on 13 August 2010 that Savage Messiah was to be signed by Earache Records, with whom they signed a worldwide multi-album deal. The band posted a statement on their website stating: "We are very proud and excited to sign with Earache Records. This is an exciting time for Savage Messiah as we are currently writing our new album, and hope to be on tour soon to present the new material".
"We would like to thank everybody at Earache for this fantastic opportunity, and we are really looking forward to getting out and thrashing with the fans".
The band's third album, Plague Of Conscience, was released in 2012.[dated info] On 12 October 2011, they released an advanced mix of the song "The Accuser".
In 2012, the drummer on the Plague Of Conscience, Mauricio Chamucero, left the band and was replaced by Andrea Gorio.
On 1 July 2013. Savage Messiah entered the studio to record their fourth album, The Fateful Dark. Scott Atkins their producer. It is the first album to feature drummer Andrea Gorio, and was released on 10 March in Europe and 18 March in the US.
- Dave Silver – lead vocals, guitars (2007-present)
- Joff Bailey – guitars, backing vocals (2011-present)
- Mira Slama - bass (2014-present)
- Andrea Gorio – drums, percussion (2012-present)
- Pete Hunt - drums
- Chris O'Toole - bass
- James Tyler - guitars
- Sy Taplin - guitars, backing vocals
- Sasha Krohn - bass, backing vocals
- Ernesto Nogara - drums
- Mauricio chamucero - drums
- Tom Draper - guitars
- Stefano Selvatico - bass
- Spitting Venom (SMR - 2007)
- Insurrection Rising (Candlelight - 2009)
- Plague Of Conscience (Earache - 2012)
- The Fateful Dark (Earache - 2014)