One of the hardest in the hardcore techno/industrial field, Delta 9
is the alias of Chicago's Dave Rodgers
, a man influenced by thrash and industrial as well as dance styles like electro and gabba. Debuting with a series of singles for Drop Bass and Industrial Strength during 1995-96, Rodgers appeared on the Industrial Fucking Strength
compilation and gained a contract with the increasingly techno-leaning grindcore label Earache. His first album, Disco Inferno
, was followed later in 1997 by Alpha Decay
. One year later, he appeared on Vinyl Communications with VC Mix CD, Vol. 1
. Revolution 909
was released in mid-2000.