Founding member MARK WOOLLEY has been a well known figure of the Australian metal scene for over 25 years as the lead guitarist for legendary thrash band NOTHING SACRED and for HOBBS' ANGEL OF DEATH's self-titled debut.
In the early 90s, Woolley formed HATRED, a heavy metal war machine which released the "Unusual Punishment" demo in 1993. In 1996, SUPERHEIST founder D.W. Norton produced HATRED's EP "Faces In The Dirt" at Back Beach Studios; this was comprised of both studio and live tracks and including reworked songs from the demo and a few songs that are still in the TOECUTTER repertoire today.
After many incarnations and lineup changes HATRED eventually became TOECUTTER, and in 2001 released their debut album "Lost Culture", which was again produced by D.W. Norton and featured almost all new songs to reflect the change in name. Only 500 copies were ever produced for local consumption..the band had numerous line up changes before disbanding for around 3 yrs.
Around about three years ago Woolley ,realizing that the fired still burnt inside reformed TOECUTTER..
Now, TOECUTTER is back, firing on all 8 cylinders and armed with the strongest lineup yet and a killer live set spanning the length of their history and polishing new songs.
Defiantly original, their motto F.T.W defines their take-no-prisoners approach to thrash metal: they are nitro-fueled nomads, sent to strike down the unroadworthy.
Toecutters self titled album now available through Casket/Copro records and through itunes.....
Toecutter begin recording there second L.P in the next few weeks
, TOECUTTER are currently working on new material for their next album ,still playing as many live shows as possible, preparing for larger things.
The recording from 2001 has now thanks to the internet combined with much hard work gained much more exposure and has been picked up for distro by CASKET/COPRORECORDS.
Still sounding very fresh , this time the world will hear it.
The new collection of material written shows a definite progression of the same style that is TOECUTTER
So hit the blacktop, put your foot to the floor, and crank TOECUTTER for a dose of high-speed, heavy metal chaos. FTW. ..
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