Executioner from Florida was an early incarnation of Obituary, playing thrash metal comparable to early Metallica. A demo was released around 1985 with the songs Metal up Your Ass, and Syco-Pathic Mind. Before deciding on Obituary, they changed their name to xecutioner, so as not to get confused with...EXECUTIONER GENRES
Executioner from Boston also played thrash, releasing In the Name of Metal in 1986, and Break the Silence in 1987. In 1999 came The Storm after the Calm, a compilation of later unreleased material and some rehearsal versions of album tracks. Around when the two albums were released, the lineup featured Seth Putnam from Anal Cunt on bass and vocals.
Both the above bands were founded around 1984.
There is also a thrash band Executioner from Como, Italy, who formed in 2004.
EXECUTIONER LYRICAL THEMES
War, Hate, Metal
United States of America (Boston, Massachusetts), formed in 1984
EXECUTIONER CURRENT RECORD LABEL
New Renaissance Records
EXECUTIONER CURRENT LINE-UP
Marc Johnson - Vocals, Guitars
Dan Scannell - Drums
Seth Putnam - Bass, Backing Vocals (1986-1988) (Anal Cunt, Vaginal Jesus, ex-Post Mortem, ex-Adolf Satan, Angry Hate, Cuntsaw, Insult, Impaled Northern Moonforest, Satan's Warriors, Shit Scum, Sirhan Sirhan, You're Fired, Upsidedown Cross)
EXECUTIONER PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Ari Vainio - Bass (1982-1986)