Strongarm (band)

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Strongarm
Origin Pompano Beach, Florida, US
Genres Christian hardcore,[1] Christian metal,[2]
Years active 1993–1998, 2000
Labels Tooth & Nail, Solid State, Blood and Ink (affiliated)
Past members Nick Dominguez
Joshua Colbert
Chris Carbonell
Chad Neptune
Jason Berggren
Bob Franquiz
Steve Kleisath

Strongarm (1993–1998) was a five-piece Christian and straight edge hardcore band, formed in Pompano Beach, Florida. They were one of the first "Spirit-Filled" hardcore bands, along with Unashamed, Overcome, Focused and Zao.

Biography[edit]

In 2000, the band reunited for Furnace Fest. On the song "Trials", they had their friend and Shai Hulud guitarist Matt Fox on drums.[3]

In July 2010, Blood and Ink Records released Strongarm's, Atonement on vinyl.[4]

Original Vocalist Jason B. was featured on a song titled "The Call" by fellow Christian hardcore band, Venia.[5]

Members[edit]

Final line-up
  • Nick Dominguez - guitar (1993-1995, 1996-1998)
  • Joshua Colbert - guitar (1993–1998)
  • Chris Carbonell - drums (1993-1995), vocals (1996-1998)
  • Chad Neptune - bass (1993–1998)
  • Steve Kleisath - drums (1995-1998)
Former
  • Jason Berggren - vocals (1993-1996)
  • Bob Franquiz - guitar (1995-1996)
  • Dave Bean - vocals (as Ikthus) (1993)
Live
Timeline

Discography[edit]

Demos

  • 1993: Strongarm (First Street Records)
  • 1993: These Times That Try Men's Souls

EPs

Albums

References[edit]

  1. ^ von Bader, David (April 16, 2013). "Top Ten Florida Hardcore Bands of All Time". New Times Broward-Palm Beach. Retrieved July 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ Ramirez, Carlos. "Top 10 Christian Metal Bands". Noisecreep. Retrieved July 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ Strongarmbiography
  4. ^ HM Magazine: Strongarm's Atonement album to be re-released on vinyl
  5. ^ J., Brandon (January 8, 2014). "Fast FWD: What They're Up 2 Now - Strongarm". Indie Vision Music. Retrieved October 11, 2015. 

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