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Plasma Blast were born with the acoustic association
of the Sinisters' guitarist, Scarlet, and singer Marcus Ireland
(who had previously also played bass in Ky Anto's Sassy Scarlet).
The two proceeded to release a 6-song acoustic cassette titled "Suicide
Sessions" prior to assembling an electric live line-up and
recording their first EP (released on CD as FWM009 in 1999.
The electric shows kept getting better and better
as Marcus and Scarlet wrote new material. WIth the addition of Nick
Sewell (from Tchort, now in the Illuminati) on bass and Jeff "Easy
Money" Zurba on drums, the band were ready to make their first
Producer extraordinaire Ian Blurton stepped in
to steer the Plasmas through the recording of what was to be their
first and final full-length album, "Smashed Hits". Scarlet
and Marcus parted ways shortly after its release, with Scarlet once
again focusing on the Sinisters and Marcus moving to Vancouver (reportedly
he is now singing in a band called Chinatown).
Jeff "Easy Money" Zurba, Nick Sewell, Scarlet, Marcus