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Destruction

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Weil am Rhein, Baden-W├╝rttemberg
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1982
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Anti-religion, Politics, Metal
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1982 (as Knight of Demon), 1982-present
Their original name was Knight of Demon, but that was changed after a few weeks. They went from an Iron Maiden-esque sound to one heavily influenced by Venom in a matter of weeks.

In the early 90's Flemming R├Ânsdorf (Artillery) was asked to join Destruction as new vocalist. He rehearsed with the band, but didn't join because, according to Ronsdorf himself, the label didn't want to send him ...
Current
Schmier Bass (1982-1989, 1999-present), Vocals (1984-1989, 1999-present)
See also: Headhunter, ex-Bassinvaders, Panzer
Mike Guitars (1982-present)
See also: ex-Morrigan
Vaaver Drums (2010-present)
See also: Indukti, Lunatic Soul, ex-UnSun
Past
Tommy Sandmann Drums (1982-1986)
Ulf Vocals (1982-1984)
Oliver Kaiser Drums (1987-1999)
Harry Wilkens Guitars (1987-1990)
See also: V-HAJD, ex-Uppercut, Menace, Razors Edge
André Grieder Vocals (1989-1990)
See also: Poltergeist
Michael Piranio Guitars (1993-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Thomas Rosenmerkel Vocals (1993-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Christian Engler Bass (1994-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Necronomicon, ex-Shamane
Sven Vormann Drums (1999-2001)
See also: Megora, Poltergeist, ex-Cryonix, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk, ex-The Lie, ex-Abandoned
Marc "Speedy" Reign Drums (2002-2010)
See also: Morgoth, ex-Graaf, ex-Mystic Circle, ex-Orth, ex-Volcano, ex-Lord Brummell
Past (Live)
Chris Witchhunter Drums (1987)
(R.I.P. 2008) See also: ex-Sodom
Hoest Vocals (2004)
See also: Deathcult, Taake, Gorgoroth (live), Helheim (live), Gaahlskagg, ex-Ofryskje, ex-Thule, ex-Hades (live), ex-Ragnarok, ex-Carpathian Forest (live), ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Urgehal (live), ex-Slavia, ex-Frost (Nor), ex-Mastema (Nor), ex-Ravengod, ex-Vendigeit
Ol Drake Guitars (2009)
See also: Old Rake, Reabo, ex-Evile
Schmier Bass (1982-1989, 1999-present), Vocals (1984-1989, 1999-present)
See also: Headhunter, ex-Bassinvaders, Panzer
Mike Guitars (1982-present)
See also: ex-Morrigan
Vaaver Drums (2010-present)
See also: Indukti, Lunatic Soul, ex-UnSun
Tommy Sandmann Drums (1982-1986)
Ulf Vocals (1982-1984)
Oliver Kaiser Drums (1987-1999)
Harry Wilkens Guitars (1987-1990)
See also: V-HAJD, ex-Uppercut, Menace, Razors Edge
André Grieder Vocals (1989-1990)
See also: Poltergeist
Michael Piranio Guitars (1993-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Thomas Rosenmerkel Vocals (1993-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk
Christian Engler Bass (1994-1998)
See also: Ephemera's Party, ex-Necronomicon, ex-Shamane
Sven Vormann Drums (1999-2001)
See also: Megora, Poltergeist, ex-Cryonix, ex-Jesus Chrysler Superskunk, ex-The Lie, ex-Abandoned
Marc "Speedy" Reign Drums (2002-2010)
See also: Morgoth, ex-Graaf, ex-Mystic Circle, ex-Orth, ex-Volcano, ex-Lord Brummell
Past
Chris Witchhunter Drums (1987)
(R.I.P. 2008) See also: ex-Sodom
Hoest Vocals (2004)
See also: Deathcult, Taake, Gorgoroth (live), Helheim (live), Gaahlskagg, ex-Ofryskje, ex-Thule, ex-Hades (live), ex-Ragnarok, ex-Carpathian Forest (live), ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Urgehal (live), ex-Slavia, ex-Frost (Nor), ex-Mastema (Nor), ex-Ravengod, ex-Vendigeit
Ol Drake Guitars (2009)
See also: Old Rake, Reabo, ex-Evile
Added by: SomberOracle Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2002-07-17 21:54:58 Last modified on: 2014-11-25 23:51:52
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