- 100% match to D.I.
This hardcore outfit was formed in Oxnard, Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1982, around a nucleus of Mark H (vocals), Henry (guitar), Mark Aber (drums) and Big Bob (bass). Like many of their hardcore punk peers of the time, they were extremely reticent about furnishing the press with their real names. Their first recordings were housed on the prolific compilations
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
- 61% match to D.I.
- 61% match to D.I.
- 59% match to D.I.
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
Formed in October 1981 in New Jersey, USA, the hardcore band Adrenalin OD originally comprised Paul Richard (vocals), Jack Steeples (bass), Dave Scott (drums), and Jim Foster (guitar). Following their 1983 debut (the six-track Lets Barbeque With Adrenalin OD EP, for their own Buy Our Records label), Foster was replaced by Bruce Wingate. The Wacky Hi-Jinks Of Adrenalin OD
- 43% match to D.I.
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
- 38% match to D.I.
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
- 36% match to D.I.
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