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Amebix

Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Location:
Tavistock, England
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1979
Genre:
Crust Punk/Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Society, Politics, Doomsday, Apocalypse, Anti-religion
Last label:
Amebix Records
Years active:
1978-1979 (as The Band with No Name), 1979-1987, 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 (1979-1987, 2008-2012)
See also: ex-Zygote, ex-Karnyx, ex-The Band with No Name
The Baron Rockin Von Aphid Vocals, Bass (1979-1987, 2008-2012)
See also: Tau Cross, ex-The Band with No Name
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 (1979)
Clive Bass (1979)
See also: ex-The Band with No Name
Billy Jug Drums (1979-1981)
See also: ex-The Band with No Name
Martin Drums (1981)
Virus Drums (1981-1985)
See also: ex-Disorder
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, ex-Muckspreader
Stig Maximus Guitars (1979-1987, 2008-2012)
See also: ex-Zygote, ex-Karnyx, ex-The Band with No Name
The Baron Rockin Von Aphid Vocals, Bass (1979-1987, 2008-2012)
See also: Tau Cross, ex-The Band with No Name
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 (1979)
Clive Bass (1979)
See also: ex-The Band with No Name
Billy Jug Drums (1979-1981)
See also: ex-The Band with No Name
Martin Drums (1981)
Virus Drums (1981-1985)
See also: ex-Disorder
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, ex-Muckspreader
Added by: Insignificant Modified by: Azmodes
Added on: 2003-08-24 21:15:54 Last modified on: 2015-04-12 13:00:41