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Broken Hope is a grindcore/death metal band founded in the late 1980s. The project spanned roughly twelve years, culminating in five albums between 1991 and 1999.

Joe Ptacek (vocals), Jeremy Wagner (guitar), Brian Griffin (guitar), and Ryan Stanek (drums) formed the core of Broken Hope. They scored a deal with the then-fledging Grindcore/RedLight Label and cut their debut album, Swamped in Gore.

Following that release, Metal Blade Records quickly signed the band and they released their second album… read more

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  • Avatar for bobo9390
    v not sure if satire
  • Avatar for Zach216
    Just checked out "The Flesh Mechanic" and the whole time just was like.... "really?!?" I don't know... to each their own. I'm glad a lot of the stuff I like is the complete opposite of death metal. Really positive for the mind and one's overall psyche, I'm sure... *eye roll*
  • Avatar for bobo9390
    great stuff
  • Avatar for VlaicuLiviu
    Joe : the best voice in death metal history. RESPECT !!! Rest in peace bro \m/
  • Avatar for EDRORR
    Joe RIP!!!! Awesome vocals all the way through his caerer.
  • Avatar for GodofDeathMetal
    Will they release a new album next year?
  • Avatar for GodofDeathMetal
    I thought this band would be over permanently when Joe Ptacek died 5 years ago. It is killer that this band continues on without him.
  • Avatar for Metal_Markus
    Yes, they can still do it! RIP Ryan Stanek and Joe Ptacek. It's good to see the band carrying on their legacy with keeping true to the trademark Broken Hope style.
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  • Avatar for Thurible
    These guys shred live

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