Previous
Help

Dream Death

Biography/History

Dream Death (1985-1989, 2011-present): a Doom Metal band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

R

eceiving high acclaim as being one of the better 'New Renaissance' releases of the eighties, featuring the membership of Brian Lawrence (vocals/guitar), Terry Weston (guitar), Ted Williams (bass) and Mike Smail (drums), Dream Death would release their one and only recording under the original configuration, Journey Into Mystery (1987), an album that combined doom elements with hardcore vocals and plenty of speed, styles common today but seen as radical in its day. The band broke up in early 1989, but reformed some time later with a modified lineup under the new name Penance.

The Back from the Dead compilation (2005) and Pittsburgh Sludge Metal live (2009) were released posthumously.

In 2011 the act reformed with Mike Smail (drums; of-Penance/ex-Under the Sun/ex-Internal Void/ex-Pentagram/ex-Monolith/of-Wielder (live)/ex-Cathedral), Brian Lawrence (guitars/vocals; ex-Penance), Terry Weston(guitars; of-Blackfinger/of-Penance/ex-Doomwatch) and Richard Freund (bass) with Justin Gizzi) adding to the line-up with lead guitar in 2014 to release Somnium Excessum (2013) and Dissemination (2016).

Button: View Discography


Click to Purchase via eBay


Dashboard for Dream Death

Nation USA
City Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Genre Doom Metal
Formations 2
Active Years 1985-1989, 2011-
Last Modified 2022-09-17
Diskery ID 1073


Artists Linked to Dream Death

Cathedral Penance


Button: Go Backward 1 Biography
Button: Go Forward 1 Biography
Button: Random Artist
Button: Return to Search Page
Button: Go to website version for printers and reader devices
Button: Help with this page


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


Click to Purchase via eBay

Earth Search/Home
Music record Discography
Movie Director's cut board Find Audio/Video

Question mark Get Help
Exclamation mark Legal Notices
Construction barrier Special Projects


Go to website version simple view (Good for reader devices) Accessibility & Printer

Collection of mobile electronics
Love Diskery on your big screen? Try us on your mobile device too!