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The Lord Weird Slough Feg

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Central Pennsylvania (1990 – present)

The Lord Weird Slough Feg (shortened to Slough Feg in 2005) is a /heavy metal band that formed in Pennsylvania in the early 1990s. Deriving their name from a character in the Irish mythology-inspired Sláine comics, the band released their self-titled debut album in 1996. To date, they have released nine studio albums, the most recent being ‘Digital Resistence’ (2014).

Slough Feg was formed in Central Pennsylvania, but relocated to San Francisco, California in 1990 with the hopes of “resurrecting the Heavy Metal scene in America”. The band produced three demo tapes in the early 90s before releasing their self titled debut album. Bassist Justin Phelps left the band shortly after. In 1998, the European music label Dragonheart signed Slough Feg and the band released their second album ‘Twilight of the Idols’ in 1999. The band released ‘Down Among the Deadmen’ in 2000, and ‘Traveller’ in 2003 (renowned for being based on Game Designer Workshop’s 1977 science fiction role-playing game of the same name)…

In 2005 the band moved to the Italian record label Cruz del Sur and released their fifth studio album, ‘Atavism’. The band also officially shortened their name to ‘Slough Feg’ after the album’s release. After the change of name, John Cobbett left in good terms with the band, and was replaced by current member Angelo Tringali in January of 2005. Around the same time, drummer and founding member Greg Haa left the band for personal reasons, and was replaced by current member, Antoine Reuben-Diavola.

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  • JoshCIVM

    lol it's been years why hasn't this been fixed

    1 Jul 9:08pm Reply
  • tnbh

    Down Among the Deadmen. Just, seriously.

    21 Mar 10:16am Reply
  • dylstew

    This page should be merged...:/

    30 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Siffie91

    check out this group for exploring and sharing superb Old School Metal! http://www.lastfm.de/group/Underground+Metal+Maniac%C2%B4s

    22 Mar 2014 Reply
  • summerschooled

    merge the pages no one cares if you prefer this name jfc

    12 Feb 2014 Reply
  • Infernatic

    The Lord Weird forever. Just change the name back already.

    6 Feb 2014 Reply
  • _duif

    Why would you change the name, it's not even a complete name change... just an abbreviation. I'm tagging all their albums under the complete name, seems like the logical thing to do. Compare the way all A Silver Mt. Zion albums are tagged as such, not the numerous variations (Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra etc.), or the way Woven Hand is spelled in 2 words, not Wovenhand as they started spelling it systematically 10 years ago. If it's just a mild touch-up of the band name, we stick with the original, yo.

    15 Jan 2014 Reply
  • ArkAwn

    The logo on their site has "The Lord Weird" in quotes, and nobody with at least half a brain takes metal-archives as a serious source for anything

    11 Jan 2014 Reply
  • musrum

    There's a "change name" voting box up there guys.

    5 Jan 2014 Reply
  • RedAnkhOfSet

    just combine the goddamn pages [2]

    17 Apr 2013 Reply
  • holyrebels

    Thanks for the reissues, Metal Blade.

    29 Mar 2013 Reply
  • unkldrtnp

    incredible.

    23 Mar 2013 Reply
  • metalinvader34

    Mighty Lord Weird Slough Feg!

    3 Mar 2013 Reply
  • grulmlurg

    The logo on their website utilizes the longer version of the name and the MA profile says that 'Slough Feg' is a 'less formal' variation. No official name change = sticking to the longer one. Besides, it's indeed >>more cooler<<:)

    17 Aug 2012 Reply
  • metalinvader34

    I'll be sticking to this tag ... the name is more cooler than just "Slough Feg" [2]

    27 Jul 2012 Reply
  • zumbidometal

    This should be for the material pre-Atavism. That's the way I am going with it.

    27 May 2012 Reply
  • Sandwalk3r

    I'll be sticking to this tag ... the name is more cooler than just "Slough Feg"

    26 May 2012 Reply
  • Myroan

    I don't really care which they merge into as long as they are merged.

    6 May 2012 Reply
  • PATMAN2288

    Drinking beer in the kitchen out of a horn!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    24 Apr 2012 Reply
  • ThePrisoner

    Said it before, I'll say it again. MERGE. THE. FUCKING. PAGES.

    8 Apr 2012 Reply
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