Possessed (band)

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Possessed are often credited as creating or paving the way for death metal. They released their landmark debut album Seven Churches in 1985, predating Morbid Angel and Death. The record combined black and thrash metal, and added the first known growled vocals, although not as guttural as the death metal growls of today. After releasing a couple lesser known albums, Possessed disbanded. Some time after their last release (somewhere around 1989) Jeff Becerra was left paralyzed in a shooting accident (this after he and Mike Torrao recorded a new demo). Torrao brought back the Possessed name once again in 1993 with a new lineup which recorded two demos before folding for good. Guitarist Larry Lalonde has gone on to major success with Primus.

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Demos

  • Death Metal - (1984)
  • 1991 Demo - (1991)
  • 1993 Demo - (1993)

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