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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).


* 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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  • GodofDeathMetal

    Massacre rox!

    16 Oct 4:03am Reply
  • jasondiementia1 \\m/

    30 Sep 8:38am Reply
  • jefffq

    i hope my lastfm friends don't think i listen to the same band as you knuckleheads yikes

    28 Aug 6:51am Reply
  • rolleheim

    The new album is quite good!

    1 Jul 10:48pm Reply
  • nlventura93

    Back from Beyond is decent, some good songs, others..not so good. It sounds a lot like Grave's recent material. From Beyond will always be their best but it's good to see these guys active and back making music.

    12 May 11:59am Reply
  • JaquiAguilera

    Somos todos de Massacre Palestina!!

    30 Apr 3:47am Reply
  • flori_hedig

    German review for the new album online at "Back From Beyond" gets 7,5 out of 10!

    29 Apr 9:24am Reply
  • MetalRock1989

    Good new album 4/5.

    22 Apr 8:04am Reply
  • trashcity_

    These are not the droids I'm looking for

    21 Apr 11:28pm Reply
  • Glauco_Silva

    Gotta agree with Thorgrimm6... I'll get BFB only to complete my collection. For me there is no Massacre without Kam.

    21 Apr 10:09am Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    Also, it's good to finally have insight to that Massacre vs Kam Lee situation... Kam Lee still has the better vocals, but it's just too bad that his egotistical persona just doesn't allow for a future cooperation between him and the Massacre guys... I still hoped the interview would mention stuff about that issue between Chris Barnes and Terry Butler... Now we're still left in the dark about that...

    30 Mar 3:50pm Reply
  • RippedtoShreds

    "Ascension of the Deceased" is the best track, for sure. It's fast and it brings the "From Beyond" spirit back (at least for a while). No, I didn't want a "From Beyond" clone, but I wish the album were fast and raging, like every death metal album should be.

    29 Mar 1:24pm Reply
  • Thorgrimm6

    Thanks for that Johan....yeah the new album is a let down, seems like they just kinda phoned it in. And no way in hell is Webb a better vocalist than Kam, not for Massacre anyway.

    29 Mar 8:49am Reply
  • JohanRichter

    Terry Butler interview done by me

    28 Mar 6:51pm Reply
  • RippedtoShreds

    I was hoping that the new album could be great, but, I'm dissapointed, it's kinda weak.

    28 Mar 11:05am Reply
  • NecroDoctor

    Edwin Webb is better.

    28 Mar 6:30am Reply
  • Thorgrimm6

    Yeah, not really Massacre without Kam Lee...

    27 Mar 12:07am Reply
  • Maquina_Muerte

    the new album is decent, but I'm not sure if the vocalist actually is that fitting for Massacre, vocals remind me a bit of the Jungle Rot frontman

    25 Mar 2:34pm Reply
  • NecroDoctor

    Death Metal Massacre > all [26] Very good new album!

    25 Mar 6:19am Reply
  • cryptic-death

    Liking the new album, the cover art is pretty lame though

    25 Mar 2:04am Reply
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