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The American pioneers of aggressive and fast music - SIEGE!!!

A truly legendary and cult band. There is no other way the American SIEGE can be actually called! In spite of a not very numerous discography including their debut album "Drop Dead", their three-track contribution to an iconic compilation "Cleanse The Bacteria"...


...and a 7"EP "Lost Session 91" (plus a complete discography about 20 years later on vinyl) this band has influenced several succeeding generations of both grindcore and hardcore bands. The origins of SIEGE date back to about 1983 to Weymouth (Massachusetts) when the founding members, Kurt Habelt and Rob Williams (with their first singer Kevin Mahoney), decided to start playing harder and faster than most of their companions thus attracting the entire local Boston scene. Following their appearance on Pushead's compilation "Cleanse The Bacteria" their production reached also the ears of the world's  audience.

Their aggressive and filthy hardcore/punk approach, along with the anti-war and socially critical lyrics, has appealed to thousands of fans since then and made SIEGE pioneers or forefathers of grindcore in the USA. After the breakup in the early 90's, there was a brief reunion with controversial Seth Putnam of Anal Cunt on the mic. It was a short-lived reunion. The real reunion took place officially in 2016. At the moment, the current line-up has been reinforced by Ben Barnett (Dropdead). With two guitars, they will also appear live at the Obscene Extreme Festival 2019! "Break Down The Walls!!!"