HERETIC - blood will tell
Heretic was an 80s speed/thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Its members consisted of Mike Howe, future Metal Church vocalist, Dennis O'Harra on Bass, Brian Korban on Guitar, Rick Merrick on Drums, and Bobby Marquez on Guitar. The band released two albums before Howe joined Metal Church. After that, Heretic fell apart. O'Harra and Korban joined David Wayne, formerly of Metal Church fame in a project called Reverend. Heretic had quite a following in the Los Angeles club scene. Opening for bands such as Armored Saint, Saxon, Riot, Motorhead, Metal Church, Wendy O. Williams, and even Metallica and Megadeth.