Demon>>PANDEMONIUM - USA

Heavy Metal Soldiers – 1983 – Metal Blade
Hole In The Sky – 1985 – Metal Blade
The Kill – 1988 – Metal Blade


  
 
Members
S= CHRIS RESCH
G= DAVID RESCH
B= ERIC RESCH
D= Kevin Fitzgerald>>Circle Jerks - Glenn Holland>>W.A.S.P., The Joneses - Dave Basch – Invaders>>Dave Graybill



History
These Alaska-based heavy metallers, comprised of three brothers + one, were called Demon between 1977 and 1980 before moving to Los Angeles and changing their monicker. Kevin Fitzgerald was the early drummer and, in fact, played on the debut, but was not credited. The act disbanded in 1989, but in the interim issued several records and appeared on the Metal Massacre compilation. A demo called Demon preceded 1983’s Pandemonium. The group played cover versions of Rush, Black Sabbath and others in the early days. The band signed with Metal Blade and was off to the races. The act claimed to be the first Alaskan band to be signed. The debut featured mostly demo songs. Steven Adler briefly drummed for them in 1983. Hole in The Sky’s title was inspired by the Black Sabbath song. Retrospect re-released the band’s discography. As part of this the band intended to record three new tracks for inclusion on the albums. Chris died in the interim however.

The band opened for Armored Saint, Great White, Scorpions (in Alaska in 1984), Girlschool, Black ‘N Blue, Cirith Ungol and others. Metallica opened for the band as well. Singer Chris died of a heart attack in 2007. David Resch ended up living in Seattle. He also suffered a heart attack in 2018.


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