Obsession: Marshall Law-80’s-1983.

Obsession is an American heavy metal band formed in 1982, and noted for spawning the career of singer Michael Vescera. The band first came on to the scene on the Metal Massacre 2 compilation from Metal Blade Records.[1] After that, the band released the EP Marshall Law and the albums Scarred for Life and Methods of Madness under the Enigma label.[1] They broke up in 1989,[1] only to reform in 2004 and then releasing the album Carnival of Lies in 2006 with Mausoleum Records.

Obsession then signed to the Ulterium – Inner Wound record label to release their latest album, Order of Chaos, in 2012.

Obsession provided songs for the films Sleepaway Camp IISleepaway Camp III as well as for Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III.

The band also appears on the compilation albums Metal Blade 15th Anniversary from Metal Blade Records and Heavy Metal Machine – Pull One from Medusa Records.

Line Up 1983:

Jay MeziasDrums
Michael VesceraVocals
Bruce VitaleGuitars
Art MacoGuitars
Matt KaragusBass


1983 DemoDemo1983 
Marshall LawEP1983
Scarred for LifeFull-length1986
Methods of MadnessFull-length1987
Marshall Law / Day of the SaxonsSplit1988 
Carnival of LiesFull-length2006
Order of ChaosFull-length2012
Michael Vescera
Vocals (1982-1989, 2004-present)
See also: Death KeepersDramaticaKilling MachineMagic KingdomMichael VesceraMVPSovereignVesceraStygia, ex-Palace of Black, ex-Roland Grapow, ex-The Reign of Terror, ex-Fatal Force, ex-Warrion, Animetal USA, ex-Dr. Sin, ex-Loudness, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, ex-Safe Haven, ex-Theatre
John Bruno
Guitars (2004-present)
See also: Michael Vescera, ex-X Factor X
Scott Boland
Guitars (2004-present)
Jeff Curtiss
Bass (2014-present)
See also: ex-Enemy Remains, ex-Symphony of Malice
Ioannis “Yanni” Sofianos
Drums (2014-present)
See also: Daughter Chaos, ex-Guerra, ex-End-Time Illusion

Past Members:

Jimi BellGuitars
See also: ex-Geezer Butler Band, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Wayne, ex-BlackPaul, Autograph, House of Lords, Maxx Explosion, ex-Bird of Prey
Matt KaragusBass (1982-1989)
Jay MeziasDrums (1982-1989, 2004-2009)
Art MacoGuitars (1982-1989)
Bruce VitaleGuitars (1982-1989)
Chris McCarvillBass (2004-2014)
See also: Dokken, ex-Eddie Ojeda, ex-X Factor X, ex-Stygia, ex-House of Lords, ex-Safe Haven
B.J. ZampaDrums (2009-2014)
See also: DokkenPeacemaker, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Wayne, House of Lords, Maxx Explosion, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen (live), ex-Driver
Side A
1.Only the Strong Will Survive03:22  Show lyrics
2.Hatred unto Death06:55  Show lyrics
Side B
3.Execution04:52  Show lyrics
4.Marshall Law04:19  Show lyrics

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