Head of David
|Head of David|
|Years active||1986–1991 2009–present|
Head of David was a British heavy metal band of the late 1980s that featured vocalist Stephen R. Burroughs and ex-Napalm Death member Justin Broadrick (later of Godflesh and Jesu). The band's sound paved way to various music genres, including industrial metal, grindcore and noise rock.
The original 1986 line-up reunited in 2009, and were due to play the Supersonic Festival in Birmingham, England in 2010. In an interview with Rock-A-Rolla magazine in 2009, Stephen R. Burroughs stated that "The back catalogue should be reissued this year . As for recording new stuff, it's now become apparent that we would all like to record something."
- Fear Factory covered the Head of David song "Dog Day Sunrise" on their album Demanufacture.
- The CD version of LP was titled CD.
- The Saveana Mix of "Bugged", along with a live version of "Snake Domain" appeared on the Blast First compilation entitled Nothing Short of Total War.
- A live version of the song "Roadkill" appeared on a 7" compilation which was included inside the second edition of Sounds Magazine.
- Stephen R. Burroughs - Vocals
- Eric Jurenovski - Guitars
- Bipin Kumar - Bass/backing vocals (1989 until disbanding)
- Dave Cochrane - Bass (1986–1989)
- Paul Sharp - Drums (1986–1987)
- Justin Broadrick - Drums (1987–1989)
|Released||Title||Label||UK Indie Chart Position||Additional information|
|Sep 1986||Dogbreath EP|
|Oct 1986||LP||Blast First||3||Side A "Dogbreath" / Side B "Godbreath"|
|July 1987||The Shit Hits the Fan||21||live at the I.C.A., London|
|March 1988||Dustbowl||Blast First||album; Side A "Rays" / Side B "Shadows"|
|February 1989||The Saveana Mixes||EP recorded 1987|
|White Elephant||John Peel sessions 23 Sep 1986 & 7 Jul 1987|
|January 1991||Seed State||Blast First
|March 1991||Soul Spark EP||Blast First||10"|
- Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Head of David - Music Biography, Credits and Discography : AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
- Kelly, Jennifer (17 June 2007). "Relinquishing This World of Brutal Music: An Interview With Jesu's Justin Broadrick". PopMatters. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
- (French) Interview 1988 - Out of nowhere zine
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