From Chicago, Illinois, USA, the highly politicized hardcore punk band Articles Of Faith (previously known as Direct Drive) originally comprised Vic Bondi (vocals/guitar), Dave Shield (bass), Bill aka Virus X (drums) and Joe Scuderi (guitar). Dorian Taskbasksh was added as second guitarist in 1983, and the line-up also included musicians such as Pat Grueber, Steve Ross and Jon
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This USA-based hardcore band comprised Mike Magrann (vocals, guitar), Kimm Gardner (guitar), Larry Kelly (bass) and Mike Burton (the most permanent of their first four drummers). Residents of the suburban community of Cerritos in south Los Angeles, they originally formed in 1980. Their first release was an EP on Californian label Posh Boy in 1981. One track from this, Man
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With a fluid line-up headed by Barry Henssler (vocals), with, at various times, Todd Swalla (drums), Andy (guitar), Brian Pollack (guitar), and at least four different bass players, this early 80s hardcore act from Maumee, Ohio, USA, released a number of records that continue to sell for high sums among modern collectors (they should not be confused with the Washington, DC band
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One of the most entertaining and influential of the punk bands that emerged in the late 70s in Los Angeles, California, Fear consisted of Lee Ving (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Philo Cramer (guitar), Derf Scratch (bass) and Johnny Backbeat (drums). Formed in 1978, the bands sarcastic, almost nihilistic, stance, captured on Penelope Spheeris The Decline Of Western Civ
The first line-up of the early 80s hardcore band the Adolescents, from Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA, comprised Frank Agnew (rhythm guitar), Rikk Agnew (lead guitar), Casey Royer (drums/vocals), Tony Montana Brandenburg (vocals) and Steve Soto Rodgers (bass/vocals). Brandenburg formed the band, enlisting the Agnews and Royer, who were all for
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From Austin, Texas, USA, the Big Boys line-up comprised Tim Kerr (guitar), Chris Gates (bass), Randy Biscuits Turner (Randall Turner, 1956, USA, d. 18 August 2005, Austin, Texas, USA; vocals) and a succession of temporary drummers including Steve Collier, Greg Murray, Fred Shultz and Rey Washam. Formed in 1980, they were punk-funk pioneers, a trait highlighted on
This quartet from Boston, Massachusetts, USA, specializing in a fusion of hardcore and thrash, was put together by guitarist/vocalist Chris Doherty. Although originally formed in 1982 by Doherty, Mike Dean and Bill Manley, it was a completely different 1985 incarnation that secured a contract with Taang! Records (Doherty had spent some of the intervening period with Jerry
Named after the chemical defoliant so chillingly used by the USA in the Vietnam War, Agent Orange were one of a number of bands formed in the highly active So-Cal hardcore scene of Fullerton, Orange County, Los Angeles. The original line-up comprised Mike Palm (vocals, guitar), Steve Soto Rodgers (bass) and Scott Miller (drums). However, Rodgers left ear