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Battery   (BTY)

- The Battery Boys from downunder
- Style is Eternal
- Not just a power source
- The new generation rising like a phoenix
- Cannot kill the Battery!
- Pounding out Agression
- From the deepest darkest realms..
- Taking the world by storm

AKA:
The Red Berets

Founded by :
Hawkeye & Gothic in April 1990

Dissolved in :
January 1993

Group Type :
Demo Group

Base Country :
Australia

Website :
http://www.geocities.com/gothicbattery/Battery.html

Trivia :
(Information taken from Tainted Special Edition Paper Magazine)
Formed from the Swap Groups The Red Berets and 'BAD BOYS INC'. Most members were recruited from the Shepparton Commodore 64 Club. Joined MAD (MAD AUSSIE DEALERS) for a brief period in 1990.
By our second demo we had lost DEFENDER and VINDICATOR and gained ZORRO.
Entered the IKON VISUAL demo competition in January 1991 and won with our SPOTLIGHT demo.
BAD.INC. changed his handle to GOTHIC soon after becoming known as a swapper, and he was rapidly becoming better at graphics. His pics first appeared in GREEN MAN STORY.
WANTED was first released about the same time as GREEN MAN.
SLARTIBARTFAST/FVD joined and about the time of ASSAULT AND BATTERY, SHOGUN joined and became SHOCKER/BATTERY. Soon also MIKE/NOVA joined our ranks and become JESTA/BATTERY.
At the end of 1991 after the release of our demo disk, in which all of our coders released demos, TROJAN left us, and sold his computer.
1992 saw us slow down as we were all in senior levels at school.
Our last demo TOXIC had a few parts finished, and planned to be 5-6 parts long, featuring all new graphics from MINDCRIME and GOTHIC. It was never released....
Spotlight II was planned for January 1993, to celebrate the demo that brought us fame. We had all gone our seperate ways by then.


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All Members :
Deb!   (inactive) .... Swapper
Bad.Inc   (ex) .... (unknown function)
Comrade   (ex) (1992 -> 1993) .... Swapper
Gothic   (ex) (1990 -> 1993) .... Graphician, Fullscreen Graphician, Logo Graphician, Phreaker
Hawkeye   (ex) (1990 -> 1993) .... Swapper, Co-Organizer, Importer, Logo Graphician
Jesta   (ex) (1992 -> 1993) .... Logo Graphician, Swapper
Mindcrime   (ex) (1992 -> 1993) .... Graphician, Logo Graphician
Shocker   (ex) (1991 -> 1993) .... Swapper
Shogun   (ex) (11/5-1991 -> 1991) .... Graphician, Swapper
Slartibartfast   (ex) (1991 -> 1993) .... Coder, Logo Graphician
Solar   (ex) (1990 -> 1993) .... Coder
The Joker   (ex) .... Swapper
Trojan   (ex) (1990 -> 1992) .... Coder, Graphician
Wasted   (ex) .... Swapper
Zorro   (ex) (1990 -> 1992) .... Graphician, Logo Graphician, Musician

BBS's :
ICM (HQ)

Releases : (24)
DownloadBooze Your Illusion ... 1999 Demo
DownloadWanted #5 ... 1992 Diskmag
DownloadOut of Sight.. ..Out of Mind ... 1992 Demo
DownloadFrostbite Falls ... 1992 Demo
DownloadThe Battery Headquarters ... 1992 Misc.
DownloadComa ... 1992 Demo
DownloadTainted #3 ... 1992 Diskmag
DownloadMusical Works ... 1991 One-File Demo
DownloadParadise Lost ... 1991 Demo
DownloadRoadRunner Demo ... 1991 Demo
DownloadTechnic ... 1991 Demo
DownloadAssault and Battery ... 1991 Demo
DownloadWanted #2 ... 1991 Diskmag
DownloadThe Didgery Demo ... 1991 One-File Demo
DownloadTour of Duty ... 1991 Demo
DownloadVenom Logo ... 1991 Graphics
DownloadGreen Man Story ... 1991 One-File Demo
DownloadSpotlight ... 1991 Demo(Released at Ikon Visual Demo Competition)
DownloadSkidz Preview +5 ... 1991 Crack
DownloadWanted #1 ... 1991 Diskmag
DownloadAussie Xmas ... 1990 Demo
DownloadThe Skeletor Movie ... 1990 Demo
DownloadBattery News ... 1990 Diskmag
DownloadThe Adventure Guide ... ??? Diskmag
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