There are several groups that go by the name Sudden Death. These include a hip-hop/comedy band, three metal bands, and a hard rock/heavy psych band. - One Sudden Death is the comedy group, which formed in 1986 and began releasing music in 1991. They are one of the premiere musical comedy acts on the scene today. They're fronted by comedian Tom Rockwell of New Jersey. Sudden Death has become one of the most popular artists on the nationally syndicated Dr. Demento Show. Their song "Inner Voice" was the most requested song of 2005. They are one of the founding members of The Funny Music Project(The FuMP). In 2007, they made Dr. Demento show history by landing 3 of the top 4 songs of the year, while doing guest vocals for the number 5 song. Their official website is at www.suddendeath.org In October of 2008, Tom Rockwell announced that as he was the only active member of the band, he was changing its name to his stage name, Devo Spice, to avoid confusion as the name didn't really say funny rap and was shared by too many other bands. - One Sudden Death is a hard-driving metalband, with some influences from hatebreed, As I Lay Dying, Pantera and similar bands. The first album 'Finger on the Trigger' was released in 2006. - There is also a heavy metal band from Berlin, Germany called Sudden Death formed in 1986. They only released the album "All or Nothing" in 1987. - Beside these, there is a Sudden Death in Hungary, formed in Szigetvár in 2002. They are a death metal band, having released their debut album "Once and for All" in 2007. Members include the man behind Aetherius Obscuritas, Viktor "Arkhorrl" Vágvölgyi. - Another Sudden Death is also a hard rock/heavy psych band from 1971 with one album under their belt called "Suddenly..." It is hysterical heavyrock madness from a strange combo that is reported to have come from Long Island,New York. "Suddenly" is a powerhouse album, with Banshee-like vocals, killer guitar work and an awesome backing section. The tracklist varies from slow doomy atmospheric stuff like My Time Is Over and Road Back Home to powertunes like Leather Woman and Crazy Lady to the mellow melancholic Come Away With Me. The background of Sudden Death remains unknown, but "Suddenly" is a strong heavy acid rock album that gives a excellent documentation how powerful this band was. - Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.