King of the Massacre
A HISTORY OF GROTESQUENESS 1995: Steve, Jeremy, and Joseph start jamming together. 2004: After a stretch of years of being apart Jeremy, Joseph and Steve form a band and call it Art of Dying. They record their first demo later that year. 2005: The band plays it's first show in January as a three piece and continues to play shows consistently. Matt Thomas joins the band to take on bass guitar duties. The band records it's first CD 'Homicide Utopia'. Later in the year Tina Rock Vegas joins the fold on second guitar, giving the band a full lineup. 2006: The band continues to perform with a vengeance and records another demo as a 5 piece. Due to pending legal action the band name changes to A Vision Grotesque. In March of that year the band is featured on SERIES DVD vol. 4. 2007: Tina parts ways with the band, AVG signs with Room Temperature Records and records their first label release album 'King of the Massacre'. The band recruits former Crucible of the Damned guitarist Chuck Endsley to fill Tina's spot. 'King of the Massacre' is released in May. A Vision Grotesque has been fortunate enough to play with bands from Road Runner Records, Metalblade, Prosthetic, Life Force and Tribunal Records.