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Soilent Green

Soilent Green
Soilent Green in 2008
Background information
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genres Sludge metal, grindcore, death metal (early)
Years active 1988–present
Labels Dwell, Relapse, Metal Blade, Housecore Records
Members Tommy Buckley
Brian Patton
Ben Falgoust
Scott Crochet
Past members Donovan Punch
Glenn Rambo
Marcel Trenchard
Scott Williams
Ben Stout
Tony White
Gregg Harney

Soilent Green is an American sludgegrind band that hails from (Chalmette/Metairie, Louisiana) the suburbs of New Orleans.

Overview

Soilent Green was founded in 1988. Their début album wasn't released until 1995, when Pussysoul came out on Dwell Records. The following four albums were released by Relapse Records, until they signed with Metal Blade Records for their 2008 album, Inevitable Collapse in the Presence of Conviction.

Deaths

On 26 April 2004, bassist Scott Williams was killed in a murder/suicide by his roommate.[1][2]

In September 2005, former singer Glenn Rambo was killed in Hurricane Katrina.[3]

In popular culture

In 2009, they were featured on the first episode of season four on the Adult Swim show Squidbillies, episode 41, entitled "Lerm". They performed the main title theme in a cowpunk/sludge style.[4]

Members

Current
  • Tommy Buckley – drums (1988–present)
  • Brian Patton – guitar (1988–present)
  • Ben Falgoust – vocals (1993–present)
  • Scott Crochet – bass (2003–present)
Former
  • Donovan Punch – guitar (1988–1999)
  • Glenn Rambo – vocals (1988–1992)
  • Marcel Trenchard - bass (1988–1992)
  • Scott Williams – bass (1992–2002)
  • Ben Stout – guitar (2000–2001)
  • Tony White – guitar (2003–2005)
  • Gregg Harney – guitar (2005–2007)

Discography

Date of release Title Label
1995 Pussysoul Dwell Records
1998 A String of Lies (EP) Relapse Records
1998 Sewn Mouth Secrets Relapse Records
2001 A Deleted Symphony for the Beaten Down Relapse Records
2005 Confrontation Relapse Records
2008 Inevitable Collapse in the Presence of Conviction Metal Blade Records

References

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External links

  • Official website


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