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There are multiple bands with the same name. Here they are listed in chronological order:

- (1) Free Improvisation/Experimental band from New York formed in 1980 by Fred Frith Of Henry Cow.
- (2) An American Death Metal band from Tampa, FL, initially formed in 1983.
- (3) Una banda Skate rock pionera en Argentina, fomada en 1985.
- (4) A Finnish punk band

(1) Massacre are an American Improvisational/Experimental Rock band from New York City formed in 1980 by guitarist Fred Frith with bassist Bill Laswell and drummer Fred Maher. They performed for just over a year and recorded a studio album, Killing Time (1981).

Frith and Laswell reformed Massacre in 1998 with drummer Charles Hayward, and released two albums, Funny Valentine (1998) and Meltdown (2001).

Discography:

* 1981 - Killing Time (LP, Celluloid, France)
* 1998 - Funny Valentine (CD, Tzadik Records, U.S.)
* 2001 - Meltdown (CD, Tzadik Records, U.S.)
* 2007 - Lonely Heart (CD, Tzadik Records, U.S.)
* 2013 - Love Me Tender (CD, Tzadik Records, U.S.

In 1993 RecRec Music reissued Killing Time on CD with six extra tracks (one of them coming from Frith’s Speechless album).

In 2005 Fred Frith released a remastered version of Killing Time on CD on his own label Fred Records with the six extra tracks from the RecRec reissue, plus two previously unreleased tracks.

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