James Murphy: Convergence-1996.

James Franklin Murphy is an American guitarist, best known for having been a member of the bands Death , Obituary, and Testament . He has released several albums of his solo project, which bears his name. James also founded the death metal band Disincarnate in 1992. In 2001 he was diagnosed with a brain tumor, from which he quickly recovered. He is currently working on a tribute album to Chuck Schuldiner , founder of the band Death, who died of pneumonia, due to complications in the treatment of a brain tumor. James Murphy is also a producer for the band World Under Blood., which is a project of Deron Miller, the CKY guitarist, as well as having produced the recent works of Dååth ( The Hinderers ) and Lazarus AD’s debut album , The Onslaught , released through Roadrunner Records and Metal. Blade Records respectively.

Murphy is also a music producer, in addition to being a guitarist, and usually works at SafeHouse Production, where work for many bands is produced. Murphy also contributes to some guitar learning magazines with some lessons.








  • Weed out the Weak
  • The Freakshow
  • Come Down Cold
  • Nothing is sacred

In solitary

  • Convergence (1996)
  • Feeding the Machine (1999)

Like invited

James Murphy
Guitars, Keyboards (1995-?)
See also: Metal Against CoronavirusTiwanaku, ex-Disincarnate, Living Monstrosity, ex-Cancer, ex-Konkhra, ex-Obituary, ex-Testament, ex-Agent Steel (live), ex-Death, ex-Hallows Eve.

Past Members:

Steve DiGiorgioBass
See also: Act of DenialCharred Walls of the DamnedFutures EndGeodaGone in AprilItselfJohnny NewmanMythodeaSpirits of FireSynesis AbsorptionTerra OdiumTestament, ex-Control Denied, Bassists Alliance Project, Devil’s Highway, Quadvium, Death DTA (live), ex-Anatomy of I, ex-Artension, ex-Beltfed Weapon, ex-Dragonlord, ex-Faust, ex-Memorain, ex-Painmuseum, ex-Sadus, ex-Sebastian Bach, ex-SMRT, ex-Obituary (live), ex-Obscura (live), ex-Death, ex-Ephel Duath, ex-Dark Hall, ex-Soen, ex-Suicide Shift
Brad RussellBass
Deen CastronovoDrums
See also: ex-Hawaii, Gioeli/Castronovo, Journey, Restless Spirits, Revolution Saints, ex-Dr. Mastermind, ex-Joey Tafolla, ex-Marty Friedman, ex-Of Gods & Monsters, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Geezer, ex-Cacophony, ex-Malice, ex-Wild Dogs, ex-Bad English, ex-Hardline, ex-Matthew Ward, ex-Planet Us, ex-Social Distortion, ex-Soul SirkUS, ex-Steve Vai, ex-The Dead Daisies, ex-The Enemy, ex-Foreigner (live), ex-Night Ranger (live), ex-Paul Rodgers (live)


James MurphyGuitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-5, 7-9), Lyrics (track 5)
Brad RussellBass
Deen CastronovoDrums