Up and coming speed / thrash metal band from Kansas City, Missouri: HELLEVATE
HELLEVATE, the up and coming speed / thrash metal band from Kansas City, Missouri have independently released their new 2nd full album "Weapons Against Their Will."
1. Infected Chaos
2. Street Reaper
3. Blasphemer Deceiver
4. The First Flame
5. Hall Pass To Hell
6. Turris Mortem
7. Memories of Battle and Death
8. Last Life to Live
9. The Iconoclasm
10. Nocturnal Grip
Vocals: Andrew (Drew Blood) Lufkin
Guitars: Dan (Danowar) Whitmer
Guitars: Josh (The Boss) Cole
Bass: Zack (The Ripper) Burke
Drums: RJ (The Machine Gun) Whitmer
HELLEVATE is an up and coming speed/thrash metal band based out of Kansas City, Missouri.The band was originally founded by Danöwar in Kansas City in the mid-2000's with the intention of being the most Metal of Heavy Metal bands. Like all bands, the up-and-coming Hellevate endured several fluctuating lineups and styles for several years. The band came together in late 2009 with drummer RJ "The Machine Gun," Whitmer (brother of Danöwar), Zack "The Ripper," Burke on bass guitar, Ryan Carothers on vocals, and Joe Weidler on guitar.
During this incarnation of the band, Hellevate made many great strides, including releasing an EP in 2010 as well as a self-titled full-length album in late 2012.
The band also established itself by sharing the bill with many nationally touring bands, including Exodus, Kreator, Accept, Overkill, Ghoul, Destruction, and Venom, Inc. just to name a few.
With the departure of Ryan and Joe in early 2013, Hellevate received a fresh injection of talent with the inclusion of vocalist Drew "Blood" Lufkin and guitarist Josh "The Boss" Cole. The band gave their new mission statement with the 2014 EP "Kill Confirmed" and have just released a new album in July 2016, "Weapons Against Their Will". With a new lineup and a bright future ahead of them, Hellevate continues to grow as a musical force in the metal world, and intends to dominate and annihilate for many years to come."
More Tour DatesTags: HELLEVATE, Kansas City, Missouri, Death Metal, Speed Metal
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Date: Jul 04, 2016
As Reported by: Sevine E. Levine
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