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. After that, the band released the EP Marshall Law and the albums Scarred for Life and Methods of Madness under the Enigma label. They broke up in 1989, 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.
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:
|Scarred for Life||Full-length||1986|
|Methods of Madness||Full-length||1987|
|Marshall Law / Day of the Saxons||Split||1988|
|Carnival of Lies||Full-length||2006|
|Order of Chaos||Full-length||2012|
|See also: ex-Geezer Butler Band, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Wayne, ex-BlackPaul, Autograph, House of Lords, Maxx Explosion, ex-Bird of Prey|
|Matt Karagus||Bass (1982-1989)|
|Jay Mezias||Drums (1982-1989, 2004-2009)|
|Art Maco||Guitars (1982-1989)|
|Bruce Vitale||Guitars (1982-1989)|
|Chris McCarvill||Bass (2004-2014)|
|See also: Dokken, ex-Eddie Ojeda, ex-X Factor X, ex-Stygia, ex-House of Lords, ex-Safe Haven|
|B.J. Zampa||Drums (2009-2014)|
|See also: Dokken, Peacemaker, ex-Thunderhead, ex-Wayne, House of Lords, Maxx Explosion, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen (live), ex-Driver|
|1.||Only the Strong Will Survive||03:22||Show lyrics|
|2.||Hatred unto Death||06:55||Show lyrics|
|4.||Marshall Law||04:19||Show lyrics|