Origin: Dublin, CA, USA
Genres: Thrash Metal
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Dublin Death Patrol  


This supergroup/project debuted in 2007, but its history goes back many years prior. Fronted by two of the Bay Area's most well-known vocalists in Testament's Chuck Billy and Exodus's Steve Souza and featuring several friends and relatives (two are brothers of Chuck, and another is Steve's brother), the first seeds of Dublin Death Patrol were sown in the early 80's in their Bay Area hometown (that's Dublin, California, not Ireland!) in a band called Rampage. That band never went anywhere, but even after Chuck Billy went to Testament and Willy Lange joined Laaz Rockit, the memories of Rampage never faded, and so years later the idea came about to round up the gang and see what might develop. And so the Dublin Death Patrol, an concept for so long, became an official band, recording DDP 4 Life in 2007. Not surprisingly, thrash is the order of the day here, but not a tired rehash of old ideas, as these guys sound fresh and invigorated, and of course you can't go wrong with Souza and Billy as co-vocalists. Proof positive that thrash is still a vibrant metal genre, one hopes that DDP is not a one-time project. As of this writing (fall 2010), the band is still active and there have been talks of a new album.

Current Members

Chuck Billy

vocals (Testament)

Steve Souza

vocals (Exodus, Hatriot, Tenet)

Andy Billy

guitars

Greg Bustamonte

guitars

John Hartsinck

guitars

Steve Robello

guitars

Willy Lange

bass (Laaz Rockit)

Eddie Billy

bass

John Souza

bass

Danny Cunningham

drums

Troy Luccketta

drums


Discography



DDP 4 Life 
2007 Godfodder
  1. R.I.P.
  2. Unnatural Causes
  3. Mentally Unstable
  4. Pigs in the Hollow
  5. DDP for Life
  6. Sid Vicious
  7. Iron Fist
  8. Cold Sweat
  9. Lights Out
  10. Trail of the Executioner
  11. Devil in Disguise
  12. Corruption
  13. Central Pomo Indian Songs
  • Chuck Billy
  • Steve Souza
  • Andy Billy
  • Greg Bustamonte
  • John Hartsinck
  • Steve Robello
  • Willy Lange
  • Eddie Billy
  • John Souza
  • Danny Cunningham
  • Troy Luccketta

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 



Death Sentence 
2012 Massacre
  1. Mind Sewn Shut
  2. Dehumanize
  3. Blood Sirens
  4. Broken
  5. Welcome to Hell
  6. Conquer and Divide
  7. Death Toll Rising
  8. My Riot
  9. Macabre Candor
  10. Butcher Baby (Plasmatics cover)


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