Barry Thompson

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Barry Thompson
Genres Death metal
Years active 1986-
Labels Metal Blade
Associated acts Bolt Thrower

Barry (Baz) Thompson was the lead and rhythm guitarist in Bolt Thrower on all albums. He co-founded the band in 1986, and was also the main songwriter of the band. He remained in Bolt Thrower until they broke up in 2016, following the death of drummer Martin Kearns the year before. Thompson also did some backing vocals on the Benediction album, Grind Bastard.[1]


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