||Hayward, CA, USA
Technocracy was the latest progression for guitarist Phil Demmel,
who previously served in
before that in
Demmel's thrash roots can be heard on Technocracy's self-titled,
self-released debut album, but they are not really a thrash band.
Instead, their sound is a fusion of post-thrash heavy riffing,
surprisingly melodic yet forceful vocals, and subtle electronic
effects, yielding a relatively unique and quite interesting album.
Quite polished for a self-financed debut, Technocracy looked set
to build for the future.
Instead, however, they called it quits in April of 2003, citing
burnout and a desire to move on.
Demmel was briefly in the reunited
now has joined
while at least some of the other members will no doubt pursue new
projects in the future.
Lords Of Metal
- How We Die
- I Survive
- Not Of This Earth