Killdozer>>EXTREMA - ITALY

Tension At The Seams - 1993 - Rosemary's Baby
The Positive Pressure (Of Injustice) - 1995 - Flying
Better Mad Than Dead - 2001 - Seven
Set The World On Fire - 2005 - V2
Raisin' Hell With Friends - 2007 - Scarlet
Pound For Pound - 2009 - Scarlet
The Seed Of Foolishness - 2013 - Fuel
Headbanging Forever – 2019 - Rockshots

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Members
Vocals
Allhelluja, Rebel Devil>>Gianluca Perotti>>Allhelluja, Rebel Devil, Mortado - Kings Of Broadway, Lucky Bastardz>>TIZIANO SPIGNO>>Kings Of Broadway, Lucky Bastardz

Guitar
Andrea Boria>>Ekzema - Allhelluja, Lockdown Junkies>>TOMMY MASSARA>>Allhelluja, Lockdown Junkies - Solo>>Giulio Loglio>>Solo


Bass
Alex Ghilardotti - Megatherion, Destiny>>Mattia Bigi>>Megatherion, Destiny - Distorted Violence, Fuzz Fuzz Machine>>GABRI GIOVANNA>>Fuzz Fuzz Machine

Drum
Vantage>>Chris Dalla Pellegrina>>Negrita, Rebel Devil, Anansi - Censura, Los Bastardos, Beer Bong, Ship Of Theseus>>Paolo Crimi>>Ship Of Theseus, Lockdown Junkies – Denial, Malombra, Spite Extreme Wing, Meganoidi, Janvs, Mastercastle, Ultra-Violence, Athlantis, M:Pire Of Evil, Ulvedharr>>FRANCESCO “FRULLO” LA ROSA>>Denial, Ultra-Violence, M:Pire Of Evil, Ulvedharr





History & Biography
The band Extrema was founded as Killdozer in Brianza in northern Lombardy in 1982. Singer and guitarist Diego "Fast" Colombo was let go following a Rehearsal Demo in 1985. Tommy Massara replaced him. This man, Andrea Boria (now vocals as well as guitars), bassist Luca Varisco and drummer Stefano Bullegas moved to the Milan, which was a short trip down the highway, and became Extrema.

Formed in Milan in 1986 and garnering a reputation in Italy, Extrema managed to open for Slayer in Italy during the Reign In Blood tour. The independent We Fuckin' Care EP came in 1988 and the band changed a guitarist and a bassist. Several demos, called Demo 89, Promo 89 and Demo '91, followed. Bassist Luca Varisco, singer and guitarist Andrea Boria and drummer Stefano Bullegas all left in 1989. This meant that the last person to join Killdozer, namely guitarist Tommy Massara, was the sole remaining original member. The band opened for bands like Metallica and Suicidal Tendencies and won the title of 'The best Italian Metal band' in several magazines. An EP called Proud, Powerful 'N' Alive was issued in 1993. Loglio left just prior to The Positive Pressure. The Money Talks promo was released in 1995 and a single called Mollami appeared as late as 1996. The band issued a couple of singles before making a comeback with a new album in 2001. A compilation called And The Best Has Yet To Come intervened in 2003 before 2005's Set The World On Fire. The band shot a video for the song Nature. Pellegrina decamped in the same year. Scarlet Records issued Extrema’s Murder Tunes & Broken Bones - 20 Years Anniversary DVD in mid-2007. The band also issued its entire back catalogue through Scarlet Records. The band was confirmed as the support act for the European tour of Bay Area’s Death Angel in 2008. The tour would coincide with the reissue, on Scarlet Records, of the band’s back-catalogue.

The band finally completed the recording process of a new album, Pound For Pound, which was set to be released on Scarlet Records in May 2009. It contained a cover version of another band’s song namely Kiss’ Deuce. Extrema permanently recruited bassist Gabri Giovanna (of Fuzz Fuzz Machine) replacing Mattia Bigi in mid-2010. The new man had filled in during Extrema's last summer tour. Drummer Paolo Crimi left in the spring of 2014 after nine years on the stool and was replaced by Francesco "Frullo" La Rosa. The popular 'personal reasons' was given as the cause. Rockshots signed the band and issued an album called Headbanging Forever for the act that year. The band’s frontman was Tiziano Spigno. Extrema, Die Kur and The Heretic Order completed a tour of five cities in the UK in late 2021. Extrema was issuing a 30th anniversary of its Tension At The Seams album as a box set edition that would be available for purchase through Rockshots Records in October 2023. Marco Cassone joined on second guitar. The 30th anniversary of the debut album, Tension At The Seams, commemoration continued with a series of gigs. The group had a video for Paralyzed from Headbanging Forever in 2024.


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