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D.R.I.

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Houston, Texas (1982-1983), San Francisco, California (after 1983)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1982
Genre:
Hardcore/Punk, Thrash Metal/Crossover
Lyrical themes:
Political, Society, Daily Struggles, Drugs, Life, Problems, Freedom, Violence
Current label:
F.O.A.D. Records
Years active:
1982-present
D.R.I. are considered by many to be "the fathers of crossover thrash" along with Suicidal Tendencies, Stormtroopers of Death, M.O.D., Excel and Beow├╝lf. The genre "crossover" was also coined from their 1987 album which basically sums up the sound of the thrash metal/hardcore punk hybrid.

Evolving out of a defunct hardcore band called the Suburbanites. Singer Kurt Brecht, drummer Eric Brecht ...
Current
Spike Cassidy Guitars (1982-present)
Kurt Brecht Vocals (1982-present)
See also: Pasadena Napalm Division, ex-Suburbanites
Rob Rampy Drums (1990-present)
See also: Denial Fiend
Harald Oimoen Bass (1999-present)
See also: Blind Illusion, ex-Terminal Shock
Past
Dennis Bass (1982-1983)
See also: ex-Suburbanites
Eric Drums (1982-1984)
See also: ex-Attitude, ex-Hirax, ex-Death, ex-Suburbanites, ex-Two-Bit Thief
Sabastian Amok Bass (1983)
Josh Pappé Bass (1984-1985, 1985-1989)
See also: ex-Gang Green
Felix Griffin Drums (1984-1990)
See also: Bat, Blunt Force Trauma, Condemned Unit
Mike Offender Bass (1985)
(R.I.P. 2007) See also: ex-MDC, ex-The Offenders
John Menor Bass (1989-1994)
See also: War Mans Dance
Chumly Porter (R.I.P. 2011) Bass (1994-1999)
Past (Live)
Bill Crooks Vocals (1987)
See also: ex-Ruined, ex-Cryptic Slaughter, ex-Cycotic Youth
Walter Ryan Drums (2011)
See also: Attitude Adjustment, ex-Burnt Offering, ex-Machine Head, ex-Possessed, ex-Harley's War (live), ex-Madball, ex-Powerhouse
John Menor Guitars (2012)
See also: War Mans Dance
Ed "Loco" Reyes Guitars (2013)
See also: Verbal Abuse
Spike Cassidy Guitars (1982-present)
Kurt Brecht Vocals (1982-present)
See also: Pasadena Napalm Division, ex-Suburbanites
Rob Rampy Drums (1990-present)
See also: Denial Fiend
Harald Oimoen Bass (1999-present)
See also: Blind Illusion, ex-Terminal Shock
Dennis Bass (1982-1983)
See also: ex-Suburbanites
Eric Drums (1982-1984)
See also: ex-Attitude, ex-Hirax, ex-Death, ex-Suburbanites, ex-Two-Bit Thief
Sabastian Amok Bass (1983)
Josh Pappé Bass (1984-1985, 1985-1989)
See also: ex-Gang Green
Felix Griffin Drums (1984-1990)
See also: Bat, Blunt Force Trauma, Condemned Unit
Mike Offender Bass (1985)
(R.I.P. 2007) See also: ex-MDC, ex-The Offenders
John Menor Bass (1989-1994)
See also: War Mans Dance
Chumly Porter (R.I.P. 2011) Bass (1994-1999)
Past
Bill Crooks Vocals (1987)
See also: ex-Ruined, ex-Cryptic Slaughter, ex-Cycotic Youth
Walter Ryan Drums (2011)
See also: Attitude Adjustment, ex-Burnt Offering, ex-Machine Head, ex-Possessed, ex-Harley's War (live), ex-Madball, ex-Powerhouse
John Menor Guitars (2012)
See also: War Mans Dance
Ed "Loco" Reyes Guitars (2013)
See also: Verbal Abuse
Added by: UltraBoris Modified by: Azmodes
Added on: 2002-12-31 23:23:46 Last modified on: 2014-09-04 09:04:51
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