Chris Kontos (musician)

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Chris Kontos (born June 25, 1968) is an American drummer, born in New York City. As a former drummer of the metal band Machine Head, he performed on their first album, Burn My Eyes. He and the band parted ways in 1995, before their second album.[1] He played in many bands and projects before and after that period of time, including Testament, Konkhra, Attitude Adjustment, Exodus, Death Angel, and Verbal Abuse.[2]


  • Attitude Adjustment, Dead Serious demo (1985)
  • Attitude Adjustment, American Paranoia (1986)
  • Attitude Adjustment, No More Mr. Nice Guy EP (1988)
  • Attitude Adjustment, Out of Hand (1991)
  • Grinch, The Blacking Factory (1992)[citation needed]
  • Machine Head, Burn My Eyes (1994)
  • Konkhra, Weed Out The Weak (1997)
  • The Servants, Mostly Monsters (2002)
  • Anti-Trust, Guilty as Charged (2005)
  • Various Artists, A Tribute to Judas Priest: Legends of Metal (plays with Testament on "Rapid Fire")
  • Sangre Eterna demo(2006)
  • Spiralarms ep. (2007)
  • Attitude Adjustment "No Way Back" (2010)


  1. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Biography: Machine Head". Allmusic. Retrieved August 9, 2010. 
  2. ^ Smart, Noel (November 2010). "Interview With Chris Kontos - Ex: Machine Head / Testament". Sick Drummer Magazine. 
  • Verbal Abuse - Passport - Verbal Abuse of America (Destiny 1989)
  • Verbal Abuse - Red, White and Violent (Century Media 1995)

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