BIOHAZARD
1994 - State Of The World Address.
1996 - Mata Lećo.
1999 - New World Disorder.
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May 24, 1994 - 2024: 30 years of: State Of The World Address.

Surgeon General sez: 90s NYHC is a required biohazard.

The seed was planted by ANTHRAX's trailblazing "I'm The Man" and by 1994, the fruits of this crossover were fully matured. While Los Angeles's BODY COUNT was labeled gangstametal, New-York's own thugz BIOHAZARD was to some degree, their East-Coast counterpart. And unlike real-life West-Coast / East-Coast hiphop rivalry and killings, metal's take on the matter was a brotherly one.

Having shaken the scene with 1992's Urban Discipline CD and now signed to Warner Brothers, the crew was set to dominate this decade. Hustlers turned metal-men, BIOHAZARD is the adrenaline that made the nineties hyperactive, mixed with experimentations and trendchanging. DIY hardcore supported thrashmetal along a heavy dose of hiphop ...all genre clashed in a hybrid metal-fusion, all fueled by: pride, respect and attitude !

The moshpit opens up with "State Of The World Address", a fast-paced piece that will leave you with a few loose teeth. "Down For Life" spits out venom and kicks the brawl into higher gear. Both tracks "Cornered" and "Tales From The Hard Side" gives the new term streetmetal it's full credentials, pure raw-power with rhymes trade-off:

"Pissin' down your leg, you're a victim of carjack.
Feel the cold steel as I pull the hammer back.
Bang! You're fuckin' dead 'cause it's like that !"
...words not from Compton ...words from Brooklyn.

CYPRESS HILL's Sen Dog make an impressive guest on "How It Is", a full-on rap / metal union that is so synonymous with the 90s while on the punchy "Five Blocks To The Subway" both Seinfeld and Graziadei trades lyrics like pro MCs. Never forget as "Remember" pays respect to the Nam-Veterans and the beautiful flamenco-guitar and piano intro of "Failed Territory" shows another side to the band.

BIOHAZARD are new-metal: collaborating with ONYX on the trendsetting 1993 Judgment Night soundtrack CD, touring and performing live with HOUSE OF PAIN and paying tribute to the Gods on the stellar 1994 BLACK SABBATH homage Nativity In Black CD ...the BIO-guys were every-fuckin-where.

Hardcore since Day One, MTV did the rest, injecting their videos into the post-grunge era, with ringmasters Beavis & Butt-Head keeping everything under control. Gettin' punkier with another Mike Tyson jab with their next wrong side of the track punishment: 1996's Mata Lećo CD.

D.F.L. !!!

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Tales From The Hard Side = video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nfoMPldPU4
How It Is = video featuring Sen Dog
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFvr0sU46C8
Five Blocks To The Subway = video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zL632M1-C3E
Judgment Night = ONYX video featuring BIOHAZARD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoNJhv4M13U
After Forever = tribute to BLACK SABBATH video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sawa9-MSEzI
State Of The World Address = full CD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRG_VrwH_EQ&list=OLAK5uy_mkz_PdpmznXF1OU08EEEZ0OsTbXsPK-sM
In the studio in 1994
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pFBZn0eYbQ
Live at Bizarre Festival in 1994
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6XoHlUOr0Y







June 25, 1996 - 2021: 25 years of: Mata Lećo.

MMMM-NYHC !

A Mean Modern Muscular Metal take of the classic New-York Hard-Core sound and esthetics. This time it's louder and uglier than ever ...and it's on a major-label. Marshalls and Dickie's, this is the new way.

After the hot success of 1994's State Of The World Address CD, touring with SLAYER and being broadcasted on Beavis & Butt-Head, the quartet became a trio and dug deep into the underground.

The moshpit hits hard with "Authority", where the popular "Fuck the rules !" slogan rings aloud. A knee to the face will not get you "Stigmatized", while "A Way" peels away the grime from the walls of the CBGBs. True red-blooded hardcore-punk is exposed on "Competition", "Better Days" and the new fan-favorite "A Lot To Learn".

Caught in a mosh between two extremities, the Brooklyn-boys had to work around the clock to keep the momentum above water. In the mid 90s, a new modern hardcore-punk signature was settling in the rock-scene and for a while, BIOHAZARD had a firm chokehold on the pulse.

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A Lot To Learn = video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4gNGAWwzPc
Authority = video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu3a2zQhLp4
Mata Lećo = full CD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa8UDIxURtU&list=OLAK5uy_kOiEBHGpUdhI7abwFhKlwgQX3mXDndlzA
Interview MTV in 1996
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOi3k5eLE0E
Live in Germany in 1997
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGcKp5ur8Bg







June 8, 1999 - 2024: 25 years of: New World Disorder.

They rule the streets.

Still pumped by 1996's Mata Lećo CD, the hardcore crew of BIOHAZARD breathes fuckin' fire. In late 90s America, it's black and white and red all over ...it's a new world disorder.

Opening the pit with "Resist" and the dual-blade "Switchback" ...you know it's gonna be one another of those lovely mosh nights. Fat tones and fat riffs pushes the crowd more into riot-mode with "All For None" and the shades of grey of "Skin". Quick on the trigger, our "Dogs Of War" fully master the art of "Breakdown", in this sick "New World Disorder" ...a tried and true gang-bang hip-hop track, featuring members of ONYX, SEPULTURA and FEAR FACTORY.

For extra riffs, please welcome to the familia, ex-HELMET Rob Echeverria. Don't call them jumpmetal ...this is metalized NYHC mutherfockerz.

The explosive chaos, the fuming metal and the street cool, BIOHAZARD are in the zone. No holds barred and cracking more skulls, they will destroy the neighborhood again with 2001's Uncivilization CD.

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New World Disorder = full CD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGyMLVjIWyQ&list=OLAK5uy_mshX95gGIxywOJO65yWduPH5Io_zT7ZJc
Mini documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fy22OQAWCrM
Live at Bizarre Festival in 1999
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXYuKOwKMI4








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