Los Angeles County... though Cycle Of Pain (Karma) is new on the scene, they
are not new to the music industry. One thing you can't dub them, is not being familiar with their sport. Coming from the land
of hard rock haven, Cycle Of Pain's musicians are seasoned professionals with some having played in bands with members of
Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, Kiss, Quiet Riot, Mercyful Fate, Impellitteri, Dio, Wasp, Whitesnake, Ted Nugent and
the list goes on.
Singing lead for Cycle Of Pain, veteran hard rocker, "Nita Neets" (nickname) started singing in
bands at sixteen and had already been in a couple original bands when she fronted Final Notice for 7 years, before the first
disbanding in 1987. Bowing-out throughout the 90's regrouping, a prior accident left her disabled with back surgery and several relapses, though
Back to collaborate with Nita are several of Final
Notice's original members, including co-founder, Paul Allen, who was the drummer-backup vocalist. Paul is currently living
in Sweden and is Virus 7's frontman with the members of the legendary, Mercyful Fate, lead guitarist Hank Shermann and drummer,
Bjarne T. Holm. Paul will sing a duet with Nita and record on a few drum tracks and back-up vocals.
On keyboards is Phil Wolfe, who is also an ex-Final
Notice member. Phil's played, toured or filmed videos with some of the members of the recognized bands listed above and many
more. Phil also works with his beautiful wife, Maria Glass in the rock band, Glass Wolfe and stays busy recording with various
artist in his state of the art recording studio.
The guitarist for Cycle Of Pain are Alex
Zandretta (mp3.com/Terebelam) and Chris Brungardt (mp3.com/ChopsFromHell). Alex Zandretta's video "Vampire Site" and other
songs with Alexis Machine and Terebelam have placed 13 Top-40 slots in Goth metal in one day, plus other categories on MP3.com.
Alex's love for horror movies consumes a lot of his writing, though writing for the masses and not necessarily for his beliefs.
Besides being a virtuoso guitarist endorsed by Seymour
Duncan; Chris Brundgardt is also the owner of ChopsFromHell.com. Chris's talent can be categorized with some of the best guitar
shredders in the world and they come together and offer instructional videos, articles and much more on ChopFromHell.com.
Harry "Hare" Butler is a guitar player turned bass,
who first got his start studying under Steely Dan's, Michael Fletch. Hare was formally endorsed by Risson and managed by Dave
Duncan of Scotty Bros. Hare's played with punk rocker, Rickk Agnew (Social Distortion, Adolscents) in Yard Sale as a guitarist
and with many other known players.