Terror (band)

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Terror performing at Roskilde Festival 2011.
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Hardcore punk, metalcore
Years active 2002–present
Labels Reaper Records, Century Media, Victory
Associated acts Buried Alive, Down to Nothing, No Warning, Superman, S.O.S., Donnybrook!, Hurricane Rana, Snake Eyes, Carry On, Blacklisted, Beer! Wings! Sports!, Lion Heart, Nails, Hatebreed
Website www.terrorlahc.com
  • Scott Vogel
  • Nick Jett
  • Martin Stewart
  • Jordan Posner
  • David Wood
Past members See members section

Terror is a five-piece American hardcore punk band with members from Los Angeles, California and Richmond, Virginia, formed in 2002. They have released six studio albums and a number of other recordings. On January 3, 2015 the band announced on their social network pages that they had begun recording their sixth album, The 25th Hour.[1][2]


Their second album One with the Underdogs sold over 40,000 copies. They have toured throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Mexico and South America.[3] Their third album, Always the Hard Way reached No. 10 on Billboard Heatseekers and No. 19 on the Top Independent Records chart.[4]

Before Terror, vocalist Scott Vogel sang for Slugfest, Despair, and for Buffalo based metalcore act Buried Alive in the mid-90's. Drummer Nick Jett and ex-guitarist Todd Jones were members of the well-known hardcore band Carry On (who had releases on Bridge Nine and Teamwork Records). Richmond, Virginia's David Wood is well known as the vocalist of his hometown hardcore band Down to Nothing. Carl Schwartz, formerly of Sworn Vengeance, recorded much of Always the Hard Way after quitting the band to front First Blood full-time. H.D. Landry, of Out Of Order fame, joined, then quickly left to pursue other endeavors.

Vogel is widely known in the scene not just for his efforts to keep hardcore "pure" and "fun," but for his love of stagedives, and for his tendency for bizarre and often hilarious on-stage banter, known colloquially as "Vogelisms". Examples include: "We need to elevate the maximum stagedive potential", "Take this shit to the next level", "Big pet sauce", "Who cares if you're Christian?", and "Maximum output! Activate the pit!" Terror also participated in the first two years of the Sounds of the Underground tour.

Their latest album Live by the Code, originally due out in 2012, was pushed back to April 2013, released by Victory Records on CD and by Reaper Records on vinyl. It was the band's first time charting on the Billboard 200, peaking at #121, selling 3,177 copies in its first week. It was also #1 on the Heatseekers chart and #28 on Independent Albums. A total of 6 music videos for tracks off of Live by the Code have been released: Live by The Code, The Most High (Premiered on Loudwire), I'm Only Stronger, Hard Lessons, Shot of Reality (Premiered on Alternative Press), and Cold Truth.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

As of January 3, 2015, Terror are in the studio recording their sixth full-length album, The 25th Hour, set to be released on Victory Records.[1][2] Pre-orders for The 25th Hour were announced on June 30, 2015, along with the albums August 7 release date and a stream for the single "The Solution" which premiered exclusively on Noisey. [11][12]




Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Label
2004 One with the Underdogs Trustkill
2006 Always the Hard Way Trustkill
2008 The Damned, the Shamed Century Media
2010 Keepers of the Faith Century Media
2013 Live by the Code Victory
2015 The 25th Hour Victory

Extended plays[edit]

Year Album Label
2003 Lowest of the Low Bridge 9
2007 Rhythm Amongst the Chaos Reaper
2010 Keepers of the Faith 7" Single Reaper
2012 Hard Lessons/Only the Devil Knows Reaper

Live albums[edit]

Year Album Label
2003 Life & Death Bridge 9
2006 The Living Proof Trustkill
2010 No Regrets, No Shame Bridge 9

Split EP's[edit]

Year Album Label
2003 Three Way Split with The Promise and Plan of Attack Organized Crime
2004 Dead Man's Hand Vol. 2 with Ringworm Deathwish Inc.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Label
2008 Forever Crossing The Line Trustkill


Year Album Label
2002 4 Song Demo D.I.Y.
2002 Don't Need Your Help Take Over / Old Guard

Music videos[edit]

  • "Push It Away" (2003)
  • "Keep Your Mouth Shut" (2004)
  • "Overcome" (2005)
  • "Always the Hard Way" (2006)
  • "Lost" (2006)
  • "Betrayer" (2008)
  • "Never Alone" (2008)
  • "Rise of the Poisoned Youth" (2009)
  • "Stick Tight" (2010)
  • "Keepers of the Faith" (2011)
  • "Return to Strength" (2011)
  • "You're Caught" (2011)
  • "The New Blood" (2012)
  • "Live by the Code" (2013)
  • "I'm Only Stronger" (2013)
  • "The Most High" (2013)
  • "Hard Lessons" (2014)
  • "Shot Of Reality" (2014)
  • "Cold Truth" (2014)
  • "Mind at War" (2015)
  • "Bad Signs" (2015)
  • "Sick and Tired" (2015)


Terror live (High Definition) - Always The Hard Way

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