Discover New Music is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your profile Close window



Everyone’s tags

More tags


In the years 1988 to ‘89, brothers Dwayne & Gary Dassing founded bEnESTroPHe with vocalist Rich Mendez. They made two tapes as Benestrophe using only a 12-channel mixer and a $100 stereo TEAC tape deck (incidentally the same equipment used for the first Mentallo release), and surprised even themselves with its sound quality. Guest vocalist Jaime Chavez joined the band for several songs like “Flesh Decay”.

After releasing the two full length demos, playing numerous live shows and gaining a huge following in their home town of San Antonio, Texas, the band then decided to dismantle and go their separate ways for a number of reasons. Mostly personal ones.
Later on, in a new year and a new city, the brothers Dwayne and Gary founded Mentallo & The Fixer.

bEnESTroPHe published at RAS DVA. Two CDs were released: “Sensory Deprivation” and “Auric Fire” which contain the demo material.


German description and CD playlists on

Both albums are downloadable for free here


Top Albums

Listening Trend

1,884listeners all time
34,791scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a profile


Leave a comment. Log in to or sign up.

Top Listeners