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VINDICATE formed in Sebastopol, California on September 2000 with Bassist JB, Rhythm Guitarist James Becker, Lead Guitarist Dasan McKenzie and Vocalist Dashiel McKenzie. Drummer Dave Ostwald joined in January 2001.

Our music cannot be classified as "new" style metal. We have our roots in heavy, punk, speed, black and death metals.

JB plays LTD Basses, Ampeg Amps & Cabinets.
James plays LTD & Gibson Explorers, Marshall & Mesa Amps & Cabinets.
Dasan plays LTD & Washburn Guitars, Marshall Amps & Cabinets.
Dashiel uses AKG & Shure Mics.
Dave plays YAMAHA drums, REMO & Aquarian Heads, Zildjian, Sabian & Wuhan Cymbals.

VINDICATE first performed live on May 26, 2001 at the Phoenix Theater in Petaluma, California.

4-song demo Recorded & Engineered by Roger Tschann at Grizzly Studios on July 29, 2001.

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