Masters of Speed and Aggression

October 12—13, 2024 @ California Deathfest, Oakland CA

Evildead, the legendary thrash metal band hailing from the United States, carved a path of sonic destruction throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. Emerging from the fertile Los Angeles metal scene, Evildead quickly gained recognition for their blistering speed, razor-sharp riffs, and uncompromising aggression. Formed in 1987, the band featured an ensemble of seasoned musicians including Albert Gonzales, Juan Garcia, and Rob Alaniz, among others, who collectively forged a sound that defined the intensity of thrash metal during its golden era.

Their discography boasts seminal releases that have become classics in the genre. Albums such as “Annihilation of Civilization” (1989) and “The Underworld” (1991) are celebrated for their ferocious energy and relentless thrash anthems. After a prolonged hiatus following their second album, Evildead made a triumphant return with their latest efforts, including “United $tate$ of Anarchy” (2020) and “Toxic Grace” (2024), proving that their uncompromising spirit and musical prowess remained undiminished.

Evildead’s live performances are renowned for their electrifying energy and raw power. With a reputation built on relentless touring and a stage presence that leaves audiences breathless, the band continues to captivate thrash metal enthusiasts worldwide. Their reunion tours have been met with overwhelming enthusiasm, drawing both loyal fans from their early days and a new generation of metalheads eager to experience their intense, high-octane performances firsthand.