Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube
Skip to YouTube video

Loading player…

Scrobble from Spotify?

Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform.

Connect to Spotify

Dismiss

A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site.

Biography

Ritual Tension began in 1983 in Manhattan. Ended, in terms of live performances, in 1989. A favorite at CBGB, often headlining Fridays and Saturdays, and Hilly Krystal was a co-producer of the band’s second LP recorded live at CBGB. Played multiple dates in Boston and DC, but both a European and a west coast tour never materialized. Played the Ritz and Tin Pan Alley (a three night stand), and the A bar and the Pyramid and wherever the hell. In the meanwhile three full LPs and one EP, followed up years later by a best-of collection.

Personnel:
Ivan Nahem, vocals
Andrew Nahem, guitars
Claire Lawrence-Slater, bass
Michael Jio, drums
(succeeded in 1985 by:)
Marc Sloan, bass
Michael Shockley, drums

Discography:
I LIVE HERE. LP. Sacrifice Records, 1986; Fundamental reissue, 1988.
HOTEL CALIFORNIA. EP. Sacrifice Records, 1987; Fundamental, 1987.
I LIVE HERE/HOTEL CALIFORNIA, Fundamental, 1987.
THE BLOOD OF THE KID – LIVE AT CBGB. LP. CBGB/Celluloid Records, 1987.
EXPELLED. LP. Sacrifice Records, 1989.
PAST TENSE. LP. Sacrifice Records, 1999 (compilation).

Edit this wiki

Don't want to see ads? Subscribe now

API Calls