U.S. cult metal act Trauma is confirmed for 2018 installment of the NYDM Milwaukee Spring Bash, taking place on April 19-21, 2018. Furthermore, the band revealed that new songs are in the works and a new single will be issued soon:
“Here is a show we are confirmed on in 2018. We’re also working on new killer songs!!!! A new single will be available soon.. horns up and stay tuned!”
Trauma was formed in 1980, having in the original line-up the iconic Cliff Burton on bass guitar, before he joined Metallica in 1982. The band quickly became well known throughout California, playing at all the legendary venues, and their first ever recorded track “Such a Shame” was included on Metal Blade Records, Metal Massacre II album in 1982. The “Scratch and Scream” (1984) album has long been considered a classic Heavy Metal collector’s item. Shrapnel Records re-mastered and re-released the album in October 2013, and Trauma reformed with a new line-up for the album re-release. In July 2014, Trauma played at the Headbangers Open Air Festival, furthermore the same year the band signed a world-wide contract with Pure Steel Records. The latest effort “Rapture and Wrath” was released on February 27, 2015.