Wretched (doom band)

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This article is about the Maryland doom metal band. For other bands, see Wretched.
Wretched
Origin Maryland, U.S.
Genres Doom metal
Stoner metal
Years active 1993–2009
Labels Hellhound Records
Associated acts Earthride
Spirit Caravan
Unorthodox
Iron Man
Pentagram
Valkyrie
Nitroseed
Life Beyond
Past members Dave Sherman
Jon Blank
Jeff Parsons
John Koutsioukis
Cougin
Louis Strachan
Gus Basilika
Mike Phillips
Gary Isom

Wretched were a doom metal band from Maryland during the 1990s.

Biography[edit]

Wretched was one of many Maryland doom bands to be picked up by Hellhound Records in the early 90s.[1] The band put out three albums on Hellhound before disbanding. Singer Dave Sherman would go on to play bass in Spirit Caravan and sing in Earthride. Following the recording of Center of the Universe Gary Isom joined the band on drums.[1] Isom would later reunite with Sherman in Spirit Caravan.

The band has been on-again, off-again over the last decade.[2] They officially disbanded in 2005 but as of 2006 had announced they were back together with a new line-up.[2]

In 2007 Wreteched re-released Center of the Universe on their own Highland Ridge Records.

In May 2009 Wretched broke up again after Jon Blank's death. Their CD-EP Black Ambience was released in September.

Members[edit]

  • Dave Sherman - vocals
  • Jon Blank - vocals
  • Jeff Parsons - guitar
  • John Koutsioukis - bass
  • Cougin - drums
  • Gus Baslika - drums on Life Out There and Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Mike Phillips - drums on Center of the Universe
  • Gary Isom - drums

Discography[edit]

Reissue[edit]

  • Center of the Universe (Highland Ridge Records 2007)

References[edit]

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