BLACK STEEL BIOGRAPHY
BLACK STEEL are purveyors of traditional/power heavy metal music with an emphasis on high calibre musicianship, strong melody, double kick BLACK STEEL GENRES
drumming, soaring vocals, big choruses and dual guitar soloing.
Members of BLACK STEEL have toured & played with many of the genres biggest names in previous outfits in their home country.
Dave Harrison, with Allegiance, has toured with the likes of Pantera, Slayer, Rob Halford, Machine Head, Anthrax, Sepultura etc...
Jamie Page's background includes recording with musicians such as the late Cozy Powell (Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, Rainbow, Malmsteen etc) and writing credits for Queen guitarist Brian May, movie soundtracks and many gigs with various bands.
The full length debut BLACK STEEL album Destructor was released in late
2001. The album showcases a continuation of the melodic metal style
developed on their Battle Call EP. Featuring a range of diversity
encompassing big chorus anthemic metal songs, mid paced rockers to fast
double kick screaming heavy metal in the classic tradition of prime era
Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and Accept with modern cutting edge metal
Drawing from a wide range of influences & a wealth of experience,
attention to detail was the upmost priority in the production and
songwriting process. Destructor is a world class product that stands
above any contemporary melodic / power metal releases in todays market.
Traditional / Power Metal
BLACK STEEL LYRICAL THEMES
BLACK STEEL ORIGIN
Australia (Mirrabooka, WA), formed in 2000
BLACK STEEL CURRENT RECORD LABEL
BLACK STEEL STATUS
BLACK STEEL CURRENT LINE-UP
Matt Williams - vocals (Project X) (1999-)
Dave Harrison (Allegiance) - bass (1999-)
Jamie Page - guitar (1999-2002, 2003-) (Trilogy (Aus), Black Alice, Driveshaft)
Damien Petrilli (1999-2003, 2005-) (Syzygy)
BLACK STEEL PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Guitar: Andrew DiStefano (1999-2003), Emanuel Rudnicki (ex-Voyager) (2002-03)
Drums: Jeff Oliver (1999),Simon Wisneiwski (2003-2004)