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OriginPerth, WA
GenresThrash metal
Years active1990 - 1998, 2000, 2002, 2022
LabelsId, Polygram
Associated actsBlack Steel, Human Extinction Project
MembersGlen Butcher, Conrad Higson, Jason Stone, Daniel Scilipoti, Daryl Taveira
Past membersTony Campo, Dave Harrison, Steve Hidden, John Mihos

Band members

  • Line-up
    • Glen Butcher (drums)
    • Jason Stone (guitar)
    • Conrad Higson (vocals)
    • Daniel Scilipoti (guitar)
    • Daryl Taveira (bass)
  • Former members
    • Tony Campo (guitar)
    • Dave Harrison (bass)
    • Steve Hidden (drums) 1990 - 1992
    • John Mihos (vocals) 1990


Perth, Western Australia, 1990

Band information

Allegiance came together in 1990 around bass player Dave Harrison and guitarist Tony Campo, originally as a four piece with singer John Mihos and Steve Hidden on drums. Conrad Higson replaced Mihos after only a short time and Glen Butcher took over from Hidden in 1992 with Jason Stone being added as a second guitarist.

Allegiance took out the Western Australia state finals of a national band contest and followed up some solid early demos with D.e.s.t.i.t.u.t.i.o.n.. The band then toured nationally with The Poor. The following year, Allegiance became the first Australian heavy metal band to tour the country with the Big Day Out.

By this time Allegiance was now the most high profile metal band in the land, supporting several major touring bands including Fight, Machine Head and Slayer. Skinman, named after a roadie who was killed in an accident, suffered from a long downtime coupled with flagging label support and the Perth act’s isolation from the rest of the national touring circuit saw their progress stall. Harrison was sacked in mid-97 and the band fell apart shortly afterward. Allegiance played a reunion show in late 2000 and they headlined a major Perth festival on New Year's Eve 2002. Occasional rumours of a reunion came to fruit in 2022 when Higson, Butcher and Stone reformed under the banner Allegiance Resurrection with Daryl Taveira and Daniel Scilipoti.



1994 D.e.s.t.i.t.u.t.i.o.n. Id
1995 ...Time to React Live! Id
1996 Skinman Polygram