was formed in 1998 in Los Angeles. The CD "Doom Generation" was
released shortly after. In 2000 the band relocated to Dallas,
TX. 2002 saw the release of their 2nd cd entitled "Embrace
Read the reviews, they talk for themselves. "Tearabyte is massive",
"Embrace Oblivion is an abyssal slab of sonic gloom charged with pure
intensity." says Bill Vogel III from Strange Aeons. "They've
captured the intensity and anger that all those nu-metal bands seem to
says Matt Adkins from the Harder beat. "It's metal the way it was
supposed to be. Hard, thrash, in-your-face, and sung by leader Al Mead." from
the Westwood One Fax. " a guitar shredding band that's brand of music
is loud, fast, & very tuned down!." says The Rock N Roll Experience.
2004 will see the release of the 3rd Tearabyte CD, entitled "Gloom Factory".
Consisting of bassist/vocalist Al Mead (who was once a member of the infamous
GG Allin & The Scumfucks), guitarist Kevin Mead, and drummer Jeff Owens,
Tearabyte bring their blistering version of thrash metal with elements
reminisce of such classic acts as Slayer, Exodus, Vio-lence, Motorhead,
etc. Previously, the band has shared the stage with the legendary Sacred
Reich, Skinlab, and goremeisters Exhumed, thus displaying the benefits
their multifaceted style.