Tag Archives: Greg Christian

Greg Christian never “felt grounded” in Testament

Posted by on February 20, 2015

Former Testament bassist Greg Christian caused a stir last year when he explained that he only made $25,000 touring with Testament in 2013. Then there was the time he had just $150 to his name and a hacked iPhone. But now Christian has recently taken to Facebook to explain how he got into that situation. “I came back [to TESTAMENT] with nothing, under a […]

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Former Testament bassist Greg Christian is really broke

Posted by on November 17, 2014

It was a bit surprising to hear that in his final year with Testament, Greg Christian allegedly made only $25,000. But according to the latest update to his Facebook, he’s probably yearning for the days when he made that much. Either he’s not great at money management, or he’s had trouble finding work, because he […]

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Greg Christian made $25,000 touring with Testament in 2013

Posted by on July 10, 2014

Testament have been undergoing a creative renaissance since 2008’s The Formation of Damnation. Some high profile touring and an even more successful album, Dark Roots of Earth, has put them at the top of the thrash game, possibly even moreso than their late ’80s/early ’90s heyday. You probably don’t want to talk to former bassist Greg Christian about […]

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Former Testament bassist Greg Christian wasn’t ‘bros’ with his old band

Posted by on May 1, 2014

While they’re arguably one of the biggest bands in thrash, Testament aren’t the friendliest group of guys. At least that’s what recently-axed bassist Greg Christian said in a Facebook post on his birthday on Tuesday. In the middle of expressing gratitude for those wishing him happy birthday, he posted the following: The last five months […]

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Testament Part Ways With Greg Christian, Reunite With Steve Di Giorgio

Posted by on January 13, 2014

Testament is kicking off the new year with a game of musical chairs. It’s been announced that original bassist Greg Christian has once again parted ways with the band. However, replacing him will be a familiar face to Testament fans: Steve Di Giogio. Testament issued the following statement regarding the bassist swap: “It is with […]

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Bassist of Testament leaves same tour bassist of Lamb of God left

Posted by on November 21, 2013

It looks like Lamb of God isn’t the only metal band on tour that’s suddenly missing their bassist.  In fact, on the same tour, Testament’s Greg Christian had to back out for their remaining dates for “family matters,” as stated by guitarist Alex Skolnick on Twitter. “Not to make lite of that, but 1st LOG, now […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Comeback Albums Of The 2000s

Posted by on June 11, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. There’s a lot at stake for a band that’s been out of the public eye for years or simply experienced their fair share of bad luck. In some cases, those said bands have already been written off by many as hopeless […]

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