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What Happened To Rigor Mortis? (Thrash Metal Band) From Dallas Texas

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Last Seen: Slaves To The Grave  2014 Dallas, TX 2014  Ex-Capitol Records Now Rigor Mortis Records

Rigor Mortis last release was Slaves To The Grave in 2014. Rigor Mortis hailed from Dallas, TX and formed in. 2014  In 1987, (shockingly) they got signed to Capitol Records, but where are they now. Unfortunately, their story is a sad one.

  • Capitol Record claims that signing Rigor Mortis was “a tax write off”. Hence the album was never promoted by the label.
  • Mike Scaccia went to play guitar in Ministry. He performed on their most commercially successful album Psalm 69.
  • Casey Orr was Beefcake in GWAR for over a decade. He has since quit and live in Dallas, TX.
  • Bruce Corbitt was briefly replaced by vocalist Doyle Bright and then the band split up for over a decade.
  • Bruce Corbit formed Warbeast who put out 3 full-length albums
  • In 2011 the band reformed with the original line-up (minus Harden Harrison) and began work on a new album.
  • Before the album could even be released, Mike Scaccia died while performing with from a heart attack.
  • Bruce Corbit died of cancer in may of 2019.

Listen To Rigor Mortis Full Album

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Slaves To The Grave Album Artwork and Sleeve

ARTWORK FROM SLAVES TO THE GRAVE

Tracklisting

Poltergeist 6:01
Rain Of Ruin 4:21
Flesh For Flies 3:37
The Infected 3:51
Blood Bath 6:35
Ancient Horror 3:27
Fragrance Of Corpse 3:13
Curse Of The Draugr 3:33
Sacramentum Gladiatorum 4:23
Ludus Magnus 9:33

DVD Rigor Mortis In The Studio 26:02

Rigor Mortis Line-Up On Slaves To The Grave

Rigor Mortis is:

Bass – Casey Orr (aka Beefcake in GWAR)
Guitars – Mike Scaccia (Played guitar on Psalm 69 and several more Ministry albums)
Lead Vocals – Bruce Corbitt (also in Warbeast)
Drums – Carl Sacco

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What Happened To Zoetrope? – Svitek Ministry / Barry Stern (Life Of Crime)

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Chicago Thrash Band Zoetrope: Where Were They Ever?

Zoetrope was a thrash metal band from Chicago. The group was formed in 1976 by Barry Stern (drums/vocals), Kevin Michael Rasofsky, aka Kevin Michael, (guitar), and Calvin “Willis” Humphrey (bass) as teenagers. The band signed Combat Records in 1984. Their first LP was Amnesty in 1985. In 1987 they out a second album “A Life of Crime“, with producer Randy Burns (Megadeth, Nuclear Assault).

Some Zoetrope Facts

  • During the recording, their original guitarist Kevin Michael was replaced with Louis Svitek.
  • Louis Svitek who went on to play with (M.O.D.) and Ministry.
  • Barry Stern played with doom metal band Trouble after the band broke up.
  • Barry Stern died from complications from hip-replacement surgery in 2005.
  • Louis Svitek is now co-owner of rap label/recording studio WuLi Records.

Listen To Life Of Crime On Youtube

Life Of Crime Cover

Tracklist

Detention
Seeking Asylum
Promiscuity
NASA
Unbridled Energy
Prohibition
Company Man
Pickpocket

Zoetrope Line-Up 1988

Barry Stern (R.I.P. 2005) – Vocals, Drums
Kevin Michael – Guitars (lead)
Calvin “Willis” Humphrey – Bass
Louis Svitek – Guitars

SKU: 88561-8159-1

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