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|Origin||North Carolina, United States|
|Genres||Doom metal, progressive metal|
|Years active||1986–1994, 2002-present|
|Labels|| Combat |
Season of Mist
|Past members||Shawn McCoy|
Confessor is an American doom metal band from North Carolina, United States. By their technically complex interpretation of traditional doom style, they are also a well-known name within progressive metal circles [ citation needed ]. To date, the band has released two full-length studio albums.
Following the release of their 1991 debut album, Condemned, Confessor disbanded in 1994 while the band was already planning a second album, but reformed in 2002 and is still active today.
|Year of release||Title||Type||Label|
|2005||Unraveled||Full-length||Season of Mist|
|2012||Uncontrolled||Full-length||Season of Mist|
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