Damnocracy

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Damnocracy
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Damnocracy, the heavy metal supergroup - pictured left to right: Evan Seinfeld, Ted Nugent, Sebastian Bach, Jason Bonham, and Scott Ian
Background information
OriginUnited States
Genres Heavy metal
Years active2006–2010
Labels VH1
Associated acts Skid Row, Anthrax, The Amboy Dukes, Damn Yankees, Biohazard, Bonham, UFO, Foreigner, Stormtroopers of Death
Website Official website
Members Sebastian Bach
Ted Nugent
Scott Ian
Evan Seinfeld
Jason Bonham

Damnocracy was a heavy metal supergroup formed on, and for, the VH1 TV show Supergroup in 2006. [1] The members of the band ultimately dubbed their band project Damnocracy.

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The band's assumed manager was Doc McGhee, who has managed the likes of Kiss, Scorpions, Mötley Crüe, and Night Ranger. Doc had previously worked with Sebastian Bach in the rock band Skid Row.

The band did not release any albums and disbanded in 2010. Its members continued to perform with their original bands or moved on to new projects.

Band members

Sebastian Bach (vocals)

Former singer for the band Skid Row, now leading a successful solo career. He also makes a living as an actor and television personality. Has appeared on many of VH1's programs, including their I Married... series, and HEAVY: The Story of Metal.

Ted Nugent (lead guitar)

Former lead guitarist for The Amboy Dukes, Ted Nugent Band, and Damn Yankees, he is most famous for his solo career. Some of his best known songs include "Stranglehold", "Free For All", "Dog Eat Dog", "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang", "Cat Scratch Fever", "Motor City Madhouse", "Great White Buffalo", "High Enough" and "Wango Tango". Often during the show, Scott Ian referred to how much he enjoyed working with Ted, as Nugent was one of Ian's influences growing up.

Scott Ian (rhythm guitar)

Rhythm guitarist of the thrash metal band Anthrax. Anthrax still perform today, and Scott Ian has been a personality on various VH1 programs, including the I Love the 70s/80s/90s series. Ian is also a member of Stormtroopers Of Death, one of the first crossover thrash bands who mixed thrash with hardcore punk.

Evan Seinfeld (bass)

Former vocalist and bassist for the band Biohazard, as well as an actor, director and producer in the pornography business.

Jason Bonham (drums)

Son of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. He played drums in the bands Bonham, UFO and Foreigner.

Premiere concert setlist

Following the TV series the band performed at the Empire Ballroom on March 5, 2006:

  1. "Ace of Spades" (Motörhead)
  2. "Free for All" (Ted Nugent)
  3. "T.N.T." (AC/DC)
  4. "Out on the Tiles" (Led Zeppelin)
  5. "Only" (Anthrax)
  6. "Take It Back" (Damnocracy original song)
  7. "Punishment" (Biohazard)
  8. "Stranglehold" (Ted Nugent)
  9. "Sin City" (AC/DC)
  10. "Youth Gone Wild" (Skid Row)
  11. "Cat Scratch Fever" (Ted Nugent)
  12. "Whole Lotta Love" (Led Zeppelin)

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References

  1. "VH1 Shows: Supergroup". 2006. Archived from the original on May 18, 2012.