Blood for Blood

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Blood for Blood
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Erick "Buddha" Medina, "White Trash" Rob Lind, Ian McFarland, and former drummer Mike "Cap'n" Mahoney.
Background information
OriginBoston, Massachusetts, United States
GenresHeavy hardcore
Years active19942004 (hiatus) 2010
LabelsVictory Records
Thorp Records
I Scream Records
Associated actsRamallah
Buddah & the Boys
Diecast
Ichabod
The Enemy Within
The Ducky Boys
Sinners and Saints
Biohazard
MembersIan McFarland
Robert Falzano
"White Trash" Rob Lind
Past membersBilly Graziadei
Erick "Buddha" Medina
Mike "Cap'n" Mahoney
Gina Benevides
Greg Dellaria
Jeremy Wooden
Craig Silverman
Dustin Hengst
Neal Dike

Blood for Blood is an American hardcore punk band from Boston, Massachusetts. It was formed in 1994 by Erick "Buddha" Medina and "White Trash" Rob Lind, drawing inspiration from the hardcore scene in Boston and New York. In 1997, they were signed to Victory Records. The band describes its sound as influenced by Sheer Terror, Breakdown, Carnivore and Killing Time.

After their 2004 album was released the band went on hiatus until 2010. Guitarist and songwriter Rob Lind decided touring with the band would be detrimental to his newfound sobriety, having been a heroin addict and alcoholic for many years, and feared a relapse.[1] As a tour replacement the band called upon NYHC vet Billy Graziadei from Biohazard to fill-in guitar duties in Rob's absence.[2]

In 2011 the band mentioned Lind's possible return for another full-length album; however, in June 2012 vocalist Erick Medina was kicked out of the band due to being charged with raping a minor. [3][4]

Members[edit]

  • "White Trash" Rob Lind - guitar, vocals
  • Ian McFarland - bass
  • Robert Falzano - drums (2012)

Previous members[edit]

  • Erick "Buddha" Medina - vocals (1994–2012)
  • Mike "Cap'n" Mahoney - drums (1994–1999)
  • Gina Benevides - bass (1996–1997)
  • Greg Dellaria - bass (1995)
  • Jeremy Wooden - bass (1994–1995)
  • Dustin Hengst - drums (Outlaw Anthems)
  • Neal Dike - drums (2004-2012)
  • Craig Silverman - guitar (live) (2010-2012)
  • Billy Graziadei - guitar (live) (2010)

Discography[edit]

Title Date of Release (Original) Label
1st Demo (Cassette) 1994 (Unreleased)
Hurt You Demo (Cassette) 1995 Self-released
Soulless 7 1996 Devour Records
Enemy 7 1997 Lost Disciple Records/Open Handed Records (vinyl)
Spit My Last Breath June 22, 1997 Victory Records
Revenge on Society April 17, 1998 Victory Records
Livin' in Exile July 13, 1999 Victory Records
Wasted Youth Brew April 24, 2001 Victory Records
Outlaw Anthems January 15, 2002 Victory Records[5]
Serenity June 22, 2004 Thorp Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rob Lind: Blood For Blood is back, bitches". Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  2. ^ bravewords.com. "BIOHAZARD's Billy Graziadei Joins BLOOD FOR BLOOD For European Persistence Tour". bravewords.com. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  3. ^ "Blood for Blood breaks silence on assault charges, kicks out accused singer". Punknews.org. 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2015-10-17.
  4. ^ "BLOOD FOR BLOOD Singer Booted After Allegations of Raping A Minor". Metal Injection. 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2015-10-17.
  5. ^ "Biohazard Guitarist To Tour With Reunited Blood For Blood". Roadrunnerrecords.com. 2010-06-20. Archived from the original on 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2015-10-17.

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