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Amebix

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Tavistock, England
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1978
Genre:
Crust Punk, Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Society, Politics, Doomsday, Apocalypse, Anti-religion
Last label:
Amebix Records
Years active:
1978-1987, 2008-2012
Amebix are considered one of the first - if not, the first - crust punk band and innovated the "gritty" sound of crust punk. The band, led by vocalist / bassist The Baron and guitarist Stig, formed at the tail end of 1978 originally dubbed The Band with No Name. One of these formative tracks, 'University Challenged', turned up on the renowned compilation album 'Bullshit Detector 1'.

A series of ...
Last known
Stig Maximus Guitars (1978-1987, 2008-2012)
See also: ex-Zygote
The Baron Rockin Von Aphid Vocals, Bass (1978-1987, 2008-2012)
Roy Mayorga Drums, Keyboards (2008-2012)
See also: Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Sepultura (live), ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Past
Ric Gadsby Bass (1978-1979)
Billy Jug Drums (1978-1981)
Clive Bass (1979)
Virus Drums (1981-1985)
See also: ex-Disorder
Martin Drums (1981)
Norman Keyboards (1981-1984)
Jenghiz Keyboards (1984)
A. Droid Keyboards (1984-1987)
George Keyboards (1984-1987)
See also: ex-Zygote, ex-Smartpils
Spider Drums (1985-1987)
See also: ex-Zygote
Stig Maximus Guitars (1978-1987, 2008-2012)
See also: ex-Zygote
The Baron Rockin Von Aphid Vocals, Bass (1978-1987, 2008-2012)
Roy Mayorga Drums, Keyboards (2008-2012)
See also: Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Sepultura (live), ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Ric Gadsby Bass (1978-1979)
Billy Jug Drums (1978-1981)
Clive Bass (1979)
Virus Drums (1981-1985)
See also: ex-Disorder
Martin Drums (1981)
Norman Keyboards (1981-1984)
Jenghiz Keyboards (1984)
A. Droid Keyboards (1984-1987)
George Keyboards (1984-1987)
See also: ex-Zygote, ex-Smartpils
Spider Drums (1985-1987)
See also: ex-Zygote
Added by: Insignificant Modified by: BlackenedZeroth
Added on: 2003-08-24 21:15:54 Last modified on: 2014-09-15 09:59:26
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