Broken Hope was formed in 1988 by guitarist/chief-lyricist, Jeremy Wagner, while he was in high school. In 1989 and 1990, Broken Hope recorded two demo tapes and soon secured a recording contract with an independent record label. In 1991, Broken Hope’s debut album, “Swamped In Gore” was released worldwide, launching the band out of the underground and into the metal mainstream.
*Swamped In Gore was the first death-metal album to ever be recorded digitally.
By 1993, Broken Hope broke away from their first record label and quickly signed...