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Testament (band)

American metal band

Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California,[1] formed in 1983. They are often credited as one of the most popular bands of the 1980s thrash metal scene.[2][3][4] In the 36 years since its inception, Testament has had numerous lineup changes, and guitarist Eric Peterson has been the only constant member, although the band currently features three original members.

Testament
Testament Sweden Rock 2008.jpg
Testament in 2008
Background information
Also known asLegacy (1983–1986)
OriginBerkeley, California, US
GenresThrash metal
Speed metal
Heavy metal
Death metal (1997-1999, 2004)
Years active1983–present
LabelsAtlantic, Megaforce, Spitfire, Burnt Offerings, Nuclear Blast
Associated actsAlex Skolnick Trio, Dragonlord, Dublin Death Patrol, Exodus, Megadeth, Slayer
Websitewww.testamentlegions.com
MembersChuck Billy
Eric Peterson
Greg Christian
Alex Skolnick
Paul Bostaph

DiscographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Decibel Magazine: Testament - The Legacy". Decibel magazine. 2010-03-07. Archived from the original on 2 January 2010. Retrieved 2009-03-07.
  2. "Testament Biography". Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  3. "Tartarean Desire - Testament - Thrash metal band from USA". Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  4. "Testament Biography". Retrieved 2011-02-27.

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