Origin:
Bluefield, West Virginia
Decades:
1997-Present

Blitzkid began in Bluefield, WV in the winter of 1997. In the 14 years that they have been a band, they have toured consistently all over the US and overseas. The band is headed up by ARGYLE GOOLSBY(bass/vocals), NATHAN BANE (guitar/keys) and RICKO MORTIS (drums).


In the time they have been a band, Blitzkid have been a regular part of many of the biggest festivals in Europe including Mera Luna, Rock My Ass, Endless Summer, Summer Breeze, and WGT.


They are signed to Century Media/People Like You Records worldwide and managed by Riot Rock Management. They are booked exclusively by Destiny Tourbooking in Europe, and by The Pantheon Agency in North America. The band has released material consistently since 1998.


Apparitional released in March of 2011 is Blitzkids first release on Century Media/PLY Records. Their music has also appeared in many salient horror films, most notably It Came From Trafalgar, Dark Wings a documentary on the Mothman, Satan Hates You, and Gris Grimlys classic Cannibal Flesh Riot.


They have also appeared favorably in publications such as Terrorizer, Punk Rock Confidential, Metal Maniacs, Rue Morgue, Horrorhound, Virus, Drop Dead, Sonic Seducer, KinKats, Revolver, Zillo, and Ox.