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the Ones Known As / Bio

in 1999 Paisty Nice Guy & Duff Patrick had got together and started a metal band with a hip hop vocal styling called Hellfire.. after going thru a ton of band members the 2 set off on to a new idea.. hip hop... with Paisty on beats & Duff on vocals it was on, wrote a few songs.. and then long time friend "Corpse" joined in .. the 3 then became the "Deadman Connection" got a 4 track tape recorder and put out what would be our crews 1st album... on tape in 2000.the next year and a half was great... in this time the D.M.C. played shows(parties) every weekend and met up with lots of people. amongst them was Clearwaters own Bogus B who bacame a part of DMC for a short while..and Rukiss, who then was a freestyle emcee.. time proceeds..Duff goes in a slump & Paisty & Corpse create C.M.C. & releases the album "the St.cloud funk (2002) Rukiss had a crew as well "the Locals"(Brian (rip), Poorboy, Moose, Bricks, Lawst, Postures, Rukiss, Trinic).. we all started doing lots of shows together, after awhile we were all the Locals, taking over the city & the sound waves on college radio.this about 03 to 05.. where in 2005 "the Ones Known As" (Paisty, Duff, Corpse, Rukiss) began...oh i missed some side notes, Paisty released 3 albums in this time period, 1st was in 2002 & unimportant, the 2nd was Paisty & Friends 1 (2004) & Paisty & Friends 2 (2006) ok then in 2007 Paisty releases 4th album "building Relationships" which do to get rereleased soon.. after 5 years theOnesKnownAS finally released the 1st full album as this group "concrete head ent. vol #1" (2010) go buy it if you like us... support local music

General Info

Band Members
paisty nice guy, corpse, rukiss, & duff patrick
Artist Name
the Ones Known As
Home Page
Active Since
Hip Hop / Heavy Rock / Punk

Contact Info

Saint Cloud, MN