Year of birth: 1993
Age: 22 year
Place of Birth: New Orleans, USA
Citizenship: United States
A highly respected in the world of metal vocalist Phil Anselmo most likely known to listeners on his activities as a part of "Pantera". However, one group was not enough,and Phil decided to realize itself in other forms.
Thus were born two more teams, "Down" and "Superjoint ritual". "SJR" status was initially a side project, and Phil and the company called themselves simply "jam band". However, this was indeed the case, as all the participants, "Ritual" played in their teams,and they gathered together in the main only to drink beer and jam.
By the way, besides Anselmo (guitar, vocals) have participated in these events Jimmy Bower (guitar), Hank Williams third (bass), Kevin Bond (guitar) and Joe Fuzzy (drums). Sometimes musicians attracted waves of inspiration, and then they recorded demos on anselmovskom bum-boxing and given the rare concerts.
Superjoint ritual bodyaga All this lasted from the mid- 90s, and only in the new millennium "Superjoint ritual" have made a major step in its development. In 2002 -m band signed a contract with the "Sanctuary records" and at the end of March of the same year,the shops got freshly baked pancake called "Use once and destroy". As you would expect, no snot on the album was not, and the listener was offered brutal hardcore with frantic guitars. The first two and a half thousand copies of the disc also contained a bonus in the form of demo tracks "Little H" and "Starvation trip"."Use once and destroy" took the charts "Billboard" 87 - th line, and the group, meanwhile, gathered in a national tour. The tour, which started in Atlanta on June 7 were supported by "Skinlab". Incidentally,how to do the concert activity "Superjoint ritual" could after Anselmo said about leaving the "Pantera" and concentrating its forces on "SJR".
Superjoint ritual did not have time to calm down the enthusiasm for the powerful "ritual" debut, Phil and the company presented auitorii second full-fledged album.Initially, the plate would be called "Striking Fear Into The Enemy: A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred", but in the end reduced to "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred" (incidentally, the name of the answer was "Superjoint ritual" on global attitudes toward the United States) . The album was made ??in the spirit of its predecessor, but, according to Anselmo ,It was a perfect mixture of hardcore and metal.
The commercial success of the disc was secured in the first week of sales, when sold out twenty thousand copies. "Billboard" well treated "A Lethal Dose Of American Hatred" graciously and gave him 55th place. Since August 2003, "Superjoint ritual" continued the concert,hedlaynerstvovat gone first with the support of "Strapping young lad" and "Full blown chaos", and the following year - the company with the "Deicide" and "Clutch".