SUDDEN DEATH

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Sudden Death were founded by bassist John Binkley and Tim Lavrouhin (drums), in California, 1970.

Originally a covers band, they played the music of Hendrix, The Doors, Cream, and Blue Cheer among others.

Soon, they recruited guitarist Joey Dunlop, and vocalist Dave Marci, a blues singer. However, they soon determined that a different voice was required to suit the heavier music, and Greg Magie Hollyoodiano replaced Marci.

Shortly afterwards, Tim Lavrouhin left, and was replaced by Charlie Brown - who was recruited after the band saw his Volkswagen Beetle with a drum kit stuffed into the back.

In 1972, the band attracted the attention of talent scout, Kim Fowley, who was "looking for the next Black Sabbath". Sudden Death recorded their first demo in the space of 6 hours, with no overdubs.

In 1973, they recorded a demo of a song called Heavy Metal Kids.

Unfortunately, the demo, spookily entitled "Overtime" ended up in storage and
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Die LaughingDie Laughing
CD Baby 2016
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StillbornStillborn
Art Gates Records 2018
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Unpure Burial by Sudden Death (2006-04-04)Unpure Burial by Sudden Death (2006-04-04)
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Sudden Death - All Or Nothing - Not On Label (Sudden Death Self-released) - MPB 1250876Sudden Death - All Or Nothing - Not On Label (Sudden Death Self-released) - MPB 1250876
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Fatal ErrorFatal Error
CD Baby 2008
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The Orchard 2002
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