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Thrash Metal • United States
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Oklahoma Thrash Metal act FORTE arrived with the 1990 demo tape 'Dementia By Design'. The band signed to Germany's Massacre Records for the debut 1992 album 'Stranger Than Fiction'. Line up included former OLIVER MAGNUM singer James Randell, guitarist Jeff Scott, ex-LEGIONED MARCHER bassist Ghames 'Reverend' Jones and drummer Greg Scott. Jones had also acted as touring bassist for Arlington, Texas Thrashers GAMMACIDE. Touring would find FORTE reaping valuable high profile supports to acts such as DREAM THEATER, PANTERA, OVERKILL, SEPULTURA, SAVATAGE, WATCHTOWER and FLOTSAM & JETSAM.

The 1994 album 'Division' witnessed a radical change in the band format with vocals now in the hands of Bill Dollins, another erstwhile LEGIONED MARCHER man. The album included a cover version of ACCEPT's 'Fast As A Shark'. Yet again the band scored more strong and diverse guest slots to the likes of FEAR FACTORY, LIFE OF AGONY and YNGWIE MALMSTEEN. Jones would also
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FORTÉ Stranger than fiction album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Stranger than fiction
Thrash Metal 1992
FORTÉ Division album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Division
Thrash Metal 1994
FORTÉ Destructive album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Destructive
Thrash Metal 1997
FORTÉ Rise Above album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Rise Above
Thrash Metal 1999
FORTÉ Unholy War album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Unholy War
Thrash Metal 2012

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FORTÉ Vae Solis album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Vae Solis
Thrash Metal 2010

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FORTÉ Dementia by Design album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Dementia by Design
Thrash Metal 1988
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Forté 1991
Thrash Metal 1991

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FORTÉ Invictus album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Invictus
Thrash Metal 2013

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