Powermad are an American speed metal band, formed in Minneapolis in 1984. The group has been called "An innovative and often forgotten speed metal band...who infused progressive metal styles and European styles into abstract American speed metal." The band's intricate riff formulations were heavily influenced by thrash metal acts like Metallica and Testament. Vocalist Joel DuBay's singing is easily recognizable with his mixture of singing and high screams.
Powermad formed in 1984 in Minneapolis and released an EP with demos on Combat Records in 1986.
They subsequently signed to Reprise Records and released The Madness Begins... in 1988. The release was mainly distributed via a promotional ad featured in some of the most popular metal magazines of the era. Readers were able to clip this ad and mail it off for a free copy of The Madness Begins.... A video for the song "Terminator" was aired on MTV atЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Combat Boot Camp [альбом]
- Powermad [1986, макси-сингл]
- The Madness Begins... [1988, макси-сингл]
- Absolute Power [1989, альбом]
- Absolute Madness [09.02.2008, альбом]