Septic Tank (band)

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Septic Tank
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Background information
OriginCoventry, England
Genres
Years active1994–1995, 2013–present
LabelsRise Above
Associated actsCathedral
Members
Past members

Septic Tank are a British punk rock band formed out of Coventry doom metal band Cathedral. The band was originally formed in 1994, while the then-Cathedral were on tour, and later reformed in 2013 after Cathedral's breakup. Once the band reunited, producer and former member of the UK band Trouble, Jaime "Gomez" Arellano, replaced drummer Barry Stern, due to his death in 2005.[1] The band have currently released one self-titled EP and one full-length album, entitled "Rotting Civilisation".[2]

Musical style and influences[edit]

Septic Tank have cited influences including Crucifix,[3] Amebix, Terrorizer,[4] Siege, Doom,[5] Extreme Noise Terror,[6] Discharge, GISM, Cryptic Slaughter, Minor Threat, Slaughter, Hellhammer, Motörhead, Septic Death and Anti Cimex.[2][7][8] Their music has been categorized as hardcore punk,[5][2][3] crust punk,[5][9] doom metal,[10] thrashcore,[10][11] crossover thrash[10] and anarcho-punk.[5][12]

Members[edit]

Current line-up[edit]

  • Lee Dorrian – Lead vocals (1994–1995; 2013–present)
  • Gaz Jennings – Guitar (1994–1995; 2013–present)
  • Scott Carlson – Bass (1994–1995; 2013–present)
  • Jaime "Gomez" Arellano – Drums (2013–present)

Past members[edit]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums
EPs
  • Septic Tank (2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SEPTIC TANK Feat. REPULSION, Ex-CATHEDRAL Members: 'Rotting Civilisation' Album Details Revealed". Blabbermouth. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Stewart-Panko, Kevin. "Interview: Septic Tank's Lee Dorrian on How Music Shaped Him". Decibel. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b Gitter, Mike. "CATHEDRAL'S LEE DORRIAN ON THE BAND ENDING, HOW THEIR FORMER LABEL TRIED TO MAKE THEM THE NEXT BLACK CROWES". Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  4. ^ PESSARO, FRED. "HEAR SEPTIC TANK CHANNEL GISM, DISCHARGE ON FURIOUS "TREASURERS OF DISEASE". Revolver. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d "Oldschool Sunday: SEPTIC TANK [Cathedral, Repulsion Members]".
  6. ^ "Septic Tank – Rotting Civilisation Review". Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  7. ^ Gordon, Connie. "Septic Tank – Rotting Civilisation". Metal Hammer. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  8. ^ KENNELTY, GREG. "SEPTIC TANK (CATHEDRAL, REPULSION) Channels Filthy 80s Punk On "Treasurers Of Disease"". Metal Injection. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Septic Tank - Rotting Civilization". Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  10. ^ a b c "SEPTIC TANK – Rotting Civilisation (2018) - Album / EP Reviews @ Metal Forces Magazine". www.metalforcesmagazine.com.
  11. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Septic Tank Biography by James Christopher Monger". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  12. ^ "LEE DORRIAN: Anarcho Punk statt Midlifecrisis". Retrieved 21 July 2018.