Previous
Help

Grip Inc.

Grip Inc. (1993-2006): a Metalcore band from Los Angeles, California, , USA.

A

fter leaving the legendary thrash metal act Slayer in 1992 for personal reasons, Dave Lombardo opened up his own shop called Grip Inc. shortly later. Gus Chambers (ex-21 Guns and other British punk rock bands throughout the 1980s; vocals), Bobby Gustafason (ex-Overkill; guitar) and Jason Viebrooks (ex-Heathen; bass) joined him, but within a few months Gustafson was found to be incompatible and left in favor of Waldemar Sorychta (ex-Voodoocult Project/ex-Despair; guitar; also producer for Tiamat, Unleashed, Samael, Asphyx, The Gathering, Moonspell, Sentenced). Their debut album, Power Of Inner Strength (1993), was a blast of hardcore punk and thrash metal that gave them a name in the industry.

See All... ⏬

Their line-up remained stable through the two-track EP Ostracized (1996) and Nemesis (1997).

In late 1996, Viebrooks was fired from the band after the recording of Nemesis and replaced by Vancouver, Canada bassist Stuart Carruthers after being recommended by Devin Townsend from Strapping Young Lad. Lombardo would bounce around the music industry doing odd jobs and projects while the band was on hiatus, even working with Slayer again until 2003 when he made the announcement that a new Grip Inc. album was in the works. That album would arrive in the form of Solidify (1999). Incorporated (2004) would be the last, for the band folded two years later. The Hostage To Heaven EP (2015) would be published posthumously.

See Less... ⏫

Button: View Discography


Grip Inc. Artist Picture

Grip Inc.

 


Purchase via eBayPurchase via eBay


Artist Dashboard:


Nation USA
City Los Angeles, California,
Promotional Address Unknown
Genre Metalcore
Reformations 1
Web Unknown
Active Years 1993-2006
E-Mail Unknown
Last Modified 2020-07-05
RRCA File Code REV00393
Diskery ID 398


Artists Linked With This Article:

Overkill Sentenced Slayer
The Gathering Tiamat


Button: Go Backward 1 Biography
Button: Go Forward 1 Biography
Button: Random Artist
Button: Return to Search Page
Button: Help with this page


Notice: Diskery is available for large screens too!
Love Diskery on your mobile? You'll love us on your big screen device too!

20year Celebration Logo

20year Celebration Logo


Grip Inc. Artist Picture

Grip Inc.

 


Purchase via eBayPurchase via eBay
 Search/Home
 Discography
 Find Audio/Video

 Get Help
 Legal Notices
 Special Projects



Love Diskery on your mobile? You'll love us on your big screen device too!


Love Diskery on your big screen? Try us on your mobile device too.