Ringworm (band)

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Origin Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Genres Metalcore, hardcore punk, thrash metal
Years active 1989–1994, 1999–present
Labels Relapse Records
Associated acts Integrity, Hatebreed, Terror, Gehenna, Cold as Life
  • James "Human Furnace" Bulloch
  • Matt Sorg
  • Mark Witherspoon
  • Ryan Steigerwald
  • Ed Stephens

Ringworm is an American metalcore band formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1989.[1] The name "Ringworm" was derived from a Vincent Price movie.[2] The band has toured extensively in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe and has released their last four albums on Victory Records. In 2013, the band announced they had signed with Relapse Records and that a new LP would be released through them. Vocalist Human Furnace currently plays in the Cleveland metal band Gluttons, and solo project HOLYGHOST.



  • 1991 - "self-titled" demo (self released), later released by Overkill Records
  • 1993 - The Promise (Incision Records), later reissued on CD by Deathwish Inc and vinyl by A389 Recordings
  • 1994 - Split 7" with Boiling Point (Lost and Found Records)
  • 1995 - Flatline (demo from 1991 which became bonus tracks on subsequent re-release of The Promise (Lost and Found Records)
  • 1999 - Madness of War (self-released demo)
  • 2000 - Hollow Soul (Split with Godbelow) (Surface Records)
  • 2001 - Split 7" with Cold as Life (Stillborn Records)
  • 2001 - Birth Is Pain (Victory Records)
  • 2003 - Splitseveninch (Split with Terror) (Deathwish Inc.)
  • 2005 - Justice Replaced by Revenge (Victory Records)
  • 2007 - The Venomous Grand Design (Victory Records)
  • 2011 - Scars (Victory Records)
  • 2011 - Your Soul Belongs to Us... (Split with Mindsnare) (A389 Recordings)
  • 2012 - Stigmatas in the Flesh (A389 Recordings, live album)
  • 2013 - Bleed EP (Relapse Records)
  • 2014 - Hammer of the Witch LP (Relapse Records)[3]


  • "Justice Replaced by Revenge" (2005)
  • "The Ninth Circle" (2007)
  • "Used Up, Spit Out" (2011)


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