Twisted Tower Dire

Twisted Tower Dire

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Name = Twisted Tower Dire


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Origin = Chantilly, Virginia, United States
Genre = Heavy metal
Years_active = 1995 - Present
Label = Remedy Records
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Current_members = Dave Boyd Jim Hunter Jonny Aune Marc Stauffer Scott Waldrop
Past_members = Tony Taylor
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Twisted Tower Dire is an American heavy metal band. Formed in Chantilly, Virginia in 1995 and are currently signed to Remedy Records.

The band stated their aim as "resurrecting True Heavy Metal" [cite web|url=http://www.twistedtowerdire.com/Bio%20Page/Bio_Page.htm| title= Twisted Tower Dire official site| publisher= Twisted Tower Dire|accessdate=2006-08-08] , drawing strong influence from Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Manowar and alike. In 1999 the band was able to record a self produced debut after a series of demo and split records.

Over the years, the band as played at many Metal festivals across America and even into Europe, including a spot at Wacken Open Air Festival in 2000.

Members

* Jonny Aune - vocals
* Scott Waldrop - guitars
* Dave Boyd - guitars
* Jim Hunter - bass
* Mark Stauffer - drums

Former Members

*Tony Taylor - vocals
*Hayes Elkins - guitars
*Mike Engel - bass
*Nick Mertaugh - guitars
*Jim Murad - bass
*Tom Phillips - vocals
*Janet Rubin - vocals

Discography

* "The Curse of Twisted Tower Dire" (2000)
* "Solstice / Twisted Tower Dire" (split) (2001)
* "The Isle of Hydra" (2001)
* "The Secret Demos" (EP) (2002)
* "Crest of the Martyrs" (2003)
* "Netherworlds" (2007)

External links

* [http://www.twistedtowerdire.com/ Official Site]

References


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