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Mass Terror / Bio

Mass Terror is a hardcore punk band that was formed in 2007 in Los Angeles, CA by Thorr Viernes (vocals/guitar) Neil Martes (drums) and Jeff “Roach” Nunez (Bass). Mass Terror came out of the ashes of DTOX from Tecate, B.C. (Mexico). Thorr & Neil are blood brothers, and had resided in Baja California, Mexico & played in bands (Man Destroys Himself, Restos Mortales, Head Rush, Obscenidad), in the Mid 90's & early 2000's…

After many Tours, and Recording (DTOX) demos in Mexico City with good friend Kike Salazar (RIP), Tijuana & San Diego sessions in 2004 - 2005, Thorr & Neil decided to move back to L.A. to start a new, more heavier punk band, that’s when they met Jeff Roach at a Conflict show in Hollywood, and got together soon after to take out songs from the previous (DTOX) demos, songs like: Punx Unite, Riot Today & Racist People Suck!

Soon after Mass Terror got their first U.S. gig in Hollywood, @ the famous Knitting Factory, then M.T. went on to playing a slew of shows in Backyards, Local Bars and Venues for the next couple of years... In 2008, Mass Terror recruited Kyle (Temple of Dagon) on 2nd guitar.

In 2009 Mass Terror got the opportunity to record a Full Length Album in Tijuana, MX. And from this came their 1st album release “Break the System!” with 16 tracks! Hitting targets and issues like global corruption, nuclear war and mass extinction! The new record was released under indie label Opcion Sonica USA/ Punx Life Records. Mass Terror went on to promoting Break the System! By playing shows up and down the west coast with bands like: UK SUBS, Resistant Culture, Ass Rash, Verbal Abuse, Attitude Adjustment, Total Chaos, Clusterfux + many more…
M.T. also released a couple of Music Videos on YouTube.

In 2010, Jeff Roach decided to part ways with the band and Johnny X (Humachine/Social Conflict) was recruited on bass, Max Paul (Shot Out Hoods) was also recruited on guitar for shows in Southern California. In 2012, Eddie Lopez (Dr. Jack/ Head Rush) took bass duties and Josh Parten (Kill Kops) took on 2nd vocals.

In 2013, Mass Terror embarked in a 14 day Tour across the western U.S.A, with Street Punk Legend's ONE WAY SYSTEM from the U.K., M.T. recruited Zack Volta from (Krum Bums/The Ghouls) on bass duties for this tour, and 1 day before the tour started in Texas for the grand opening of the new Infest, Mass Terror also played and opened up for Goatwhore and The Casualties! this show was @ the (new) legendary venue "The Vex Arts" from the 80's.

Mass Terror, was also featured in an amazing comp for a great cause...'PUNK/AID BOSTON/OKC STRONG' "A benefit for the Boston Marathon and Oklahoma Tornado victims and their families" along side bands like: The Defects, The Adicts, Anti-Pasti, Vice Squad & many more great International bands...
Mass Terror, is currently recording new material for 2014 and planning on doing more shows, tours and records.

General Info

Band Members
Thorr vocals/guitar, Neil drums/vocals, Eddie /bass, Josh /vocals
Artist Name
Mass Terror
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/massterror
Genres
Metal / Punk / Hardcore

Contact Info

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Manager
Felix M.

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