Rorschach Test (band)

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Rorschach Test
Rorschach Test Band Logo.jpg
Rorschach Test Band Logo
Background information
Origin Denver, Colorado, United States
Genres Industrial metal
Labels E-Magine, Slipdisc

Rorschach Test is an American industrial band from Denver, Colorado, formed by James Baker.

James Baker[edit]

Baker was a young minister based in Denver until being defrocked in the early 1990s for his allegedly heretical questioning of church doctrine.[1]

He began writing music and lyrics after leaving the church. Soon after, he met guitarist Benjamin Anderson, from Yuma, Arizona, and the two began writing songs together.[2] Baker and band members began composing "metallic, industrial songs with a definite debt to Ministry and Skinny Puppy but including elements of conventional metal."[1]


Rorschach Test formed in Denver, Colorado, and later relocated to Seattle where they were signed to the now defunct label Slip Disc Records out of Chicago, Illinois. They enjoyed a successful career during Seattle's lively music scene in the 90's. They toured North America playing shows with the likes of Korn, Type O Negative, Genitorturers, and Queensrÿche.

After breaking up in the early 2000s, the band has reformed, and is in the works recording a new album, 'American EyeDull'.[3]



  1. ^ a b McIver, Joel (2002). Nu-Metal: The Next Generation of Rock & Punk. Omnibus Press. p. 109. ISBN 0-7119-9209-6. 
  2. ^ Prato, Greg. "Rorschach Test biography". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved January 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]

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