There is at least 5 different bands with this name
1. Executioner from Florida was an early incarnation of Obituary, playing thrash metal comparable to early Metallica. Some demos and a split were released around 1985 with the songs Metal up Your Ass and Syco-Pathic Mind. Before deciding on Obituary, they changed their name to Xecutioner, so as not to get confused with…
2. Executioner from Boston also played thrash, releasing In the Name of Metal in 1986, and Break the Silence in 1987. In 1999 came The Storm after the Calm, a compilation of later unreleased material and some rehearsal versions of album tracks. Around when the two albums were released, the lineup featured Seth Putnam from Anal Cunt on bass and vocals.
They split up in 1989.
Both of the above bands were founded around 1984.
3. There is also a thrash band Executioner from Como, Italy formed in 2004.
They released a demo tape in 2005, a Promo CD in 2006 and their full length Arrival of the Executioner before they split in 2008 .
5. Thrash/crossover band from San Antonio, USA formed in 2016
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