Kill Devil Hill (band)

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Kill Devil Hill
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Background information
Origin Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United States
Genres Heavy metal, alternative metal
Years active 2011–present
Labels SPV
Associated acts Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, Dio, Pantera, Down, Pissing Razors, Type O Negative
Members Rex Brown
Johnny Kelly
Mark Zavon
Dewey Bragg
Past members Vinny Appice

Kill Devil Hill is a heavy metal supergroup founded in 2011 by drummer Vinny Appice (former Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell and Dio), bassist Rex Brown (former Pantera and Down), guitarist Mark Zavon and lead vocalist Dewey Bragg (former Pissing Razors).[1] The band is named after the town of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, a location renowned from pirating days.[2] The band's sound has been described as "heavy and modern without succumbing to typical contemporary hardcore trappings – indecipherable vocals or overused blast beats."[2]

Kill Devil Hill released their self-titled debut album in May 2012.

They have toured the USA with rock band Adrenaline Mob.[citation needed]

On March 10, 2014, it was announced that Vinny Appice had left the band, and that former Type O Negative drummer Johnny Kelly was his replacement.[3]

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Current members[edit]

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Trivia[edit]

  • In July 2015, Texas Hippie Coalition bassist John Exall started a new musical ensemble called "Smoke Hollow" along with three musicians, Ashes from Static-X, Dewey Bragg from Kill Devil Hill and Ralf Mueggler from Crowned by Fire.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KILL DEVIL HILL: First Audio Sample Posted Online". Blabbermouth.net. 15 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Devores, Courtney (18 May 2012). "Kill Devil Hill: A rocker's dream creates a new band". Charlotte Observer. 
  3. ^ "KILL DEVIL HILL Parts Ways With Drummer VINNY APPICE, Recruits JOHNNY KELLY". Blabbermouth.net. March 10, 2014. Retrieved March 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ "John Exall". Facebook. Retrieved 25 July 2015. 

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