Thrash or Die
|Associated acts||Solstice, Combat, Ripjaw, Condition Critical|
|Past members||William Barter|
Thrash or Die is a thrash metal band from Miami, Florida.The band was formed in 2007 by vocalist Ralph "Dr Fukk" Viera and lead guitarist William "Hellvomit Sodomizer" Barter. Their first lineup consisted of drummer Cesar "Darth Vodka" Placeres, rhythm guitarist Chris "Triplesixxx Whoremangler" Placeres, and bassist Mario Cianci. This lineup recorded a demo in 2010, and released their debut album Poser Holocaust on May 18, 2011 on the independent label Empingao Records. After several lineup changes and the addition of guitarist Ryan "Nightcrawler" Taylor, drummer Alex "Thunderhammer" Marquez, and bassist Josh "Mosh" Gibbs, all of Solstice, the band, still anchored by Viera and Barter, released their second album Melting Your Skull on October 25, 2015. Barter was let go by the band shortly after the release of this album, leaving Viera as the sole original member. The band still plays shows and is currently writing songs for a third album. Ralph Viera also has a YouTube channel named Almost Human and it has over 17,000 subscribers.
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