Impaled is a death metal band from Oakland, California.
The bands name is an acronym, standing for: Impaled – Immoral Medical Practitioners And Licentious Evil-Doers. The band was founded by guitarist Sean McGrath in late 1996, who joined with drummer Raul Varela, guitarist Jared Deaver (formerly of Deeds of Flesh and Severed Savior) and bassist Ron Dorn to record their 1997 demo Septic Vomit. Each Member of Impaled is named, also having a nickname as followed: Dr. Sean “Bloodbath” McGrath – M.D. (Medical Deviant) Dr. Jason Kocol – E.M.T. (Emergency Metal Technician) Dr. Raul Varela – Ph.D. (Doctor of Philandering) Dr. “Monsewer” Ross Sewage – R.N. (Registered Nut)
Apocrypha is a Melodic Death/Thrash Metal band from Arlington Heights, Illinois. Apocrypha is Steve Amarantos(Guitar/Vocals), Zeke Fang(Guitar), Jake Fromkin(Drums) and Kevin Amarantos(Bass). We are a band that tries to be different than any other metal band out there! We want to create a new sound in Metal! Our releases include an EP in 2007 entitled Creature of the Night and in 2008 we release our first LP entitled Into the Grave. We are currently in recording at Apothica Studios in Batavia, IL with Joe Tiberi and plan to release our second LP in late spring/early summer of 2011!