Armed with this knowledge, guitarists Jeff an Jay went on to recruit new members. In january of 2000, the two teamed up with close friend and bassist Brad Amorosino. Soon after, they were joined by drummer Mark Castillo, formerly of Massachusetts-based band Piecemeal, which had recently dissolved. Complimented by vocalist Vin Tiu, who had formerly worked with the guitarists, Hamartia set forth in a new direction, aiming towards diversity and open-mindedness rather than the closed set of beliefs they had previously embodied.
Immediately the band set to work on a host of new songs, utilizing the various elements of metal and hardcore to create their own unique sound. After numerous shows in the local area, Hamartia recorded a three song Demo in august of that year. In the meantime, Brad left to pursue his original interest as a guitarist, and the band was then completed by Brendan MacDonnald, former guitarist of the Western Massachusetts band Ehnare. Members have since gone on to start With Honor and Bury Your Dead. 2. Hamartia is a four-piece heavy psychedelic rock band from Tampere, Finland.
Hamartia paints the psychedelic atmosphere with hypnotic riffs that are followed by a wall of ferocious guitar noise. The songs possess surprising twists and turns and the intense live experience is filled with attitude. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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