R.A.V.A.G.E was the name of the thrash/death metal band Atheist before they shortend it. It means "Raging Atheists Vowing A Gory End". The band made a self-produced demo titled "Rotting in Hell" With the line-up of:R.A.V.A.G.E. GENRES
Kelly Shaefer - Guitar/Vocals
Steve Flynn - Drums
Roger Patterson - Bass
In August 1985 they entered Progressive Studios in Tampa to record one song "Kill Or Be Killed"
which was added to four other songs that were recorded live on a mixing desk due to a lack of money and that became the "Rotting In Hell" demo.
Despite the rough sound, the tape did quite a bit to establish the band's name in the underground via the tape trading and fanzine network.
United States of America (Sarasota, Florida), formed in 1984
R.A.V.A.G.E. CURRENT RECORD LABEL
R.A.V.A.G.E. CURRENT LINE-UP
Kelly Shaefer - vocals, guitar
Rand Burkey - guitar
Roger Patterson - bass
Steve Flynn - drums
R.A.V.A.G.E. PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Mark Scwartzberg - guitar
Steve "Scrappy" Freid - vocals