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Formed: 1997
From: Vancouver, Canada
Last Known Status: Active

Background

From humble beginnings in 1997 as a solo project of Andrew Staehling, Soulscar quickly developed their slicing hybrid of thrash, death and heavy metal to a savage level. Demo after demo, the critics returned universal praise. 2002 saw the band at a critical point. An injection of new blood in the form of Brent Mackenzie (bass) led to the recording of their debut album, Character Assassination, a superbly written riff-fest which garnered countless rave reviews in the metal community.

2003 brought major progress. The band signed to Galy Records for exclusive distribution of Character Assassination, and recruited metal machines Igor Cheifot (drums) and Stas Mikheev (guitars). Soulscar now had a full lineup and quickly took Vancouver by storm with their punishing live show. The band are now finishing up their second album, a phenomenal collection of ultra-memorable metal anthems.

Below is a summary of Soulscar coverage and information on Metal Underground.com.