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Powered by Audioscrobbler™Hardcore band from,

Long Island, New York
United States

Formed in 1995, Cleanser played a brutal cross between death metal and Hardcore music that was ahead of it's time.

They mixed Hardcore/Metal & Melodic parts to create a unique sound. Derek from Neglect's metallic riffage, Keith's unique drumwork, mixed with the very unique vocals of The one and only Christian McKnight brought a style of metalcore that was new to the scene form 1995-98.

This sytle is very popular today & Cleanser was one of the bands to start it all.

In July of 97, Cleanser's bass player was Dave. Formally in a death metal band called Afterbirth and also plays in Brown 25.

DEREK was also involved with his other band ARKHAM which released a 7".

Releasing 2 full length CD's, 1 7" & 1" split 7" with Neglect (Derek's Band) & appeared on various comps. Some of there releases can be found on None Of The Above Records & Elevator Music. They toured Europe in 1998 w/ Arkham 13 (Derek's other band st the time), & Chemical from Italy. They played shows all around the tri state area with bands like: Earth Crsis, Snapcase, Vision of Disorder, H2O, Glassjaw, one4one, 25 ta Life, Bloodlet, Supertouch, Indecision, Yuppicide, to name some.

They disbanded shortly after their european tour in 1998.

They played a reunion show in January of 2004 at The Downtown in Farmingdale, Long Island with Underoath & The Chariot.

Band Members;

Christian McNight: Vocal Sounds,
Derek Schilling: Guitar,
Dave Case: Bass,
Keith Moore: Drums and Percussion

Discography: Demo ..1 (Self Released) Demo ..2 (Self released) Neglect/Cleanser split 7" (Exit/wreckage) 2 song Promo demo (Self Released) Grime CD (N.O.T.A.) Unclean 7" (Elevator) Monster...With Eyes of a Boy (Clean)

comps: 516 - A Long Island HC Comp. 2 songs (N.O.T.A.) New York Underground 2 songs (Clean) Red Room Records comp. (Red Room)


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