There are (at least) four bands called Purgatory.PURGATORY GENRES
One is from Limoges in France.Their musical style is Hardcore music. They took their name from the first lyrics in the Slayer's song, Raining Blood: "Trapped in Purgatory".
They have made one album called "Hate And Fear"
There is a german death metal band called Purgatory, founded 1993. Homepage
Another Purgatory is a small band from Encinitas, California. 5 members, 4 guys and 1 girl.
Peteria Wityak - Rhythm guitar - only girl
other members - max/matt/andy/griffin
Purgatory was a band from Cleveland formed in the early 1980s. They were perhaps best known for their 1986 album Tied To The Trax, which received airplay on the old Z Rock.
Jeff Hatrix - Vocals (1984 -1988)
Andy Boyer - Vocals (1988 -1989) [Replaced Hatrix]
Randy Gonce - Guitar (1985 -1986)
Frank Romano - Guitar (1986 -1989) [Replaced Gonce]
Greg Perry - Guitar (1984 -1986) & (1986-1988)
Dave Felton - Guitar (1986) [Replaced Perry for a short time]
Tony Ross - Guitar (1988 -1989) [Replaced Perry]
Mark Alexander - Bass (1984 -1989)
Kenny Easterly - Drums (1984 -1989)
Purgatory was also the monicker used by the band currently called Iced Earth. The name in this case was taken from the Iron Maiden song "Purgatory" from the album "Killers"
PURGATORY LYRICAL THEMES
United States of America (Cleveland, Ohio), formed in 1984
PURGATORY CURRENT RECORD LABEL
Auburn Records/J.U.F. Records
PURGATORY CURRENT LINE-UP
Jeff Hatrix - Vocals (ex-White Heat, Mushroomhead, ex-NI4NI, Guest vocals for Decimation (US)) (1984-1989, 2003-)
Kenny Easterly: Drums (Mystik, Nightcrawler, ex-NI4NI, Zyklone) (1984-1989, 2003-)
Greg Perry: Guitar (Zone Eleven, ex-Attaxe, ex-Zyklone) (1984-1988, 2003-)
Mark Alexander - Bass (The Not So Good Ol' Boys) (1984-1989, 2003-)
PURGATORY PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Andy Boyer - Vocals (Battery (US), Rebellious Angels, Hollow, S.O.S.) (1988-1989) [Replaced Hatrix]
Randy Gonce - Guitar (1985-1986)
Ed Whittingler - guitars (1986) [Replaced Perry for a short time]
Dave Felton - Guitar (1986) (Hatrix, Centurion (US), Mushroomhead, 216, S.O.S.) [Replaced Perry for a short time]
Frank Romano: Guitar (1986-1989)
Tony Ross - Guitar (1988-1989) [Replaced Perry]