WatchTower is an American progressive metal band based in Austin, Texas. The band was influenced by late 1970s progressive rock and acts such as Rush and UK, as well as the burgeoning New Wave of British Heavy Metal. While Watchtower never reached mainstream success, they have been cited as an influence by many other progressive metal bands, such as Dream Theater, Death, Atheist, Sieges Even and Spiral Architect.
WatchTower was formed in May 1982 in Austin, Texas. The quartet made its recording debut in 1983 with an early version of the song "Meltdown", which was included on the Cottage Cheese from the Lips of Death - A Texas Hardcore Compilation LP. It was followed by the debut album, Energetic Disassembly, issued in 1985 on the band's own DIY label, Zombo Records. An earlier version of the album was scrapped afterЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Energetic Disassembly [1985, альбом]
- Control and Resistance [1989, альбом]
- The Size of Matter [09.04.2010, сингл]
- Demonstrations in Chaos [31.07.2002, сборник]