Strongarm was a hardcore band from Pompano Beach, South Florida. They were around from 1993-1998 and have been looked upon as very influential by many bands after that. After splitting up, most members continued making music by starting the band Further Seems Forever.
Strongarm played one reunion show in 2000, and people have been waiting for another reunion ever since. Especially since Further Seems Forever stopped in 2006.
In 2007, former band members announced that they intent to do some reunion shows in the future, but that it wasn't going to be until the year after. We are patiently waiting...
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Strongarm's classic second album "#TheAdventOfaMiracle", which was the very first release on the then newly started Tooth & Nail Records metal imprint Solid State Records (TND1076-SS1).
Listen to Travis Turner of the As The Story Grows podcast talk to five people that were part of the album in this special episode put together by Bryan Patton:
(in order of appearance) former vocalist/ lyricist Jason Berggren, album vocalist Chris Carbonell, (Jason again, Chris again), bassist Chad Neptune, drummer Steven Kleisath, (Chad again) and former label A&R manager Billy Power (of the Urban Achiever podcast).
Episode 16 with Chad Neptune (Strongarm, Further Seems Forever) is coming this Saturday, 5/2. We talk about growing up, playing bass and the birth of Strongarm!
Feeling honored and old to have Strongarm on this list. Thanks for the consideration AltPress!
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FSF/Strongarm trivia Fact: Our drummer Steve Kleisath is currently #3 in the world at Ms. Pac-man turbo. He is a true classic arcade hero. Check it out on the new Twin Galaxies site.
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