It gives us great pleasure to officially announce that Karion, after 27 years since their last performance, will reform to play the entire "Iron Shadows" album live December 21 @ Nightrocker Live. Thanks to all who have waited patiently. We are very excited!!!13Karion
AboutBiographyFormed in 1983 by Art Villarreal. Cronk and Perez recruited from local band "Byfist", later joining up with drum wunderkind Frank Ferreira. The band set out to create and perform a unique brand of Metal. Karion contributed, along with their counterparts, to the local circuits of San Antonio and Austin performing at Villa Fontana, Cameo Theater, The Ritz, The Conquistador, The Continental, Randy's Rodeo, among other venues. In 1984, a six song demo was recorded at Sound Cube Studio in converse Tx., Along with the audio tracks, there will be a video of Karion's last live performance at the Villa Fontana March 8, 1986. An extensive recount of the band's three year experience will be documented in the liner notes.
DescriptionKarion is one of several prominent bands of the legendary golden era of Texas Metal circa 1983-1986. The band is derivative of local metal pioneer band S.A. Slayer.
Karion is : Art Villarreal-Guitar (S.A. Slayer, Rhett Forrester Group) Chris Cronk-Vocals (S.A. Slayer, Jag Panzer, Talisphere, Fates Warning), Pete Perez-Bass (Riot, Spastic Ink) Chip Alexander (Evil Mothers-Hogbitch)
Saturday, December 21, 2013, 8:00 PM to Sunday, December 22, 2013, 1:00 AM