Psychotic Waltz was a progressive metal band from San Diego, California.
The first incarnation of the band was under the name Aslan, after a character in the novel "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", by C.S. Lewis. With money earned from local shows and T-shirts, they recorded a self-titled demo tape in 1986. After discovering another band with the same name, they changed theirs to Psychotic Waltz and recorded a new four-song demo in 1988.In 1990 they debuted with their independently financed debut A Social Grace, which was released in Europe via a licensing deal with the German label Rising Sun Productions. Even though the album was very well received in Europe, being named album of the month in some European magazines, the situation in US was more difficult. As it was released under their own Sub Sonic Records label, with practically no promotion and minimal distribution, it remained an extremely underground item. Nevertheless, in 1991 they appeared in the famous Dyn
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