DISCOGRAPHY  

HIRAX CD/ALBUM COVERS - (almost) ALL releases are available in vinyl format:

                   

       

           

Immortal Legacy  — 2014, SPV | Black Devil

Hellion Rising — 2013, SPV | Black Devil

El Rostro de la Muerte — 2010, Deep Six | Black Devil

Noise Chaos War — 2010, Thrash Corner| Black Devil

True Thrash Fest DVD live in Japan — 2010, Rock Stakk

Split 7"  "Raging Thrash' HIRAX w/Violator (Brazil) - 2010, Deep Six  |  Black Devil

Thrash and Destroy DVD — 2008, Selfmadegod | Deep Six | Black Devil

Split 7” HIRAX w/F.K.U. (Sweden) — 2008, Deep Six | Black Devil

Chaos and Brutality EP  — 2008, Black Devil

V/A Thrash Metal Warriors  — 2008, Selfmadegod | Deep Six | Black Devil

Assassins of War  EP -- 2006, Deep Six | Black Devil

V/A: Louder Than Hell  — 2005, Six Weeks

Thrash ‘Til Death DVD2005, Deep Six | Black Devil (available with "The New Age of Terror")

Not Dead Yet — 1987, (Reissued via Deep Six | Black Devil 2005)

The New Age Of Terror — 2004, Deep Six | Black Devil

Barrage Of Noise EP — 2001, Deep Six | Black Devil

V/A: Thrash of the Titans  — 2000, Know

El Diablo Negro EP  — 2000, Deep Six | Black Devil

Split 7” w/ Spazz — 1997, Pessimiser/Theologian

Blasted In Bangkok Demo—1987, Self-Released (Reissued via Deep Six, 2000.)

Blasted In Bangkok 7” — 1987, Lautrec

V/A: Best Of Metal Blade, Vol. 1 — 1987, Metal Blade

Hate, Fear And Power — 1986, Metal Blade

Raging Violence — 1985, Metal Blade

Angelican Scrape Attic 7” — 1985, Earache

V/A: Metal Massacre VI — 1984, Metal Blade

Demo — 1984, Self-Released

 

 

 

 


OUT NOW "Get Thrashed"  DVD:

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NEW!! HIRAX   "Assassins of War":
 CD/12" Vinyl
DOWNLOAD Lucifer's Infierno mp3
 
MP3  LYRICS

 

 

 


HIRAX "THRASH AND DESTROY" - LIVE AT KEEP IT TRUE FESTIVAL (Germany) - DVD includes CD or 12"VINYL:

ARTWORK / illustration DESIGNED BY: Bill Hauser

EUROPEAN VERSION

ARTWORK / illustration DESIGNED BY: Rafal Wechterowicz

 

HIRAX "Satan's Fall" and F.K.U. "Twitch of the Thrash Nerve" - split 7" vinyl\

 

HARD ROCKER MAGAZINE - POLAND/EUROPE.  HIRAX "Thrash Metal Assassins" CD COMPILATION  illustration & ARTWORK BY MARK RIDDICK

 

 

 

2010

2010

 

HIRAX "Thrash Metal Warriors" TRACK:  "Chaos and Brutality"   MP3    LYRICS

ASSASSINS OF WAR - 2007 - CD/12" VINYL

THE NEW AGE OF TERROR - 2004 - CD/12" VINYL

BARRAGE OF NOISE 

2001

CD/10" red vinyl

 

 

HIRAX 4-song demo (1984)

After this came out our lives were never the same.   

This demo features Katon and Gary.  

It is night and day when you put it side by side next to Raging Violence.  

Traditional Metal…nothing like what HIRAX became.   

We are proud of this tape though.  It shows our roots. 

  

 

METAL MASSACRE VI COMPILATION

 (Metal Blade Records/Roadrunner, 1984)  

Featuring ‘Bombs of Death.’  The first song we ever wrote with the line up from Raging Violence.   

 

"THIS TAPE IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE HEADBANGERS WORLDWIDE...STAND AND BE COUNTED!"

   

BEST OF METAL BLADE, VOL. 1 

 (Metal Blade Records/Roadrunner, 1987?)

Features ‘Call of the gods’ off of Raging Violence.  

We didn’t even know about this record until one of our friends bought it at a record store and showed it to us.  This is before they had spell check…they spelled the title wrong. ('Call Out to the gods). We have no idea what year it came out.  

We were probably too drunk to care.   

