|Paul White: Vocals
Michael Phillips: Guitar
Frank Perez: Guitar
Tim Kronyak: Bass
Gary Shipman: Drums
Join The Dead is a Thrash/Progressive metal band from Northern California made up of some seasoned veterans in the recording and touring arena, with a goal to get out there, play some live shows and get their music heard. JTD have garnered the attention of several people in the music business, including Century Media and Roxx Records who put out their blistering self-titled EP in 2012.
2013 has started off well as JTD have been writing new material and rehearsing vigorously to make sure the live set is entertaining and flawless. With the help of Bill Bafford(Roxx) JTD will be pushing hard for opportunities for west coast gigs and maybe a festival or two.
The band is made up of Guitarist’s Michael Phillips (Deliverance, The Sacrificed), Frank Perez (Crematorium), Vocalist Paul White (Decadence), Bassist Tim Kronyak (Deliverance) and Drummer Gary Shipman (Speakers for the Dead)
JTD is led by Michael Phillips who is a veteran in the music business and has performed Nationally as well as Internationally with thrash metal pioneers Deliverance (Intense Records), and has put out several recordings with various record labels including Deliverance ‘Stay of Execution’ (Intense Records) which debuted on the top 100 billboard chart 1992. Deliverance also has an album in the top 50 thrash albums of all time at #45 as ranked by Metal Hammer Magazine. Michael also released an album with the band The Sacrificed (Roxx Records, Century Media) titled III, which received several nods for album of the year in 2012.
Frank Perez formerly of the band Crematorium (Prosthetic records) has toured the states several times and played alongside some of the biggest names in metal. Gary Shipman drummer for Speakers for the Dead (Magna Carta records) is also a veteran when it comes to touring the US. Rounding out our line-up we have Tim Kronyak who has also toured and played as a part of Deliverance through the years and our powerful lead vocalist Paul White who fronted Northern California based thrash band Decadence.
Join The Dead are serious musicians ready to work hard and establish themselves as a leader in the Thrash / Progressive Metal scene, Stay Tuned!