| Heresy (1986–1987)|
| Thrash metal|
| 1986–1990, 2015–present|
Tucson, Arizona, United States (1986)
Violent by Nature, Socialized Hate
Chris Lykins, James Gulotta, Rick Skowron, Brian Zimmerman, Tim Kelly
Tim Kelly, Anacrusis, Evildead, Sacred Reich, Coroner
Atrophy is a thrash metal band formed in Tucson, Arizona.
Atrophy, originally named Heresy, was formed in 1986 by Chris Lykins, James Gulotta, and Brian Zimmerman. Tim Kelly and Rick Skowron later joined the band.
In 1987, the band produced two cassette demos and were subsequently picked up by thrash metal label, Roadrunner Records. They recorded two albums: Socialized Hate in 1988 and Violent By Nature in 1990. They toured the U.S. and Europe with bands like Sacred Reich, Forced Entry and Coroner. Following the European tour, Lykins left the band. Atrophy was subsequently dropped by their record label.
The band reformed in 2015.Brian Zimmerman - vocals
Chris Lykins - guitar
Rick Skowron - guitar
James Gulotta - bass
Tim Kelly - drums
Socialized Hate (1988)
Violent by Nature (1990)
Chemical Dependency demo (1987)
second demo (1987)
Demolition - Scream Your Brains Out! (1988) - Metal Forces compilation with the songs "Chemical Dependency" and "Preacher, Preacher"
Stars On Thrash (1988) - Roadrunner Records compilation with the song "Chemical Dependency"
Socialized HateSocialized Hate · 1988Atrophy (band) Wikipedia
Preacher - PreacherSocialized Hate · 1988
Violent by NatureViolent by Nature · 1990