Related Information for Toxic Holocaust thrash metal / punk band TOXIC HOLOCAUST mutated into existence in 1999 in Portland, OR, when Joel Grind merged his love for classic punk, hardcore and metal and the flash of L.A. hard rock into his ideal band. Like his influences - Slayer, Kreator, English Dogs, The Exploited, Broken Bones - TOXIC HOLOCAUST featured blazing riffs, gravel-throated vocals, and a deadly fixation on the evil in man and a post-apocalyptic world. Grind wrapped all of these elements up with a DIY attitud.. read more