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Interesting facts about Testament:

- The band has released an album or video every year from 1987 until 2001, with the exception of 1998 and 2000, but two albums were released in 1997 (Demonic and Signs Of Chaos) as well as 2001 (First Strike Still Deadly and The Very Best Of Testament)

- The band has gone through a total of eight drummers, currently on number nine (Jon Allen).

- All of the Slayer drummers, except T.J. Scaglione, (Dave Lombardo, Paul Bostaph, Jon Dette) have also been in Testament (Sidenote - when Jon Dette tried out for Slayer, so did Demonic drummer Gene Hoglan).

- Chuck is Pomo Indian and draws lyrics from this, including "Trail of Tears" and "Allegiance".

- Testament broke up in mid-1996, after changing their name to Dog Faced Gods with drummer Chris Kontos.

- Eric Peterson is the only founding member still in the band (Chuck joined shortly before the recording of The Legacy).

- James Murphy is in his second stint with the band.

- Demonic bassist Derrick Ramirez is Eric's cousin, and he originally hooked up with drummer Louie Clemente when the band started back in the early 1980's.

- Jon Dette was in Testament twice, first in 1994-1995, then in 1997-1998 (joined Slayer in 1996)

- Prior to the release of Low, Atlantic Records told Testament to record an alternative album for them, but they recorded Low anyway (the band soon left the Atlantic label).

- "Urotsukidoji" is the name of a Japanese comic book.

- The lyrics for "Disciples Of The Watch" are based on the movie Children Of The Corn.

- One of Chuck's favorite pastimes is to ride his Harley.

- Both Chuck and ex-drummer Jon Dette are into lifting weights and exercise, and they were training partners when the band was out on the road.

- When ex-drummer Jon Dette tried out for the band in 1994, he competed against twenty other drummers.

- Both James Murphy and Jon Dette are huge fans of South Park.

- Eric was married to Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett's ex-wife.

- Both Chuck and Eric are fathers.

- Every Testament album has been written on Peet's Coffee.

- Chuck and Jon's favorite food is sushi.

- Chuck is 6'4".

- Dave Lombardo and Jon Dette are good friends and hang out whenever they have time.

- Jon is a huge wrestling fan.

- Steve DiGiorgio and Jon Allen were bandmates in Sadus.