Bruce Fitzhugh

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Bruce Fitzhugh
Birth name Bruce Fitzhugh
Origin Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
Genres Christian metal, heavy metal
Occupation(s) Singer, musician, record producer
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1989–2003, 2005-present
Labels Seize the Day, Solid State
Associated acts Living Sacrifice
Jeremiah Scott
Megabruce
Aletheian
Zao
Few Left Standing
Further Seems Forever
The Showdown

Bruce Fitzhugh is the second and best known lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and founding member of Arkansas's Christian metal band Living Sacrifice.[1] The lead vocalist role was left to Bruce shortly after the departure of former lead Darren Johnson and prior to the recording of Living Sacrifice's 1997 album, Reborn. Fitzhugh is featured in Zao's The Lesser Lights of Heaven DVD. Fitzhugh's nephew is Drew Garrison, Vocalist for Descended From Wolves.

He has been involved in many other music endeavors such as producing The Showdown's debut album, A Chorus Of Obliteration.[2] He also produced albums for Zao,[3] Further Seems Forever,[4] Few Left Standing,[5] and Eso-Charis.[6] He is also a guest vocalist on Demon Hunter's album Storm the Gates of Hell on the song "Sixteen".[7]

In 2015, Fitzhugh stated in an interview with Mark Salomon, that Living Sacrifice is currently writing new music.[8] Fitzhugh, along with Demon Hunter guitarist and Showdown bassist, Jeremiah Scott, wrote two songs titled "Made for War" and "Defend the Crown" for the Killing Floor 2 Soundtrack.[9] In 2015, Fitzhugh, along with Travis Turner (ex-Aletheian, Solamors) and Alex Kenis (ex-Becoming the Archetype, Aletheian, Solamors), recorded a cover of Megadeth's "Holy Wars... The Punishment Due" cover in honor of the 25th anniversary of the song.[10][11][12]

Fitzhugh owned a label titled: "Seize the Day Records".[13] Fitzhugh formed the company, Zambooie with Mike Lewis (Puller, For Love Not Lisa) and later Billy Power (Blenderhead)[14] and currently works at Manhead Merch.[15]

Discography[edit]

With Living Sacrifice

As Bruce Fitzhugh & Jeremiah Scott

  • "Made for War" (2015)
  • "Defend the Crown" (2015)

As Megabruce

Guest vocals

Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Downey, Ryan J. "Biography-Living Sacrifice". Allmusic. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ burningcold_05 (August 12, 2006). "The Showdown - A Chorus of Obliteration". Encyclopaedia Metallum. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Credits Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest". Allmusic. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Credits The Final Curtain". Allmusic. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Bruce Fitzhugh credits". AllMusic. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Credits ESO Charis". Allmusic. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Credits Storm the Gates of Hell". Allmusic. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  8. ^ Fitzhugh, Bruce. "Bruce Fitzhugh on Never Was Podcast". Never Was. Interview with Mark Salomon. 
  9. ^ "Killing Floor 2 Soundtrack Revealed". Tripwire Interactive. 
  10. ^ "Holy wars... The Punishment Due". As the Story Grows. September 24, 2015. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  11. ^ Wookubus (September 30, 2015). "Hear Living Sacrifice, Ex-Becoming the Archetype, ETC. Members Cover Megadeth". Theprp. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  12. ^ Fitzhugh, Bruce (September 23, 2015). "Megadeth Tribute with Bruce Fitzhugh and Alex Kenis". Interview with Trav Turner & Alex Kenis. As The Story Grows. Retrieved April 8, 2016. 
  13. ^ Putman, Matt (February 1, 2015). "Matt Putman of Living Sacrifice". Interview with Trav Turner & Jesse Jeremiah. As The Story Grows. Retrieved October 22, 2015. 
  14. ^ Sciaretto, Amy (December 24, 2009). "Living Sacrifce's Bruce Fitzhugh talks about his Interesting day job". Noisecreep. Retrieved April 8, 2016. 
  15. ^ a b Fitzhugh, Bruce (September 20, 2015). "Bruce Fitzhugh of Living Sacrifice". Interview with Trav Turner & Stephen Sarro. As The Story Grows. Retrieved April 8, 2016. 

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