Soilent Green

soilent_greenSoilent Green is a grindcore and sludge metal band that hails from Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. They was founded in 1988. Their debut album wasn’t released until 1995, when Pussysoul came out on Dwell Records. The following four albums were released by Relapse Records, until they signed with Metal Blade Records for their 2008 album, Inevitable Collapse in the Presence of Conviction. To promote the album they toured with God Forbid, Dethklok, and Chimaira.

The band have had their share of tribulations, even violence. On 26 April 2004, bassist Scott Williams was killed in an apparent murder/suicide by his roommate. Then, in September 2005, former singer Glen Rambo was killed in Hurricane Katrina. Coverage of the band has been positive. In 2006, Soilent Green was featured in Metal Maniacs magazine in an article about the New Orleans metal scene. Soilent Green was also featured in Rolling Stone as one of the top 25 most influential metal bands.

Other Information

  • Origin: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Genres: Grindcore, Sludge metal
  • Years active: 1988–present
  • Labels: Dwell Records, Relapse Records, Metal Blade Records
  • Associated acts: Christ Inversion, Crowbar, Eyehategod, Goatwhore, Outlaw Order
  • Website: http://www.soilent-green.com
  • Members:
  1. Ben Falgoust – vocals
  2. Brian Patton – guitar
  3. Scott Crochet – bass
  4. Tommy Buckley – drums

Albums

  • Pussysoul (1995)
  • A String of Lies (1998) – EP
  • Sewn Mouth Secrets (1998)
  • A Deleted Symphony for the Beaten Down (2001)
  • Confrontation (2005)
  • Inevitable Collapse in the Presence of Conviction (2008)

Links

~ by molco on June 19, 2009.

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