Last Plague exploded onto the Vancouver hardcore scene in the summer of 2006, when vocalist Heath Fenton called upon the mad genius guitar skills of Tim McGuinness (ex-All State Champion) and the precise jazz-metal drumming of Dave Marrow to start the project. Eventually the line-up was solidified with the addition of guitarist Brett Rooth (Life Against Death) and bassist Steven Huston and the band got to work writing their independently released self-titled EP. Long-time friend Denyss McKnight came to the realization that Last Plague was ready to unleash their intricate, melodic yet crushing music on the world and signed the band to Vancouver-based label Synthetic Sounds. The band hit the studio to record their 11 song full-length debut Sex and Murder at The Hive Creative Labs with renowned producer Jesse Gander (3 Inches of Blood, Bison B.C) and is preparing to hit the road supporting Vancouver punk legends SNFU across Canada.
Loved by fans and industry elitists alike, Last Plague has been called everything from “the real deal” to “the new hope for metal”. Merging Fenton’s sometimes Sabbath-esque sensibilities and gut-wrenching shriek, McGuinness and Rooth’s organized chaos and Huston and Marrow’s frighteningly solid rhythms, Last Plague lives and breathes by their ominous motto: Research and Destroy.