CRUCIFIX was one of nearly four dozen Northern California and Nevada bands featured on the Faulty Products distributed Alternative Tentacles LP, NOT SO QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT. They were from Berkeley, California. The band was "Matt" (Bass), "Sothira" (Vocals), "Chris" (Drums) and "Jimmy" (Guitar). Of all the artists featured on NOT SO QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT, CRUCIFIX are among the few to have actually released other material. Specifically, they released the debut LP CRUCIFIX with Bryce Kanights on Bass then the Single "1984" and 2 LPs DEHUMANIZATION with Jake Smith on Guitar and EXHIBIT A with Drew Bernstein & Jimmy on guitar.  CRUCIFIX are also featured on Go! Records "RAT MUSIC FOR RAT PEOPLE" Vol 1. with The Avengers, Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Flipper, T.S.O.L. The Dils, Bad Brains, D.O.A. and Dead Kennedys. This GO! release introduced the Classic & Melodic track "STEEL CASE ENCLOSURE" Showcasing Jimmys Guitar talents and launching Crucifix to greater heights. CRUCIFIX songs have been covered by bands such as A PERFECT CIRCLE, ORBITAL, SEPULTURA & countless punk/hardcore bands. CRUCIFIX has been an influence to many bands and artist including SEPULTURA, ROY MAYORGA of NAUSEA, SOUL FLY & STONE SOUR. MICHAEL AMOTT of CARCASS, ARCH ENEMY and many more. CRUCIFIX called it quits in 1984. Sothira then formed PROUDFLESH and Recorded & Toured with Jimmy Crucifix on Guitar.


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