Herod is a heavy metal band from the United States. The band was formed in 2000 in Buffalo, New York by Jesse Benker and Mike Jeffers. Their first release was "Sinner's in the Eye's of an Angery God" in 2001, followed by Execution Protocol in early 2002 through Too Damn Hype Records. In 2003 the band was signed by Lifeforce Records. Since being signed, the band has released two albums with Lifeforce, the first being For Whom the Gods Would Destroy. Jason Russo replaced vocalist Judah Nero in 2005. Shortly afterward the band went into the studio to record their second album with Lifeforce Records, Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight, with producer Doug White. The record was released in March 2006. Late 2008 Herod joined Dark Harvest Records. and began recording their label debut Curse of The King, and follow up Self Titled CDEP. The band is currently in the process of recording their 7th album to be released on Dark Harvest Records in 2015 and is planning a European tour in support of the album.
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