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Mark Garza


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"THE FAMINE- The Raven and the Reaping"

"…The Famine make metal the way Ford used to make trucks—quickly, loudly, and with a minimum of fuss…"


"THE FAMINE- The Raven and the Reaping"

"You're familiar with the term "bloodthirsty", but The Famine are not content to stuff bodies in a Juiceman and guzzle the nectar. You don't cite both Suffocation and Pantera as influences unless you're hungry for the whole package, tits to toenails."

"THE FAMINE- The Raven and the Reaping"

"The ferocious melee entirely consumes The Raven And The Reaping…"
—Metal Edge - Metal Edge

"THE FAMINE- The Raven and the Reaping"

If you’re into lots of breakdowns and mush-parts, and melodic emo parts, The Famine is definitely not the band for you. The Famine write smart, uncompromising, metal tracks like it’s their job.........The Raven and The Reaping stands firmly as a presentation of something new, while at the same time belonging to the annals of metal past. - JesusFreakHideout



The Raven and the Reaping (2008, Solid State)
The Famine EP (2008, Independent)

Embrace the Eternal (1998, Solid State)
[1993-1996] (1999, Independent)
The Narrow Scope of Things (2000, Solid State)
Hold Your Breath (2001, Solid State)
Songs for the Living (2002, XS Records)

Persistent Sin (tape under the band name "SUPPLICATION") - 1993
Corrosion Of The Flesh - 1994
Embodyment (3 song demo) - 1996
Industry Demo (an early version of Songs for the Living) - 2002

Non-Album Tracks
"Halo Of Winter" from This Is Solid State: Volume 1 (1998)



Mark Garza began playing drums at the age of 14. Hailing from Arlington Texas, the home of Pantera, Marks technique and intensity were inspired by Vinnie Paul of Pantera and Mike Smith of Suffocation. Currently, Mark Garza is playing for and building the hype around his new band, THE FAMINE. THE FAMINE recently supported Demon Hunter on their 2008 US "Stronger Than Hell" Tour and will be supporting other large acts on their Fall 2008 Us Tour as well. In addition, The Famine is planning to do another us tour in early 2009.