Savage Messiah is an English thrash metal/heavy metal band formed in May 2007 in London. The band was formed by guitarist and lead vocalist Dave Silver, The band also consists of guitarist Joff Bailey, bassist Stefano Selvatico and drummer Mauricio Chamucero. Their debut album Spitting Venom was released on 1 October 2007 by SMR Productions to generally positive reviews. In January 2009 the band was signed to Candlelight Records, and entered the studio with acclaimed Grammy nominated producer Chris Tsangarides to record their second album, Insurrection Rising. Insurrection Rising was released on October 19, 2009. It was recorded in The Ecology Room studios in Deal, England. They worked with Grammy Nominated producer Chris Tsangarides, famous for his production on such seminal albums as "Painkiller" by Judas Priest, "Tattooed Millionaire" by Bruce Dickinson as well as notching up production credits for bands such as Thin Lizzy, Black Sabbath, Yngwie Malmsteen and more recently Biomechanical as well as many others. Recording for the album was finished in March and Scott Atkins (Cradle of Filth, Gama Bomb) was hired to mix the album.