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Coven

Post by SayHello2Heaven » Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:26 pm

Not grunge.....

But I'd like to lump them with the pre-grunge Seattle metal outfits on the same line as Metal Church, Forced Entry and Accused. They created three albums and than disbanded; they had a thrash metal quality to them and was highly regarded in the club scenes around Seattle. Their 1988 debut, "Blessed Is The Black" is regarded as one of the towns best thrash metal album and a fan favorite album. They also released "Death Walks Behind You" in 1989 and "Boneless Christian" in 1993....

Only problem is the prices of all of their releases are insanely high. I think the cheapest I saw was around $100, which is just ludicious.....Why did I post this in the (past) section??? No idea, i'm just lumping all of the Seattle bands of the time here, don't want them getting lost in translation. Can't just let the authentic grunge bands here, too short of a list!

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Re: Coven

Post by ISayFuckYouSay... » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:39 pm

I love coven, very underrated. I have their record ;) 50 cent bin

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Re: Coven

Post by ISayFuckYouSay... » Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:45 pm

Yeah, I got Blessed Is The Black ;) eat it.
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Re: Coven

Post by SayHello2Heaven » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:59 pm

The satanically satirical Seattle thrash legends COVEN have reformed for a series of live performances and a new studio album. A re-release of their classic LP "Blessed Is The Black" is also being considered.

COVEN remain as one of the earlier and more notorious shock-comedy thrash bands. Formed in Seattle, Washington in the mid-1980s, the original lineup consisted of Dean Babbitt and Paul Hash on guitars, Neal Babbitt on drums, Gary Peebles on bass and Jay Clark on vocals. They recorded and produced their debut album, "Blessed Is The Black", in 1986 and it was eventually released on Ever Rat Records in 1988. Musically the band offered straight ahead thrash with some of the most vile and offensive lyrics imaginable. Songs like "Iron Dick", "6669" and "McDonaldland Massacre" quickly became underground classics. No target was spared the bands caustic brand of humor but a particular favorite seemed to be organized religion, specifically Christianity.

Now after a long hiatus the band is back and known as COVEN[metal]. Due to a legal dispute over the name, they decided to add the moniker [metal] to distinguish them from the '60s band of the same name. But make no mistake, they are back and pissed and sicker than ever!

They played their first show live after 20 years at Studio Seven in Seattle, Washington on May 30, opening for German legends DESTRUCTION and the crowd response was amazing. Dean Babbitt had this to say about the show: "It was crazy, man! We actually didn't know what to expect and we get on stage and they (the fans) were chanting 'COVEN,' it kinda blew us away and made us way more excited to some more shows that's for sure!"

COVEN's new lineup consists of:

Dean Babbitt - Guitar
Neal Babbitt - Drums
Jamie Carter - Vocals
Eric Close - Bass
The Underbishop - Guitar


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