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|Origin||Lowell, Massachusetts, United States|
Video Game Music
|Members||Rutcho - Guitar/Bass/Drums/Keys/Programming|
Vomitron is a one-man, instrumental music project/band that can be classified in the genres of heavy metal, experimental, progressive metal, and video game music cover band. Based in Massachusetts USA, his music first circulated in 2002 on mp3.com and he has released two full-length albums.
Vomitron: Released 2007
Vomitron's self-titled debut album consists of 17 tracks, with 16 of them being originals. It was self-released on January 8, 2007. Many of the tracks are re-recorded versions of the original MP3.com demos, though some of the original names have been changed. While the guitar, bass, and keys on the album were performed by Rutcho, the drums were performed by three session drummers and a session vocalist was used for "Eye of the Tiger", the only track with vocals.
- Arrival 2012
- Robot Sex
- Exploding Metal (Originally "The Long-Distance Ejaculator")
- Mandatory Spermicide
- Frozen in Fire (Originally "Orgasmeus, God of Masturbation")
- The Fuck Patrol
- Chicken Sacrifice
- 665: The Neighbor of the Beast
- Fission of Senses
- Collapse of a Neutron Star
- Penis Flytrap
- Escape from Nebulon V
- Mortal Wombat
- Eye of the Tiger (Survivor Cover)
- Through the Wormhole
No NES For The Wicked: Released 2011
Vomitron's second album consists entirely of original Nintendo video game covers performed in a heavy metal style. It was released on September 20, 2011 by Metavania Music. Each song includes virtually all the music from the specific original Nintendo game which it is titled. The exceptions are a short intro, which guides the listener through the familiar frustrations of trying to get an original Nintendo game to work and five short tracks which are each different themes from the video game, Tetris and interspersed throughout the album.
- Filtered Blow
- Blaster Master
- The Legend of Zelda
- Ninja Gaiden: Acts 1-3
- Double Dragon
- Ninja Gaiden: Acts 4-6
- The Soviet Mind Game
- Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Other Notable Songs / Covers
- "Ghostbusters", a heavy metal cover of Ray Parker Jr.'s 1984 movie theme song.
- "First Strike Is Deadly", a cover of a Testament song.
- "The Black Horsemen", a cover of a King Diamond song.