Compilation

Tracks:

1

"Chemical Warfare" - Slayer

2

"Tempter, The" - Trouble

3

"Plunging To Megadeath" - Hallow's Eve

4

"Be My Slave" - Bitch

5

"Necrophiliac" - Slayer

6

"Circle Of The Tyrants" - Celtic Frost

7

"Brave, The" - Metal Church

8

"Blower" - Voivod

9

"Cry Out To The Gods" - HIRAX

10

"Death Rider" - Omen

11

"Evil Has No Boundaries" - Slayer (live)

12

"Apparition, The" - Fates Warning

13

"Ruby Eyes" - Omen

14

"Fear Beyond The Vision" - Nasty Savage

15

"Give 'Em The Axe" - Lizzy Borden

16

"Disciple" - Attacker

17

"Child Of The Damned" - Warload

18

"Red Rum" - Lizzy Borden

19

"Damnation" - Fates Warning

20

"Fear No Evil" - Trouble

21

"Look Of Death" - Pandemonium

22

"Listen To The Preacher" - Tyrant

23

"Posers Will Die" - Thrust

 

ANGELICAN SCRAPE ATTIC 7” flexi

 (Earache Records, UK Import 1985)

This is the first record ever to come out on Earache Records, England.  We never knew what impact this record would have on the underground punk and metal worlds.  We were the only American band on this record.  It made us proud. 

Very rare: 5,000 pressed.

               

                                                                                                                                          

RAGING VIOLENCE, LP

(Metal Blade Records/Roadrunner, 1985)

(12" vinyl reissue via Black Devil & Deep Six, 2005)

The record that started it all for us.  Good and bad memories.  We were young kids, drunk off of our assess and messing with a lot of different substances.  

We listen to the record to this day and we realize it even more…  

Boy, were we burning the candle at both ends. 

 

 

HATE, FEAR AND POWER 

mini LP

 (Metal Blade Records/Roadrunner, 1986)

(12" vinyl reissue via Black Devil & Deep Six, 2005)

The band had been through a lot at this time.  Under pressure from the record label to put out some new product HIRAX released this mini LP.  It was the last record we would do for Metal Blade.   To this day I don’t think Metal Blade knew what to do with us.  We weren’t your typical band, so we stood out like a sore thumb.  We accomplished exactly what we had wanted to do.  We didn’t want to fit in.  We wanted to do our own thing. 

V/A: Best Of Metal Blade, Vol. 1 — 1987, Metal Blade

   

  BLASTED IN BANGKOK 

demo tape (1987)

3-song demo (15:20) included lyrics sheet:

 1.  Fear the War Within  

2.  The Beginning of the End  

3.  Dying World (SHOCK)

Recorded the day after Katon's 23rd birthday.  We did the whole thing in 6 hours, including mixing.  We were always amazed at how much money it took for some bands to record their records.  Or maybe we just didn't know any better.  

BLASTED IN BANGKOK 

7" (Lautrec, 1987)

(Reissue via Deep Six, 2000)

HIRAX broke up (we had no money), but still drunk ...had a European friend of ours offer to release two songs from our Blasted in Bangkok demo.  It was the first release on his new label Lautrec. We didn’t have a record label at the time but we still had a loyal fan base for some reason.

NOT DEAD YET CD 

(Metal Blade Records/Roadrunner, 1987)

(Reissue via Black Devil Records, 2005)

Back when this came out nobody even knew what a fuckin CD was.  The record label only gave us four copies: one for each band member.  We don’t even know how many were made or for how long it was in print.  All we know is that it is very, very rare. 

 

 

NOT DEAD YET

12 " Picture Disc 

(Metal Blade Records/Roadrunner, 1987)

The story about the picture disc is almost the same as the Not Dead Yet CD.  We don’t know much.  We just know that the records are out there.  For collector buffs:  the artwork for Raging Violence album cover was done by Pushead.  And the artwork done for Hate, Fear and Power was done by Mad Mark Rude.   The official HIRAX logo was originally designed by Tom G Warrior. 

 

Spazz/Hirax 7” 

(Pessimiser*Theologian, 1997)

Some friends of ours in a band called Spazz had mentioned doing a split 7”.  It was the unreleased song from the Blasted in Bangkok demo sessions  ‘Dying World’ (Shock).  This record somehow found it’s way into a whole new generation of underground music fans.  Later on we would realize it was the spark that brought the band back together.  We would like to thank everybody involved with putting this record out.  You made us proud. 

 

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EL DIABLO NEGRO

 2000

3 song CD/7"picture disc

Thrash of the Titans

featuring HIRAX - 'Slit Your Wrist'

12"vinyl

(Know Records - 2001) 

 BLASTED IN BANGKOK 

Reissue - 2001

10" white vinyl/CD

 

PHANTASM

 Wreckage 

CD/12" clear vinyl

Featuring Katon W DePena - HIRAX vocals with original Metallica bassist Ron McGoveny 

and Dark Angel drummer Gene Hoglan (before he played with Testament, Death and Strapping Young Lads).  6-song demo.  Plus a very rare 9-song concert, 

"Live at Oddfellows Hall" Phoenix, AZ.  March 28, 1987

                                                                                         

 

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