First Blood (band)
First Blood is an American hardcore punk band from San Francisco, California, formed in 2002. Their debut album, Killafornia, was released in 2006 on Trustkill Records. In 2010 they released their second album, Silence Is Betrayal, on Bullet Tooth Records.
First Blood at With Full Force 2018
|Origin||San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Genres||Hardcore punk, metalcore|
First Blood released their debut record, an eponymously titled EP, in 2003. Then, the following year, they released a split EP with Blacklisted titled The Dead Man's Hand. Finally, in 2006, the band released their debut full-length album.
On February 10, 2017, First Blood released its third studio album Rules, the first in seven years, produced by Will Putney on Pure Noise Records. The lyric video of "Rules of Conviction" was premiered in January of that year, and the video of "Rules of Conviction" featuring Jesse Barnett of Stick to Your Guns and Kobayashi Hiroyuki of Loyal to the Grave in June.
- Carl Schwartz – (2002–present)
- Joe Kenney – guitar (2019–present)
- Robert Rozendaal – bass (2019–present)
- Tiago – drums (2019–present)
- Eddie Virgil – drums (Alcatraz)
- Anthony Pizzarelli – bass (Alcatraz)
- Manuel Peralez – guitar
- Kyle Dixon – guitar
- Doug Weber – guitar
- Brandon Thomas – drums (on record, not officially part of the band)
- Mike Orris Jr. (helped with the first tours, not officially part of the band)
- Ryan Brooks – drums (filled in on tour when the band was seeking a full-time drummer)
- Daniel Fletcher – guitar
- Joe Ellis – bass
- Marc Strömberg – bass (filled-in on tour 2012)
- Jakob Arevärn – guitar (filled-in on tour 2013)
- Sebastian Sahin – bass (filled-in on tour 2013)
- Rhett Hornberger – drums
- AJ Borish – drums, bass (filled in on tour 2012, 2013)
- Bobby Blood – drums
- John Torn – bass (2013–2015)
- AJ Worrell – drums (filled in on drums and guitar in prior years) (2016–2017)
- Johan Vesters – guitar (2014–2019)
- Lordninnaum – guitar (2012–2019)
- Daiske Shibamori – bass (2017–2019)
- Joel Heijda – drums (2017–2019)
- First Blood EP - 2003, Bridge 9 Records
- The Dead Man's Hand 03 - 2005, Deathwish Inc. (Split record with Blacklisted)
- Killafornia – May 2, 2006, Trustkill Records
- Silence Is Betrayal – November 9, 2010, Bullet Tooth Records
- Rules - February 10, 2017, Pure Noise Records (peaked at No. 18 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart)
- "First Blood Detail New Album "Rules", Debut "Rules of Life"". Theprp.com. 2017-01-06. Archived from the original on 2017-01-09. Retrieved 2018-05-22.
- "First Blood 'Rules' album stream". Lambgoat. 2017-02-01. Archived from the original on 2017-02-05. Retrieved 2018-05-22.
- "First Blood Premiere "Rules of Conviction" Music Video". Theprp.com. 2017-06-13. Archived from the original on 2017-08-19. Retrieved 2018-05-22.
- "First Blood Rules Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-11-28.
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