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ENGLISH DOGS

ENGLISH DOGS

ENGLISH DOGS (1982–87, 1994–96, 2003, 2007–PRESENT). Pete “Wakie” Wakfield (vocals, replaced by Troy McDonald, Adrian Bailey, Wakie, Stu Pid, Gizz), Jon Murray (guitar, replaced by Jamie Martin, Jon Murray, Swapan, Nandi), Gizz Butt (guitar), Mark “Wattie” Watson (bass), Andrew Pinching (drums, replaced by Spikey Smith). English Dogs were one of the first British hardcore bands, pioneering the punk and metal crossover style in the U.K. alongside such bands as Exploited and Discharge. Read more [...]
Discharge

DISCHARGE

DISCHARGE (1977–87, 1991–93, 2001–PRESENT). Terry “Tezz” Roberts (vocals, replaced by Kelvin “Cal” Morris in 1979), Tony “Bones” Roberts (guitar, replaced by Peter Pyrtle, Les Hunt, then Stephen Brooks), Roy “Rainy” Wainwright (bass), Hacko (drums, replaced by Terry Roberts, Gary Maloney, then Nick Haymaker). Discharge is a hardcore band active primarily during the early to late eighties who pioneered the hardcore/thrash crossover sound in England, eventually adding elements Read more [...]
Crumbsuckers

CRUMBSUCKERS

CRUMBSUCKERS (1985–89). Dave Brady on demos, then Chris Notaro (vocals) Dave Wynn (guitar), Chris Lenihan (guitar), Gary Meskil (bass), Dan Richardson (drums). Crumbsuckers were a metal/punk crossover band from the late eighties who recorded relatively little but were influential on the crossover scene. Like bands such as Cryptic Slaughter, Corrosion of Conformity, and DRI, the Crumbsuckers ushered in a new wave of music, one that broke boundary lines that only a few years ago had seemed Read more [...]
BIOHAZARD

BIOHAZARD

BIOHAZARD (1988–2005). Evan Seinfeld (vocals, bass), Billy Graziadei (vocals, guitar), Bobby Hambel (guitar, replaced by Rob Echeverria, replaced by Leo Curley, replaced by Carmine Vincent, replaced by Scott Roberts), Danny Schuler (drums). Biohazard were one of the few metal bands, along with Anthrax, to posses a keen appreciation for rap music as well as crunchy metal riffs. Unlike Anthrax, Biohazard were more willing to commit themselves to incorporating rap more regularly into their sound. Read more [...]