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Head of David

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Head of David
OriginUnited Kingdom
Years active1986–1991
LabelsBlast First
Past members

Head of David were a British heavy metal band that featured vocalist Stephen R. Burroughs and ex-Napalm Death member Justin Broadrick (later of Godflesh and Jesu). The band's sound paved way for various music genres, including industrial metal, grindcore and noise rock.[1] Paul Sharp is now the drummer with Turning Black Like Lizards.

Band members[edit]

  • Stephen R. Burroughs – vocals
  • Eric Jurenovskis – guitars
  • Bipin Kumar – bass/backing vocals
  • 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[citation needed] 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 September 1986 & 7 July 1987
January 1991 Seed State Blast First
March 1991 Soul Spark EP Blast First 10"


  1. ^ a b Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Head of David - Music Biography, Credits and Discography : AllMusic". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  2. ^ Kelly, Jennifer (17 June 2007). "Relinquishing This World of Brutal Music: An Interview With Jesu's Justin Broadrick". PopMatters. Retrieved 21 January 2017.

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